Happy New Year 2012. I hope you have had a great start to the year, but have you learned how to say Happy New Year in Chinese language yet?
新年快乐 (Xīn nián kuàilè): Happy New Year
Now let’s break it down:
新 (xīn): new
年 (nián): year
快乐 (kuàilè): happy
And how do you say Merry Christmas?
圣诞快乐 (Shèngdàn kuàilè): Merry Christmas
Let’s look at few other examples:
周末快乐 (Zhō mò kuàilè): Happy weekend/Have a great weekend
生日快乐 (Shēngrì kuàilè): Happy birthday
Or you can also say
祝你生日快乐 (Zhù nǐ shēngrì kuàilè): Happy birthday to you
祝 (zhù): wish