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 to commemorate the birth, enlightenment and nirvana of Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism. This is also a public holiday in Singapore.
佛诞节 (Hong Kong), 佛陀诞辰纪念日 (Taiwan)
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quán miàn fáng wèi rì
tú yāo jié
zhuāng yì dà yóu xíng
dà bó gōng