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慎终追远
Pinyin
shèn zhōng zhuī yuǎn
Explanation
Meaning
终:人死;远:指祖先。旧指慎重地办理父母丧事,虔诚地祭祀远代祖先。后也指谨慎从事,追念前贤。
Context
《论语学而》:“曾子曰:‘慎终追远,民德归厚矣。’”
Example
五间正殿前,悬一块闹龙填青匾,写道是:“~”。 ◎清·曹雪芹《红楼梦》第五十三回
 
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