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Anouk Zijlma

Krismasi Njema!

By December 24, 2012

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Christmas Angel, Zimbabwe (made from million dollar notes)Christmas carols are being sung throughout Africa, families are gathering, goats are being prepped to go on the spit, and schools are closed. I'd like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. If you are traveling in Africa right now, here are a few ways to say "Merry Christmas"

In Akan (Ghana) Afishapa
In Zimbabwe Merry Kisimusi
In Afrikaans (South Africa) GeseŽnde Kersfees
In Zulu (South Africa) Sinifisela Ukhisimusi Omuhle
In Swazi (Swaziland) Sinifisela Khisimusi Lomuhle
In Sotho (Lesthoto) Matswalo a Morena a Mabotse
In Swahili (Tanzania, Kenya) Krismasi njema
In Amharic (Ethiopia) Melkam Yelidet Beaal
In Egyptian (Egypt) Colo sana wintom tiebeen
In Yoruba (Nigeria) E ku odun, e hu iye' dun!

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