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Merry Christmas around the world

Seasonal greetings in various world languages

Below is a short list of ways to send your friends, family, clients and colleagues your festive wishes in twenty-five different world languages. Most (but not all) say “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year” – for example, the Japanese text simply reads ‘meri kurisumasu’ (try saying that out loud!).

Our very best wishes to you all at this time of year!

Language Greeting
Chinese (Simplified)    圣诞快乐
Chinese (Traditional)    聖誕快樂
Czech Veselé vánoce a šťastný nový rok
Danish Glædelig jul og godt nytår
Dutch Zalig kerstfeest en gelukkig nieuwjaar
English Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Finnish Hyvää joulua ja onnellista uutta vuotta
French Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année
German Frohe Weihnachten und ein glückliches neues Jahr
Greek Καλά Χριστούγεννα και Ευτυχισμένο το Νέο Ετος
Hebrew חג שמח (“Gut Yontev”) =”Happy Holidays”
Hungarian Kellemes karácsonyt és boldog új évet
Icelandic Gleðileg jól og farsælt komandi ár
Italian Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo
Japanese メリークリスマス
Korean 메리 크리스마스 잘 지내고 새해 복 많이 받으세요
Norwegian God jul og godt nytt år
Polish Wesołych Świąt i Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku!
Portuguese Feliz Natal e próspero ano novo
Romanian Crăciun fericit şi un an nou fericit
Russian С Рождеством Христовым и С наступающим Новым Годом
Slovakian Veselé vianoce a Štastný nový rok
Spanish ¡Feliz Navidad y próspero año nuevo!
Swedish God jul och gott nytt år
Thai สุขสันต์วันคริสต์มาส และสวัสดีปีใหม่
Turkish İyi Noeller ve Mutlu Yıllar
Vietnamese Chúc Giáng Sinh Vui Vẻ và Chúc Năm Mới Tốt Lành
Welsh Nadolig llawen a blwyddyn newydd dda
Klingon QISmaS DatIvjaj ‘ej DIS chu’ DatIvjaj (sing.)
QISmaS botIvjaj ‘ej DIS chu’ botIvjaj (plur.)



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