How to say “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year” in 10 languages.

It’s been a great year for Gay Homestays – we’ve grown from a very, relatively unknown, small company into an increasingly popular one over the past twelve months and it’s thanks to all our fabulous hosts, dedicated members and other supporters, including our fans and followers on social media sites. We know many of you are avid travellers and we have a global base of customers and fans, so here we put together a list of various ways to write and say “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays” and “Happy New Year” in ten of the world’s most popular languages, some with their phonetic pronunciations too. For more languages and for further information about the languages below or for help in saying them, check out this comprehensive list:


أجمل التهاني بمناسبة الميلاد و حلول السنة الجديدة

(ajmil at-tihānī bimunāsabah al-mīlād wa ḥilūl as-sanah al-jadīdah)

(Mandarin) Chinese


(shèngdàn kuàilè yǔ xīnnián kuàilè)


Joyeux Noël et bonne année


Frohe Weihnachnten und ein gutes neues Jahr


शुभ क्रिसमस

(śubh krisamas – Happy Christmas)

नये साल की हार्दिक शुभकामनायें

(naye sāl kī hārdik śubhkāmnayeṅ – very  best wishes for the New Year)


Buon Natale e felice anno nuovo



(merī kurisumasu)


(shinnen omedetō gozaimasu)


Feliz Natal e próspero ano novo


С Рождеством Христовым!

(S Rozhdestvom Khristovym – Merry Christmas)

Поздравляю вас с Новым Годом!

(Pozdravlyayu vas s Novym Godom – Happy New Year)


¡Feliz Navidad y próspero año nuevo!

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