How to write "Happy Birthday" in Japanese? For a birthday card to my best friend i would like to write this in Japanese, but i'm not sure how its called. And i would like to have something like "i like you very much" or something like that. isn't it something like すきだよ ? thank you!
Dec 9, 2010 4:00 PM
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In a polite formal way, it would be: Happy Birthday = お誕生日おめでとうございます。 I like you very much = あなたのことがとても好きです。 but since it's your best friend, it would be better to write it more frankly as: お誕生日おめでとう!君のことがとても好きだよ。 btw, "Happy Birthday" can also be written as "ハッピー・バースデイー" (the same pronunciation but in Japanese) because it's a common phrase.
December 9, 2010
Happy Birthday Otanjoubi omedetou gozaimasu. (formal for elders/superiors) お誕生日おめでとうございます。 Tanjoubi omedetou. (informal for friends/close familyl) 誕生日おめでとう。
December 9, 2010
Happy birthday! = 誕生日おめでとうございます!
December 11, 2010
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