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chanseypanty
02-04-2007, 09:58 PM
Anybody celebrating it?
I wish I get a lot of li xi.


Chc mừng năm mới and Cung hỉ pht ti (Kung hei fat choi) people.

GaryEX
02-04-2007, 10:13 PM
Anybody celebrating it?
I wish I get a lot of li xi.


Chc mừng năm mới and Cung hỉ pht ti (Kung hei fat choi) people.
Are you vietnamese? I am just guessing because I have seen that type of writing somewhere.

chanseypanty
02-04-2007, 10:34 PM
Are you vietnamese? I am just guessing because I have seen that type of writing somewhere.
Uh, yes, I thought you already knew?

Blue-
02-04-2007, 10:38 PM
Uh, yes, I thought you already knew?
I don't celebrate it, but my sign is the Boar. ^^ I'm obsessed with the Chinese zodiac.

Shozuka
02-04-2007, 10:39 PM
My sign is the Tiger for 1998.

I don't celebrate CNY.

GaryEX
02-04-2007, 10:45 PM
Uh, yes, I thought you already knew?
Actually, I didn't until now. Is cool to know two languages?

chanseypanty
02-04-2007, 10:57 PM
Actually, I didn't until now. Is cool to know two languages?
It's cool, not is cool.

I'm a goat.

Blue-
02-04-2007, 11:40 PM
My sign is the Tiger for 1998.

I don't celebrate CNY.
Wow, your young. O.O I thought you were ten...

I was supposed to be a rat, but the Chinese New Year was after my birth. So I'm a boar. (If this makes any sense. xD)

Lord Voldemort
02-05-2007, 12:11 AM
My sign is the Tiger for 1998.

I don't celebrate CNY.

Wow, your only 8/9? You seem older than that.

I dont celebrate Chinese New Year.

Kenny_C.002
02-05-2007, 12:20 AM
Remember children: Your =/= You're. :3

Anyway, yeah I celebrate Chinese New Year. I wouldn't be Chinese if I don't.

Born in the year of the tiger here. :D

chanseypanty
02-05-2007, 12:44 AM
I wish it's Feb 17 cuz I'm going to a festival that day.

I wen't last year and it's fun.

mlugia
02-05-2007, 03:35 AM
Remember children: Your =/= You're. :3

Anyway, yeah I celebrate Chinese New Year. I wouldn't be Chinese if I don't.

Born in the year of the tiger here. :D

You and me both, Kennyboy :O

Kenny_C.002
02-05-2007, 03:55 AM
You and me both, Kennyboy :O
We should meet some time. :3

Orange_Flaaffy
02-05-2007, 04:38 AM
I was born in 1983, so I am a boar :). I don't celebrate it, I have no Chinese/Vietnamese in my family at all.
But I wish I did, it looks like fun, and I've always wanted to try the food :3

Jet
02-05-2007, 05:36 AM
yes I celebrate it, I am 50% Chinese after all... and with 21 years of my life, I'm still not sure whether I'm an ox or tiger... Jan. 25, 1986... x_X

Shady
02-05-2007, 06:12 AM
I'm a Goat I think. :P How flattering.. xDD

I don't celebrate it either...

Shame on me, but it might have something to do with the fact I'm not Chinese... I'll look into it. xD

FireBrawl Latios
02-05-2007, 07:53 AM
Yeah, I do celebrate it, but I am not looking forward to it.

mlugia
02-05-2007, 02:04 PM
We should meet some time. :3
You're never around when I'm in Toronto! >:O

Neo Emolga
02-05-2007, 02:13 PM
Not really celebrating it. And by the way, I was born year of the dog.

And Im a Husky, not a bitty Chihuahua.

ZadokRox
02-05-2007, 02:18 PM
Is the Chinese New Year on February 17th? I want to know in case I go to a Chinese restaurant that day. I want to tell them happy new year.

And can you remind me how to say "Happy new year" in Mandarin? Is it "Chow Yun Fat" ?

mlugia
02-06-2007, 01:33 AM
Is the Chinese New Year on February 17th? I want to know in case I go to a Chinese restaurant that day. I want to tell them happy new year.

