Say Merry Christmas in 2022: Ready to celebrate Christmas in USA Canada, UK? Then you have to learn how to say “Merry Christmas”!
If you’re visiting South Korea to celebrate this holiday season, or perhaps you just want to bring Korea to your Christmas, you’ve come to the right place!
Christmas is a national holiday in Korea, and you will see Christmas decorations, Santa Claus and a Christmas tree or two around Seoul during the festive period.
Many Christmas traditions are celebrated in Korea too. Like other countries celebrating Christmas, USA English also wish their friends and loved ones a Merry Christmas and wish each other a Happy Yuletide.
Learning how to express “Merry Christmas” in USA USA is pretty straightforward, so be sure to wish all your USA English friends a Merry Christmas!
What is “Merry Christmas” in English ?
There are several ways to greet someone during this holiday; we’ll show you some of the ways here.
Formal “Merry Christmas”
1.Have a happy Christmas
This is the formal way of saying “Merry Christmas” because it has – please ending. You can see it on signs, posters or cards. You can safely use it with all groups of people, and no one will be offended.
2. Merry Christmas
If you’re at a formal event, add this version of “Merry Christmas” to the mix. Christmas is the Korean word for “Christmas”, but it is not used as often as Christmas.
Standard “Merry Christmas”
1. Have a good Christmas
This is a standard, friendly and polite way of saying “Merry Christmas.” You can use it with anyone, no matter where they rank higher than you.
It’s an easy phrase to learn because you can use it to wish someone a good weekend or a nice vacation.
You can also use the past tense version of the word to ask someone how their weekend or vacation was.
2. Have a good Christmas
This is the version of three couples having a good time without the extra modesty. We would recommend that you show good manners and use #1 instead.
3. Have a Merry Christmas
If you want to throw in some native USA word Christmas but want to take the formality down a notch, this is the “Merry Christmas” phrase for you! It’s still polite, but not quite as serious as Have a Merry Christmas.
Informal Say Merry Christmas in 2022
This is the most common phrase used in English to say Merry Christmas to you. As you can see, it is simply the English phrase “Merry Christmas” which is written using the Korean alphabet.
When saying this phrase, be sure to use the USA English pronunciation instead of the English pronunciation. The people of the United States of America will understand you better, and it will be more fun!
It is not necessarily “informal”, but since it is an English word with an English accent, the phrase has no polite grammatical pointers. So, if you’re not sure how much respect you should show, you might want to stick to the standard and formal versions of “Merry Christmas” in English.
2. Have a good Christmas
This is the informal version of the same expression and can only be used with close friends.
What are other ways to say Merry Christmas in English?
If you mean in time for December 25, you greet people with “Merry Christmas” and not with “Happy Holidays”, yes.
Is it correct to say Merry Christmas to non-Christians?
I am an atheist, not an anti-theist, who grew up Catholic. I love Christmas I say Merry Christmas. I also say Happy Hanukkah and Ramadan Mubarak when appropriate. This is an expression of goodwill. I am not hurt by any expression of goodwill shown to me, but I am an adult. If you want to go to your local synagogue and wish Merry Christmas to those leaving the services…, it’s not an expression of goodwill, context is everything.
How to say merry Christmas in different languages
Are you curious about how they say “Merry Christmas” around the world? Would you like to congratulate the world on this next Christmas season? Every December, people from almost all cultures take a moment or two out of their busy lives to offer a simple seasonal greeting of joy and peace. It could be “诞快乐”. Or “Frohliche Weihnachten” and heaps more.