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Chinese New Year Greetings — Lucky Phrases and Meanings [Copy link] 中文

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Chinese people greet one another with unique sayings when they meet during the Chinese New Year. The following are some words and phrases that are used as greetings at Chinese New Year (with their Chinese characters, pinyin Romanization for Mandarin Chinese, and English translation).


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Beginnings of Greetings and Sayings

Greeting an older (or respected) person is a little different in Chinese: nín for 'you', instead of the common nǐ. For example:

祝您……


Zhu nín... (/joo neen/)


Wish you (older/respected) ...

祝你……     Zhu nǐ ... (/joo nee/)

Wish you (younger/informal) ...









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Beginnings of Greetings and SayingsGreeting an older (or respected) person is a little different  ...

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The Most Popular Greetings for 2018

狗年吉祥


gǒunián jíxiáng


Good luck for this Dog year

狗年大吉 gǒunián dàjí

Lots of luck for this Dog year





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The Most Popular Greetings for 2018狗年吉祥
gǒunián jíxiáng
Good luck for this Dog year狗年大 ...

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Basic Greetings and Sayings

新年好   Xīnnián hǎo   Happy New Year


过年好


Guònián hǎo



Happy New Year

新年快乐


Xīnnián kuàilè


Happy New Year

春节快乐


Chūnjié kuàilè


Happy Spring Festival

吉祥如意


jíxiáng rúyì


Good fortune according to your wishes

心想事成


Xīnxiǎng shì chéng


May all your wishes come true.












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