Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Here's how to say "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year" in languages from around the world.

Afrikaans Geseknde Kersfees en 'n Gelukkige Nuwe Jaar Brazilian Portuguese Boas Festas e Feliz Ano Novo Bulgarian Vesela Koleda i Chestita Nova Godina Catalan Bon Nadal i un Feliç Any Nou Chinese (Cantonese) Sin Dan Fae Lok. Gung Hai Fat Choi. Chinese (Mandarin) Shen Dan Kuai Le. Xin Nian Yu Kuai. Croatian Sretan Bozic. Sretna Nova Godina. Czech Stastne a Vesele Vanoce a Stastny Novy Rok Danish Glaedig Jul Og Godt Nytår Gelukkige Nieuwjaar Dutch Vrolik Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuw Jaar Esperanto Felican Kirstnaskon Kaj Bonan Novjaron Estonian Rõõmusaid Jõulupuhi ja Head Uut Aastat Faeroese Gledhilig Jol Og Eydnurikt Nyggjar Finnish Hyvaa Joulua ja Onnellista Uutta Vuotta Flemish Zalig Kerstfeest en Gelukkig Nieuw Jaar French Joyeux Nöel et Bonne Année Gaelic (Scots) Nollaig Chridheil Agus Bliadhna Mhath Yr German Fröhliche Weihnachten und ein Glückliches Neues Jahr Greek Kala Christougenna kai Evtichismenos o Kainourious Chronos Hausa Barka ka Kirsimatikuma Barka da Sabuwar Shekara Hawaiian Mele Kalikimaka Ame Hauoli Makahiki Hou Hebrew Hag ha-Molad Sameah. Shanah Tovah. Hungarian Boldog Karácsonyi Üennepeket Es Boldog Ujévet Icelandic Gledhileg Jol Og Farsflt Komandi Ar Indonesian Selemat Hari Natal Dan Selamat Tahun Baru Inupik (Eskimo) Jutdlime Pivdluarit Ukiortame Pivdluaritlo Italian Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo Japanese Meri Kurisumasu Soshite Akemashite Omedeto Korean Sungtanul Chukaheyo. Sehae Bok Mani Baduseyo. Latin Natale Hilare et Annum Faustum Latvian Priecigus Ziemsvetkus un Laimigu Jaungadu Lithuanian Linksmu kaledugnenna. Laimingu Najuju Metu. Norwegian God Jul Og Godt Nytt År Pennsylvania German En Frehlicher Grischtdaag un en Hallich Nei Yaahr Persian Krismas-e Shoma Mubarak. Sal-e no Mobarak. Polish Wesolych Swiat i Szczesliwego Nowego Roku Portuguese Feliz Natal e um Prospero Ano Novo Romanian Craciun Fericit Si Un An Nou Fericit Russian Vesëlogo Rozhdestva. Schastlivogo Novogo Goda. Serbian Hristos se Rodi. Srecna Nova Godina. Slovak Vesele Vianoce i na Ndravie v Novom Roku Slovenian Vesele Bozicne Praznike in Srecno Novo Leto Spanish Feliz Navidad y Próspero Año Nuevo Swedish God Jul Och Ett Gott Nytt År Tagalog Maligayang Paskó. Maligayang Bagong Taon. Turkish Neseli Noel. Mutlu Yilbasi. Vietnamese Chuc Mung Giang Sinh. Chuc Mung Nam Moi. Yiddish Fraylekhn Krimes. A Git Yor. Yoruba E Ku Odun, e Ku Iye'dun

Web Sites

The Donnell Library Center of the New York Public Library maintains a web site listing common phrases in 26 different languages. For "Merry Christmas," see: /d/f/expressions/list/merryc.htm

For "Happy New Year," see: expressions/list/happyn/htm

Travelang.com, a commercial web site dedicated to providing products and services useful to travelers and students of foreign languages, offers a page that translates the phrase "Merry Christmas" and "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year" into a wide variety of foreign languages:
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