Tis’ the season to be jolly! So メリクリ to everyone!
名古屋伏見英会話スクール ロケイシャス (LoQuacious)・(エルキュー LQ)です!!
Here are some top Japanese Christmas words with English translations.
メリークリスマス (Meri Kurisumasu) → means “Merry Christmas”. But the Japanese love to shorten everything, so they created メリクリ (Meri Kuri) for the short term to use for greetings.
クリスマスイルミネーション (Kurisumasu Irumineeshon) → means “Christmas Illumination”. There are many light and illumination festivals that occur throughout Japan during the Christmas season.
サンタさん (Santa-san) → is their nickname for ‘Santa Claus’. Generally, the idea of Santa is used between parents and their children.
トナカイ (Tonakai) → means “reindeer”. When they talk about Santa san to their kids, it always followed the story of the 12 Tonakai’s.
ケンタッキー (Kentakki) → means “KFC” or “Kentucky”. Forget the turkey and candy canes, In Japan, ケンタッキー is one of the symbols for Christmas.
クリスマスケーキ (Keeki) → means “Christmas Cake” as the symbols of Christmas too.
KFC and Cakes are the main stars during Christmas eve in Japan.
Come celebrate Christmas day at 名古屋伏見の通い放題英会話スクールロケイシャス (LoQuacious)・(エルキュー LQ)!!