How do you say 'Merry Christmas' in over 100 languages?

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How do you say 'Merry Christmas' in over 100 languages?



Grantham University Fan Club Wishes You and your family a very Merry Christmas!

Wow, its the 25th of December already. My how time flies. My little ones have opened all of their gifts and almost everything has been assembled. (Hint: never buy anything complex that has to be assembled!)

My youngest daughter asked me how to say Merry Christmas in Spanish... and it got me wondering about how to say Merry Christmas in other languages.

So here's a list I have begun. Please correct me if I have made mistakes!


Merry Christmas in Afrikaans: Geseënde Kersfees

Merry Christmas in Afrikander: Een Plesierige Kerfees

Merry Christmas in African/ Eritrean/ Tigrinja: Rehus-Beal-Ledeats

Merry Christmas in Albanian:Gezur Krislinjden

Merry Christmas in Arabic: Milad Majid

Merry Christmas in Argentine: Feliz Navidad

Merry Christmas in Armenian: Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand

Merry Christmas in Azeri: Tezze Iliniz Yahsi Olsun

Merry Christmas in Bahasa Malaysia: Selamat Hari Natal

Merry Christmas in Basque: Zorionak eta Urte Berri On!

Merry Christmas in Bohemian: Vesele Vanoce

Merry Christmas in Brazilian: Feliz Natal

Merry Christmas in Bengali: Shubho borodin

Merry Christmas in Breton: Nedeleg laouen na bloavezh mat

Merry Christmas in Bulgarian: Tchestita Koleda; Tchestito Rojdestvo Hristovo

Merry Christmas in Catalan: Bon Nadal i un Bon Any Nou!

Merry Christmas in Chile: Feliz Navidad

Merry Christmas in Chinese: (Cantonese) Gun Tso Sun Tan'Gung Haw Sun

Merry Christmas in Chinese: (Mandarin) Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan

Merry Christmas in Choctaw: Yukpa, Nitak Hollo Chito

Merry Christmas in Columbia: Feliz Navidad y Próspero Año Nuevo

Merry Christmas in Cornish: Nadelik looan na looan blethen noweth

Merry Christmas in Corsian: Pace e salute

Merry Christmas in Crazanian: Rot Yikji Dol La Roo

Merry Christmas in Cree: Mitho Makosi Kesikansi

Merry Christmas in Croatian: Sretan Bozic

Merry Christmas in Czech: Prejeme Vam Vesele Vanoce a stastny Novy Rok

Merry Christmas in Danish: Glædelig Jul

Merry Christmas in Duri: Christmas-e- Shoma Mobarak

Merry Christmas in Dutch: Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar! or Zalig Kerstfeast

Merry Christmas in English: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas in Eskimo: (inupik) Jutdlime pivdluarit ukiortame pivdluaritlo!

Merry Christmas in Esperanto: Gajan Kristnaskon

Merry Christmas in Estonian: Ruumsaid juulup|hi

Merry Christmas in Ethiopian: (Amharic) Melkin Yelidet Beaal

Merry Christmas in Eritfean/ Tigrinja: Rehus- Beal- Ledeats

Merry Christmas in Faeroese: Gledhilig jol og eydnurikt nyggjar!

Merry Christmas in Farsi: Cristmas-e-shoma mobarak bashad

Merry Christmas in Finnish: Hyvaa joulua

Merry Christmas in Flemish: Zalig Kerstfeest en Gelukkig nieuw jaar

Merry Christmas in French: Joyeux Noel

Merry Christmas in Frisian: Noflike Krystdagen en in protte Lok en Seine yn it Nije Jier!

Merry Christmas in Faeroese: Gledhilig jol og eydnurikt nyggjar!

Merry Christmas in Fyrom: Sreken Bozhik

Merry Christmas in Galician: Bo Nada

Merry Christmas in Gaelic: Nollaig chridheil agus Bliadhna mhath ùr!

Merry Christmas in German: Froehliche Weihnachten

Merry Christmas in Greek: Kala Christouyenna!

Merry Christmas in Greenlandic: Juullimi Pilluaritsi!

Merry Christmas in German: Froehliche Weihnachten

Merry Christmas in Haiti: (Creole) Jwaye Nowel or to Jesus Edo Bri'cho o Rish D'Shato Brichto

Merry Christmas in Hausa: Barka da Kirsimatikuma Barka da Sabuwar Shekara!

Merry Christmas in Hawaiian: Mele Kalikimaka

Merry Christmas in Hebrew: Mo'adim Lesimkha. Chena tova

Merry Christmas in Hindi: Baradin ki shubh kamnaaye

Merry Christmas in Hausa: Barka da Kirsimatikuma Barka da Sabuwar Shekara!

Merry Christmas in Hawaian: Mele Kalikimaka ame Hauoli Makahiki Hou!

Merry Christmas in Hungarian: Kellemes Karacsonyi unnepeket

Merry Christmas in Icelandic: Gledileg Jol

Merry Christmas in Indonesian: Selamat Hari Natal

Merry Christmas in Iraqi: Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah

Merry Christmas in Irish: Nollaig Shona Dhuit, or Nodlaig mhaith chugnat

Merry Christmas in Iroquois: Ojenyunyat Sungwiyadeson honungradon nagwutut. Ojenyunyat osrasay.

