Say Happy New Year
in Vietnamese

You want to learn how to say Happy New Year in Vietnamese? You will find useful instruction in this article.

Normally, it great to know how to express common phrases in another language. If you want to learn some basic Vietnamese phrases, or just a greeting in Vietnamese New Year, here we go.

In Vietnamese, Happy New Year is written like this…

Chúc mừng năm mới

You may see a simplified version without tonal marks: “Chuc mung nam moi”

Here’s how to speak: Chook moong num moi

Happy New Year in Vietnamese

In fact, there’re several other varieties to express your new-year greeting. These mostly originate from Sino Vietnamese, and we do not often use them in daily life. Rather, they’re used in formal contexts like theater, literature... I include here some of the most common phrases:

  • Cung chúc tân niên
  • Cung chúc tân xuân
  • Cung hỷ phát tài

Furthermore, you can add on some other phrases to make your wishes complete and comprehensive:

  • Dồi dào sức khỏe – Good health
  • An khang thịnh vượng – Prosperity
  • Phát tài phát lộc – Thriving
  • Vạn sự như ý – May all your wishes come true

For your practicing, watch below clip by EverydayViet.com on YouTube, you’ll see it much easier to learn and to memorize. Once you know how to say "Happy New Year" in Vietnamese – I’d like to wish you: Chúc Mừng Năm Mới!

Click here if you want to learn more basic Vietnamese phrases for travelers


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