Posted on December 16th, 2012
Here is how you say Merry Christmas in Russian:
Счастливого Рождества! [shchas-LEE-va-va razh-deest-VA] Merry Christmas
Although, “Счастливого Рождества” is translated literally as “Happy Christmas”.
A few more articles to help you learn some good Russian Christmas vocabulary:
And, of course, Russian Christmas and New Year’s characters you absolutely have to know:
Дед Мороз [dyed ma-ROZ] Father Frost (Russian Santa Claus)
Снегурочка [snee-GOO-rach-ka] Snow maid or Snegurochka
In my next video lesson I will tell you how exactly Christmas is currently celebrated in Russia, and will give you a few fun tips on how to get the most of the Russian Christmas eve!
Have fun learning Russian!
- Russian Video Lesson: How to Say “Happy Birthday” in Russian
- Video: Most Common Russian Greetings
- Learning Russian through Fairy Tales
- Russian New Year’s Characters: Ded Moroz and Snegurochka
- How To Celebrate Russian Christmas
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