Popular Word – 祭祖

qīng míng jié
清明节
The Qingming Festival ("Tomb-sweeping Day"), meaning Clear and Bright Festival, is a traditional Chinese festival that falls on the 104th day after the winter solstice (or the 15th day after the Spring Equinox). It usually occurs around the first week of April. For Chinese, it is a day to visit graves and remember and honor one’s ancestors.

fàng fēng zhēng
放风筝
Fly a kite

dàng qiū qiān
荡秋千
Have a ride on a swing; play on a swing

săo mù
扫墓
Sweep a grave – commemorate a dead person at his grave; pay respects to a dead person at his tomb

jì zŭ
祭祖
Offer sacrifices to one’s ancestors

tà qīng
踏青
Go for an outing in early spring; go for a walk in the country in spring (when the grass has just turned green)

chūn gēng
春耕
Spring plowing

bá hé
拔河
A tug of war

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