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How to Say “Merry Christmas” in 80+ Languages

Here’s how to wish people “Merry Christmas” in more than 80 different languages.

  • Afrikaans – ‘n Geseende Kersfees en ‘n voorspoedige Nuwejaar;
  • Afrikaans – Een Plesierige Kerfees;
  • Albanian — Gezuar Krishtlindje;
  • Arabic – I’d Miilad Said Oua Sana Saida;
  • Armenian – Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand;
  • Azeri – Tezze Iliniz Yahsi Olsun;
  • Basque – Zorionstsu Eguberri. Zoriontsu Urte Berri On;
  • Bengali – Bodo Din Shubh Lamona;
  • Bohemian – Vesele Vanoce;
  • Breton – Nedeleg laouen na bloavezh mat;
  • Bulgarian – Tchestita Koleda; Tchestito Rojdestvo Hristovo;
  • Celtic – Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda;
  • Chamorro – Felis Påsgua or Felis Påsguan Nochebuena (or Felis Nabidåt);
  • Chinese (Mandarin) Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan;
  • Chinese (Cantonese) Gun Tso Sun Tan’Gung Haw Sun;
  • Chinese (Hong Kong) Kung Ho Hsin Hsi. Ching Chi Shen Tan;
  • Cornish – Nadelik looan na looan blethen noweth;
  • Cree – Mitho Makosi Kesikansi;
  • Croatian – Sretan Bozic;
  • Czech – Prejeme Vam Vesele Vanoce a stastny Novy Rok;
  • Danish – Gladelig Jul;
  • Dutch – Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar;
  • English – Merry Christmas;
  • Esperanto – Gajan Kristnaskon;
  • Estonian – Roomsaid Joulu Puhi;
  • Farsi – Cristmas-e-shoma mobarak bashad;
  • Finnish – Hyvaa joulua;
  • French – Joyeux Noel;
  • Frisian – Noflike Krystdagen en in protte Lok en Seine yn it Nije Jier;
  • German – Froehliche Weihnachten;
  • Greek – Kala Christouyenna;
  • Hawaiian (in Hawaii) – Mele Kalikimaka;
  • Hebrew – Mo’adim Lesimkha. Chena tova;
  • Hindi – Bada Din Mubarak Ho;
  • Hungarian – Kellemes Karacsonyi unnepeket;
  • Icelandic – Gledileg Jol;
  • Inupiaq (spoken by Eskimos) – annaurri Aniruq & Paglaun Ukiutchiaq;
  • Indonesian – Selamat Hari Natal;
  • Iraqi – Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah;
  • Irish – Nollaig Shona Dhuit;
  • Italian – Buon Natale or Buone Feste Natalizie;
  • Japanese – Shinnen omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto;
  • Kala – Khristougena kai Eftikhes to Neon Etos;
  • Korean – Sung Tan Chuk Ha;
  • Latvian – Priecigus Ziemas Svetkus un Laimigu Jauno Gadu;
  • Lettish – Priecigus Ziemassvetkus;
  • Lithuanian – Linksmu Kaledu;
  • Manx – Nollick ghennal as blein vie noa;
  • Maori – Meri Kirihimete;
  • Marathi – Shub Naya Varsh;
  • Navajo – Merry Keshmish;
  • Northern Sotho – Matlhatse le matlhogonolo mo ngwageng o moswa;
  • Norwegian – God Jul Og Godt Nytt Aar;
  • Pennsylvania German – En frehlicher Grischtdaag un en hallich Nei Yaahr;
  • Papiamento – Bon Pasku i Felis Anja Nobo;
  • Pig Latin – Errymay ristmaskay;
  • Polish – Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia;
  • Portuguese – Feliz Natal (Used in Portugal, Brazil and several former Portuguese colonies);
  • Rapa-Nui – Mata-Ki-Te-Rangi. Te-Pito-O-Te-Henua;
  • Romanian – Craciun Fericit;
  • Russian – Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikom Rozhdestva i s Novim Godom;
  • Samoan – La Maunia Le Kilisimasi Ma Le Tausaga Fou;
  • Serbian – Hristos se rodi;
  • Scottish – Nollaig Chridheil agus Bliadhna Mhath Ur;
  • Serbian – Hristos se rodi;
  • Singhalese – Subha nath thalak Vewa. Subha Aluth Awrudhak Vewa;
  • Slavonic – Christos Razdajetsja! Slavite Jeho!;
  • Slovak – Sretan Bozic or Vesele vianoce. A stastlivy Novy Rok;
  • Slovene – Vesele Bozicne. Screcno Novo Leto
  • Spanish – Feliz Navidad (Used in Spain as well as Mexico and most of Central and South America);
  • Swahili – Krismasi Njema;
  • Swedish – God Jul and (Och) Ett Gott Nytt Ar;
  • Tagalog – Maligayamg Pasko. Masaganang Bagong Taon;
  • Tamil – Nathar Puthu Varuda Valthukkal;
  • Thai – sooK San wan Christmas;
  • Turkish – Noeliniz Ve Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun;
  • Ukrainian – Srozhdestvom Kristovym;
  • Urdu – Bara Din Mubarak Ho;
  • Vietnamese – Chung Mung Giang Sinh;
  • Waray – Maupay nga Pasko ngan Mainuswagon nga Bag-o nga Tu-ig;
  • Welsh – Nadolig Llawen;
  • Zulu – Nginifisela inhlanhla ne mpumelelo e nyakeni.

How to Say Merry Christmas in ASL Language

First move your left hand UP and OFF chest twice – so you say “Merry”. To say word “Christmas” bend your fingers in the shape of a letter “C” and arch from left to right.

Look at the illustration below – it clearly explains how to say “Merry Christmas” phrase in ASL language in two easy steps.

How to Say Merry Christmas in ASL Language - Infographic
Free Infographic on How to Say Merry Christmas in ASL Language

Do you know how to write the equivalent of “Merry Christmas” in a language not listed here? If so, send in the comments below and we will update the list.





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