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Do YOU Celebrate Christmas?December 22, 2014

Do YOU Celebrate Christmas?

Do YOU Celebrate Christmas?

Many People and Cultures around the World celebrate Christmas. Not all do and not all want to but if you are celebrating, Effort Trust would like to wish you a very 'Merry Christmas' or 'Happy Christmas' in whatever language you may speak!

Some languages use different characters and alphabets, so these are spelt in English (as close as possible)!

Language:                                       Name:

African Languages;

Swahili                                            Krismasi Njema / Heri ya krismas

Zulu                                                 UKhisimusi omuhle

Chewa                                             Moni Wa Chikondwelero Cha Kristmasi

 

Afghanistan (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 (Õ‡Õ¶Õ¸Ö€Õ°Õ¡Õ¾Õ¸Ö€ Ô±Õ´Õ¡Õ¶Õ¸Ö€ Ö‡ Սուրբ Ô¾Õ¶Õ¸Ö‚Õ¶Õ¤)Which means 'Congratulations for the Holy Birth'

Belgium - Dutch/Flemish                  Vrolijk Kerstfeest

French                                              Joyeux Noël

German                                            Frohe Weihnachten

Walloon                                            djoyeus Noyé

Bulgarian                                          'vesela 'koleda

Chinese 

Mandarin                                          Sheng Dan Kuai Le (圣诞快乐)

Cantonese                                        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             Mbotama Malamu

Congo - Lingala

Estonian                                           Rõõmsaid Jõulupühi

Finnish                                             Hyvää Joulua

French                                              Joyeux Noël

Breton                                              Nedeleg Laouen

Corsican                                           Bon Nat ale                                                       

German                                            Frohe Weihnachten

Ghana –Dagbani                              Ni ti Burunya Chou                        

Akan                                                 Afishapa

Greek                                                Kala Christouyenna or Καλά Χριστούγεννα

Greenlandic                                      Juullimi Ukiortaassamilu Pilluarit

Danish (also used in Greenland)       Glædelig Jul

Hawaiian                                          Mele Kalikimaka

Holland (Dutch)                                Prettig Kerstfeest or Vrolijk Kerstfeest

Hungarian                                        Kellemes karácsonyi ünnepeket

Icelandic                                          Gleðileg jól

India                                                    

Hindi                                                Åšubh krisamas (शुभ क्रिसमस)

Urdu                                                 krismas mubarak (کرسمس)

Sanskrit                                            Krismasasya shubhkaamnaa

Gujarati                                           Anandi Natal or Khushi Natal (આનંદી નાતાલ)

Bengali                                           shubho bôá¹›odin (শুভ বড়দিন)

Tamil                                               kiṟistumas vāḻttukkaḷ (கிறிஸ்துமஸ் வாழ்த்துக்கள்)

Konkani                                           Khushal Borit Natala

Kannada                                          kris mas habbada shubhaashayagalu (ಕ್ರಿಸ್ ಮಸ್ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಶುಭಾಷಯಗಳು)

Mizo                                                Krismas Chibai                 

Marathi                                            NavÄ«n vará¹£acyā hārdik Å›ubhecchā (नवीन वर्षच्या हार्दिक शुभेच्छा)

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

Malayalam                                      Christmas inte mangalaashamsakal

Indonesian                                      Selamat Natal

Iran (Farsi)                                       Christmas MobArak

Kurdish (Kumanji)                           Kirîsmes u ser sala we pîroz be 

Irish - Gaelic                                   Nollaig Shona Dhuit

Israel - Hebrew                                Chag Molad Sameach (×—×’ מולד שמח) meaning Happy festival of the Birth

Italian                                             Buon Natale

Sicilian                                           Bon 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 크리스마르) or 'Jeulgaeun krismas doeseyo' (즐거운 크리스마스 되세요)

Latvian                                            Priecïgus Ziemassvºtkus

Lithuanian                                       Linksmų KalÄ—dų

Macedonian                                    Streken Bozhik or CpeÑœeн Бoжик

Madagascar (Malagasy)                   Tratra ny Noely

Maltese                                            Il-Milied it-Tajjeb

Malaysia Bahasa/Malay                   Selamat Hari Natal

Malayalam                                       Puthuvalsara Aashamsakal

Native American/First Nation Languages

Apache (Western)                            Gozhqq Keshmish

Navajo                                            Nizhonigo Keshmish

Inuit                                                Quvianagli Anaiyyuniqpaliqsi

Yupik                                               Alussistuakeggtaarmek

Nepali                                             Kreesmasko shubhkaamnaa (क्रस्मसको शुभकामना)

New Zealand (Maori)                       Meri Kirihimete

Nigeria

Hausa                                              barka dà Kirsìmatì

Yoruba                                             E ku odun, e ku iye'dun

Fulani                                              Jabbama be salla Kirismati

Igbo (Ibo)                                         E keresimesi Oma

Edo                                                  Iselogbe

Ibibio                                               Idara ukapade isua

Norwegian                                       God Jul or Glædelig Jul

Philippines

Tagalog                                           Maligayang Pasko

Ilokano                                             Naragsak Nga Paskua

Ilonggo                                            Malipayon nga Pascua

Sugbuhanon or Cebuano                Maayong Pasko

Bicolano                                          Maugmang Pasko

Pangalatok or Pangasinense           Maabig ya pasko or Magayagan inkianac

Polish                                              'WesoÅ‚ych ÅšwiÄ…t Bożego Narodzenia' or 'WesoÅ‚ych ÅšwiÄ…t' 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

Scots                                               Blithe Yule

Gaelic                                             Nollaig 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

Spanish (Español)                           Feliz Navidad or Nochebuena (which means 'Holy Night' - Christmas Eve)

Catalan                                           Bon Nadal

Galician                                          Bo Nadal

Basque                                            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

Ukrainian                                         Veseloho Vam Rizdva or Веселого Різдва

Vietnamese                                     Chuć Mưǹg GiaÅ„g Sinh

Welsh                                              Nadolig Llawen

Zimbabwe

Shona                                             Muve neKisimusi

Ndebele                                          Izilokotho Ezihle Zamaholdeni

And for those who believe they come from their own WORLDS;

 

Klingon (Star Trek)                           toDwI'ma' qoS yItIvqu' (Our Savior's birthday you-enjoy!)

 

Quenya (Lord of the Rings)          Alassë a Hristomerendë (Joyous Feast of Christ)

 

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

 

Whatever it is that you may or may not be celebrating this time of year we wish you all the best for a safe and joyous time with family and friends. Enjoy your days, enjoy your company, show compassion and love one another!