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荣宗耀祖    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin róng zōng yào zǔ    Simplified 荣宗耀祖    Traditional 榮宗耀祖
  1. to bring honor to one's ancestors (idiom)
  2. also written 光宗耀祖

Chinese meanings
  1. róng zōng yào zǔ
    【近义】光宗耀祖
    【释义】为祖先增添光荣。旧指光耀门庭。
    【出处】元·石君宝《曲江池》第四折:“今幸得一举登科,荣宗耀祖。”

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