And can you remind me how to say "Happy new year" in Mandarin? Is it "Chow Yun Fat" ?
It's on the 18th this year.

Chow Yun Fat is actually a chinese actor... http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000334/ . Famous for his roles in Bulletproof Monk, Replacement Killers, Anna and the King, and the upcoming finale to the Pirates of the Carribean franchise.

Happy New Year in Mandarin is pronounced Xin Nian Quai Le. Not too sure about the cantonese version.

dud3
02-06-2007, 01:34 AM
Anybody celebrating it?
I wish I get a lot of li xi.


Chc mừng năm mới and Cung hỉ pht ti (Kung hei fat choi) people.

Yes happy new year to you to :)and yes I celebrate ie.

ZadokRox
02-06-2007, 01:46 AM
It's on the 18th this year.

Chow Yun Fat is actually a chinese actor... http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000334/ . Famous for his roles in Bulletproof Monk, Replacement Killers, Anna and the King, and the upcoming finale to the Pirates of the Carribean franchise.

Happy New Year in Mandarin is pronounced Xin Nian Quai Le. Not too sure about the cantonese version.

Yeah, I figured it was him. I got idea of how to say 'Happy New Year' in Mandarin from an episode of 'Pinky and the Brain' when they were trying to travel around the world (they ended up in China and everybody kept wishing them Happy New Year and it sounded like "Chow Yong Fat" or something).

Okay, how do you pronounce Xin Nian Quai Le (I know that might be hard)? Xin Ni-an Qua-i Le or something like that?

chanseypanty
02-06-2007, 02:16 AM
Yeah, I figured it was him. I got idea of how to say 'Happy New Year' in Mandarin from an episode of 'Pinky and the Brain' when they were trying to travel around the world (they ended up in China and everybody kept wishing them Happy New Year and it sounded like "Chow Yong Fat" or something).

Okay, how do you pronounce Xin Nian Quai Le (I know that might be hard)? Xin Ni-an Qua-i Le or something like that?
It's Xīnnián kuàilè

THose marks are for tones.

For nián, you have to say it with a high tone.
For kuài, say it with a low tone.
FOR lè, low tone.

Easy for me but pretty hard for Amercan people.

Sun nin fai lok for Cantonese.

ZadokRox
02-06-2007, 02:26 AM
It's Xīnnin kuil

THose marks are for tones.

For nin, you have to say it with a high tone.
For kui, say it with a low tone.
FOR l, low tone.

Easy for me but pretty hard for Amercan people.

Uhhhhh, I think I got it. I'll try to remember that and say it to the folks at whatever Chinese restuarant I go to (I'm familar with some of people who work there so they won't think I'm a total dingbat if I don't get it right).

Thank you, chanseypanty.

chanseypanty
02-06-2007, 02:33 AM
I was born in 1983, so I am a boar :). I don't celebrate it, I have no Chinese/Vietnamese in my family at all.
But I wish I did, it looks like fun, and I've always wanted to try the food :3
They have lots of vegetarian food though.

Knightblazer
02-10-2007, 02:07 PM
Ah, CNY. 'corse I'll be celebrating it... I'm S'poean laaaaaaaaaa~ XD That and watching 'Just Follow Law' by Jack... Neo. (I'm serious, folks.) Anyway, yeah, Chinese New Year! Pineapple Tarts and 113 hours of computer time! XD

And I'm teh Monkey. Hoo-hoo ha-ha.

Knightblazer

chanseypanty
02-10-2007, 03:34 PM
Ah, CNY. 'corse I'll be celebrating it... I'm S'poean laaaaaaaaaa~ XD That and watching 'Just Follow Law' by Jack... Neo. (I'm serious, folks.) Anyway, yeah, Chinese New Year! Pineapple Tarts and 113 hours of computer time! XD

And I'm teh Monkey. Hoo-hoo ha-ha.

Knightblazer
I'm older than you, yay.

One more Week till' New YEar *WOooooo"