Joyeux noÃ«l. Literally merry Christmas, Joyeux noÃ«l is the most common way to say merry Christmas in French. You will find it on most cartes de voeux (greeting cards) and can use it with everyone.
If you'd like to wish someone a Merry Christmas in French, there are a few phrases and customs you should familiarize yourself with.. French Pronunciation Help. say 'Merry Christmas' with more general phrases, such as ' Happy Holidays'.
Pronunciation, [zhwa yeu noh ehl]. Usage notes: How do you say "Merry Christmas" in French?. Test yourself on some Christmas-themed French grammar.