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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Japanese Garden

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位于新加坡西部裕廊镇(Jurong) 的日本式园林,和裕华园(Chinese Garden) 相邻。星和园也称为“日本花园”。

DEFINITION

Noun

A Japanese-themed garden situated next to the Chinese Garden in Singapore's Jurong district. Also known in Mandarin as “日本花园”.

由来
  • 星和园为新加坡的旅游景点之一,由日本园林专家中根金作(Kinsaku Nakane) 设计,运用了日本造园的技术。 星和园的建造耗费了三百万,内有假山、石凳和水池等日式建筑,1970年代开幕期间是日本以外最大的日本式园林。
  • 1970年,明仁天皇 (Emperor Akihito) 和美智子皇后 (Empress Michiko) 曾在星和园种植苏铁 (Cycads)。
  • 1973年,当时的国防部长吴庆瑞博士为星和园主持开幕仪式。
  • 1986年,星和园和裕华园之间建了一架中国式桥樑,将两个园林连在一起。这座桥由来自台湾的中国园景工程师袁成荫教授设计。
  • 2019年,星和园关闭进行为期两年的装修,预期于2021年完工。
ETYMOLOGY
  • The Japanese Garden is a tourist attraction designed by Japanese garden expert Kinsaku Nakane using Japanese gardening and landscaping techniques. With a construction cost of three million dollars, it is filled with elements of Japanese architecture such as a rockery, stone benches and ponds. At the time of its opening in the 1970s, it was the largest Japanese-style garden outside of Japan.
  • In 1970, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko planted Cycads in the Japanese Garden.
  • Dr Goh Keng Swee, then Minister of Defence, officiated the opening ceremony of the Japanese Garden in 1973.
  • In 1986, a Chinese-style bridge was constructed, which linked the Japanese and Chinese Gardens. It was designed by Professor Yuan Cheng-yin, a Chinese Landscape Engineer from Taiwan.
  • In 2019, the Japanese Garden was closed for a two-year-long renovation, which is expected to be completed in 2021.
例句
国家公园局日前宣布,裕华园和星和园于5月31日关闭至2021年进行装修,开幕后将与湖畔花园整合为第三座国家公园裕廊湖花园。 (《联合早报》(1/6/2019))
SAMPLE SENTENCE
National Parks recently announced the closure of the Japanese Garden and Chinese Garden from 31 May 2019 to 2021 for redevelopment. Upon re-opening, both gardens will be integrated with Lakeside Garden to become Singapore's third national park, Jurong Lake Garden. (Lianhe Zaobao, 1/6/2019)
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