People all over the world are calling in New Year with gusto and a hope of a new start. To celebrate the event, it is important to spread the joy and positive vibes by wishing people "Happy New Year". Sometimes this phrase is said to be so reflective that you may not notice how much the expression can affect someone positively. While there is no solid way to wish someone good in the coming year, there are different ways to get feelings and meaning back to regular greetings.
Edit Wishing Family and Friends Happy New Year
- Say hello to someone at midnight on New Year's Eve. Be bold and shout it at the top of your lungs, or simply wish people a happy new year individually. Tell it to family members, friends or to people you interact with while you are out in general. 
- Show love to your loved ones when you greet them. Giving a hug or a kiss on both cheeks can show that you really want them well in the beginning of the new year. 
- Also take an interest in what your loved ones have to say or what happens in life. Follow up on your greeting by asking if they have any plans or goals for the beginning of the new year. Maybe you have a New Year's resolution and want to share it with them too.
- Send New Year's greeting as a text message to friends and family. Write and send the message at midnight on New Year's Eve if you know that the person will be awake or wait to send the message out next week. Sending a text message is a good option when you cannot greet someone in person. 
- Be explicit with your message. Use exclamation marks, and smile or happy emojis in lots. Sometimes text messages can be flat, so be sure to dress the message so that it turns out exciting enough.
- Apps such as SnapChat or Bitmoji will also have personal filters or graphics to send you your written message.
- Write about your last year on social media and end it with New Year's wishes. Mark some positive experiences that you had as recalling a fun holiday or including some of the battles you exceeded as conquering a tough vacation in college. Maybe even choose a fun picture or a favorite quote related to New Year and send it to your social media accounts. This will give an all-encompassing desire to your family and friends without having to notify each person individually. 
- Give an insight quote, as said by T.S. Eliot, "Last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words are waiting for another voice."
- Choose quotes from popular celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, "Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right", or even Brad Paisley, "Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book Write a good one. "
- Write a quote that is uplifting or inspiring, as one from Henry David Thoreau, "Go safe in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."
- Send out handwritten cards to loved ones one week before New Year's Day. Send a festive card at the moment and write a personal message to each person you send it to. People love to get cards in the mail, so make the new year a little brighter and send out a card. 
- Print a message that not only wishes the person a happy New Year, but one who also gives insight into your hopes for the new year. Maybe you haven't seen the relative or friend for a while, and in your card you express it.
- Include a festive photo with the card. In the photo you can wear a festive sweater for New Year, or it can be something as simple as you lounging out with your pet. Images can easily be sent over social media, but sending a printed photo adds a personal touch.
Edit Say happy new year in different languages
- Scream "Bonne année" (bon a-nay) while celebrating in France. Practice placing the tongue against the mouth of the ceiling to pronounce nasal "nay" for the second syllable of the "année". It makes the same long "one" sound as in the word "hay". 
- Gather family and friends on December 31 to celebrate the saint's day of celebration "La Saint-Sylvestre" (la its seal-vay-str). When the clock strikes at midnight, shout, "Bonne année!" (Bon a-nay) to wish everyone a happy new year.
- Say "Feliz año nuevo" (feh-liz an-yoh n-way-vo) in Spain. Memorize the phrase easily by directly translating it into English as "Happy Year New". You may already have heard the word "feliz" used in other Spanish phrases like "Feliz Navidad", used in the popular Spanish-English Christmas song by José Feliciano. Then remember that "nuevo" looks like the word "new". 
- After reading the phrase, participate in the tradition of eating 12 grapes as the bell strikes midnight and then shouting, "Feliz año nuevo!" 
- Learn the Portuguese phrase "Feliz ano novo" (feh-liz an-oh noh-voh). Round your lips around the "oh" syllables to make the pronunciation easier. The sound is similar to what you would do by just sighing, "Oh." 
- Note that the phrase looks very much like the Spanish phrase. Picking out these similarities between languages makes it easier for them to learn.
- Practice the German saying "Frohes neues jahr" (frohes neu-yis yar). Describe the heavy "y" sounds in this phrase. Listen to how different regions in Germany pronounce the same phrase. Sometimes "neues" can also be pronounced as "neu-yiz". 
- When you have mastered that phrase, practice saying the alternative phrase "Gutes neues jahr" (gutes neu-yis yar). In this case, "gutes" are translated into "good".
- Learn the Russian phrase "S novym godom" (s nò-vym gò-dam). Indicate on the several long "o" sounds within this phrase. Practice says the syllables quickly, so it almost runs like a single word. 
- Practice says an alternative version, "Novym schastem" (s no-vym sh-a-stym) that translates to "Happy new happiness".
- Learn the formal Japanese phrase "Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu." Break this phrase into phonetic syllables to facilitate learning. Start by breaking up akemashit as "a-kay-mash-tay". Then move to the second word "omedetou" as "o-meh-deh-tò." Finally, let out "gozaimasu" as "gò-zye -mas." Practice saying the phrase together for a formal greeting. 
- Say the informal version of the phrase "Akemashite omedetou" to close family and friends. The words in this phrase are pronounced the same as in the formal version.
- Enjoy saying this phrase for the first 2 weeks of January while in Japan, as it is adapted to celebrate the New Year for a longer time beyond January 1.
- Celebrate the Chinese New Year by saying "Xīn nián kuài lè," in Mandarin. Speak this formal greeting as "shin nee-an kwai le", which translates to "New Year happiness." Say this phrase to strangers or acquaintances.
- Then practice an informal version to say to family and friends, "Xīn nián hao". 
- Want colleagues a happy new year. Some people may feel reluctant to return to work as soon as they leave. Your greeting can only be the pick-me-up they need to remind them that people are also caring for them. 
- Don't be sumptuous and want every single person you see. Give people a chance to wish you a happy new year as well, and always continue with "Thank you" or "You too." 
- Health people in late December and early January. This applies to countries that follow the Gregorian calendar. New Year's tend to be a fleeting and quick vacation, so make sure you don't miss your chance to wish people good. 
- Be aware if you are visiting another country around New Year's Eve or Day, because the country may not celebrate it in a way similar to yours. For example, people in China will celebrate New Year at the end of January or early February. People in Islamic or Jewish cultures also have different New Year dates. 
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- Say hello to someone at midnight on New Year's Eve. Be bold and shout it at the top of your lungs, or simply wish people a happy new year individually. Tell it to family members, friends or to people you interact with while you are out in general.