Chinese New Year Greetings

  • 新年快乐。恭喜发财。Happy Chinese New Year.
  • Today is Chinese New Year’s Eve, which is known as 除夕(chú xī)in Chinese.
  • means remove or replace; means evening or night.
  • On the eve of the festival, the whole family will gather together for the reunion dinner, which is known 团圆饭(tuán yuán fàn).
  • 团圆 means reunion (of family members); means meal or rice.
  • On Chinese New Year, you can hear all kinds of sayings and greetings associated with the Chinese New Year.Here are a few common greetings:
    Greetings Pronunciation Meaning
    恭喜发财 gōng xǐ fā cái
    Congratulations and Prosperity!
    新年快乐 xīn nián kuài lè
    Happy New Year!
    心想事成 xīn xiǎng shì chéng
    Wish you have everything succeed as you wish!
    万事如意 wàn shì rú yì
    Everything goes smoothly as you wish!
    身体健康 shēn tǐ jiàn kāng
    Good Health
    年年有馀 nián nián yǒu yú
    Wishing you prosperity every year!
  • If you would like to send greetings to your family or friends, kindly try my Facebook application.
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