Pronounced: bÃ i niÃ¡n
Literally: æ‹œï¼š worship, pay respects, salute, visit. å¹´ï¼š year.
Means: to make Chinese New Year’s visits to relatives and friends, or send Chinese New Year’s greetings.
Take a quick gander at a google image search for æ‹œå¹´ to get a little taste of the idea.