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.

Filipino domestic helper
菲佣
fēi yōng
five-foot-way
五脚基
wŭ jiăo jī
flyover
高架公路
gāo jià gōng lù
food court
食阁
shí gé
foreign workers
客工
kè gong
Fort Canning Park
皇家山
huáng jiā shān
freehold
永久地契
yǒng jiǔ dì qì
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