Lunar New Year 2016: How to Write Happy New Year in Chinese

It’s the Lunar New Year for 2016, aka Chinese New Year, which, this year is the year of the monkey. So, how do you say Happy New Year in Chinese?In the above video, you can hear the proper way to say the greeting in addition to a few other common “Happy New Year” phrases.

If you want to write “Happy New Year” in Chinese, it’s a little different. To write “Xīnnián kuàilè,” there are a few versions of characters that are appropriate. Have a look at a few variations below to help you with the task.