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ChineseEdit

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(石叻)
variant forms 實叻实叻

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Malay selat (strait).

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

石叻

  1. (regional, dated) Singapore

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Duffus, William (1883), “Singapore”, in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, Swatow: English Presbyterian Mission Press, page 245