Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Happy New Year in Many Languages

The New Year celebration and custom is different in all culture. Even the time of New Year is not always 01 January in all customs. If you are keen to know how people wish Happy New Year in different language then you are at the right place. Here we will discuss on Happy New Year in many languages.

The different languages
In the Chinese culture, they meet all their family members. The young boys and girls arrange for a dragon dance. The Chinese New Year is very bright. They use different shades of lights and wear very bright clothes. In the Chinese language they wish Happy New Year as: Xin Nian Kuai Le or Xin Nian Hao

Happy New Year in Many Languages
Happy New Year in Many Languages
The Persian calls their New Year as Noruz. They prepare a cloth of seven dishes. There seven dishes are cooked and they believe that it brings prosperity and good luck. In the Persian Language they wish Happy New Year as: Sâle No Mobârak Or ??? ?? ?????

The western culture celebrates New Year on the 01 January. That day they cook good dishes and pray for the well being. In the English language they wish Happy New Year. This phrase is famous worldwide.

Few languages to wish New Year
Let us now focus on the different languages to wish Happy New Year:
  • In Arabic you say Aam Saiid or Sana Saiida
  • In Bengali people say subho nababarsho
  • The German will say Ein Gutes Neues Jahr or Prost Neujahr
  • Greeks say Kali Chronia or Kali Xronia
  • An Indonesian will say Selamat Tahun Baru
  • Dutch: Gelukkig nieuwjaar
  • French: Bonne année
  • Hawaiian: Hauoli Makahiki Hou
  • Hebrew: Shanah tovah
  • Hmong: Nyob zoo xyoo tshiab
  • Italian - Buon Capo d'Anno
  • Pilipino (Tagalog) - Maligayang Bagong Taon
  • Polish - Szczesliwego Nowego roku
  • Portuguese - Feliz ano novo
  • Romanian - La Multi Ani
  • Russian - S Novym Godom
  • Spanish - Feliz Año Nuevo
  • Swedish - Gott Nytt År
  • Turkish - Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun
  • Hungarian - boldog új évet
  • Latin - Felix sit annus novus
  • Afgani: Saale Nao Mubbarak
  • Hindi: Naye Varsha Ki Shubhkamanyen
  • Hong kong(Cantonese) : Sun Leen Fai Lok
  • Madagascar: Tratry  ny  taona
  • Malay: Selamat Tahun Baru
  • Marathi: Nveen Varshachy Shubhechcha
  • Malayalam: Puthuvatsara Aashamsakal
  • Mizo: Kum Thar Chibai
  • Maltese: Is-Sena t-Tajba
  • Nepal: Nawa Barsha ko Shuvakamana
  • Norwegian: Godt Nyttår
  • Oriya: Nua Barshara Subhechha
  • Papua: New Guinea Nupela yia i go long yu
  • Vietnamese: Chuc Mung Tan Nien
  • Turkish: Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun
  • Spanish: Feliz Ano ~Nuevo
  • Tibetian: Losar Tashi Delek

Every custom and every culture celebrates New Year in a different way. So, they wish New Year in their own language. That is what has been discussed in this article. If you have friends or any family member who belong to any other culture then you can wish them in their language. Though, the English term is mostly used.

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