How do you say I wish you a Merry Christmas in German?

How do you say I wish you a Merry Christmas in German?

The most common way to wish someone a merry Christmas in German is to tell them, “Frohe Weihnachten.” Directly translated, that means merry Christmas.

What is the German Christmas greeting?

Fröhliche Weihnachten
Christmas greetings Fröhliche Weihnachten / Frohe Weihnachten – Merry Christmas.

How do you say I wish you a Merry Christmas?

Say It With A Song

  1. Deck the Halls.
  2. Do You Hear What I Hear.
  3. Have a holly, Jolly Christmas.
  4. Hark the Herald Angels Sing.
  5. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.
  6. Here Comes Santa Claus.
  7. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas.
  8. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.

How do you greet Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in German?

These are the most common: “Ein Frohes Fest”,“Schöne Feiertage!” or “Frohe Feiertage/ Festtage! “ Either of the four works just fine! To use this in a more complete greeting, you can say: Ich wünsche dir ein frohes Fest!

How do you wish someone well in German?


  • Ich halte/drücke (dir) die Daumen. – I’ll cross my fingers (for you).
  • Hals- und Beinbruch! – Good luck!
  • (Ich wünsche) guten Appetit/gesegnete Mahlzeit.
  • Prost!/ Auf Ihr Wohl!/ Zum Wohl!
  • Ich wünsche Ihnen gute Reise!/ Gute Reise!
  • Herzlichen Glückwunsch!
  • Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag!
  • Gesundheit!

Is it correct to say Wish You a Merry Christmas?

Senior Member. “Wish you a Merry Christmas” should be a short, sloppy way of saying “I wish you a Merry Christmas”. “Wishing you a Merry Christmas” is something you might write at the end of a letter in the last line before you sign your name.

How do you respond to Guten Rutsch?

With the phrase “ein gutes neues Jahr” however “Danke, dir auch” also would be a good answer. Come to think of it: to answer “Einen guten Rutsch” mit “Danke, dir auch!” indeed would be possible.

How do you wish someone a happy new year in German?

“Frohes Neues Jahr” The German expression, Frohes neues Jahr literally translates to “Happy New Year.” It is widely used in German-speaking countries, particularly in the northern and western states of Germany.

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