Chinese New Year Greetings to Impress the Relatives!
If you want to impress the in laws, grandparents or the other halves during Chinese New Year, here are few basic phrases (if you don’t already know them by heart!) to get you through the festive season.
So let’s start with the most common saying, which is the least that you should know!
Happiness and prosperity (you can also use this when receiving gifts or lucky money)
Moving on (progressively!) to the impressive sayings
Wishing you a good health
Xīnxiǎng shì chéng
May all your wishes come true.
This is the reason why fish (鱼 yú) is always served during Chinese New Year. 鱼 (yú), which means fish，sounds like the word 余 (yú)，which means surplus or abundance.
Lots of luck and profits
Promotions at every step
Watch the YouTube clip below for more information on common phrases used during Chinese New Year. 新年快乐! (Xīnnián kuàilè) Happy New Year!