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There you go, I have just wished you a merry Christmas in the Irish language.
The “dhuit” literally translates to “to you”. It’s like we’re wishing a happy Christmas ‘towards you’.
That’s for speaking with one person, but to address two or more people in the Irish language:
This little word Nollaig means Christmas.
The Month of Christmas
You’ll often see “Month of December” written in Irish:
(If you noticed the missing “i” from “Nollaig”, that’s not a mistake. It’s due to grammar.)
The day after Christmas Day
December 26th is traditionally known as St. Stephen’s Day in Ireland.
Happy New Year
Here’s how to say Happy New Year:
That’s when you’re speaking with one person. To wish two or more people a happy new year in Irish, you can say:
Wrap up (or unwrap?)
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