Different Ways to Wish You a Merry Christmas Around The World!

Different Ways to Wish You a Merry Christmas Around The World!
07 Dec 2018

Do you know how to say Merry Christmas in other parts of the world, in their native tongue? With so many countries and cultures in the world, the amount of ways is plentiful.

I have compiled a helpful list, which is by no means a complete list, but it does cover off most of the world.

Merry Christmas around the world

Afganistan: Christmas Mubarak
Afrikaans: Geseënde Kersfees
Akan: Afishapa
Albanian: Gëzuar Krishtlindjen
Alsatian: E güeti Wïnâchte
Amharic: Melikam Gena
Apache: Gozhqq Keshmish
Arabic: Eid Milad Majid
Armenian: Shnorhavor Amanor yev Surb Tznund
Ashanti/Asante/Asante Twi: afehyia pa
Bahasa/Malay: Selamat Hari Natal
Basque: Eguberri on
Bengali: shubho bôṛodin
Bicolano: Maugmang Pasko
Breton: Nedeleg Laouen
Bulgarian: Vesela Koleda
Cantonese: Seng Dan Fai Lok
Catalan: Bon Nadal
Cebuano: Maayong Pasko Cherokee: Danistayohihv &Aliheli’sdi Itse Udetiyvasadisv
Chewa: Moni Wa Chikondwelero Cha Kristmasi
Cornish: Nadelik Lowen
Corsican: Bon Natale
Croatian: Sretan Božić
Czech: Veselé Vánoce
Dagbani: Ni ti Burunya Chou
Danish: Glædelig Jul
Dutch: Zalig Kerstfeest
Edo: Iselogbe
Esperanto: Feliĉan Kristnaskon
Estonian: Rõõmsaid Jõulupühi
Ewe: Blunya na wo
Farsi: Christmas MobArak
Finnish: Hyvää joulua
Flemish: Vrolijk Kerstfeest
French: Joyeux Noël
Fula/Fulani: Jabbama be salla Kirismati
Galician: Bo Nadal
Georgian: gilocav shoba-akhal c’els
German: Frohe Weihnachten
Greek: Kala Christouyenna
Greenlandic: Juullimi Pilluarit
Gujarati: Anandi Natal
Haitian Creole: Jwaye Nowe
Hausa: barka dà Kirsìmatì
Hawaiian: Mele Kalikimaka
Hebrew: Chag Molad Sameach
Hindi: Śubh krisamas
Hungarian: Boldog karácsonyt
Ibibio: Idara ukapade isua
Icelandic: Gleðileg jól
Igbo/Igo: E keresimesi Oma
Ilokano: Naragsak Nga Paskua
Ilonggo: Malipayon nga Pascua
Indonesian: Selamat Natal
Inuit: Quvianagli Anaiyyuniqpaliqsi
Irish Gaelic: Nollaig Shona Dhuit
Italian: Buon Natale
Japanese: Meri Kurisumasu
Kannada: kris mas habbada shubhaashayagalu
Kinyarwanda: Noheli nziza
Konkani: Khushal Borit Natala
Korean: Meri krismas
Kurdish: Kirîsmes u ser sala we pîroz be
Ladin: Bon/Bun Nadèl
Latin: Felicem Diem Nativitatis
Latvian: Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus
Lingala: Mbotama Malamu
Lithuanian: Linksmų Kalėdų
Luganda: Seku Kulu
Macedonian: Streken Bozhik
Malagasy: Tratra ny Noely
Malayalam: Christmas inte mangalaashamsakal
Malayalam: Puthuvalsara Aashamsakal
Maltese: Il-Milied it-Tajjeb
Mandarin: Sheng Dan Kuai Le
Manx: Nollick Ghennal
Maori: Meri Kirihimete
Marathi: Śubh Nātāḷ
Mizo: Krismas Chibai
Montenegrin: Hristos se rodi
Navajo: Nizhonigo Keshmish
Ndebele: Izilokotho Ezihle Zamaholdeni
Nepali: Kreesmasko shubhkaamnaa
Norwegian: God Jul or Gledelig Jul
Pangalatok: Maabig ya pasko
Papiamentu: Bon Pascu
Polish: Wesołych Świąt
Portuguese: Feliz Natal
Punjabi: karisama te nawāṃ sāla khušayāṃwālā hewe
Romanian: Crăciun Fericit
Romansh: Bellas festas da Nadal
Russian: s rah-zh-dee-st-VOHM
Samoan: Manuia Le Kerisimasi
Sanskrit: Krismasasya shubhkaamnaa
Scots: Blithe Yule
Scottish Gaelic: Nollaig Chridheil
Serbian: Hristos se rodi
Shindi: Christmas jun wadhayun
Shona: Muve neKisimusi
Sicilian: Bon Natali
Sinhala: Suba Naththalak Wewa
Slovakian: Veselé Vianoce
Slovenian: Vesel Božič
Soga/Lasoga: Mwisuka Sekukulu
Somali: Kirismas Wacan
Sotho: Le be le keresemese e monate
Spanish: Feliz Navidad
Sranantongo: Swit’ Kresneti
Sugbuhanon: Maayong Pasko
Swahili: Krismasi Njema / Heri ya Krismasi
Swedish: God Jul
Swiss German: Schöni Wiehnachte
Tamil: kiṟistumas vāḻttukkaḷ
Telugu: Christmas Subhakankshalu
Thai: Suk sarn warn Christmas
Tigrinya: Ruhus Beal Lidet
Turkish: Mutlu Noeller
Ukranian: Veseloho Rizdva
Urdu: krismas mubarak
Vietnamese: Chuć Mưǹg Giańg Sinh
Walloon: djoyeus Noyé
Warey Warey: Maupay Nga Pasko
Welsh: Nadolig Llawen
Xhosa/isiXhosa: Krismesi emnandi
Yoruba: E ku odun, e ku iye’dun
Yupik: Alussistuakeggtaarmek
Zulu: UKhisimusi omuhle

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Merry Christmas!

However you say it, the meaning is universal. Merry Christmas, from our family, to yours.

Cheers,
Big Daddy

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Craig is a husband, a father, team leader, senior youth group coordinator, designer, brander, community builder, volunteer, blogger, and social media manager. Craig likes to go camping, travel, go on road trips, watch movies, read with his girls, build stuff, operate the grill, and play bass guitar. In June 2017, PR firm Cision identified Craig as one of Canada’s top 10 most popular male bloggers in the parents and family space. Known as Big Daddy Kreativ, his blog specializes in travel, lifestyle, food, automotive, events, parenting, movies, tech, recipes, health, pets, reviews, and giveaways.

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