Happy New Year

明けましておめでとうございます。 The traditional greeting the first time you see someone in the new year: Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu. It pretty much just means, "happy new year". Usually, you'd also tack on a "今年も、よろしくお願いします", which somewhat translates to, "please treat me well again this year". It's a bit of a mouthful, which explains why it's sometimes shortened … Continue reading Happy New Year