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"Happy new year!"

Translation:שנה טובה!

July 18, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Allan892482

Interesting how Jews don't wish people a "happy" New Year. Goes along with starting the year in shul, not drunk in Times Square.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ayelet_hebrew

Would ראש השנה שמח not also be correct? or is it only in the jewish festival context , and not in general for happy new year?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AmirLFC

That's specifically for Rosh Hashana. But שנה טובה can be used in both cases.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Shiv294382

Why is "שמח שנה חדש " wrong ? Could someone explain this quickly ? Thanks ..

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