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.
Food / Plants
A Malay dish in Singapore. Mutton, chicken or pork are cut into small pieces and skewered on thin stems of the coconut leaf. The meat skewers are barbecued, then served with satay sauce.
烤肉串 (Mainland China)
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dòu huā shuǐ
ròu cuǒ miàn
nán yang kā fēi