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.
An organisation or institution for the elderly to spend their twilight years. In addition to providing accommodation, the organisation also attends to the daily needs of seniors.
敬老院 (Mainland China), 养老院 (Mainland China)，护老院 (Hong Kong, Macau)，老人院 (Hong Kong, Macau)
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