Singaporean Mandarin Database

This database contains a collection of Mandarin terms which have cultural, historical or sentimental value unique to Singapore. Some of these terms are more commonly read in print while others are often used in our everyday conversations.

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交通

Transport

coupon

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交通

Transport

释义

名词

相当于票劵。英语“coupon”的音译。

DEFINITION

Noun

Similar to “ticket”. The term is the transliteration of the English word “coupon”.

由来

  • 新加坡人最常使用的停车固本是在1980年代推出的,最初司机必须在停车固本上写下停车的日期、时间和地点。
  • 后来停车固本有所改进,司机只需撕出代表日期和时间的小圆纸,把固本放在车内挡风玻璃处,方便稽查员检查。

ETYMOLOGY

  • Parking coupons are widely used in Singapore. They were introduced in the 1980s. Initially, drivers had to write down the date, time and place of parking on the parking coupon.
  • Parking coupons subsequently evolved, and drivers were only required to tear off circular tabs on the coupons to indicate the dates and times of parking, then display them on the front of the windscreens for inspection.

例句

全岛1100个使用停车固本的公共停车场,今天开始启用parking.sg数码停车应用程序,大多数受访的驾车人士,表示将下载数码停车应用程序。(《联合晚报》,1/10/2017)

SAMPLE SENTENCE

The parking app, parking.sg, goes online today and can be used for payment of parking charges in 1100 coupon-based public car parks islandwide. Most of the motorists who were interviewed, said they would download the parking app. (Lianhe Wanbao, 1/10/2017)

其他地区用语

泊车票(港)、停车单(台)

TERMS USED IN OTHER REGIONS

泊车票 (Hong Kong), 停车单 (Taiwan)

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