Happy Birthday

22:23 Feb 19, 2001
English to Greek translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Happy Birthday
A greeting to a person on their day of birth
Matt Silvestri


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naΕυτυχισμένα Γεννέθλια
Dimitris
naΧαρούμενα γενέθλια, Χρόνια πολλά
Isodynamia
naChronia polla!
Ilena


  

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47 mins
Chronia polla!


Explanation:
Χρόνια πολλά (Chronia polla!)
...litteraly means: (have) a lot years (to live)
It is a kind of universal greeting here in Greece, that we wish at several festive occasions - one of which are birthdays of course.

I hope that helps!
Ilena

Ilena
Local time: 17:33
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in GreekGreek
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3 hrs
Χαρούμενα γενέθλια, Χρόνια πολλά


Explanation:
Even though Chronia Polla ("live" many years) is used in all holidays, Charoumena Genethlia is more specific to birthdays. You can also say "Να ζήσεις" (Na zisis), meaning "to live 'for many years'", something like "Many more".
I would go for Charoumena Genethlia.

Isodynamia
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1 day 6 hrs
Ευτυχισμένα Γεννέθλια


Explanation:
The exact translation is:"Ευτυχισμένα Γεννέθλια",but in Greece when we want to say Happy Birhtday, we just say "Χρόνια Πολλά".The Pronunciation is Hronia Polla.

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