Happy birthday in Spanish = ¡Feliz cumpleaños!
Happy birthday in Spanish is obviously a clutch Spanish phrase to know. Learning how to say happy birthday in Spanish is great for friends’ birthday parties, congratulating someone in Spanish on their special day, or saying happy birthday to someone in passing. ¡Feliz cumpleaños! is such a common Spanish phrase that you’ll often times here people in the English speaking countries say it and they don’t even know what the literal words mean, they just know that it means happy birthday in Spanish lol. Before we go a little further, let’s learn what the Spanish words feliz and cumpleaños actually translate too and where they’re from.
Feliz translates in English to happy. Cumpleaños translates in English birthday. Cumpleaños is actually a compound word. The first part of the word, Cumple stems from the Spanish very, Cumplir, which means to complete or to accomplish. The last part of the word, años, means years in Spanish. Pretty straightforward stuff. Let me show you real quickly how to say happy birthday in Spanish. Pronounce happy birthday in Spanish as fay-lees koom-play-ahn-yohs.
Did you know that there are several ways to say happy birthday in Spanish besides feliz cumpleaños? Most Spanish speaking countries have an array of different sayings and catch happy birthday songs in Spanish. Let’s take a quick look at what some of the other ways are to say happy birthday in Spanish. If you landed here on my blog to learn the the happy birthday song in Spanish, scroll down a bit here and I have posted a YouTube video on it. I also threw in an extra video that’s pretty funny which talks about all the different birthday songs in Spanish that might hear in your travels.
¡Felicidades! is a great way to congratulate someone no their birthday. Its really the same thing as saying congratulations in Spanish. Learning how to say congratulations in Spanish is not only great for birthday’s but also any other special event or occasion where you would want to say congratulations in Spanish. So how would you actually say congratulations in Spanish? Say congratulations in Spanish as fay-lees-ee-dah-days.
Felidades en tu dia is a little bit more specific way to say happy birthday in Spanish. It’s actually signifying someone specifically and their special day of being born. En stands for the word in in Spanish. Very similar to English in this sense. Tu in Spanish means you. Learning how to say you in Spanish is really something you’ll need in your daily Spanish language anyways. Now you know! Dia literally means day in Spanish. You would say felicidades en tu dia like fay-lees-ee-dah-days ehn too dee-ah.
Happy birthday song in Spanish – Learn the words below!
Happy Birthday To You
Feliz cumpleaños a ti