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.
The traditional clothing of the Malays and Peranakan Chinese, which is a long piece of cloth that wraps around the body from the chest or waist like an apron. It is also a traditional costume in many parts of Southeast Asia. Also written in Mandarin as “沙龙”, “沙笼”, “莎笼”, “纱囊”, “沙囊”, and “沙郎”.
沙龙、沙笼(Malaysia, Thailand)、沙隆(Thailand)、莎笼、萨龙(Mainland China)
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dàn mǎ xī