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Happy Holidays! In 35 Languages of Countries from J to Z

Posted on December 20, 2011 by Leave a comment

I want to wish all of my Circles Of Excellence business friends, my Speaker Bureau friends and my personal friends a Wonderful Holiday Season. Safe travels and blessings to you all! I’ll be wishing everyone a Happy New Year in greetings from various languages in January 2012. My Cross-Cultural Articles, Cultural Clues, Do’s & Taboos, will return in January with the next featured country being CHILE.

 

For the Holiday Greetings of countries from A to I, please visit the Circles Of Excellence blog!

 

Let the season begin!

 

Japanese – Shinnen omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto
Korean – Sung Tan Chuk Ha
Latvian – Prieci’gus Ziemsve’tkus un Laimi’gu Jauno Gadu!
Lithuanian – Linksmu Kaledu
Manx – Nollick ghennal as blein vie noa
Maori – Meri Kirihimete
Marathi – Shub Naya Varsh
Navajo – Merry Keshmish
Norwegian – God Jul
Pennsylvania German – En frehlicher Grischtdaag un en hallich Nei Yaahr!
Polish – Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia
Portuguese – Boas Festas
Rapa-Nui – Mata-Ki-Te-Rangi. Te-Pito-O-Te-Henua
Rumanian – Sarbatori vesele
Russian – Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikom Rozhdestva is Novim Godom
Serbian – Hristos se rodi
Slovakian – Sretan Bozic or Vesele vianoce
Sami – Buorrit Juovllat
Samoan – La Maunia Le Kilisimasi Ma Le Tausaga Fou
Scots Gaelic – Nollaig chridheil huibh
Serb-Croatian – Sretam Bozic. Vesela Nova Godina
Singhalese – Subha nath thalak Vewa. Subha Aluth Awrudhak Vewa
Slovak – Vesele Vianoce. A stastlivy Novy Rok
Slovene – Vesele Bozicne. Screcno Novo Leto
Spanish – Feliz Navidad
Swedish – God Jul and (Och) Ett Gott Nytt År
Tagalog – Maligayamg Pasko. Masaganang Bagong Taon
Tamil – Nathar Puthu Varuda Valthukkal
Thai – Sawadee Pee Mai
Turkish – Noeliniz Ve Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun
Ukrainian – Srozhdestvom Kristovym
Urdu – Naya Saal Mubarak Ho
Vietnamese – Chung Mung Giang Sinh
Welsh – Nadolig Llawen
Yugoslavian – Cestitamo Bozic

(Reprinted courtesy of ‘Yahoo Answers’)

Coming soon this month on my Blog!

Watch for the new Article: Cultural Clues, Do’s & Taboos for CHILE

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Coming soon this month on the Circles Of Excellence Blog!

Watch for the new Article: Cultural Clues, Do’s & Taboos for ISRAEL

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