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kung hei fat choi

English translation: Wish you joy and may you be prosperous!

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Chinese term or phrase:kung hei fat choi
English translation:Wish you joy and may you be prosperous!
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14:57 Dec 14, 2005
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Chinese term or phrase: kung hei fat choi
congulation words in Chinese society, just like "wish to be rich"
cheryl
恭喜發財
Explanation:
恭喜發財,a common greeting on Chinese New year.

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Note added at 5 days (2005-12-19 19:17:44 GMT)
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「Wish you joy and may you be prosperous!」
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stone118
Taiwan
Local time: 11:23
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5 +4恭喜發財
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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
恭喜發財


Explanation:
恭喜發財,a common greeting on Chinese New year.

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Note added at 5 days (2005-12-19 19:17:44 GMT)
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「Wish you joy and may you be prosperous!」

stone118
Taiwan
Local time: 11:23
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Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Last Hermit: Cantonese
6 mins
  -> Yes, thank you!

agree  Wen Jiang
17 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  Will Matter: Also written as "Gong hei fat choy". Yes, it's Cantonese (Guangdong hua).
2 hrs
  -> Thank you!

agree  Lu Zou
5 hrs
  -> Thank you.
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Changes made by editors
Dec 14, 2005 - Changes made by Angela Dickson:
FieldMedical » Other
Field (specific)Medical: Health Care » General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Dec 14, 2005 - Changes made by Jack Doughty:
Language pairEnglish » Chinese to English


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