Merry Christmas!

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!

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