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Fun with SINGnese 新语研究所

Fun with SINGnese 新语研究所 - EP5

43 Min

By Channel U Published: 06 Nov 2018 Audio: Chinese

Fun with SINGnese is an infotainment series that explores the origins of local Chinese/Dialect words and how they have been passed down till now. This episode discusses how the terms Missy (nurse), Bookie (bookmaker) and Kongsi (to share) came about, and the meaning of "gang" as in Hougang. 《新语研究所》是富有趣味性的资讯节目,和大家轻松谈论新加坡的独特华语及方言词汇。为什么护士叫做Missy,非法接受赌注的人称为卜基? 为什么共同分享也叫做公司?地名后港、林厝港的港指的是什么?

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