St. Nicholas

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 "Saint Nicholas" Comes in Many Languages

Saint Nicholas is known in many regions of the world. His name, "Saint Nicholas," is different in different languages, of course. They are offered, with transcription for those from other scrips, such as Cyrillic, Greek, Arabic, etc.


Albanian: Shën Nikollië, Kolli, Koli or Kollit
Arabic: Mar Nkoula
Basque: San Nikolas
Bulgarian: Sveti Nikola
Catalan: Sant Nicolau
Croatian: Sveti Nikola
Czech: Svatý Mikkuláš
Dutch: Sint Nikolaas, Nicolaas or Sinterklaas
English: Saint Nicholas
Estonian: Püha Nikolai
French: Saint Nicolas
Georgian: Tsminda Nikolozi
Greek: Agios Nikolaos
German: Sankt Nikolaus, Niklaus, Nicolai; Nicolo (Austria) or Samichlaus (Switzerland)
Hungarian: Szent Mikulás or Miklós
Italian: San Nicola, San Nicolò or Niccolò
Latin: Sanctus Nicolaus
Lithuanian: Sveti Mikalojus
Luxembourgish: Klees'chen
Macedonian: Sveti Nikola
Maltese: San Nikola
Norwegian: Sankt Nikolai or Nikolaj
Polish: Sweti Mikolaj or Swiety Mikolaj
Portuguese: São Nicolau
Romanian: Sfântul Nicolae
Romansch: Sontgaclau
Russian: Svyatogo Nikolaya, Nikolsky or Nikolskaya
Slovakian: Svätý Mikuláš
Slovenian: Svetnik Miklavz
Spanish: San Nicolás
Swedish: Sankt Nikolaus or Nikolai
Turkish: Aya Nicola
Ukrainian: Sviatyij Mykolai

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