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Chinese New Year Greetings
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    During the period of New Year, Chinese people would friendly greet one another with some unique greetings as they come across each other, while on ordinary days, they do not greet those people they do not have personal relationships with. Following are some greeting word for Chinese New Year. China Highlights is your China tour expert ( see why choose us to book a China tour). We now offer you some great tours which combine visiting sights with learning Chinese.

    Beginnings of Greeting Sayings

    The greetings to an elder one and a younger one are little bit different in Chinese, but in English, there is no difference.
    If the one you are to greet is elder than you, you can say:
    Wish you or bless you鈥?(绁濇偍鈥?joo neen/ )
    If the one you are to greet is younger than you, you can say:
    Wish you or bless you鈥?(绁濅綘鈥?joo nee/)

    Phrases of Greeting Sayings

    2012 Chineses New Year Greetings

    Common Greeting Sayings in Chinese New Year
    鏂板勾蹇箰(x墨n ni谩n ku脿i l猫) Happy New Year!
    杩囧勾濂?(gu貌 ni谩n h菐o) Happy New Year!
    鏂板勾杩涙 (x墨n ni谩n j矛n b霉) New Year鈥檚 progress (This is appropriate to greet any person, no matter elder, young or of any relationship.)
    鎭枩鐧艰病 (g艒ng x菒 f膩 c谩i) happy and prosperous (It is always used as the phrase when one receiving gifts or lucky money during Chinese New Year.)
    璐㈡簮骞胯繘 (c谩i yu谩n gu菐ng j矛n) wealth pores in from all directions
    骞村勾鏈変綑 (ni谩n ni谩n y菕u y煤) always get more than you wish for (a wish for surpluses and bountiful harvests every year)
    鍚夋槦楂樼収 (j铆 x墨ng g膩o zh脿o) smiles of fortune
    2012 Chineses New Year Greetings 鍚夌ゥ濡傛剰 (j铆 xi谩ng r煤 y矛) good fortunes as you wishes

    Greeting sayings for health
    榫欓┈绮剧 (l贸ng m菐 j墨ng sh茅n) spirit of dragon and horse
    韬綋鍋ュ悍 (sh膿n t菒 ji脿n k膩ng) enjoy good health
    绮剧伒娲绘臣 (j墨ng l铆ng hu贸 p艒) aware and active (It is specially used for children with the age under 10 years, wishing them to be active and smart.)

    Greeting sayings to work and business
    鐢熸剰鍏撮殕 (sh膿ng y矛 x墨ng l贸ng) prosperous business
    涓囦簨濡傛剰 (w脿n sh矛 r煤 y矛) good luck in every thing
    宸ヤ綔椤哄埄 (g艒ng zu貌 sh霉n l矛) everything goes well with your work
    浜嬩笟鏈夋垚 (sh矛 y猫 y菕u ch茅ng) succeed in your careers
    骞虫闈掍簯 (p铆ng b霉 q墨ng y煤n) have a meteoric rise (usually used to wishes for promotion)
    椹埌鎴愬姛 (m菐 d脿o ch茅ng g艒ng) success immediately upon arrival (It is usually used to express the wish for succeeding in doing something, like taking part in an emanation, a negotiation and a competition.)

    Greeting sayings for study
    瀛︿笟鏈夋垚 (xu茅 y猫 y菕u ch茅ng) have success at school
    瀛︿範杩涙 (xu茅 x铆 j矛n b霉) progress in studies
    These two phrases are greeting sayings reserved for students, wishing them improvements in their studies.
    閲戞棰樺悕 (j墨n b菐ng t铆 m铆ng) succeed in the examination (This reserved for those are going to take some important examinations, including students.)

    Greeting saying to family
    2012 Chinese New Year Greetings 闃栧娆箰 (h茅 ji膩 hu膩n l猫) felicity of whole family

    Author锛? 銆€銆€銆€Source锛? xinhua 銆€銆€銆€ Editor锛? Yang Fan
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