What does ‘Gung Hay Fat Choy’ mean?

What does ‘Gung Hay Fat Choy’ mean?

Beijing : China | Feb 03, 2011 at 4:27 AM PST
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Amidst the celebrations of Chinese New Year, people all over the web are searching to find how to say "Happy New Year" in Chinese. While people all over the world are celebriting Chinese New Year, the term "Gung Hay Fat Choy" has made its place amongst the hottest internet searches.

"Gung Hay Fat Choy", one of the most searched terms on Google right now, actually means "Best wishes and Congratulations, have a prosperous and good year".

The end of winter marks the celebrations of Chinese New Year, during which people wish each other "Gung Hay Fat Choy" in family reunions.

The Chinese New Year 2011, which begins on Wednesday, is the year of the rabbit, whose sign is one of the luckiest of the 12 animal signs.

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