Holidays & Good wishes in Chinese

Holidays & Good wishes in Chinese 2017-11-27T08:21:39+00:00

Now you know how to talk about date and time in Chinese, let’s continue with some more special occasions, holidays and how to wish people well in Chinese.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Chinese (Mandarin)“.

Holidays & Good wishes in Chinese

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Good wishes

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
All the best!
万事如意!
wàn shì rú yì!
Congratulations!
恭喜!
gōng xǐ!
Good luck!
祝你好运!
zhù nǐ hǎo yùn!
Happy birthday!
生日快乐!
shēng rì kuài lè!
Merry Christmas!
圣诞快乐!
shèng dàn kuài lè!
Happy Easter!
复活节快乐!
fù huó jié kuài lè!
Happy New Year!
新年快乐!
xīn nián kuài lè!
with all my heart / wholehearted
全心全意
quán xīn quán yì

Holidays & festive occasions

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
birthday
生日
shēng rì
Christmas
圣诞节
shèng dàn jié
Yule
圣诞季
shèng dàn jì
Christmas Eve
平安夜
píng ān yè
Easter
复活节
fù huó jié
Easter holidays
复活节假期
fù huó jié jià qī
Pentecost / Whitsun
圣灵降临节
shèng líng jiàng lín jié
New Year’s Eve
新年前夜
xīn nián qián yè
New Year
新年
xīn nián
wedding
婚礼
hūn lǐ
name day
命名日
mìng míng rì
Valentine’s Day
情人节
qíng rén jié
anniversary
周年纪念日
zhōu nián jì niàn rì

Verbs

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
(to) invite
邀请
yāo qǐng
(to) wish
祝愿
zhù yuàn
(to) make a gift
制作礼物
zhì zuò lǐ wù
(to) get
得到
dé dào

Vocabulary & Phrases

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
party [Sg]
聚会
jù huì
parties [Pl]
聚会
jù huì
birthday party
生日聚会
shēng rìjù huì
invitation [Sg]
邀请
yāo qǐng
invitations [Pl]
邀请
yāo qǐng
I invite you to the party!
我邀请你来参加聚会!
wǒ yāo qǐng nǐ lái cān jiā jù huì!
wish [Sg]
祝福
zhù fú
wishes [Pl]
祝福
zhù fú
What would you like? / What do you want?
你想要什么?
nǐ xiǎng yào shén me?
surprise [Sg]
惊喜
jīng xǐ
surprises [Pl]
惊喜
jīng xǐ
present / gift [Sg]
礼物
lǐ wù
presents / gifts [Pl]
礼物
lǐ wù

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