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.
A place where cooked food is sold. Built by the government, it is usually a sheltered but open structure, without air-conditioning. Also known in Mandarin as "小贩中心".
美食广场 (Hong Kong), 街边型夜市 (Taiwan)
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xiǎo yìn dù
xīn jiā pō zhāng yí guó jì jī chǎng
shèng táo shā
wū mín dǎo