Latvian greetings

Latvian translation: sveicieni

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English term or phrase:Latvian greetings
Latvian translation:sveicieni

09:56 Mar 15, 2010
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English to Latvian translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: Latvian greetings
Can anyobe please help me get the precise Latvian translation of the following greetings?

Merry Christmas
Happy New Year
Happy Easter
Happy Pentecost/Whit Sunday
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Have a good weekend
Best regards
Good morning
God day
Happy holiday/Have a good holiday
Constitution Day/National Day (if any)
Good luck
Thank you for the good meeting
ank you for our good relationship during the past year.

I need these greetings for communication with our new colleagues in Latvia. Although our correspondances are ín English, I would like the opportunity to end our letters in their local language with the most common greetings or greetings that respect our common holidays and feasts.
Richard New (X)
Local time: 08:53
sveicieni
Explanation:
Merry Christmas - Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus
Happy New Year - Laimīgu Jauno Gadu
Happy Easter - Priecīgas Lieldienas
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year - Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus un laimīgu Jauno Gadu
Have a good weekend - Lai Tev/Jums jauka nedēļas nogale (depending if informal/formal)
Best regards - Ar cieņu
Good morning - Labrīt
God day - Labdien
Happy holiday/Have a good holiday - would depend on what kind of holiday
Good luck - Lai veicas!
Thank you for the good meeting - Pateicos par veiksmīgo tikšanos
Thank you for our good relationship during the past year - Pateicos par veiksmīgo sadarbību šī gada laikā
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Zane Jacobs
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Local time: 01:53
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latvian greetings
sveicieni


Explanation:
Merry Christmas - Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus
Happy New Year - Laimīgu Jauno Gadu
Happy Easter - Priecīgas Lieldienas
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year - Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus un laimīgu Jauno Gadu
Have a good weekend - Lai Tev/Jums jauka nedēļas nogale (depending if informal/formal)
Best regards - Ar cieņu
Good morning - Labrīt
God day - Labdien
Happy holiday/Have a good holiday - would depend on what kind of holiday
Good luck - Lai veicas!
Thank you for the good meeting - Pateicos par veiksmīgo tikšanos
Thank you for our good relationship during the past year - Pateicos par veiksmīgo sadarbību šī gada laikā

Zane Jacobs
United States
Local time: 01:53
Native speaker of: Latvian
PRO pts in category: 4
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neutral  Andra M (lv): "Jauno gadu" with a lowercase 'g'. And I wouldn't like myself "Pateicos par veiksmīgo tikšanos" - maybe "lielisko"?
4 hrs

neutral  alis-kis: Happy holiday/Have a good holiday - Jaukas brīvdienas
15 hrs
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