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22:45 Jul 5, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: happy birthday to Hans from Ivon and Heather
Birthday greeting to my Austrian neighbour, who turns 81 next week.
Ivon Robertson
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Summary of answers provided
na +1Herzlichen Glueckwunsch zum Geburtstag !
Marcel
naLieber Hans, alles Gute zum Geburtstag wünschen dir/Ihnen Ivon und Heather
Birgit Wahl
naAlles Gute zum Geburtstag Hans wünschen dir Ivon und HeatherFlorin Badea


  

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Alles Gute zum Geburtstag Hans wünschen dir Ivon und Heather


Explanation:
that's it!


    no need
Florin Badea
Romania
Local time: 05:37
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 10
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3 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Herzlichen Glueckwunsch zum Geburtstag !


Explanation:
Hi Ivon!
There are TWO ways to address the person who has birthday.
If it's a good/close friend of you:

Herzlichen Glueckwunsch zum Geburtstag wuenschen Dir
Ivon und Heather
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If you want to put it a bit more formal you can say:

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag wuenschen Ihnen
Ivon und Heather

I assume that you want to write a birthday card or smth like that. If you also want to mention Hans' name (which is not really necessary in German) you can either write it on the envelope or simply put: Lieber Hans! (means: Dear Hans!)...Herzlichen Glueckwunsch.....

by the way: if you really want to be correct you have to write "Glueckwunsch" and "wuenschen" with u-umlaut (u with two dots above --> "ü" ....I don't know if you can read it here:-)....but with handwriting it shouldn't be a problem.
Hope I could help you ;-)



    native German
Marcel
Local time: 04:37
PRO pts in pair: 8

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agree  no-amateur: Best solution, I absolutely agree!
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4 hrs
Lieber Hans, alles Gute zum Geburtstag wünschen dir/Ihnen Ivon und Heather


Explanation:
*dir* if he's a close friend of you *Ihnen* is more formal.



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Birgit Wahl
Germany
Local time: 04:37
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 16
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