Happy New Year - In Different Languages

Happy New Year - In Different Languages

Note: In some languages the accents are important, for example in Spanish you really do need the tilde over the 'n' in Año.  Ano without a tilde, has the most unfortunate meaning happy new anus.

Language

Happy New Year

Afrikaans Gelukkige nuwe jaar
Arabic Sana Sa-eeda
Bengali Shuvo Nabo Barsho
Cambodian Soursdey Chhnam Tmei
Catalan Feliç Any Nou
Chinese (Mandarin) Xin Nian Kuai Le  謹 賀 新 年
Croatian Sretna Nova godina
Danish Godt Nytår
Dutch Gelukkig Nieuwjaar
Eskimo Kiortame pivdluaritlo
Esperanto Felican Novan Jaron
Finnish Onnellista Uutta Vuotta
French Bonne Année
Gaelic Bliadhna mhath ur
German Prosit Neujahr
Greek Kenourios Chronos
Hawaiian Hauoli Makahiki Hou
Hebrew L'Shannah Tovah
Hindi Naye Varsha Ki Shubhkamanyen
Hong Kong Sun Leen Fai Lok
Hungarian Boldog Ooy Ayvet
Indonesian Selamat Tahun Baru
Iranian Saleh now mobarak
Iraqi Sanah Jadidah
Irish Bliain nua fe mhaise dhuit
Italian Felice anno nuovo
Icelandic Farsælt komandi ár
Japanese Akimashite Omedetto Gozaimasu
Korean Saehae Bock Mani ba deu sei yo
Kurdish Newroz Pirozbe
Latvian Laimīgo Jauno Gadu!
Lithuanian Laimingu Naujuju Metu
Maltese Is Senat Tajba
Nepal Nawa Barsha ko Shuvakamana
Norwegian Godt Nyttår
Papua New Guinea Nupela yia i go long yu
Persian Saleh now ra tabrik migouyam
Philippines Manigong Bagong Taon
Polish  Szczesliwego Nowego Roku
Portuguese Feliz Ano Novo
Punjabi Nave sal di mubarak
Romanian An Nou Fericit
Russian С Новым Годом (S Novim Godom)
Samoa Manuia le Tausaga Fou
Serbo-Croatian Sretna nova godina
Slovak A stastlivy Novy Rok
Slovenian Sreèno novo leto
Somali Iyo Sanad Cusub Oo Fiican
Spanish Féliz Año Nuevo
Swahili Heri Za Mwaka Mpyaº
Swedish Gott nytt år!
Sudanese Warsa Enggal
Tamil Eniya Puthandu Nalvazhthukkal
Thai Sawadee Pee Mai
Turkish Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun
Ukrainian Новим роком!
Urdu Naya Saal Mubbarak Ho
Vietnamese Chuc Mung Tan Nien
Welsh Blwyddyn Newydd Dda
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Happy New Year

One theme you may notice is variations on the word new: Nuevo, novo, nova, novan, nou and nuwe.

P.S. Please write to Will and Guy if you have any examples of Happy New Year in other languages.
P.P.S. Thank you Bill for writing in with the Arabic: Sana Sa-eeda

How to Say "Merry Christmas" in 75 Other Languages

Language Merry Christmas
Afrikaans Gesëende Kersfees
Albanian Gezur Krislinjden
Arabic Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah
Argentine Feliz Navidad
Armenian Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand
Basque Zorionak eta Urte Berri On!
Bengali Shuvo Naba Barsha
Bohemian Vesele Vanoce
Brazilian Boas Festas e Feliz Ano Novo
Breton Nedeleg laouen na bloavezh mat
Bulgarian Tchestita Koleda; Tchestito Rojdestvo Hristovo
Catalan Bon Nadal i un Bon Any Nou!
Chile Feliz Navidad
Chinese (Cantonese) Gun Tso Sun Tan'Gung Haw Sun
Chinese (Mandarin) Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan 
Cornish Nadelik looan na looan blethen noweth
Corsian Pace e salute
Croatian Sretan Bozic
Czech Prejeme Vam Vesele Vanoce a stastny Novy Rok
Danish Glædelig Jul
Dutch Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar!
English Merry Christmas
Eskimo (inupik) Jutdlime pivdluarit ukiortame pivdluaritlo!
Esperanto Gajan Kristnaskon
Estonian Ruumsaid juulup|hi
Finnish Hyvaa joulua
Flemish Zalig Kerstfeest en Gelukkig nieuw jaar
French Joyeux Noel
Frisian Noflike Krystdagen en in protte Lok en Seine yn it Nije Jier!
Gaelic Nollaig chridheil agus Bliadhna mhath ùr! 
German Froehliche Weihnachten
Greek Kala Christouyenna!
Hawaiian Mele Kalikimaka
Hebrew Mo'adim Lesimkha. Chena tova
Hindi Shub Naya Baras
Hawaiian Mele Kalikimaka ame Hauoli Makahiki Hou!
Hungarian Kellemes Karacsonyi unnepeket
Icelandic Gledileg Jol
Indonesian Selamat Hari Natal
Iraqi Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah
Irish Nollaig Shona Dhuit, or Nodlaig mhaith chugnat
Italian Buone Feste Natalizie
Japanese Shinnen omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto
Korean Sung Tan Chuk Ha
Latin Natale hilare et Annum Faustum!
Latvian Prieci'gus Ziemsve'tkus un Laimi'gu Jauno Gadu!
Lithuanian Linksmu Kaledu
Maltese LL Milied Lt-tajjeb
Manx Nollick ghennal as blein vie noa
Maori Meri Kirihimete
Norwegian God Jul, or Gledelig Jul
Papua New Guinea Bikpela hamamas blong dispela Krismas na Nupela yia i go long yu
Peru Feliz Navidad y un Venturoso
Philippines Maligayan Pasko!
Polish Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia or Boze Narodzenie
Portuguese Feliz Natal
Romanian Sarbatori fericite & La multi ani
Russian S RazhdеstvOm!
(New Year S Novim Godom!)
Samoan La Maunia Le Kilisimasi Ma Le Tausaga Fou
Serbian Hristos se rodi
Slovakian Sretan Bozic or Vesele vianoce
Samoan La Maunia Le Kilisimasi Ma Le Tausaga Fou
Scots Gaelic Nollaig chridheil huibh
Serbian Hristos se rodi. 
Slovak Vesele Vianoce. A stastlivy Novy Rok
Spanish Feliz Navidad
Swedish God Jul and (Och) Ett Gott Nytt Ã...r
Thai Sawadee Pee Mai
Tongan Mele Kalisimasi
Turkish Noeliniz Ve Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun
Ukrainian Христос Родився (Hrustos Roduvsya)
Urdu Naya Saal Mubarak Ho
Vietnamese Chung Mung Giang Sinh
Welsh Nadolig Llawen
Yugoslavian Cestitamo Bozic
Will and Guy Funny Merry Christmas

 

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