How to Say Merry Christmas in Other Languages


Christmas may very well be the most widely celebrated holiday on the planet.

Even many cultures where Christmas is not a religious holiday, its significance and importance are recognized.

It is a holiday that celebrates hope, possibility, and warmth of heart. These are universal human longings.

I thought it would be fun to show you how people in every corner of our planet wish others “Merry Christmas”.

Here’s wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas from T6 Sense Media.

25 Ways to Say “Merry Christmas”

  1. Arabic -miilaad majiid

  2. Bulgarian – весела коледа (vesela koleda)

  3. Chinese -圣诞快乐 (shèng dàn kuài lè)

  4. Czech – veselé Vánoce

  5. Dutch – Vrolijke Kerstmis

  6. French -Joyeux Noël

  7. German -Frohe Weihnachten

  8. Greek – Χαρούμενα Χριστούγεννα

  9. Hawaiian -mele Kalikimaka

  10. Hebrew – christmas sameakh

  11. Hindi – क्रिसमस मुबारक (Krismas ki subhkamna)

  12. Hungarian – boldog Karácsonyt

  13. Indonesian – selamat Natal

  14. Irish Gaelic – Nollaig shona

  15. Italian -Buon Natale

  16. Japanese – メリークリスマス (meri kurisumasu)

  17. Korean -즐거운 성탄 (seun-tan chu-ka-hae-yo)

  18. Persian – krissmas khojaste

  19. Polish – Wesołych Świąt Bożego Narodzenia

  20. Portuguese – Feliz Natal

  21. Russian – С Рождеством Христовым (S rojdestvom Kristovom)

  22. Spanish – Feliz Navidad

  23. Swahili – Krismasi Njema

  24. Swedish – god jul

  25. Turkish – Noeliniz kutlu olsun

Where ever you are whoever you are – Merry Christmas to you. And may the meaning and spirit of this day, translate into our global interactions with each other in the coming year. We share a common destiny and we are all creating it – individually and collectively – each and every day.

Stay inspired!