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Italian translation: Buon compleanno, Kathleen! (see more below)

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13:16 Sep 6, 2001
English to Italian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday to you. Happy 50th Birthday to Kathleen.
I need the following translated. Thank you.

"Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday to you. Happy 50th Birthday to Kathleen. Happy Birthday to you."
Martha Caro
Italian translation:Buon compleanno, Kathleen! (see more below)
Explanation:
In Italian you don\'t mention the number of years when you wish someone \"happy birthday\"!
If you really want it translated here it is
\"Buon cinquantesimo compleanno, Kathleen!\"
\"Buoni cinquant\'anni, Kathleen!\"

It sounds very odd to my ears. Sometimes we can\'t make a language say what it won\'t say.

regards

paola l m
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CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 01:54
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Buon compleanno, Kathleen! (see more below)
CLS Lexi-tech
na +1See answer to your previous question...
Floriana
naVedi sotto
Laura Bordignon
naYou don't mention the age in the happy birthday song...Chiara Yates


  

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10 mins peer agreement (net): +1
See answer to your previous question...


Explanation:
or someone out there squash this duplicate!


Floriana
United States
Local time: 00:54
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 792

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agree  Giovanna Graziani
11 hrs
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12 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Buon compleanno, Kathleen! (see more below)


Explanation:
In Italian you don\'t mention the number of years when you wish someone \"happy birthday\"!
If you really want it translated here it is
\"Buon cinquantesimo compleanno, Kathleen!\"
\"Buoni cinquant\'anni, Kathleen!\"

It sounds very odd to my ears. Sometimes we can\'t make a language say what it won\'t say.

regards

paola l m


CLS Lexi-tech
Local time: 01:54
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 2228
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agree  marcuccia
40 mins

agree  Raffaella Cornacchini
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11 hrs
You don't mention the age in the happy birthday song...


Explanation:
It goes like this:
Tanti auguri a te. Tanti auguri a te. Tanti auguri a Kathleen. Tanti auguri a te.

Chiara Yates
United States
Local time: 01:54
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 42
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16 hrs
Vedi sotto


Explanation:
Tanti auguri a te. Tanti auguri a te. Tanti auguri Kathleen. Tanti auguri a te.

In italiano è "Tanti auguri Kathleen", non "a Kathleen".

Laura Bordignon
Local time: 07:54
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 31
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