Tuesday, January 1, 2013

With It, 2013 Will Bring Fresh Challenges and Triumphs



HERE'S to hoping that 2013 will be the best of years. As the saying goes in:

Afgani: Saale Nao Mubbarak
Albanian: Gezuar Vitin e Ri
Alsatian: e glëckliches nëies / güets nëies johr
Armenian: Snorhavor Nor Tari
Arabic: Kul ‘am wa antum bikhair / سنة سعيدة
Assyrian: Sheta Brikhta
Azeri: Yeni Iliniz Mubarek!
Bambara: aw ni san’kura / bonne année
Bengali: Shuvo Nabo Barsho
Berber: asqwas amegas
Beti: mbembe mbu
Breton: Bloavezh Mat
Cambodian: Soursdey Chhnam Tmei
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin): Sun Leen Fai Lok / 恭喜發財, Xin Nian Kuai Le / 新年快乐 /
Croatian: Sretna Nova godina!
Dari: sale naw tabrik
Dhivehi: Ufaaveri Aa Aharakah Edhen
Eskimo: Kiortame pivdluaritlo
Esperanto: Felican Novan Jaron
Estonians: Head uut aastat!
Ewe: eƒé bé dzogbenyui nami
Ethiopian: MELKAM ADDIS AMET YIHUNELIWO!
Ethiopian: RUHUS HADUSH AMET

Farose: gott nýggjár
Farsi: Aide shoma mobarak
Finnish: Onnellista Uutta Vuotta
Flemish: gelukkig Nieuwjaar
Gaelic: Bliadhna mhath ur
Galician: Bo Nadal e Feliz Aninovo
Georgian: GILOTSAVT AKHAL TSELS!
Gujarati: Nutan Varshbhinandan

The dawn of a new year. Archive photo.

Hawaiian: Hauoli Makahiki Hou
Hebrew: L’Shannah Tovah
Hindi: Naye Varsha Ki Shubhkamanyen / नये साल की हार्दिक शुभकामनायें
Indonesian: Selamat Tahun Baru
Iranian: Sal -e- no mobarak
Iraqi: Sanah Jadidah
Irish: Bliain nua fe mhaise dhuit
Japan: Akemashite Omedetto Gozaimasu / あけましておめでとうございます
Javanese: sugeng warsa enggal
Kabyle: Asegwas Amegaz
Kannada: Hosa Varushadha Shubhashayagalu
Khmer: Sua Sdei tfnam tmei

Latin: Volo omnes felicem novum annum habere
Ligurian: feliçe annu nœvu / feliçe anno nêuvo
Low Saxon: gelükkig nyjaar
Malagasy: arahaba tratry ny taona
Malay: Selamat Tahun Baru
Mizo: Kum Thar Chibai
Ndebele: umyaka omucha omuhle
Occitan: bon annada
Oriya: Nua Barshara Subhechha
Papua New Guinea: Nupela yia i go long yu
Persian: Sal -e- no mobarak
Punjabi: Nave sal di mubarak
Samoa: Manuia le Tausaga Fou
Shimaore: mwaha mwema
Singhalese: Subha Aluth Awrudhak Vewa
Siraiki: Nawan Saal Shala Mubarak Theevay
Slovak: Stastny Novy rok
Swahili: Heri Za Mwaka Mpyaº
Swedish: GOTT NYTT ÅR! /Gott nytt år!
Sudanese: Warsa Enggal
Tagolog: manigong bagong taon
Tamazight: assugas amegaz
Tamil: Eniya Puthandu Nalvazhthukkal
Tatar: yaña yıl belän

Telegu: Noothana samvatsara
shubhakankshalu
Tulu: posa varshada shubashaya
Twents: gluk in’n tuk
Udmurt: Vyľ Aren
Urdu: Naya Saal Mubbarak Ho /
نايا سال مبارک
Wolof: dewenati
Yiddish: a gut yohr
Yoruba: Eku Odun

and as English speakers say, “Happy New Year! (See videos of 2013 New Year celebrations Berlin, Dubai, London, Moscow, New York and Taipei).

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