Merry Christmas in Italian: Buone Feste Natalizie

Merry Christmas in Japanese: Shinnen omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto

Merry Christmas in Jiberish: Mithag Crithagsigathmithags

Merry Christmas in Korean: Sung Tan Chuk Ha

Merry Christmas in Lao: souksan van Christmas

Merry Christmas in Latin: Natale hilare et Annum Faustum!

Merry Christmas in Latvian: Prieci'gus Ziemsve'tkus un Laimi'gu Jauno Gadu!

Merry Christmas in Lausitzian:Wjesole hody a strowe nowe leto

Merry Christmas in Lettish: Priecigus Ziemassvetkus

Merry Christmas in Lithuanian: Linksmu Kaledu

Merry Christmas in Low Saxon: Heughliche Winachten un 'n moi Nijaar

Merry Christmas in Maltese: IL-Milied It-tajjeb

Merry Christmas in Manx: Nollick ghennal as blein vie noa

Merry Christmas in Maori: Meri Kirihimete

Merry Christmas in Marathi: Shub Naya Varsh

Merry Christmas in Navajo: Merry Keshmish

Merry Christmas in Norwegian: God Jul, or Gledelig Jul

Merry Christmas in Occitan: Pulit nadal e bona annado

Merry Christmas in Papiamento: Bon Pasco

Merry Christmas in Papua New Guinea: Bikpela hamamas blong dispela Krismas na Nupela yia i go long

yu

Merry Christmas in Pennsylvania German: En frehlicher Grischtdaag un en hallich Nei Yaahr!

Merry Christmas in Peru: Feliz Navidad y un Venturoso Año Nuevo

Merry Christmas in Philipines: Maligayan Pasko!

Merry Christmas in Pig Latin: Erryma Istmaschra

Merry Christmas in Polish: Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia

Merry Christmas in Portuguese:Feliz Natal

Merry Christmas in Pushto: Christmas Aao Ne-way Kaal Mo Mobarak Sha

Merry Christmas in Rapa-Nui (Easter Island): Mata-Ki-Te-Rangi. Te-Pito-O-Te-Henua

Merry Christmas in Rhetian: Bellas festas da nadal e bun onn

Merry Christmas in Romanche: (sursilvan dialect): Legreivlas fiastas da Nadal e bien niev onn!

Merry Christmas in Romanian:  Craciun Fericit

Merry Christmas in Russian: Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikom Rozhdestva is Novim Godom

Merry Christmas in Sami: Buorrit Juovllat

Merry Christmas in Samoan: La Maunia Le Kilisimasi Ma Le Tausaga Fou

Merry Christmas in Sardinian: Bonu nadale e prosperu annu nou

Merry Christmas in Serbian: Hristos se rodi

Merry Christmas in Slovakian: Sretan Bozic or Vesele vianoce

Merry Christmas in Samoan: La Maunia Le Kilisimasi Ma Le Tausaga Fou

Merry Christmas in Scots Gaelic: Nollaig chridheil huibh

Merry Christmas in Serbian: Hristos se rodi.

Merry Christmas in Singhalese: Subha nath thalak Vewa. Subha Aluth Awrudhak Vewa

Merry Christmas in Slovak: Vesele Vianoce. A stastlivy Novy Rok

Merry Christmas in Slovene: Vesele Bozicne Praznike Srecno Novo Leto or Vesel Bozic in srecno Novo

leto

Merry Christmas in Spanish: Feliz Navidad

Merry Christmas in Swedish: God Jul and (Och) Ett Gott Nytt År

Merry Christmas in Tagalog: Maligayamg Pasko. Masaganang Bagong Taon

Merry Christmas in Tami: Nathar Puthu Varuda Valthukkal

Merry Christmas in Trukeese: (Micronesian) Neekiriisimas annim oo iyer seefe feyiyeech!

Merry Christmas in Thai: Sawadee Pee Mai or souksan wan Christmas

Merry Christmas in Turkish: Noeliniz Ve Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun

Merry Christmas in Ukrainian: Srozhdestvom Kristovym or Z RIZDVOM HRYSTOVYM

Merry Christmas in Urdu: Naya Saal Mubarak Ho

Merry Christmas in Vietnamese: Chuc Mung Giang Sinh

Merry Christmas in Welsh: Nadolig Llawen

Merry Christmas in Yoruba: E ku odun, e ku iye'dun!

Merry Christmas in Yugoslavian: Cestitamo Bozic


Have I left any major languages out? If so, please let me know.

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Becky works in the health sciences industry and spends most of her professional work day in the research and development laboratory working on applied solutions for health and wellness. Becky is an avant supporter of her alma mater Grantham University. In her free time she writes articles for the Grantham University Fan Club site and volunteers at the local Chicago suburb elementary school where her children attend. Her motto is, “Changing the world, one smile at a time!”

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