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.

General Interbank Recurring Order (GIRO)
财路
cái lù
getai
七月歌台
qī yuè gē tái
go downtown
下坡
xià pō
good brothers (supernatural spirits)
好兄弟
hăo xīong dì
Government-Linked Companies (GLC)
政联公司
zhèng lián gōng sī
grassroots leaders
基层领袖
jī céng lǐng xiù
Group Representation Constituency (GRC)
集选区
jí xuǎn qū
Gurkha Contingent
辜加警察团
gū jiā jĭng chá tuán
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