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What’s your prediction for the Fire Monkey year?

Yesterday, the 8th of February 2016 was the Red Fire Monkey Year (火猴年 Huǒ hóu nián), Chinese New Year celebrations started and marked the beginning of the Red Fire Monkey Year (猴年 hóu nián). Happy Year of the Monkey! 猴年大吉! Each year, new predictions are set according to traditional Chinese astrology. This Lunar Year is […]

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Chinese culture Vocabulary

Old Man Christmas and Other Purrfect Words in Chinese for the Holidays

The Holidays are upon us! Are you excited? Feeling curious to know how Christmas and the Holidays are celebrated in China? Read on below to discover the purrfect words in Chinese for the Holidays you’ll be learning so you can wish happy holidays to those around you in Mandarin Chinese.

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Chinese culture

New Year 2015: Happy Mew Year!

It’s 2O15 you guys! So Happy Mew Year from the Nincha team! Here’s to hoping that this New Year 2015 will turn out to be all you want it to be!

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Chinese culture

新年快乐! Happy New Year! It’s Tiger Year!

祝贺 大家  新年快乐! We wish you a happy 2014!

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Chinese culture Vocabulary

Chinese New Year: How to Celebrate?

When it comes to New Year celebrations, it’s not the 1st of January that counts. It’s the beginning of the new lunar year that matters. The Chinese New Year is also known as 春节 (chūnjié, literally Spring festival). Curious to learn more about this Chinese New Year? Here’s a crash course in celebrating the New […]