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December 31, 2016

How to say Happy New Year in the languages most spoken in Philadelphia

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It's nearly time to wrap up 2016, meaning you'll be spending most of your weekend wishing others around you a Happy New Year.

Unlike many other holidays, New Years is one that will be celebrated all over the world Saturday – with the exception of many Asian countries that celebrate during a later date.

Regardless, this weekend is an opportunity to brush up on your language skills. We took a look at this Google chart that shows some of the top languages spoken in Philadelphia based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau and made a short list for you linking back to pronunciations based from Google Translate. 

Take a look:

Spanish: Feliz año nuevo 

Chinese: Xīnnián hǎo

Vietnamese: Chúc mừng năm mới 

Russian: S novym godom

French: Bonne année 

Italian: Felice anno nuovo