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Merry Christmas in Many Languages

Christmas is here again! This traditional season of peace and good will is a popular one in Canada and abroad, and many different languages have a special greeting for this time of year. You are probably familiar with "Merry Christmas" and "Joyeux Noël." But do you know how to greet friends and neighbours who speak a language other than English or French?

In the following questions, see if you can match the Christmas greeting with the language. (An approximate pronunciation is given in the answers.)