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 car that can be used during off-peak hours. The Mandarin name literally translates as “red plate car”, as this type of cars uses red car plates with white lettering.
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mó tuō chē
yuè kǎ qì
shuǐ shàng dé shì