Are you curious to find out how to say Happy birthday in Portuguese? It is always nice to be able to say happy birthday in different languages and ways, so you can enrich the conversation and choose the best wish based on the situation.
If you have Portuguese friends or are invited to a birthday party, this article will greatly help you express your wishes!
Tons of birthday wishes can be used when invited to birthday parties. It is not necessary to know them all, but it is helpful to know a few of them to sound original to others. In general, the most common way to say Happy birthday in Portuguese is to use the word:
You could get confused if you hear this word in other contexts, but it is because this word is also used as "congratulations." So you can listen to it when people try to congratulate others on weddings, promotions, graduations, and other achievements.
However, if you hear it during a birthday, it means "happy birthday."
Here are some easy ways to say happy birthday in Portuguese:
|Feliz aniversário||Happy Birthday|
|Feliz aniversário para si||Happy Birthday to you|
|Tenha um aniversário fabuloso||Have a fabulous birthday|
|Desejo que você tenha o aniversário mais feliz de todos||I wish you to have the happiest birthday ever|
|Desejo que tenhas um aniversário maravilhoso||I hope you have a wonderful birthday|
|Feliz aniversário para alguém que é eternamente jovem||Happy birthday to someone who is forever young|
|Você parece mais jovem do que nunca! Feliz Aniversário||You look younger than ever! Happy birthday|
|Te desejo muitos anos de vida||I wish you many years of life|
|Parabéns a você nesta data querida muitas felicidades||Congratulations to you on this date dear Best wishes|
|Tudo de bom||All the best|
|Comemore seu aniversário com felicidade e alegria||Celebrate your birthday with happiness and joy|
|Desejo que todos os seus desejos se realizem. Feliz Aniversário||I wish for all of your wishes to come true. Happy birthday!|
|Desejo-lhe um dia cheio de felicidade e um ano cheio de alegria. Feliz Aniversário||Wishing you a day filled with happiness and a year filled with joy. Happy birthday|
|Espero que seu dia especial lhe traga tudo o que seu coração deseja! Feliz Aniversário||Hope your special day brings you all that your heart desires! Happy birthday|
It is essential to understand the difference between:
In general, feliz aniversário literally means "happy anniversary." But it is used to wish happy birthday more formally. Instead, parabéns mean congratulations, which is a less formal way to wish a happy birthday.
It is common to run into other words during a birthday party. For example, it is usual to talk about presents, age, cakes, and similar.
Here are some of the common birthday words to remember:
It is very usual to sing the "happy birthday" song. If you want to go the extra mile and lear it, here are the words:
The translation is the following:
Portuguese people have birthday traditions like any other country in the world, and they love to celebrate and host big birthday parties.
It is common for the party to be done after the birthday and not before, although some people could decide to hold it on the actual day of the birthday.
What you can expect if you are invited are a lot of guests, presents, and candles. The candles on the cake are lit so that the person celebrated can blow them out, making a wish at the same time.
There aren't fixed regulations on where and how to hold a birthday party. People can be as creative as they want!
One can celebrate a birthday at home, in a restaurant, or in any other place inviting family or friends to share the special and fun moment.
If you have Portuguese family or friends with whom you would like to spend a birthday occasion, it would be great to learn some more vocabulary, apart from their traditions, to build stronger bonds.
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