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Seasons Greetings

Italian translation: Buone Feste

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English term or phrase:Seasons Greetings
Italian translation:Buone Feste
Entered by: CLS Lexi-tech
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07:22 Nov 3, 2000
English to Italian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Seasons Greetings
For use on a Christmas card.
Any help would be appreciated.
Claire
Claire
Buone Feste
Explanation:
Season's greetings is a way, in English, to avoid making a reference to Christian festivities, and to extend good wishes to people who belong to other creeds and religions.
If you want to maintain no reference to Christmas then you can use the widely used "Buone Feste" (literally: happy festivities). If you want to make reference to Christmas per se, then you can say "Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo", that is you have to include in the "season" also the New Year.
Regards
Paola L M
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Summary of answers provided
naAuguri di Buone FesteMarco Massignan
naBuone Feste
CLS Lexi-tech
naAuguri di NataleDaria Tortosa
naAuguri
Maria Karra


  

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16 mins
Auguri


Explanation:
This actually means "Wishes". You can also use "i migliori auguri" for "best wishes" or "buon natale" for Merry Christmas.
Maria

Maria Karra
United States
Local time: 22:23
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GreekGreek
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19 mins
Auguri di Natale


Explanation:
"Auguri di Natale" is the literally translation, but if you are translating a Christmas card I would rather say "Auguri di Buon Natale"...it sounds "more Italian" to me!!!!
Ciao!




    Dizionario Garzanti Inglese/Italiano
Daria Tortosa
Local time: 04:23
PRO pts in pair: 35
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25 mins
Buone Feste


Explanation:
Season's greetings is a way, in English, to avoid making a reference to Christian festivities, and to extend good wishes to people who belong to other creeds and religions.
If you want to maintain no reference to Christmas then you can use the widely used "Buone Feste" (literally: happy festivities). If you want to make reference to Christmas per se, then you can say "Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo", that is you have to include in the "season" also the New Year.
Regards
Paola L M


CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 22:23
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 2228
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Thanks to all for the helpful answers
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2 hrs
Auguri di Buone Feste


Explanation:
It is used specifically at Christmas and/or Easter. Very general way of saying it.


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Marco Massignan
Local time: 04:23
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PRO pts in pair: 115
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