Thursday, February 3, 2011

Year of the Rabbit

Chuc Mung Nam Moi!
(Chúc mừng năm mới "Happy New Year”)

Gung Hay Fat Choy!
Gong Xi Fa Cai!
(The first is Cantonese; the second, Mandarin. Both are literally “Wishing you prosperity!”)

Xin Nien Kuai Le!
Sun Nin Fy Lok!
(The first is Mandarin; the second, Cantonese. Both are literally “New Year Happiness!” or “Happy New Year!")

Want to learn more?

Vietnamese New Year

Teacher Planet Chinese New Year resource page

Chinese New Year recipes, printables, resources for kids and teachers

My two sweet oxen getting ready for school.

Eating their lucky cereal for breakfast

May you have lots of good luck in your li xi or lai see (red envelope)!