How To Say Happy New Year in Korean

2017 January 18
by juyeon

Hello everyone!

New Year has arrived. January is an important month for Koreans to say Happy New Year to each other. Some may visit their parents or relatives’ houses to say in person. Others would do so by sending out New Year Cards or texting messages. Today I will list various sentences that convey Happy New Year in Korean. The below sentences are adequate to use to those who are older than you are or to those you maintain formal relationships with.

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Expression:

새해 복 많이 받으세요.

Have a prosperous New Year.

올해도 건강하시기 바랍니다.

Please stay healthy this year.

행복한 새해 되세요.

Have a happy new year.

새해에 좋은 일만 가득하시길 바랍니다.

I hope you have a wonderful year.

 

Pronunciation:

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Words:

새해 (sae hae) – New Year

복 (bok) – blessings

많이(manhi) – many

받으세요 (padeuseyo) – to receive

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