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The Happy Linguist

Happy New Year!

Here’s how to say Happy New Year in French, Spanish, German, Italian and Portuguese


In English, we say “Happy New Year”, but the French generally leave off the “New”

Bonne annéeHappy New Year

In France, they normally say “good health” as well:

Bonne santéGood health
Réveillon du Jour de l’anNew Year’s Eve
Jour de




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