Chinese New Year Greetings
Chinese people greet one another with lucky sayings and phrases to wish each other health, wealth, and good fortune when they meet during the Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) period.
Here are the most popular Chinese New Year greetings in Mandarin which will enable you to share joy and love during the festive period.
新年好! Happy Chinese New Year
In Mandarin, the most common Chinese New Year greeting is Xīnnián hǎo (新年好), which directly translates as ‘New Year Goodness’. A more formal greeting is Xīn nián kuài lè, literally meaning ‘New Year happiness’.
恭喜发财 — Happiness and prosperity
“Gong hay fat choy” (Cantonese) is usually spoken in Hong Kong, Guangdong Province and the places nearby, and nowadays you can hear this phrase in many Chinatowns.
HERE’S HOW TO SAY THE CNY GREETINGS IN MANDARN
Happy Chinese New Year
Happiness and prosperity