Singaporean Mandarin Database

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.

yuān

yāng

yuanyang

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食物、植物

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食物、植物

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释义

名词

一种咖啡加奶茶的饮料。

DEFINITION

Noun

A beverage which is a combination of coffee and milk tea.

由来

  • 香滑的奶茶,加入浓郁的咖啡,这是香港独创的饮料,但也盛行于新马一带。
  • 在马来西亚,鸳鸯也称kopi cham(“咖啡掺”),而在新加坡也有咖啡店称kopi cham teh (咖啡掺奶茶)。

ETYMOLOGY

  • Created in Hong Kong, this unique drink is a mix of fragrant and smooth milk tea with strong coffee. It is also a popular drink in Singapore and Malaysia.
  • In Malaysia, yuanyang is also known as kopi cham (which means mixed coffee). Some coffee shops in Singapore also refer to this drink as kopi cham teh (which means coffee mixed with milk tea).

例句

咖啡店内的热饮价格在平常介于1元1角至1元4角,除了咖啡茶之外,也有鸳鸯以及美绿。(《新明日报》,19/8/2018)

SAMPLE SENTENCE

Hot beverages sold in coffee shops typically cost around $1.10 to $1.40. Other than coffee and tea, yuanyang and milo are also available at coffee shops. (Shin Min Daily News, 19/8/2018)

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