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German Christmas Greetings

“Merry Christmas” auf Deutsch

With New Year's Greetings in German

What can I write on my German Christmas / New Year's card?

Weihnachtsgrüße | Christmas Greetings

Also see:
Christmas Cards | New Year's Cards | Christmas Glossary (English-German)

Suggested German Christmas / Holiday Greetings

Ich wünsche... / Wir wünschen...
I wish... / We wish...
  dir (you)...  euch (you all)...
  Ihnen (you, formal)...
  deiner Familie (your family)...

  Ein frohes Fest! - Frohe Festtage!
  A joyous holiday! - Season's Greetings!/Happy Holidays!

  Frohe Weihnachten! - Frohes Weihnachtsfest!
  Merry Christmas! - [A] joyous Christmas celebration!

  Fröhliche Weihnachten!
  Merry Christmas!

  Ein gesegnetes Weihnachtsfest!
  A blessed / joyous Christmas!

  Gesegnete Weihnachten und ein glückliches neues Jahr!
  A blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year!

  Herzliche Weihnachtsgrüße!
  Best Christmas greetings!

  Ein frohes Weihnachtsfest und alles Gute zum neuen Jahr!
  A joyful Christmas (festival) and best wishes for the New Year!

  Fröhliche Weihnachten!
  Merry Christmas!

  Zum Weihnachtsfest besinnliche Stunden!
  [We wish you] Contemplative / reflective hours during the Christmas celebration!

  Ein frohes und besinnliches Weihnachtsfest!
  A Merry and Reflective / Thoughtful Christmas!

MORE > Christmas Glossary (English-German)

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Suggested German New Year’s Greetings

  Alles Gute zum neuen Jahr!
  Best wishes for the New Year!

  Einen guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr!
  A good start in the New Year!

  Prosit Neujahr!
  Happy New Year!

  Ein glückliches neues Jahr!
  Happy New Year!

  Glück und Erfolg im neuen Jahr!
  Good fortune and success in the New Year!

  Zum neuen Jahr Gesundheit, Glück und viel Erfolg!
  Health, happiness, and much success in the New Year!

MORE > German New Year's Customs (Silvester)

CARDS > Christmas Cards for German
CARDS > New Year's Cards for German
MORE > Christmas Glossary (English-German)

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Related Pages

German Christmas Countdown - Adventszeit
A German Christmas calendar with the key dates for the German celebration.

German New Year's Customs
Learn how Germans greet the new year. "Silvester und das neue Jahr."

German Advent Calendar
Daily German Christmas facts from Dec. 1-24 (in season).

A German Christmas
German Christmas customs, traditions and vocabulary.

German Christmas Carols
Sing along in German! Lyrics in German and English.

German Christmas Recipes
How about some Glühwein (hot mulled wine) or Lebkuchen (gingerbread)?

Other Card Links for German
A variety of German e-card sites.

Good Wishes Glossary
A helpful German-English reference - 10 ways to wish someone well!

Text Translation
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