How do you say "Chinese New Year" in Chinese I know how to say "Happy New Year" I think, but I want to know what the actual holiday is called. (It's "新年快乐", right?) Also, if you know it in both Mandarin AND Cantonese, I would really love to know ^^ Thank you!!
Jan 27, 2017 8:57 PM
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January 29, 2017
农历新年! it should be called as Lunar New Year instead of Chinese New Year because other races celebrate it as well
January 28, 2017
春节快乐 Happy Spring Festival (Mandarin) chūn jié kuài lè (Cantonese)ceon1 zit3 faai3 lok3 If you want to say"Wish you": You add "祝你" in front as 祝你春节快乐 zhù nǐ chūn jié kuài lè This year is Rooster Year.(鸡年jī nián) In Chinese culture, we have 12 zodiac. So we also say "祝你鸡年大吉!" zhù nǐ jī nián dà jí
January 28, 2017
农历新年 农历 the lunar calendar 新年 new year You can also say 拜年 for 'wish you a happy New Year'
January 27, 2017
Southern China: 恭喜發財 A more elegant way:新年進步 Be advised that 春節 is a relatively new term in the Chinese language and is not used in Hong Kong.
January 30, 2017
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