Singaporean Mandarin Database

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.

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释义

名词

通常设在室内、有冷气的饮食中心,源自英语“food court”。

DEFINITION

Noun

An air-conditioned area where food is sold, usually located in shopping malls.

由来

  • 1985年,第一家食阁Picnic Food Court在史格士购物中心(Scotts Shopping Centre)设立,为食客提供价格合宜的美食和舒适的环境,因此受到新加坡人的欢迎,之后食阁越来越普遍。
  • 食阁大多设在大型的购物中心或商业大厦内,主要采用自助服务。

ETYMOLOGY

  • In 1985, Singapore’s first food court, “Picnic Food Court” opened at Scotts Shopping Centre. It provided shoppers with affordable cooked food in a pleasant environment and was very popular. Subsequently, more food courts opened in other areas.
  • Most food courts are situated within larger shopping centres or commercial buildings and are mainly self-service.

例句

食阁在装潢注入古早南洋韵味,怀旧家具、古董装饰、复古海报、儿时玩具和游戏,要勾起宾客们的旧时回忆。(《联合早报》,25/11/2017)

SAMPLE SENTENCE

The food court injected a hint of Nanyang nostalgia in its decor by using traditional chairs and tables, antique furnishings, old posters and old toys and games from the period, so patrons can relive the good old days. (Lianhe Zaobao, 25/11/2017)

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