New Year Wishes

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Tet holidays are the moments of happiness and family enjoy, therefore Vietnamese often dedicate the most beautiful words to their family and friends on this occasion. Here is the list of the most common ones:

1 - Năm mới dồi dào sức khỏe: I wish you a healthy new year

2 - Năm mới tấn tài tấn lộc: I wish you a wealthy new year

3 - Năm mới thăng quan tiến chức: I wish that you will get promoted in the new year

4 - Năm mới toàn gia bình an: I wish that the new year will bring health to all your family

5 - Năm mới thắng lợi mới: New year, new triumphs (often heard in political speech)

6 - Vạn sự như ý: All wishes come true

7 - Chúc hay ăn chóng lớn: Eat more, grow rapidly (for children)

8 - Chúc mau chóng tìm được người yêu: New lover will come in the new year (for single people)

9 - Tiền vào nhu nước sông Đà, tiền ra nhỏ giọt như cà phê phin: Money influx is as strong as Da's river; expenditure is as little as dripping coffee

Still there are plenty of wishes that people send to each others in Tet holiday, this list is simply an overview. Use them and impress your friends this coming Tet!


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I always hear sức khỏe dồi dào. Not the other way around. Which is correct?

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Both “sức khoẻ dồi dào” and “dồi dào sức khoẻ” have the same meaning “wishing a good health”.

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