New Year in Different Languages - Find out how Happy New Year is said in different countries around the world.

Be original in your congratulations!

Language: Name:
African LangaugesSwahiliZulu

Chewa

Krismasi Njema / Heri ya krismasUKhisimusi omuhle

Moni Wa Chikondwelero Cha Kristmasi

Afganistan (Dari) Christmas Mubarak (کرسمس مبارک)
Albanian Gëzuar Krishtlindjen
Arabic Eid Milad Majid (عيد ميلاد مجيد)
Which means 'Glorious Birth Feast'
Armenian Shnorhavor Amanor yev Surb Tznund (Շնորհավոր Ամանոր և Սուրբ Ծնունդ)
Which means 'Congratulations for the Holy Birth'
Belgium Dutch/FlemishFrenchGerman

Walloon

Vrolijk KerstfeestJoyeux NoëlFrohe Weihnachten

djoyeus Noyé

Bulgarian 'vesela 'koleda
Chinese - MandarinCantonese Sheng Dan Kuai Le (圣诞快乐)Seng Dan Fai Lok (聖誕快樂)
Croatian
(and Bosnian)
Sretan Božić
Czech Prejeme Vam Vesele Vanoce
Danish Glædelig Jul
The Democratic Republic of Congo- Lingala Mbotama Malamu
Estonian Rõõmsaid Jõulupühi
Finnish Hyvää Joulua
FrenchBretonCorsican Joyeux NoëlNedeleg LaouenBon Natale
German Frohe Weihnachten
Ghana - DagbaniAkan Ni ti Burunya ChouAfishapa
Greek Kala Christouyenna
or Καλά Χριστούγεννα
GreenlandicDanish (also used in Greenland) Juullimi Ukiortaassamilu PilluaritGlædelig Jul
Hawaiian Mele Kalikimaka
Holland (Dutch) Prettig Kerstfeest or Vrolijk Kerstfeest
Hungarian Kellemes karácsonyi ünnepeket
Icelandic Gleðileg jól
India - HindiUrduSanskrit

Gujarati

Bengali

Tamil

Konkani

Kannada

Mizo

Marathi

Punjabi

Malayalam

Telugu

Śubh krisamas (शुभ क्रिसमस)krismas mubarak (کرسمس)Krismasasya shubhkaamnaa

Anandi Natal or Khushi Natal (આનંદી નાતાલ)

shubho bôṛodin (শুভ বড়দিন)

kiṟistumas vāḻttukkaḷ
(கிறிஸ்துமஸ் வாழ்த்துக்கள்)

Khushal Borit Natala

kris mas habbada shubhaashayagalu
(ಕ್ರಿಸ್ ಮಸ್ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಶುಭಾಷಯಗಳು)

Krismas Chibai

Śubh Nātāḷ
(शुभ नाताळ)

karisama te nawāṃ sāla khušayāṃwālā hewe
(ਕਰਿਸਮ ਤੇ ਨਵਾੰ ਸਾਲ ਖੁਸ਼ਿਯਾੰਵਾਲਾ ਹੋਵੇ)

Christmas inte mangalaashamsakal

Christmas Subhakankshalu

Indonesian Selamat Natal
Iran (Farsi)Kurdish (Kumanji) Christmas MobArakKirîsmes u ser sala we pîroz be
Irish - Gaelic Nollaig Shona Dhuit
Israel - Hebrew Chag Molad Sameach (חג מולד שמח)
meaning Happy festival of the Birth
ItalianSicilian Buon NataleBon Natali
Japanese Meri Kurisumasu (or 'Meri Kuri' for short!)Hiragana: めりーくりすますKatakana: メリークリスマス
Korean 'Meri krismas' (메리 크리스마스) or 'Jeulgaeun krismas doeseyo' (즐거운 크리스마스 되세요)
Latvian Priecïgus Ziemassvºtkus
Lithuanian Linksmų Kalėdų
Macedonian Streken Bozhik or
Cpeќeн Бoжик
Madagascar (Malagasy) Tratra ny Noely
Maltese Il-Milied it-Tajjeb
Malaysia - Bahasa/MalayMalayalam Selamat Hari NatalPuthuvalsara Aashamsakal

Native American/
First Nation LanguagesApache (Western)Navajo

Inuit

Yupik

Gozhqq KeshmishNizhonigo Keshmish

Quvianagli Anaiyyuniqpaliqsi

Alussistuakeggtaarmek

Nepali Kreesmasko shubhkaamnaa (क्रस्मसको शुभकामना)
New Zealand (Maori) Meri Kirihimete
Nigeria - HausaYorubaFulani

Igbo (Ibo)

Edo

Ibibio

barka dà KirsìmatìE ku odun, e ku iye'dunJabbama be salla Kirismati

E keresimesi Oma

Iselogbe

Idara ukapade isua

Norwegian God Jul or
Gledelig Jul
Philippines - TagalogIlokanoIlonggo

Sugbuhanon or Cebuano

Bicolano

Pangalatok or Pangasinense

Maligayang PaskoNaragsak Nga PaskuaMalipayon nga Pascua

Maayong Pasko

Maugmang Pasko

Maabig ya pasko or Magayagan inkianac

Polish 'Wesołych Świąt Bożego Narodzenia'
or 'Wesołych Świąt' as a shorter version!
Portuguese Feliz Natal or
Boas Festas
Romanian Crặciun Fericit
Russian s rah-zh-dee-st-VOHM (C рождеством!) or
s-schah-st-lee-vah-vah rah-zh dee-st-vah (Счастливого рождества!)
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) Noheli nziza
Samoan Manuia Le Kerisimasi
Scotland - ScotsGaelic Blithe YuleNollaig Chridheil
Serbian Hristos se rodi (Христос се роди) - Christ is born
Vaistinu se rodi (Ваистину се роди) - truly born (reply)
Slovakian Vesele Vianoce
Slovene or Slovenian Vesel Božič
Somali Kirismas Wacan
South Africa (Afrikaans)Zulu Geseënde KersfeesUKhisimusi omuhle
Spanish (Español)CatalanGalician

Basque

Feliz Navidad or Nochebuena (which means 'Holy Night' - Christmas Eve)Bon NadalBo Nadal

Eguberri on (which means 'Happy New Day')

Swedish God Jul
Switzerland Schöni Wiehnachte
Thai Suk sarn warn Christmas
Turkish Mutlu Noeller
Uganda (Lugandan) Seku Kulu
Ukranian Veseloho Vam Rizdva or Веселого Різдва
Vietnamese Chuć Mưǹg Giańg Sinh
Welsh Nadolig Llawen
Zimbabwe - ShonaNdebele Muve neKisimusiIzilokotho Ezihle Zamaholdeni
Sci-fi & Fantasy Languages!Klingon (Star Trek)Quenya (Lord of the Rings)

Sindarin (Lord of the Rings)

toDwI'ma' qoS yItIvqu' (Our Savior's birthday you-enjoy!)Alassë a Hristomerendë (Joyous Feast of Christ)

Mereth Veren e-Doled Eruion (Joyous Feast of the Coming of the Son of God)