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Wesołych Świąt / Merry Christmas

Today’s seasonal Polish phrase is ‘Wesołych Świąt’, which translates in to English as Happy Christmas or Merry Christmas!

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A photograph of our Christmas tree at home here in Poland. Wesołych Świąt / Merry Christmas!

Or if you prefer you can say Wesołych Świąt Bożego Narodzenia, which also means Happy Christmas or Merry Christmas! If you’re in Poland, you might also hear, Wesołych Świąt i szczęśliwego Nowego Roku, which means Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas / Wesołych Świąt

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An old Polish ‘Wesolych Swiat’ Christmas card. Posted to an address in Koło, near Lodz, in 1919.

How to say Happy Christmas or Merry Christmas in Polish

Wesołych Świąt Merry Christmas

A vintage Polish Christmas card. Text reads ‘Wesołych Świąt’. Posted from Poznan, Poland, in 1920.

Are you perhaps wondering how to wish someone a Merry Christmas in Polish?

Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here’s how:

Merry Christmas / Happy Christmas = Wesołych Świąt

An English speaker might pronounce the phrase something like this:
‘vess-oh wikh shvee-ont’.

Listen to me (a female native speaker of Polish) speaking the phrase by clicking here.

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A traditional Polish Christmas Card. This card was mailed to my Grandmother in the late 1960s.

Related content on Polish Poland: Polish Christmas; Polish Christmas Cards.

Wesolych Swiat / Merry Christmas

Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia

Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia – a 1970s Polish Christmas card.

It’s only three days now until Christmas Eve, so time to wish all who see this message …

Wesolych Swiat! / Merry Christmas!

Listen to me speaking the phrase Wesolych Swiat as an MP3 file.

Download and save or play now – Wesolych Swiat MP3. :-)

Related content on Polish Poland: Polish Christmas; Polish Christmas Cards.

Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia

'Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia

A late 1980s Polish Christmas card with the phrase Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia

Christmas is fast approaching so we would like to wish everyone …

In English: Happy Christmas! Seasons Greetings! Merry Christmas!

And in Polish: Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia! Wesołych Świąt! Wesołych Świąt Bożego Narodzenia!

Related Polish Poland content: Christmas in Poland; Polish Christmas Cards.

Wesolych Swiat / Happy Christmas

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A 1920s Christmas Greetings Card from Poland. Wesolych Swiat!

We would like to wish a ‘Wesołych Świąt’ to anyone reading this!

Wesołych Świąt translates directly into English as Happy / Merry Holiday. So it is, perhaps, the equivalent of ‘Seasons Greetings’ in English. It is used equally at Easter and Christmas time in Poland.

However, as it is nearly Christmas we are using the phrase to say and wish all a very Happy Christmas!

Related pages on Polish Poland: Christmas in Poland; Polish Christmas Cards.