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.
The largest and most important festival celebrated by Singaporean Indians, also known as the Festival of Lights. A public holiday in Singapore. Also known in Mandarin as "明灯节" or "万灯节“.
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wèi sài jié
dàn mǎ xī
guān yīn mā