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.
Apartments built by the Government for the elderly. They are smaller in size and equipped with elder-friendly facilities. Also known in Mandarin as “老人公寓”.
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bái shā fú
nǚ huáng zhèn
huáng jiā shān