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Happy Chinese New Year!

As this year we celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, it is customary that we greet others with positive phrases, usually related to wealth, health, happiness, success, and peace. Here are some Chinese New Year greetings that you could use to improve your relationships with others:

  • 新年进步 (xīn nián jìn bù) - Wish you a good year ahead

  • 恭喜发财 (gōng xǐ fā cái) - Wish you prosperity and wealth

  • 财源广进 (cái yuán guǎng jìn) - May you have plentiful of money and wealth

  • 生意兴隆 (shēng yì xīng lóng) – May your business flourish

  • 升官发财 (shēng guān fā cái) – May you get promoted and receive a raise

  • 事业有成 (shì yè yǒu chéng) – May you have great success in your career

  • 心想事成 xīn xiǎng shì chéng = May your wishes come true

  • 万事如意 (wàn shì rú yì) = May everything go well for you

  • 身体健康 (shēn tǐ jiàn kāng) – Wishing you good health

  • 出入平安 (chū rù píng ān) – Wishing you safety and peace where ever you go

  • 一帆风顺 (yī fān fēng shùn) – May all that you do go smoothly

You can even use these greetings during the Lousang (tossing salad) at the reunion gatherings too.

What other phrases do you use to greet others during Chinese New Year? Comment below.

Until then, Seriously Play would like to once again wish you a Happy and Prosperous Chinese New Year! Gong Xi Fa Cai!

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