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.
Legal / Politics
A punishment under the Singapore Penal Code, in which a rattan cane is used to hit the offender's buttocks.
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hòu zuò yì yuán
cháng rèn mì shū
zhǔ bù guān