Ching-ming Festival

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Wade-Giles romanization of Mandarin Chinese 清明 (Qīngmíng, "pure brightness") and the English translation of (jié, "festival")

Proper noun[edit]

Ching-ming Festival

  1. Alternative form of Qingming Festival.

Usage note[edit]

Properly "Ch‘ing-ming Festival", with the apostrophe noting a distinct sound, but in practice it is usually omitted.