How do you greet a Vietnamese Tet?
If those are too hard, at least say the most basic greeting: “Chúc mừng năm mới” (Happy new year). During Tet, children are given some lucky money. Therefore, prepare some red envelopes, of course with money inside, when you are invited to visit a Vietnamese family.
How do you wish someone a Happy Chinese New Year in Vietnamese?
Here are some key greeting phrases for the Lunar New Year in Mandarin Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean.
- Chinese: 恭喜发财 (Gōng xǐ fā cái): “Happiness and Prosperity” …
- Vietnamese: Chúc Mừng Năm Mới (chook-moong-numb-moi): “Happy New Year” …
- Korean: 새해복많이받으세요(sae hae bok manhi bah doo seh yo): “Happy New Year”
What is Chuc Mung Nam Moi?
Translated from Vietnamese to English, this means “Happy New Year!” Growing up in Alief where there was a Vietnamese-American presence, most all of my non-Viet friends knew this phrase. And today, I say it to you as it’s the New Year, according to the lunar calendar.
What to say when you get Li Xi?
Say “Chuc Mung Nam Moi”, means “Happy New Year” when you meet someone. Give people good wishes. Give lucky money in the red envelopes (Li Xi) to those in close relationship, or offer some gifts related to luck.
How do you Chuc Tet in English?
Chúc mừng năm mới
The word chúc means “to wish“, and mừng means “glad” or “joyful”. Chúc mừng together has the meaning of “to congratulate” in Vietnamese.
How do you wish someone a happy new year?
“May you have a prosperous New Year.” “Wishing you a happy, healthy New Year.” “May the New Year bless you with health, wealth, and happiness.” “In the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in friendship, never in want.”
How do you say Happy New Year in all languages?
Ways to say “Happy New Year” in such languages as Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), French, Hebrew, Korean, Swedish, Vietnamese, and more.
Saying “Happy New Year!” Around the World.
|Language||Happy New Year!|
|Hungarian||Boldog uj evet|
|Indonesian (Bahasa)||Selamat Tahun Baru|
|Italian||Felice Anno Nuovo or Buon anno|
|Japanese||Akemashite Omedetou Gozaimasu|
What should I wear to Tet?
Wear black/white clothes
People are supposed not to wear white or black clothes on the first day of Tet. Usually, white and black are colors of funeral in Vietnam. As a result, wearing them on the first days of the New Year may symbolize deaths and unlucky things. Colorful outfits are recommended.
What should we do before Tet?
10 things to do in Vietnam before Têt, the Lunar New Year
- Buy a branch of peach tree with blossoming flowers. …
- Rent or buy a mandarin tree, as well present in every family.
- Prepare some brand new bank notes that you will slide into a small envelope to offer friends and relatives.