Saying 'Merry Christmas' Around the World

The pope on Christmas. (Image Credit: Gregorio Borgia/AP Photo)

Reported by Shushannah Walshe:

The pope, in his annual Christmas message today, wished Christians all over the world a Merry Christmas in 65 languages. So anytime, anywhere, no matter where you and your friends and loved ones are today, here's how to wish them - and everyone around you - a Merry Christmas:

Merry Christmas in Hawaiian:

Mele Kalikimaka

Merry Christmas in Spanish:

¡Feliz Navidad

Merry Christmas in German:

Frohe Weihnachten

Merry Christmas in French:

Joyeux Noël

Merry Christmas in Italian:

Buon Natale

Merry Christmas in Portuguese:

Feliz Natal

Merry Christmas in Japanese:

???????? (pronounce: Kurisumasu Omedeto)

Merry Christmas in Russian:

? ?????????? (pronounce: Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikom Rozhdestva s Novim Godom)

Merry Christmas in Dutch:

Vrolijk Kerstfeest

Merry Christmas in Swedish:

God Jul Merry Christmas in Czech:

Veselé Vánoce Merry Christmas in Turkish:

Mutlu Noeller Merry Christmas in Hebrew:

?? ????? ???

(pronounce: Chag Hamoled Sameoch)

Merry Christmas in Chinese:

????? (pronounce: Kung His Hsin Nien Bing Chu Shen Tan)

Merry Christmas in Arabic:

??? ????? ????

(pronounce: I'd Miilad Said Oua Sana Saida)

Merry Christmas in Croatian:

Sretan Božic

Merry Christmas in Greek:

?a?? ???st???e??a (pronounce: Kala Christouyenna)

Merry Christmas in Hungarian:

Boldog Karácsonyt

Merry Christmas in Gaelic:

Nollaig Shona

Merry Christmas in Welsh:

Nadolig Llawen

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