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.
A day in Singapore to commemorate the fall of Singapore at World War Two. This day also serves to remind Singaporeans the importance of national defence.
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dàn mǐ ěr yǔ wén jié
dàn mǎ xī