#EngGame #EngVocab: vocabulary related to ‘mudik’

Hey, fellas. What are you doing tonight? Are you on your way to your hometown for ‘mudik’? Anyway, what’s ‘mudik’ in English? Anyone? :)

  • @ginsaputra: Exodus, or lebaran homecoming(?)
  • @rifidzagail: Mudik is mudik. They dont have that thing in their country

‘Mudik’ is often called exodus, Lebaran exodus, Lebaran homecoming, or just ‘mudik’. Here’s ‘mudik’ on Wikipedia: Mudik.

Mudik: the activity of migrants/migrant workers to return to his hometown. Derived from the Javanese ‘mulih dhisik’ (pulang dulu/ go home).

Today’s #EngGame will use vocab related to ‘mudik’. I’ll give clues on the first letters and you’ll gonna have to guess the rest of the words.

I hope you’re ready!

QUESTIONS

  1. T _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _: the transmission of customs or beliefs from generation to generation.
  2. R _ _ _ _ _ _ _: a person connected by blood or marriage. Someone you meet in your hometown when you go ‘mudik’.
  3. T _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _: a system or means of conveying people or goods from place to place. You need this to go to your hometown.
  4. T _ _ _ _ _ _ J _ _: a line of stationary or very slow-moving traffic, caused by roadworks, an accident, or heavy congestion.
  5. H _ _ _ _ _ _ _: the town of one’s birth or early life or present fixed residence.
  6. A _ _ _ _ _: occurring once every year.
  7. H _ _ _ _ _ _: an extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in traveling.
  8. M _ _ _ _ _ _: a person who moves from one place to another in order to find work or better living conditions.
  9. F _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _: the action or process of forgiving or being forgiven.
  10. E _ _ _ _ _: a form of temporary distraction from reality or routine.

ANSWERS

  1. @riarizkyps: tradition
  2. @diasjjae: 2. RELATIVE
  3. @poshwilda: TRANSPORT
  4. @rakadinnara: traffic jam
  5. @dearjuzii: Hometown
  6. @astymeta: Annual
  7. @SixtianSB: HOLIDAY
  8. @thanika90: 8. Migrant
  9. @narulitaa_dhani: FORGIVENESS
  10. ‏@ireneivankaw: escape?

Definitions of the words are taken from:

Oxford Dictionaries

Compiled and written by @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on August 5, 2013

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