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Gong Xi Fa Cai 2022 – Year Of The Tiger – Happy Lunar New Year

By February 1, 2022June 9th, 2023No Comments
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“Happiness and prosperity,” is a common phrase when wishing someone a Happy Lunar New Year. In Chinese, you would say, 恭喜發財 or Gōngxǐ fācái (pronunciation). This is the Year of the Tiger 2022, specifically the Water Tiger. A Water Tiger year occurs every 60 years.


Chinese Word 壬寅  Ren-Yin
Earthly Branch of Birth Year Yin
Five Elements (Wǔ Xing) 五行 Wood
Yin Yang (Energy) Yang
Lunar Month First
Lucky Numbers 1, 3
Unlucky Numbers 6, 7 (avoid these)
Lucky Flowers Cineraria, Anthurium
Lucky Colors Gray, Blue, White, Orange
Unlucky Colors Gold, silver, brown, pink (avoid these)
Gemstone TExt
Years of the Ox 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022, 2034 …

Additional Reading
– Wu Xing:  five-element theory of Chinese philosophy (visit)
– Travel China Guide – Year of the Tiger (visit)
– Year of the Tiger from Wikipedia, Chinese Zodiac
– Other Happy Lunar New Years on our Blog:

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