|Arabic||You don’t need to have ailurophobia to be afraid of this Christmas feline.|
|Danish||Church containing the grotto where Jesus was born|
|Finnish||This was the most popular non-alcoholic drink in its region before tea took over.|
|German||A goat-man Christmas figure|
|Greek||This tree usually flowers around Christmas which led to its association with the holiday.|
|Icelandic||Short mythical creature with a white beard usually wearing a conical cap|
|Italian||Rectangular wafer with religious imagery|
|Māori||Grain dish with sweet gravy served during the holiday season or as part of a funeral feast|
|Polish||A glass version of this food item is sometimes hidden on a Christmas tree.|
|Russian||A hidden coin in this cake is supposed to bring fortune to the one who finds it on New Year’s Day.|
|Ukrainian||A type of sweet bread often served dusted with icing sugar at Christmas|
- The languages above are provided in alphabetical order while the clues are in no particular order. Do not assume a relationship between languages and clues which happen to be aligned together horizontally.
- Each language and clue is to be used once.
- For languages that have upper and lowercase letters, use uppercase.
- For languages that have different variants of a letter depending on its position in the word, use the default or standalone variant.
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