How to Say “Happy Birthday” in Spanish

If you searched this up, probably the birthday of one of your Spanish friend is due soon. Wishing your friend a birthday in the native language could make his/her day more special. Here are a few ways you can say happy birthday in Spanish.

The standard Spanish phrase for wishing happy birthday is feliz cumpleaños; pronounced as fay-LEEZ KOOM-play-ahn-yohs.

You can also follow up with the name of your friend or title such as feliz cumpleaños mi amor means “happy birthday my friend.

If a simple wish is not enough, you can append the Spanish version of “may you have many more” which translates as que cumplas muchos más (kay KOOM-plahs MOO-chohs mahs).

A quicker word that works for every occasion is felicidades which means “congratulations.”

Attending a Spanish birthday party means great fun. You’ll probably notice a handsome amount of people at the party as it is a custom for all family members to attend birthday parties. Don’t forget to take a gift with you.

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