Chingming 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]

Chingming Festival

  1. alternative form of Qingming Festival

Usage notes[edit]

Properly "Ch‘ing-ming Festival", with the hyphen separating the Chinese characters and the apostrophe noting a distinct sound, but in practice both are often omitted.