Singlish
Colloquial Singaporean English, better known as Singlish, is an English-based creole language spoken in Singapore.While English is one of Singapore's official languages, Singlish (a particular dialect...
Singlish - Wikipedia
Speaking Singlish - YouTube
Dec 5, 2009 ... An individual film project for our Advanced TV Production class. Quite the opposite of what Singapore's Speak Good English campaign is trying ...
Languages of Singapore
The four Languages of Singapore that are recognised by the Singapore Government are: English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil. They were chosen to correspond with the major ethnic groups present in Singapo...
Oi (interjection)
Oi /ɔɪ/ is an interjection used in various varieties of the English language, particularly British English, Australian English, New Zealand English, and Southern African English, to get the attention ...
Standard Singaporean Mandarin
Standard Singaporean Mandarin (simplified Chinese: 新加坡标准华语; traditional Chinese: 新加坡標準華語; pinyin: Xīnjiāpō Biāozhǔn Huáyǔ) is the standard form of Singaporean Mandarin. It is used in all o...
Sarong party girl
Sarong Party Girl (also known as SPG) is a derogatory term used in Singapore and (to a lesser extent) in Peninsular Malaysia.It describes a local, solely Asian woman (e.g., a Chinese girl) who usually...
Singdarin
Colloquial Singaporean Mandarin, also known as Singdarin (simplified Chinese: 新加坡式华语; traditional Chinese: 新加坡式華語; pinyin: Xīnjiāpōshì Huáyǔ; Wade–Giles: hsing1 chia1 p'o1 shih4 hua2 y...
Ah Beng
Ah Beng (Chinese: 阿明; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: a-bêng or a-bîng) is a stereotype applied to a certain group of young Chinese men in Southeast Asia, particularly Singapore and Malaysia, especially in the br...
Speak Mandarin Campaign
The Speak Mandarin Campaign (SMC; simplified Chinese: 讲华语运动; traditional Chinese: 講華語運動; pinyin: Jiǎng Huáyǔ Yùndòng; Wade–Giles: Chiang3 hua2 yü3 yün4 tung4) is an initiative by the g...
Speak Mandarin Campaign - Wikipedia
Singlish vocabulary
Singlish is the English-based creole or patois spoken colloquially in Singapore. Although English is the lexifier language, Singlish has its unique slang and syntax, which are more pronounced in infor...
Singapore Armed Forces ranks
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has two rank structures.One rank is structured similar to other military hierarchies in other countries. One major difference is that the SAF uses a unified rank struc...
List of Singapore abbreviations
This list of Singapore abbreviations sets out abbreviations that are commonly used in Singapore.
Abbreviations are of three basic kinds:Initialisms are extremely common in Singapore, and many have...
List of Singapore abbreviations - Wikipedia
Singapore English
Singapore English refers to varieties of the English language spoken in Singapore, of which there are two main forms – Standard Singapore English (SSE) and Singapore Colloquial English (better known...
Hokkien influence on Singaporean Mandarin
Singaporean Hokkien is the largest Non-Mandarin Chinese dialect spoken in Singapore. As such, it exerts the greatest influence on Colloquial Singaporean Mandarin, resulting in a Hokkien-style Singapor...
Kiasi
Kiasi (Chinese: 驚死, 惊死; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: kiaⁿ-sí) is a Hokkien phrase, literally means afraid of death, to describe the attitude of being overly afraid or timid. Kiasi is commonly compared to Kias...
Kiasu
Kiasu (Chinese: 驚輸; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: kiaⁿ-su) is a Hokkien and Singlish word that means a grasping, selfish attitude. Its meaning is comparable to the English idiom "dog in a manger".
Kiasu com...
Indian languages in Singapore
Indian languages in Singapore are mainly used by the country's 332,300 ethnic South Asian residents, who form about 9% of Singaporean citizens and permanent residents. As a result of historical migrat...
Indian languages in Singapore - Wikipedia
Ah Lian
Ah Lian (Chinese: 阿莲; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: a-lián) is a pejorative term applied to a certain group of ethnic Chinese girls in Southeast Asia, especially Singapore and Malaysia. These Chinese girls, in...
Ang mo
Ang mo (simplified Chinese: 红毛; traditional Chinese: 紅毛; pinyin: hóng máo; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: âng-mo͘ / âng-mn̂g) or ang moh is a racial epithet describing Caucasians (white people), mainly ...
Cuisine of Singapore
Singaporean cuisine is indicative of the ethnic diversity of the culture of Singapore which originated from Malaysia, as a product of centuries of cultural interaction owing to Singapore's strategic l...
Cuisine of Singapore - Wikipedia
Chinese Singaporean
Chinese Singaporeans or Singaporean Chinese (Chinese: 新加坡华人, 新加坡華人, Xīnjiāpō Huárén, sangaapo waa jan) are people of full or partial Chinese – particularly Han Chinese –&...
Chinese Singaporean - Wikipedia
Singaporean Mandarin
Singaporean Mandarin (simplified Chinese: 新加坡华语; traditional Chinese: 新加坡華語; pinyin: Xīnjiāpō Huáyǔ) is a variety of Mandarin Chinese widely spoken in Singapore. It is one of the four offi...
Singaporean Mandarin - Wikipedia
Singapore Chinese Characters
The development of Singapore's Chinese characters can be divided into three periods:
The 1969 Table of Simplified Characters was also known as the "502 Table of Simplified Characters" or simply "5...
Singaporean Hokkien
Singaporean Hokkien (Chinese: 新加坡福建话; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Sin-ka-pho Hok-kiàn-ōe;Tâi-lô:Sin-ka-pho Hok-kiàn-uē) is a local variant of the Hokkien dialect spoken in Singapore. In Chinese academic circ...
Singaporean Hokkien - Wikipedia
Kristang language
Papia Kristang ("Christian language"), or just Kristang, is a creole language. It is spoken by the Kristang, a community of people of mixed Portuguese and Asian ancestry, chiefly in Malacca (Malaysia)...