Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Japanese Words for the Day: Christmas

 Christmas is クリスマス (Kurisumasu) which is based on the English word. As most of these will be.
 Santa Claus is サンタクロース (Santa Kurosu)
 Reindeer is トナカイ (Tonakai)
 Christmas Tree is クリスマスツリー (Kurisumasu tsuri)
Christmas present is クリスマスプレゼント (Kurisumasu Purezento)

14 comments:

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Merry kurisumasu!!!
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Giga said...

A ja powiem wesołych Świąt :)
And I say Merry Christmas :)

Filip and Kristel said...

Funny, have a nice Christmas.

Greetings,
Filip

Christine said...

Nice selection for today, Merry Christmas!

livlovelaugh said...

hahahaha.... i like how they are kind of the japan-ified words of the English words...

-liv
http://chocolivlovelaugh.blogspot.kr

Tinie said...

Beautiful photos Adam

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.


Groetjes Tinie

Pat Hatt said...

Santa is still jolly either way! Merry Christmas!

Adam said...

I do find it interesting they even use the english word for stuff like gift.

A Lady's Life said...

Wow! Great Post!!
I hope you and your family are having the Merriest of Christmases Adam.
I really enjoy the Japanese words. :)
It just started snowing here again and we are tickled.

Cloudia said...

Arrigato! Male Kalikimaka, Adam

MEcoy said...

merii Kurisumasu adam
its good to learn those words

Elisabeth said...

Haha, what a funny detail, I didn't know that! Merry Christmas to you too, and thank you for leaving comments on my blog!

xxx
E from Helsinki
http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

joy said...

wow! I hope I remember all these japanese words:)

suituapui said...

Belated Christmas greetings, hope you had a great time...and a Happy 2013.