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Common Chinese New Year Greeting Phrases with Audio

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the most important traditional festival in China. If you’re interested in learning about the origin and customs of Chinese New Year, check out the following video:

In this article, we’ll explore some frequently used Chinese New Year greeting phrases that native Chinese speakers use to wish each other a prosperous year.

恭喜发财 (gōng xǐ fā cái)
Meaning: Wishing you prosperity and wealth.

大吉大利 (dà jí dà lì)
May you be very lucky.

马到成功 (mǎ dào chéng gōng)
May success come swiftly.

平安喜乐 (píng ān xǐ lè)
Peace and happiness.

笑口常开 (xiào kǒu cháng kāi)
May you always have a smiling face.

一帆风顺 (yì fān fēng shùn)
Smooth sailing (wishing for everything to go smoothly)

吉祥如意 (jí xiáng rú yì)
May you have good luck, and may all your wishes come true.

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