Around 2 billion people worldwide celebrate Christmas every year. It has become one of the biggest holidays of the year in many countries, as it is now often celebrated by Christians and non-Christians alike.
And because every country has specific Christmas wishes, find bellow how people greet for Christmas around the world.
Arabic – I’d Miilad Said Oua Sana Saida
Bulgarian – Tchestita Koleda; Tchestito Rojdestvo Hristovo
Chinese – [Mandarin] – Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan
Chinese – [Catonese] – Saint Dan Fai Lok
Finnish – Hyvaa joulua
French – Joyeux Noël
German – Froehliche Weihnachten
Greek – Kala Christouyenna
Hungarian – Kellemes Karacsonyi unnepeket
Indonesian – “Selamat Hari Natal”
Iraqi – Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah
Italian – Buone Feste Natalizie
Japanese -” Shinnen omedeto, kurisumasu omedeto. The first part is translated “Happy New Year. Kurisumasu omedeto means Merry Christmas. Japanese people generally add the expression gozaimasu to indicate humility.
Korean – Sung Tan Chuk Ha
Latvian – Prieci’gus Ziemsve’tkus un Laimi’gu Jauno Gadu
Romanian – Craciun fericit
Russian – Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikom Rozhdestva s Novim Godom
Serbian – Hristos se rodi
Slovakian – Sretan Bozic or Vesele vianoce
Spanish – Feliz Navidad
Turkish – Noeliniz Ve Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun
Ukrainian – Z Rizdvom Khrystovym!
My sincere Christmas greetings for all Deutsch Akademie employee and students!