Happy Birthday

00:00 Feb 24, 2004
English to Lithuanian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Happy Birthday
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5 +1Sveikinu/sveikinimai Gimtadienio proga
Jolanta Schimenti



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Sveikinu/sveikinimai Gimtadienio proga

Lithuanians have several similar versions of "Happy Birthday" depending on the context.
Lithuanians would say:
"Laimingo Gimtadienio! - which is the
literal translation of "Happy Birthday" (loan-translation from English)
Other versions:
"Sveikinu Gimtadienio proga" which means "I congratulate you/Congratulations on your Birthday"
"Sveikinimai Gimtadienio proga" - "Birthday Greetings"
"Daug laimės Gimimo dienos proga" - "Much happiness on the occasion of your Birthday"

Jolanta Schimenti
Local time: 13:19
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  rima vydmantas: i agree with sveikinu, etc... (but laimingo gimtadienio i have never heard)
18 hrs
  -> FYI: „Laimingo gimtadienio, Jonai“ (1996) - Jono Meko filmas. Kita nuoroda - http://atvirukai.takas.lt/atvirukai_konkursas.php?st=view&ki...
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