Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Chinese New Year Must-Know Lucky Phrases

Happy Chinese New Year! Happy Year of the Dragon!

The most important thing during the Chinese New Year is to keep a positive spirit and to say the traditional Chinese lucky phrases when greeting family and friends. Here are the TOP three lucky phrases you will hear during Chinese New Year. Now you can try them out yourself and see the magic reaction you get! Watch the video and say them with Miss Panda's little cubs!

1. Gōng xǐ - Congratulations!
Most of the time, you will hear people say this phrase twice in a row as
"Gōng xǐ, gōng xǐ!"

2. Xīn nián kuài lè - Happy New Year.
Xīn = new
nián = year
kuài lè = happy

3. Wàn shì rú yì - May everything go as you wish.
Wàn = ten thousand
shì = things
rú yì = as you wish

Miss Panda's little cubs helped out with this video - I hope you enjoy it!

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