Ch'ing Ming

noun

ˈchiŋˈmiŋ
: a spring festival in China when graves are put in order and special offerings are made to the dead

Word History

Etymology

Chinese (Pekingese) ch'ing1 ming2, literally, clear and bright

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“Ch'ing Ming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ch%27ing%20Ming. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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