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By Channel U Published: 11 Dec 2018 Audio: Chinese
Fun with SINGnese is an infotainment series that explores the origins of local Chinese/Dialect words. This episode discusses how the terms Pasar (market), Kopi Lui (bribery money), Mata (police), Siew Dai (less sweet) and the name for "Simei" estate came about. 《新语研究所》和大家谈论新加坡的独特华语及方言词汇。为何菜市场叫做巴刹，警察叫做马打？为何贿赂他人的贿金称作咖啡钱？咖啡Siew Dai的“Siew Dai”是哪一个籍贯方言？四美组屋区为何叫做四美？
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