How to Say “Merry Christmas” in Spanish

Three Methods:Saying “Merry Christmas” in North and Latin AmericaSaying “Merry Christmas” in SpainWriting “Merry Christmas” in Spanish

Learning how to say “Merry Christmas” in Spanish is an ideal way to greet and wish Spanish-speaking individuals a happy holiday season. The pronunciation of “Merry Christmas” in Spanish differs depending on whether you’re spending time in Latin America or Spain.

Method 1
Saying “Merry Christmas” in North and Latin America

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    Say “Feliz Navidad,” which is the literal translation of “Merry Christmas” in Spanish. “Feliz” is pronounced “Feh-lees,” and “Navidad” is pronounced “Nah-vee-dahd.”[1]

Method 2
Saying “Merry Christmas” in Spain

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    Say “Feliz Navidad,” which is the literal translation of “Merry Christmas” in Spanish. “Feliz” is pronounced “Feh-leeth,” and “Navidad” is pronounced “Nah-vee-dahd.”

Method 3
Writing “Merry Christmas” in Spanish

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    Write “Feliz navidad” using a lowercase “n” in “navidad” to simply wish someone Merry Christmas. This is the correct way to write “Merry Christmas” in its literal form.
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    Write “Feliz Navidad” using an uppercase “N” in “Navidad” to wish someone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. “Navidad” with a capital “N” is recognized as the season between December 24 and January 6.[2]

Sources and Citations

  1. http://www.123teachme.com/spanish_word_for/merry-christmas
  2. preguntolandia.blogspot.com/2010/12/how-do-you-write-merry-christmas-in.html

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