Here you will find out how to wish Merry Christmas in other languages. Learn how to say "Merry Christmas" around the world.

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How to say Merry Christmas around the world



Afrikaans is on of the official languages spoken in South Africa. Here people wish each other "Blessed Christmas".

Merry Christmas in French




Germans wish each other "Frohe Weihnachten" or "Frohes Fest" which means Merry Christmas.

Read more about Christmas in Germany on our special page here.

Merry Christmas in Italian

"Buon Natale" is what the Italian say when they wish each other Merry Christmas. Read how the Italians celebrate Christmas in Italy here.

Merry Christmas - Arabic version

In Arabic speaking Lebanon, the many Christians celebrate Christmas as well. More than one third of the Lebanese people are Christians. There are however many more Lebanese people living outside the country than within Lebanon. Learn how to pronounce the Arabic words here.

Merry Christmas in Hungarian

In Hungarian, people say: "Boldog Karácsonyt". Listen here how to pronounce it correctly.

Finnish Merry Christmas

The Finns wish: "Hyvää Joulua". Find our Finland Facts here and if you want to know more about Christmas in Finland read on here.

Merry Christmas in Korean

The Korean wishes are easily pronounced: meri ku-ri-su-ma-su. How about trying it out? Listen to it here.

Happy Christmas in Chinese

While most of the Chinese people are not Christian, Christmas is a popular celebration in the country too. Carol singing and Christmas decorations can be encountered and Christmas parties are held in many places. So be prepared and know how to say Merry Christmas in Chinese. Read more about Christmas in China here.

Happy Christmas in Norwegian

In Norwegian the Christmas wishes are: "God Jul" which means Good Christmas.

Russian Merry Christmas wishes

Russians celebrate Christmas on the 7th of January. Then people wish each other Merry Christmas. In Russian you say this - Find out here.

Merry Christmas in Portuguese

In Portuguese Merry Christmas is: "Feliz Natal" which means Joyful or Happy Christmas.

Happy Christmas - Spanish translation

In Spanish you say: "Feliz Navidad" which means Joyful or Happy Christmas.

Philippines: How to say Merry Christmas in Tagalog

Tagalog is a language spoken in the Philippines. Here people wish "Maligayang Pasko". Listen here to learn how to pronounce it correctly.

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Merry Christmas in Swahili

Kiswahili is spoken in many countries in Africa such as Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania or Rwanda. "Heri ya Krismasi" means Merry Christmas in Swahili.

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