glade jul

17:50 Dec 3, 2000
Norwegian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Norwegian term or phrase: glade jul
norwegian song
Terje Neverdal

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namerry christmas
Andy Bell
naSilent Night
naMerry Christmas
Sven Petersson



3 hrs
Merry Christmas

Common expression.

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Sven Petersson
Local time: 06:32
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1166
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15 hrs
Silent Night

The song Glade Jul is the Norwegian version of Silent Night. Literally, the words mean "happy Christmas," but if you want to wish someone Merry Christmas, you say "God jul."

    Native Norwegian speaker
Local time: 21:32
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian

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Roald Toskedal
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54 days
merry christmas

It doesn't have an exact equivalent in this context, but as far as the song goes it is best described as "merry christmas", literally it should be "joyous" or "joyful" christmas, but that doesn't quite ring true in English.

Hope that helps

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Andy Bell
Local time: 12:32
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 88
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