How to say ‘Merry Christmas’ in twenty different languages!

As December has quickly crept up on us and we are suddenly mid festive season we thought it would be the perfect time to learn how to say ‘Merry Christmas’ around the world. As there are over 7000 languages and dialects worldwide we will start with twenty just to get us started. Here you can see how it is said in twenty different languages to really help you learn how to say these festive phrases in time for Christmas!

Merry Christmas in French – Joyeux Noël

Merry Christmas in Spanish – ¡Feliz Navidad!

Merry Christmas in Polish – Wesołych Świąt

Merry Christmas in German – Frohe Weihnachten!

Merry Christmas in Greek – Καλά Χριστούγεννα.

Merry Christmas in Danish – Glædelig Jul

Merry Christmas in Italian – Buon Natale

Merry Christmas in Arabic – Milad Mubarak

Merry Christmas in Croatian – Sretan Bozic

Merry Christmas in Indonesian – Selamat Hari Natal

Merry Christmas in Japanese –  Merii Kurisumasu

Merry Christmas in Croatian – Sretan Bozic

Merry Christmas in Swedish – God Jul

Merry Christmas in Icelandic – Gleðileg Jól

Merry Christmas in Ukrainian – Veseloho Vam Rizdva

Merry Christmas in Bulgarian – Vessela Koleda

Merry Christmas in Hebrew – Mo’adim Lesimkha

Merry Christmas in Hungarian – Boldog Karácsonyt

Merry Christmas in Korean – Sung Tan Chuk Ha

Merry Christmas in Hawaiian –    Mele Kalikimaka


Whether you are planning to visit a new country over Christmas or you would like to be able to write the correct phrase in your Christmas cards we hope this list helps you to spread the Christmas cheer around the world!

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