Happy New Year In Different Languages from 40+ Awesome Countries

Happy New Year In Different Languages feat. 40+ Awesome Countries



New Year is celebrated all over the world. Basically, wherever you are! It is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins. The 1st day of January is marked as New Year’s Day and often a national holiday. Even if you don’t celebrate New Year’s, it still happens.

Many countries across different languages and cultures celebrate the event in some manner. And one thing is for sure, we do greet everyone a Happy and Prosperous New Year with full of hope and energy!

Because each country has its own ways of saying “Happy New Year – I got curious and wanted to know how to say Happy New Year in different languages.

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In order to make this possible, I created a challenge to collect the New Year greetings and audios in different parts of the world.


Are you guys ready for the new year? 2020 is just a couple of days away. So why don’t we hear some 40+ countries say their New Year’s greeting!

As a member of this group, your task is:
🎙Say the equivalent of “Happy New Year!” in your native language (please enunciate it clearly).
🎙Then follow it by saying “This is (your name) from (your country)” in English. Send your audio to the group.

📱After sending your audio, share also the written text of your ‘Happy New Year’ words (in Latin alphabets only.)

Happy New Year in different languages
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With 40+ nationalities participating in this challenge, here are the audios shared by each participant while saying Happy New Year in different languages. So get your earphones ready!

Let us know in the comment section below if we missed the Happy New Year saying in your language!

How To Say Happy New Year in Different Languages

Happy New Year in Afrikaans

  • South Africa 🇿🇦
    • How to say: Geseende nuwe jaar!

Happy New Year in Burmese

  • Myanmar (Burma) 🇲🇲
    • How to say: Pyaw shwin sayar nit thit phyit par say!

Happy New Year in Arabic

  • Iraq 🇮🇶
  • Morocco 🇲🇦
    • How to say: Sana saeeda!

Happy New Year in Chinese

  • China 🇨🇳
  • Taiwan 🇹🇼
    • How to say: Sin Nián Kuaì Lè!

Happy New Year in Czech

  • Czech Republic 🇨🇿
    • How to say: Šťastný Nový rok!

Happy New Year in Dutch

  • Netherlands 🇳🇱
    • How to say: Gelukkig nieuwjaar!

Happy New Year in English

  • Australia 🇦🇺
  • England, UK 🇬🇧
  • USA 🇺🇸
    • How to say: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year in Farsi (Persian)

  • Iran 🇮🇷
    • How to say: Sale No Mobarak!

Happy New Year in Filipino (Tagalog)

  • Philippines 🇵🇭
    • How to say: Maligayang Bagong Taon!

Happy New Year in French

  • France 🇫🇷
    • How to say: Bonne année!

Happy New Year in German

  • Austria 🇦🇹
  • Germany 🇩🇪 
    • How to say: Frohes Neues Jahr!

Happy New Year in Greek

  • Greece 🇬🇷
    • How to say: Eftichismeno to neo etos!

Happy New Year in Haitian Creole

  • Haiti 🇭🇹
    • How to say: Bòn ane!

Happy New Year in Hebrew

  • Israel 🇮🇱
    • How to say: Shanna Ezrakhit Tova U Mutzlakhat!

Happy New Year in Hindi

  • India 🇮🇳
    • How to say: Naye saal ki shubhkamnaye!

Happy New Year in Hungarian

  • Hungary 🇭🇺
    • How to say: Boldog újévet!

Happy New Year in Indonesian Bahasa

  • Indonesia 🇮🇩
    • How to say: Selamat tahun baru!

Happy New Year in Italian

  • Italy 🇮🇹
    • How to say: Buon anno!

Happy New Year in Japanese

  • Japan 🇯🇵
    • How to say: Akemashite Omedetou!

Happy New Year in Kazakh

  • Kazakhstan 🇰🇿
    • How to say: Zhana zhyldarynmen!

Happy New Year in Kirundi

  • Burundi 🇧🇮
    • How to say: Umwaka musha muhire!

Happy New Year in Korean

  • South Korea 🇰🇷
    • How to say: Saehae bok mani badeuseyo!

Happy New Year in Polish

  • Poland 🇵🇱
    • How to say: Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku!

Happy New Year in Norwegian

  • Norway 🇳🇴
    • How to say: Godt nyttår!

Happy New Year in Portuguese

  • Angola 🇦🇴
  • Brazil 🇧🇷
    • How to say: Feliz ano novo!

Happy New Year in Russian

  • Russia 🇷🇺
    • How to say: S novym godom!

Happy New Year in Spanish

  • Argentina 🇦🇷
  • Chile 🇨🇱
  • Colombia 🇨🇴
  • Costa Rica 🇨🇷
  • Dominican Republic 🇩🇴
  • Peru 🇵🇪
  • Spain 🇪🇸
    • How to say: Feliz año nuevo!

Happy New Year in Swahili

  • Tanzania 🇹🇿
    • How to say: Heri ya mwaka mpya!

Happy New Year in Thai

  • Thailand 🇹🇭
    • How to say: Sawasdee Peemai!

Happy New Year in Turkish

  • Turkey 🇹🇷
    • How to say: Mutlu yıllar!

Happy New Year in Ukrainian

  • Ukraine 🇺🇦
    • How to say: Z novim rokom!

Happy New Year in Urdu

  • Pakistan 🇵🇰
    • How to say: Naya Saal Mubarak ho!

Happy New Year in Vietnamese

  • Vietnam 🇻🇳
    • How to say: Chúc mừng năm mới!

So there you have it! That’s how you say Happy New Year in different languages.

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