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How to say Merry Christmas in Polish Posted by on Dec 23, 2012 in Calendar, Countries, Culture, Holidays, Religion

Christmas is the most important, meaningful and favourite Polish holiday. In Polish it is called “Boże Narodzenie” or “Święta Bożego Narodzenia”, which means Christmas Holiday or literally the holy birth. It is totally dedicated to religion, tradition and family.

How to say “Merry Christmas” in Polish? Here you find greetings and a few expressions, that will be useful:

Merry Christmas – Wesołych Świąt Bożego Narodzenia, the short version of this is simply – Wesołych Świąt (Happy Holiday) and you can say it while sharing the wafer, but also in your workplace, shop, etc.

Other wishes you can say during Wigilia (wafer sharing):

All the best – Wszystkiego najlepszego

God’s blessing – Błogosławieństwa Bożego

Lots of health – Dużo zdrowia – this is a very poplular fraze, and polish people say it with other ocasions (birthday, name’s day),

Lots of love – Dużo miłości

Lots of happiness – Dużo szczęścia,

All kind of prosperity – Wszelkiej pomyślności

Be fulfilled with your family – Zadowolenia z rodziny

Dedicated friends – Oddanych przyjaciół

People’s kindness – Ludzkiej życzliwości

Make your dreams come truth – Spełnienia marzeń

Anything you wish for – Wszystkiego czego sobie życzysz

Cool presents – Fajnych prezentów

Happy New Year – Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku

If you know the other person well, you can say something personal, that you think they may wish for, but with this list you are ready to celebrate Wigilia in Poland.

Wesołych Świąt!!!

Do następnego razu… (Till next time…)

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About the Author: Kasia

My name is Kasia Scontsas. I grew near Lublin, Poland and moved to Warsaw to study International Business. I have passion for languages: any languages! Currently I live in New Hampshire. I enjoy skiing, kayaking, biking and paddle boarding. My husband speaks a little Polish, but our daughters are fluent in it! I wanted to make sure that they can communicate with their Polish relatives in our native language. Teaching them Polish since they were born was the best thing I could have given them! I have been writing about learning Polish language and culture for Transparent Language’s Polish Blog since 2010.


  1. noclegi w Juracie:

    Very clear internet site , appreciate it for this post.

  2. Jenny:

    Many thanks a Polish gentleman helped me and I wanted to give Christmas greeting in Polish job don’t thanks x

  3. Brian COLLINSON:

    My Drs. & staff are all Polish born & been very kind,efficient & very helpful since I 1 st was diagnosed with NH Lymphoma back in 1999…….I wanted to wish everyone there,in Polish,on their Christmas Card…thank you…Very helpful!

  4. Grace Nagiecka:

    Hi Kasia, I remember that there used to be a greeting used specifically for “Gwiazdka” or Christmas Eve – Do you know it? Thank you!

  5. Ausra:

    I am Lithuanian myself, but this year I lived in Lublin, so got some people around me and want to make them a nice Christmas card in Polish language. Your blog was really helpful. Thanks a lot. By the way, I’we been in USA once, and it was New Hampshire, what a small world 😀

  6. Harley:

    Thanks for this very lovely clear explanation!

    Wesołych Świąt!

  7. Theresa:

    Very helpful. Very nice.

  8. Lavenia Donnelly:

    There are some interesting points in time on this article but I don’t know if I see all of them heart to heart. There’s some validity however I will take hold opinion till I look into it further. Good article , thanks and we would like more! Added to FeedBurner as well


  9. E Lesiakowski:

    Excellent translation, all useful wishes, thanks!

  10. Lon Evans:

    Dzekuje bardzo panie, My families are from Tarnow, Dabrowa, Bialystock, and Slupc (?)

    Lon Evans (nee Iwanski)

    We all live in Chicago now

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  12. Mike Bolan:

    Excellent translation, all useful wishes, thanks!

    Excellent translation, all useful wishes, thanks!

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