Episode 4 – Happy Chinese New Year!

“Happy New Year!” (General):

  • xīn  nián  kuài  lè!(新年快乐!)

“Happy New Year!” (After the New Year has started):

  • xīn  nián  hǎo!(新年好!)

The following phrase, getting rich, is frequently used in conjunction with Happy New Year in Southern China:

  • gōng  xǐ  fā  cái!(恭喜发财!)(Mandarin)
  • gong hei fat choy! (恭喜发财!)(Cantonese)

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