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New Year Greetings

  • Frequently Used Blessing Words
  • Happy New Year!
  • Happy New Year!
  • Happy New Year!
  • Happy Spring Festival!
  • Happy Spring Festival!
  • Wish you a happy new year!
  • Wish your family a happy Spring Festival!
  • Wish all of you a happy Spring Festival!
  • Happy New Year!
  • May all your wishes come true!
  • May all your wishes be fulfilled!
  • Good luck!
  • For Fortune and Career
  • Wish you prosperity!
  • May a river of gold flow into your pocket!
  • May you earn more fortune!
  • Business flourishes!
  • Harmony brings wealth!
  • Money and treasures will be plentiful!
  • Treasures fill the home!
  • May you have promotion every year!
  • May you realize your ambition!
  • Hope everything goes well with your work!
  • Wish you every success in your career!
  • Have a meteoric rise in life!
  • Have a meteoric rise (said of career or social position)!
  • Win success immediately upon arrival!
  • For Family and Health
  • Literally meaning ‘Spirit of Dragon and Hose’. Hope you will be full of vigor.
  • May you peaceful all year round!
  • Wish you good health!
  • May you live a happy life with your family!
  • Wish you every success!
  • Hope everything goes well!
  • Best of luck!
  • Wish you a happy family!
  • May you have surpluses and bountiful harvests every year!
  • For students
  • Wish you every success in your studies!
  • Make progress in your studies!
  • Succeed in the examinations!

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Comments (10)


Jan 24, 2018 19:33 Reply

Ms.SUSAN(USA) said:

I didn't hear the greeting I learned: "Gong Hoy Fat Choy" Is this not correct Happy New Year in Chinese?

Jan 25, 2018 18:53
Ms.LINDA() replied:

Well, the phrase you mentioned should be "Gong Xi Fa Cai", which means to have a good fortune and wealth in the new year. It's a new year greeting actually.


Jan 5, 2018 21:50 Reply

Mrs.GLORIA(AU) said:

My daughter-in-law is a Cantonese speaking Chinese (Fiji born). Popo has passed and I wish to carry on the tradition of the lai see (red packet) for my grand-sons. I do not wish to offend. Is this acceptable?

We always enjoyed the family celebrations with the Chinese side of the family with all the Asian relatives.

Jan 25, 2018 18:49
Mr.NANCY() replied:

Yes, you can give them the red packet as lucky money.


Feb 8, 2016 00:29 Reply

Ms.PHILIPPINES(Chal) said:

Hi I am half Chinese and Half Filipino. How do I respond when a non-chinese friend greets me Happy Chinese new Year?

Feb 11, 2016 03:38
Mr.DAVE() replied:

You can say "Same Here".


Feb 6, 2016 22:14 Reply

Ms.WANAMALI(Sri Lanka) said:

It is very useful to me. i also learning Chinese.


Feb 1, 2016 14:42 Reply


Very interesting, thank you, is very useful.

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