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1. Mini spring couplets that you can print:

Free Spring Couplets Template

Just click on the image above or right-click on this link to download high resolution JPG spring couplets image (3300 x 2550 pixel) that you can use to print mini spring couplets. Size: 8.5" x 11".

2. How to say happy new year in Chinese:

The most common Chinese ways of saying Happy New Year are Gong Xi Fa Cai (Mandarin) and Gong Hey Fat Choy (Cantonese). Even though the pronunciations are a little different, both are written the same way.

Gong Xi is congratulations or respectfully wishing one joy. Fa Cai is to become rich or to make money.

Thus, Gong Xi Fa Cai means wishing you to be prosperous in the coming year.

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  2. Animated: Learn how to write Gong Xi Fa Cai in Chinese

3. Another way to say happy new year:

Xin Nian Kuai Le!

Xin Nian is New Year. Xin is new and Nian is year.

Kuai Le is happiness, joy, pleasure, delight, or rejoicings.

So “Happy New Year” in English is “New Year Happy” in Chinese: Xin Nian Kuai Le.

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  2. Learn how to write Happy New Year in Chinese