Christmas Greetings Around the World: How to say in different languages

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Christmas season is upon us and what better way to prepare for it than to learn how to say “Merry Christmas” in different languages. Greet your friends the way the Austrian say ‘Merry Christmas’, the way they greet in Bolivia, the way the French say their greetings.

How do you say ‘Merry Christmas’ in another language?

Check below for the updated list of popular Christmas Greetings around the world. Through these greetings, you’ll glimpse a bit of Christmas tradition from these countries.

Make 2017 more merry by learning to say Merry Christmas in one more language!

How to SAY Merry Christmas in Different Languages 2017

A

  • Andorra (AD) Bon Nadal
  • Albania (AL) Gézuar Krishlindjet
  • Algeria (DZ) Mboni Chrismen
  • Armenia (AM) Shnorhavor Sourp Dzunount
  • Angola (AO) MerBoas Festas
  • Argentina (AR) ¡Feliz Navidad!
  • American Samoa (AS) Frohe Weihnachten
  • Australia (AU) Happy Christmas
  • Aruba (AW) Bon Pasco

B

  • Bosnia and Herzegowina (BA) Sretan Bozic
  • Belgium (BE) Zalig Kerstfeest
  • Bulgaria (BG) Vessela Koleda
  • Bolivia (BO) Feliz Navidad
  • Brazil (BR) Feliz Natal
  • Bahamas (BS) Happy Christmas
  • Belarus (BY) Winshuyu sa Svyatkami

C

  • Canada (CA) Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel
  • Central African Republic (CF) Joyeux Noel
  • Congo (CG) Joyeux Noel
  • Chile (CL) Feliz Navidad
  • Cameroon (CM) Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel
  • China (CN) Sheng Tan Kuai Loh
  • Colombia (CO) Feliz Navidad para todos
  • Costa Rica (CR) Feliz Navidad
  • Cuba (CU) Feliz Navidad
  • Cape Verde (CV) Boas Festas
  • Christmas Island (CX) Merry Christmas
  • Cyprus (CY) Eftihismena Christougenna
  • Czech Republic (CZ) Vesele Vanoce

D

  • Germany (DE) Frohliche Weihnachten
  • Djibouti (DJ) Joyeux Noel, Mboni Chrismen
  • Denmark (DK) Glaedelig Jul
  • Dominica (DM) Merry Christmas
  • Dominican Republic (DO) Feliz Navidad

E

  • Ecuador (EC) Feliz Navidad
  • Estonia (EE) Haid Joule
  • Egypt (EG) Mboni Chrismen
  • El Salvador (SV) Feliz Navidad
  • Ethiopia (ET) Melkam Yelidet Beaal, Poket Kristmet

F

  • Finland (FI) Hauskaa Joulua
  • Fiji (FJ) Merry Christmas
  • Faroe Islands (FO) Gledhilig jol
  • France (FR) Joyeux Noel

G

  • Gabon (GA) Joyeux Noel
  • United Kingdom/Great Britain (GB) Happy Christmas
  • Grenada (GD) Merry Christmas
  • Georgia (GE) Gilotsavt Krist’es Shobas
  • French Guiana (GF) Joyeux Noel
  • Ghana (GH) Afishapa
  • Gibraltar (GI) Feliz Navidad
  • Greenland (GL) Glædelig Jul
  • Greece (GR) Eftihismena Christougenna
  • Guatemala (GT) Feliz Navidad
  • Guam (GU) Felis Pasgua
  • Guinea-bissau (GW) Boas Festas
  • Guyana (GY) Merry Christmas

H

  • Holy See (Vatican City State) (VA) Buon Natale
  • Hong Kong (HK) Sing dan fiy loc
  • Honduras (HN) Feliz Navidad
  • Haiti (HT) Jwaye Nwel
  • Hungary (HU) Boldog Karácsonyt

 

I

  • Indonesia (ID) Salamet Hari Natal
  • Ireland (IE) Nollaig Shona dhuit
  • Israel (IL) Mo’adim Lesimkha
  • India (IN) Shub Christu Jayanti
  • Iraq (IQ) Idah Saidan Wasanah Jadidah
  • Islamic Republic of Iran (IR) Christmas Mobarrak
  • Iceland (IS) Gleðileg Jól
  • Italy (IT) Buon Natale
  • Jamaica (JM) Merry Christmas
  • Japan (JP) Merii Kurisumasu
  • Kenya (KE) Merry Christmas
  • Kyrgyzstan (KG) Hristos Razdajetsja
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (KP) Sung Tan Chuk Ha
  • Republic of Korea (KR) Sungtan Chukha

L

  • Lebanon (LB) Milad Majeed
  • Saint Lucia (LC) Happy Christmas
  • Liechtenstein (LI) Frohliche Weihnachten
  • Sri Lanka (LK) Subha nath thalak Vewa
  • Liberia (LR) Happy Christmas
  • Lesotho (LS) Happy Christmas
  • Lithuania (LT) Laimingu Kaledu
  • Luxembourg (LU) Schéi Krëschtdeeg
  • Latvia (LV) Priecigus ziemassvetkus!
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (LY) Buon Natale, Happy Christmas

