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 term of respect for the Earth Deity used by Southeast Asian Chinese. The deity's official name is “The Deity of Wealth and Merit” also known in Mandarin as "福德正神".
本头公 (Malaysia, Thailand)
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huá wū yìn
xīn jiā pō huá yǔ
qī yuè gē tái