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4/4H/AP: 清明节 汉字/英文

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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