This database contains a collection of Mandarin terms which have cultural, historical or sentimental value unique to Singapore. These terms may be used by Singaporeans in the past or at present. Some of the terms are read in print while others are used in our everyday conversations.
Patterned fabric made using a wax-resist dyeing technique. It can also refer to clothing made with batik fabric. It is also known in Mandarin as “巴迪”.
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