Slang Dynasty is a series that unpacks the wide world of Chinese regional slang, internet colloquialisms, and assorted street-level jargon.
You might already know “gong xi fa cai” (basically “hope you get rich”), but if you’re looking to up your Mandarin-speaking game as we charge toward the Year of the Ox, we got you.
In a very special Spring Festival edition of Slang Dynasty, Managing Editor Jake NIU-by gives you the rundown on some ways to incorporate the Year of the Ox into your Lunar New Years greetings.
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