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Translation - Chuseok Expressions


Translation - Chuseok Expr...

Following are some of the expressons associated with Chuseok:

Chuseok  – 추석  (Korean harvest/moon festival)

Hangawi  – 한 가외  (traditional term for Chuseok)

Josang  – 좃상 (ancestor)

Charye  – 차례 (ancestor homage/respect ritual)

Seunmyo  – 성묘 (the act of visiting ancestors’ tomb/grave)

Beolcho  – 벚초 (cleaning of tomb & offering of food/drink as a sign of filial piety)

Songpyeon  – 송변 (special Chuseok half-moon shaped rice cake)

Hepssal – 햅쌀 (freshly harvested first rice of the year)

Hetgwail – 햇과일 (freshly picked fruit)

Hanbok – 한복 (traditional Korean clothing)

Gang-gangsuwollae – 강깅수얼래 (women’s traditional circle dance)

Goh yang – 고향 (ancestral/hometown to which people return for Chuseok)

Mae jin – 매진 (sold out as in train/plain seats before Chuseok)



K4E Note: If we have missed anything or if you have other terms you think we should add, let us know via info@korea4expats.com

 

Last Updated on 2016-09-19


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