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 outlying island in Singapore, and a famous tourist attraction. The term is the transliteration of the Malay word “Sentosa”, which means “peace” and “tranquility”.
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zhōng bā lŭ
fú wù gōng yù
sì mǎ lù