Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Xmas"

The meaning of "Xmas" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Here we are on said Xmas tree farm. mean?
A:

On, as in, on the farm. You can say you are On a large area.

Said, as in, the farm i previously mentioned
Q: What does why do we write Xmas? mean?
A: It's just a short way of saying Christmas.

As for why we say it, I'm not sure, probably because us English speakers are lazy.

Happy new year mate.
Q: What does Xmas mean?
A: Christmas
Q: What does That was supposed to happen on Xmas last year. mean?
A: Something happened now or recently, but the event should have actually taken place last year during Christmas.

Synonyms of "Xmas" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Xmas and Cristmas ?
A: No difference. X mas is a short version for Christmas, usually used in texting. :)

Translations of "Xmas"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I wrote my Xmas cards other way round ( upside down) ?
A: If you write the cards upside down, you are saying the picture on the front/the printed writing inside the card will be upside down when you write your own words on the card.
Why would anyone do that?
Did you mean someone else?
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? how do you usually celebrate Xmas?
A: I hope this it what you wanted sorry about my little brother
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Can I say"Xmas market is being conducted "?
A: Organized
Held

Other questions about "Xmas"

Q: why do you write Xmas?
A: Xmas is simply an abbreviation / short-form of Christmas.

This is not the only word where X is sometimes used a substitute for other letters.

For example, in some places 'Pedestrian Crossing' signs are shortened to 'PED XING' to save space.
Q: Which is correct, Xmas or X'mas?
I hear the former is basically used in the whole world and the latter one is used in Asian countries.
A: Either is good! However, X'mas is more formal and archaic, so most people won't use.
Q: Why Xmas means Christmas?
A: The Greek word for Christ is Χριστός. I'm not sure why, but the X represents the first letter of Χριστός (Which is the greek letter "chi", not our X)
Q: How do you celebrate Xmas day?Do you eat chicken and give presents to people?
A: On Christmas, we usually hang out with family and give presents to each other. Some people cook while others go to restaurants and eat :)
Q: Xmas is just two weeks away. You have to decided what you want for Xmas soon or else Santa Clause will be bothered.
Does this sound natural?
A: should be"Santa Claus"

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words

xmas

HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures. We cannot guarantee that every answer is 100% accurate.

Newest Questions
Topic Questions
Recommended Questions