上班

to go to work;

下班

to get off work

祭祀

to offer sacrifices to the gods or ancestors;

祭祖

to offer sacrifices to one's ancestors; ancestor worship

祭拜

to offer sacrifice (to one's ancestors)

扫墓 (书面语)

to visit, sweep, and offer food to the tombs of one's ancestors

上坟 (口语)

to visit, sweep, and offer food to the tombs of one's ancestors

悼念

to mourn over; to grieve over

叩头

to kowtow (traditional greeting, esp. to a superior, involving kneeling and pressing one's forehead to the ground)

踏青

to walk on the grass; to go outing in early spring

春游

spring outing

放风筝

to fly a kite

荡秋千

to swing (on a swing)

植树

to plant tree

插柳

to put willow branches on people's heads or in front of tombs/doors

鞠躬

to bow

驱邪

to drive out evils

烧纸钱

to burn paper money

烧香

to burn incense

清明节

Qingming Festival or Clear Brightness Festival, Pure Brightness Festival, a special day to remember and honor one's ancestors; this holiday usually falls between April 4th and April 6th in Gregorian calendar

扫墓节

Tomb-sweeping Day

踏青节

Spring outing Festival

寒食节

Cold Food Festival

祖先

ancestor

食品

food

wine (esp. rice wine); liquor; alcohol

(坟)墓

tomb; grave

墓地

cemetery; graveyard

时节

season, time

烈士

martyr; soldiers died for their country

春耕

spring plowing

春种

spring planting

青团子

Qingming dumplings

清明果

Qingming dumplings

伤心

sad; to grieve; to be broken-hearted; to feel deeply hurt

开心

happy; to feel happy; to rejoice; to have a great time

前后

around

春暖花开

warm spring is coming and flowers are in bloom

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