Chinese New Year Greetings 2023, Top 10 Sayings for Freinds/Family/Clients 2023

Written by Sally Guo Updated Mar. 27, 2023

Happy Chinese New Year! Here are some simple but practical Chinese New Year greetings and wishes for 2023. Learn the best sayings with us and say some of them to your family and friends!

Popular Chinese New Year Greetings 2023

Among the numerous Chinese New Year greeting phrases, some are simple but with people’s most common wishes. Below are the most popular lucky phrases to say on Chinese New Year 2023, the year of the Rabbit:

1. Happy Chinese New Year.

Happy Chinese New Year

2. Happy Spring Festival. 

  • Chinese: 新春快乐
  • In Mandarin: xīn chūn kuài lè
  • In Cantonese:/sen-ceon feye-lor/
Happy Spring Festival

3. Happy the Year of the Rabbit.

  • Chinese: 兔年快乐
  • In Mandarin: tù nián kuài lè
  • In Cantonese: /tou-nin faai-lok/
Happy Year of the Rabbit

4.  Wishing You Lots of Luck This Rabbit Year.

  • Chinese: 兔年大吉
  • In Mandarin: tù nián dà jí
  • In Cantonese: /tou3 nin4 daai6 gat1/

5. Wishing You Happiness and Prosperity.

  • Chinese: 恭喜发财
  • In Mandarin: gōng xǐ fā cái
  • In Cantonese: /gong-hey faa-chwhy/

6.  Wish You Good Luck.

  • Chinese: 大吉大利
  • In Mandarin: dà jí dà lì
  • In Cantonese: /taai gat taai lei/

7. May All Your Wishes Come True.

  • Chinese: 心想事成
  • In Mandarin: xīn xiǎng shì chéng
  • In Cantonese: /sam-soeng si-sing/

8. May All Go Well with You.

  • Chinese: 万事如意
  • In Mandarin:  wàn shì rú yì
  • In Cantonese: /mahn si yuh yi/

9.  Happiness for the Whole Family.

  • Chinese: 阖家欢乐
  • In Mandarin:  hé jiā huān lè
  • In Cantonese: /hap6-gaa1-fun1-lok6/

10. Wish You Good Luck in the Year of the Rabbit.

  • Chinese: 兔年吉祥
  • In Mandarin:  tù nián jí xiáng
  • In Cantonese: tou3 nin4 gat1 coeng4

Best Chinese New Year Wishes for Business

1. May You be Prosperous.

  • Chinese: 恭喜发财
  • In Mandarin:  gōng xǐ fā cái
  • In Cantonese: gung1 hei2 faat3 coi4

2. Wishing You Plenty of Money.

  • Chinese: 财源广进
  • In Mandarin:  cái yuán guǎng jìn
  • In Cantonese: coi4 jyun4 gwong2 zeon3

3. Wishing You a Prosperous Business.

  • Chinese: 生意兴隆
  • In Mandarin: shēng yì xīng lóng
  • In Cantonese: sang1 ji3 hing1 lung4

4. May Your Work Goes Smoothly.

  • Chinese: 工作顺利
  • In Mandarin: gōng zuò shùn lì
  • In Cantonese: gung1 zok3 seon6 lei6

5. Wishing You Great Success in Your Career.

  • Chinese: 事业有成
  • In Mandarin: shì yè yǒu chéng
  • In Cantonese: si6 jip6 jau5 sing4
Chinese New Year Wishes for Business
Chinese New Year Wishes for Business: kung hei fat choi

Popular Chinese New Year Greetings for Family

1. Wish you a happy family life.

  • Chinese: 阖家欢乐
  • In Mandarin: hé jiā huān lè
  • In Cantonese: hap6 gaa1 fun1 lok6

2. Wish Your Family a Happy Reunion.

  • Chinese: 阖家团圆
  • In Mandarin: hé jiā tuán yuán
  • In Cantonese: hap6 gaa1 tyun4 jyun4

3. Wish You and Your Family All the Best.

  • Chinese: 幸福安康
  • In Mandarin: xìng fú ān kāng
  • In Cantonese: hang fuk1 on1 hong1
Chinese New Year Greeting for Family

Best New Year Greeting Phrases for Study

1. Wish you good progress in your study.

  • Chinese: 学习进步
  • In Mandarin: xué xí jìn bù 
  • In Cantonese: hok6 zaap6 zeon3 bou6

2. Wish You Academic Success.

  • Chinese: 学业有成
  • In Mandarin: xué yè yǒu chéng 
  • In Cantonese: hok6 jip6 jau5 sing4

3. Wish You Success in the Examination.

  • Chinese: 金榜题名
  • In Mandarin: jīn bǎng tí míng 
  • In Cantonese: gam1 bong2 tai4 ming4/meng2/meng4

It is a tradition for Chinese people to greet with best wishes during Chinese New Year, which shows their joy and love for each other. The Chinese New Year 2023 is coming, so why not say “Xin Nian Kuai Le” loudly to the ones around you?

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