Top 10 Korean Phrases for Holidays, Christmas, New Years

Hi there!
How would you say Merry Christmas in Korean?
Or any another Holiday

phrase? You’ll need these phrases for the Holiday season if you’re a Korean learner. And don’t worry, you’re about to find out.

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In the spirit of the season, we’re going to cover the top 10 Korean Holiday Phrases! Yes, and that includes Christmas, the New Year, Kwanzaa AND Hanukkah. It’s not too hard either. These come with:

  • Romanization and Hangul versions
  • Meanngs, Translations and Explanations

Bonus Audio Lesson: Listen to KoreanClass101‘s Lesson for these 10 phrases below.


1. How to say – Merry Christmas – in Korean.

  • 메리 크리스마스!
  • Meri Keuriseumaseu!


2. Happy Kwanzaa!

  • 해피 콴자!
  • haepi kwanja!



3. Warm Wishes

  • 행운을 빌며!
  • haenguneul bilmyeo!


4. Have a happy New Year! 

  • 행복한 새해 되세요!
  • haengbokan saehae doeseyo!


5. Happy Hanukkah!

  • 해피 하누카!
  • haepi hannukah!


6. Have a great winter vacation!

  • 겨울 휴가 잘 보내세요!
  • gyeoul hyuga jal bonaeseyo!


7. See you next year!

  • 내년에 뵙겠습니다!
  • naenyeone boepkketsseumnida!


8. Happy holidays!

  • 행복한 휴일 보내세요!
  • haengbokan hyuil bonaeseyo!


9. Enjoy the holidays!

  • 휴일 잘 즐기세요!
  • hyuil jal jeulgiseyo!


10. Best wishes for the new year!

  • 새해 복 많이 받으세요!
  • saehae bok mani badeuseyo!


Note: This list comes from KoreanClass101 – where you can learn Korean language online with lessons and apps. Be sure to share phrases these when the time comes!

Learning holiday greetings in Korean is pretty important and these simple phrases are a quick way to simply know more Korean.

Tip: Do Koreans celebrate all some of these Holidays? No, but as a learner you should be able to talk about your own Holidays as well.

What do you think? Did I miss any phrases?

Leave a comment below!

Hope you enjoyed this!

– The Main Junkie

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