The New Year greeting in Chinese is “xin nian kuai le”
The phrase literally means “Happy New Year.”
But in Hong Kong and other Cantonese-speaking regions, it's more common to say “gong hei fat choy.” In Mandarin Chinese, it's “gong xi fa cai” (恭喜发财). It means “congratulations on the fortune.”
Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. The festival is usually referred to as the Spring Festival in modern China, and is one of several Lunar New Years in Asia.
2019 is the year of the Pig.
Year of the Pig 2019 : a year of fortune and luck!
The Pig is the twelfth of all zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. Pig was late because he overslept.
The Pig is also associated with the Earthly Branch (地支—dì zhī) hài...