Chingming

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Wade-Giles romanization of Mandarin Chinese 清明 (Qīngmíng, "pure brightness")

Proper noun[edit]

Chingming

  1. alternative form of Qingming

Usage notes[edit]

Properly "Ch‘ing-ming", with the hyphen dividing the two characters of the Chinese word and the mark showing the quality of the sound. In practice, they are often omitted.