What are the 4 official languages of Singapore?
In Singapore four languages — Malay,Chinese, Tamil and English — are official and equal languages. Malay is our common language and it is our National Language.
Which language is not spoken in Singapore?
While Tamil is one of Singapore’s official and the most spoken Indian language, other Indian languages are also frequently used by minorities.
|Languages of Singapore|
|Official||English, Standard Chinese (Mandarin), Malay, Tamil|
|Main||English (de facto) Malay (de jure)|
Which is not an official language?
However, in the constitution, Hindi was declared as an official language and not a national language. The court in its order said Part XVII of the Constitution deals with Official Language. Under Article 343, official language of the Union has been prescribed, which includes Hindi in Devanagari script and English.
Is Tamil official language in Singapore?
Tamil is one of Singapore’s four official languages used in parliament, in schools as mother’s tongue subject and supported by print and broadcast media as well as in all other officials events. It is also printed on currency notes along with English, Chinese and Malay.
Is Chinese spoken in Singapore?
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 official languages of Singapore along with English, Malay and Tamil.
How do you say hello in Singapore?
Hello – Ni hao (Nee how) How are you? – Ni hao ma? (Nee how ma) Very good – Hen hao (hun hao)
Is also an official language in Singapore and Sri Lanka?
Singapore is one of the three countries in the world to make Tamil an official language, the others being India and Sri Lanka. As part of Singapore’s bilingual education policy, Tamil is offered as a second language option in most public schools.