cung hỷ phát tài

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Vietnamese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from 恭喜發財 ("May you have a prosperous New Year!"), from cung hỷ (恭喜, "to congratulate") + phát tài (發財, "to become rich").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /kuwŋ͡m˧˧ hi˧˩ faːʔt̚˧ˀ˦ taːj˨˩/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /kuwŋ͡m˧˧ hɪj˧˩ faːʔk̚˦˥ taːj˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /kuwŋ͡m˧˥ hɪj˨˦ faːʔk̚˦ˀ˥ taːj˨˩/

Phrase[edit]

cung hỷ phát tài

  1. May you have a prosperous New Year!

See also[edit]