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How to Say "Merry Christmas" in Swedish

By December 15, 2008

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Ann Lindberg © Image Bank SwedenOr 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:

Photo: Christmas Dinner in Sweden - Ann Lindberg © Image Bank Sweden

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