Happy New Year in 28 different languages

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Happy New Year in 28 different languages

Get a head start with your New Year’s resolutions in 2016, and learn some new skill off the bat!

If travel is on the top of your new years resolution list – a good way to kickstart things will be to get practicing your foreign languages by wishing the world a Happy New Year.

Traveller24 has put together a list of must know Happy New Year phrases in ten different languages, from Portuguese (if you’re venturing to the Rio Olympics next year), Zulu (if you find yourself in sizzling Durban), Italian (2016 marks to 50th anniversary after the Florence floods) or if you’ll be partying it up in Botswana next year (Lonely Planet’s top destination for the new year).

  • Afrikaans – Gelukkige Nuwe Jaar
  • Dutch – Gelukkig nieuwjaar
  • German – Frohes neues Jahr
  • Finnish – Onnellista Uutta Vuotta
  • Greek – Kali Xronia
  • Hindi – naya saal mubaarak!
  • Japanese – Akemashiteomedetogozaimasu!
  • Malagasy – Tratry ny taona!
  • Malay – Selamat tahun Baru!
  • Mandarin -Xinnián kuàilè!
  • Ndebele – umyaka omucha omuhle
  • Norwegian – Godt nytt år!
  • Polish – Szczesliwego Nowego Roku!
  • Portuguese – Feliz Ano Novo!
  • Punjabi – Nava sala mubaraka!
  • Sepedi – ngwaga wo moswa wo monate
  • Sesotho – Mahlohonolo a selemo se secha!
  • Setswana – Ngwaga o mosha
  • Shona – makorokoto egore idzva
  • Spanish – ¡Feliz año nuevo!
  • Swahili – Heri ya mwaka mpya!
  • Swati – neMnyaka lomusha lonenjabulo
  • Tagalog-Philippines: Manigong Bagong Taon
  • Tsonga – a ku vi lembe lerintshwa lerinene
  • Turkish – Mutlu Yillar
  • Venda – a Murena na N.waha muswa zwavhud^i 
  • Xhosa – omtsha onamathamsanqa 
  • Zulu – Jabulela unyaka omusha!

Now if we can just get a translator to pronounce these words for us we will be ready for the New Year.

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