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Happy New Year in Japanese

By December 31, 2012

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Here are some useful phrases and vocabulary for the New Year.

* Happy New Year --- Akemashite omedetou (informal)
Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu (formal)
* New Year's Eve --- oomisoka
* New Year's Day --- gantan
* First shrine visit of the year --- hatsumoude
* First sunrise of the year --- hatsuhinode
* First dream of the year --- hatsuyume

You can also check out some articles related to the Japanese New Year.

* Greetings for a New Year's Celebration
* How to write "Happy New Year" in Japanese
* Writing New Year's Cards
* Shogatsu - Japanese New Year
* New Year's Holiday in Japan
* Hatsuyume


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