How do you greet a Vietnamese New Year?

Is it proper to say happy Tet?

Practice the wishes and say them to everyone you meet with a big smile, in order to bring them good luck. … Just make sure that the wish recipient is not 99 years old already. If those are too hard, at least say the most basic greeting: “Chúc mừng năm mới” (Happy new year).

How do you greet someone in a formal Happy new year?

May this year bring new happiness, new goals, new achievements, and a lot of new inspirations on your life. Wishing you a year fully loaded with happiness. Wishing every day of the new year to be filled with success, happiness, and prosperity for you. Happy New Year.

What is the meaning of 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 do you say when you receive li xi?

When receiving “Li Xi”, always use both hands and must avoid opening the envelop immediately to see how much money is put inside as this behavior is very rude in Vietnam culture. As a return to the lucky money you receive, always sincerely say “thank you” to the givers and don’t forget to give them best wishes, too.

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How do you wish someone a happy new year?

May this year bring new happiness, new goals, new achievements, and many new inspirations to your life. Wishing you a year fully loaded with happiness. I hope that this new year will be the best year of your life. May all your hopes are fulfilled and all your dreams come true.