Or Danish. Or Norwegian, maybe? No matter where in Scandinavia you'll be for Christmas, the following is what you will often hear from the locals:
Merry Christmas in Norwegian: God Jul, or Gledelig Jul!
Merry Christmas in Danish: God jul, or Glaedelig Jul!
Merry Christmas in Swedish: God Jul!
Merry Christmas in Finnish: Hyvää Joulua!
Merry Christmas in Icelandic: Gleđileg jól!
It's always practical to know a few important phrases as a traveler - not just for Christmas trips - so get your printable language cheat sheets here:
- Useful Danish Phrases
- Useful Swedish Phrases
- Useful Norwegian Phrases
- Useful Icelandic Phrases
- Useful Finnish Phrases
Photo: Christmas Dinner in Sweden - Ann Lindberg © Image Bank Sweden