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How to Say ‘Happy Birthday’ in 25 Languages

We each have one every year but as they go on we tend to celebrate them less and less. And once you hit a certain number we start to wish the number stops rising altogether! Though, no matter what we try another one rolls around again. So why not just embrace them and enjoy them? So no matter what your age is (or what you tell others it is), we have put together a list of how to say happy birthday in 25 languages.

Whether you are a wishing a work colleague based in France a happy birthday, or writing a card to your in-laws from Korea, we have you covered. Wishing a happy birthday to someone in their native language is a small gesture! Yet, one which will make their birthday just that extra bit special.

How to say ‘Happy Birthday’ in 25 Languages

Happy Birthday in Arabic: عيد ميلاد سعيد (Eid Milad Saeed)

Happy Birthday in Cantonese: 生日快樂 (Sang Yat Fai Lok)

Happy Birthday in Croatian: Sretan rođendan

Happy Birthday in Czech: Všechno nejlepší

Happy Birthday in Danish: Tillykke Med Fødselsdagen

Happy Birthday in Dutch: Gefeliciteerd Met Je Verjaardag

Happy Birthday in English: Happy birthday!

Happy Birthday in French: Bon Anniversaire

Happy Birthday in German: Alles Gute zum Geburtstag

Happy Birthday in Greek: Χρόνια πολλά (Xronia polla)

Happy Birthday in Hebrew: יום הולדת שמח – (Yom Hoo-ledet sa-me-akh)

Happy Birthday in Hindi: जन्मदिन की शुभकामनाएं (Janmadin Kee Shubhakaamanaen)

Happy Birthday in Italian: Buon Compleanno

Happy Birthday in Japanese: お誕生日おめでとうございます (Otanjoubi Omedetou Gozaimasu)

Happy Birthday in Korean: 생일 축하 (Saeng-il Chugha)

Happy Birthday in Mandarin: 生日快乐 (Shēngrì Kuàilè)

Happy Birthday in Norwegian: Gratulerer Med Dagen

Happy Birthday in Polish: Wszystkiego Najlepszego Z Okazji Urodzin

Happy Birthday in Portuguese: Feliz Aniversário

Happy Birthday in Russian: С днем рождения (S Dnem Rozhdeniya)

Happy Birthday in Spanish: Feliz cumpleaños

Happy Birthday in Swedish: Grattis På Födelsedagen

Happy Birthday in Thai: สุขสันต์วันเกิด (suk san wan geuod)

Happy Birthday in Turkish: İyi Ki Doğdun

Happy Birthday in Ukrainian: З Днем Народження (Z Dnem Narodzhennya)

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