M

  • Macau (MO) Boas Festas, Sing dan fiy loc
  • Madagascar (MG) Joyeux Noel, Arahaba tratry ny Krismasy
  • Mali (ML) Joyeux Noel
  • Martinique (MQ) Joyeux Noel
  • Malta (MT) Il-Milied it-Tajjeb
  • Mauritius (MU) Merry Christmas
  • Maldives (MV) Merry Christmas
  • Malawi (MW) Moni Wa Chikondwelero Cha X’mas
  • Morocco (MA) Mboni Chrismen
  • Monaco (MC) Festusu Natale
  • Republic of Moldova (MD) Craciun fericit si un An Nou fericit!
  • Marshall islands (MH) Monono ilo raaneoan Nejin
  • Macedonia (MK) Streken Bozhik
  • Northern Mariana Islands (MP)  Filis Pasgua, Merry Christmas
  • Mexico (MX) Feliz Navidad
  • Malaysia (MY) Selamat Hari Krimas
  • Mozambique (MZ) Boas Festas

Christmas tree with Santa Claus and deer

N

  • Namibia (NA) Geseende Kersfees
  • New Caledonia (NC) Joyeux Noel
  • Niger (NE) Joyeux Noel
  • Norfolk Island (NF) Merry Christmas
  • Nigeria (NG) Merry Christmas
  • Nicaragua (NI) Feliz Navidad
  • Netherlands (NL) Merry Christmas Prettige Kerstdagen
  • New Zealand (NZ) Happy Christmas
  • Norway (NO) Gledelig Jul

P

  • Panama (PA) Feliz Navidad
  • Peru (PE) Feliz Navidad
  • French Polynesia (PF) La ora i te Noera
  • Papua New Guinea (PG) Bikpela hamamas blong dispela Krismas
  • Philippines (PH) Maligayang Pasko, Merry Christmas
  • Poland (PL) Wesolych Swiat
  • Pitcairn (PN) Merry Christmas
  • Puerto Rico (PR) Feliz Navidad, Felices Pascuas, Felicidades
  • Portugal (PT) Boas Festas
  • Palau (PW) Merry Christmas
  • Paraguay (PY) Feliz Navidad

R

  • Reunion (RE) Joyeux Noel
  • Romania (RO) Sarbatori vesele
  • Russian Federation (RU) Hristos Razdajetsja, Rozdjestvom Hristovim
  • Rwanda (RW) Noheli Nziza

S

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis (KN) Happy Christmas
  • Samoa (WS) Ia Manuia Le Kilisimasi
  • San Marino (SM) Buon Natale
  • Saudi Arabia (SA) Mboni Chrismen
  • Seychelles (SC) Happy Christmas, Joyeux Noel
  • Spain (ES) Feliz Navidad
  • Sudan (SD) Wilujeng Natal
  • Singapore (SG) Sheng Tan Kuai Loh, Nathar Puthu Varuda Valthukkal, Happy Christmas
  • St. Helena (SH) Happy Christmas
  • Slovenia (SI) Srecen Bozic
  • Slovakia (Slovak Republic) (SK) Vesele Vianoce
  • Sierra Leone (SL) Happy Christmas
  • Suriname (SR) Zalig Kersfeest
  • South Africa (ZA) Geseënde Kersfees, Happy Christmas
  • Swaziland (SZ) Happy Christmas
  • Sweden (SE) God Jul
  • Switzerland (CH) Fröhlichi Wiehnacht, Joyeux Noel

T

  • Turks and Caicos Islands (TC) Happy Christmas
  • Togo (TG) Joyeux Noel
  • Thailand (TH) Ewadee Pe-e Mai
  • Tunisia (TN) Mboni Chrismen
  • Tonga (TO) Kilisimasi Fiefia
  • Turkey (TR) Mutlu Noeller
  • Trinidad and Tobago (TT) Happy Christmas
  • Taiwan (TW) Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan

U

  • Ukraine (UA) Veseloho Vam Rizdva
  • Uganda (UG) Webale Krismasi
  • United States (US) Happy Holidays, Season’s Greetings, Merry Christmas
  • Uruguay (UY) Feliz Navidad

V

  • Venezuela (VE) Feliz Navidad
  • Vietnam (VN) Chuc mung Giang Sinh

Z

  • Zimbabwe (ZW) Merry Christmas Happy Christmas

Surprise your love ones by greeting them “Merry Christmas” in one, two, or three languages! <3  Or learn one greeting from each of the 7 continents in the world! Amaze friends and family this 2017 holiday season!


No matter in what language you greet your loved ones, here in World Christmas Traditions we wish you the best, happiest, merriest Christmas!


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