Happy Birthday

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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby linguoboy » Fri 20 Aug 2010 1:12 pm

Caenwyr wrote:Linguoboy is messing with you mate. It's just "happy birthday", but written the way a non-English-speaking German would transliterate it ;-)

There is a version of the Birthday Song with German words, but I never heard it when I was living in Germany.
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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby Aika-sáni » Wed 08 Dec 2010 1:21 am

Although I reacon most people in Germany sing the English words I have heard a German language version, and I think there is more than one. This is the one I know:

Zum geburtstag viel glück,
zum geburtstag viel glück,
für die/der* liebe/er ........**
zum geburtstag viel glück

*faminine/masculine (depending on the sex of the person)
**Place for name.
Thanks to my friend for helping me with the German lyrics

French Lyrics:
Joyeux anniversair,
joyeux anniversair,
joyeux anniversair ........,
joyeux anniversair.
Dća a haíjạ́na ce Hijẹíba, Saï--ba, Ạía, Yedẹma ai ba cạjam.
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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby gnunix » Wed 08 Dec 2010 8:44 am

Aika-sáni wrote:Zum geburtstag viel glück,
zum geburtstag viel glück,
für die/der* liebe/er ........**
zum geburtstag viel glück

"für der lieber" isn't correct German. It has to be "für den lieben..."
But there ist also this Version:
"Zum Geburtstag viel Glück
Zum Geburtstag viel Glück
Zum Geburtstag liebe(r) ...
Zum Geburtstag viel Glück"
It's true, we are singing the englisch Version most of the time, but there are other nice Birthday songs in German.
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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby Alex » Fri 04 Nov 2011 5:48 am

In Lakȟóta:

Nitĥúŋpi aŋpétu iyúškiŋ ye/yo.

ye = women
yo = men
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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby spanick » Thu 24 Nov 2011 6:56 am

I've never heard anyone sing in German to the tune of the English Happy Birthday song.

I learned it as singing:
Hoch soll sie/er leben. Hoch soll sie/er leben. Drei mal hoch! (2x)

then just said:
Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Gerburtstag, (insert name)!
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Re: Happy Birthday

Postby qwerty12302 » Wed 22 Aug 2012 4:50 pm

In Finnish:
Paljon onnea vaan,
paljon onnea vaan,
paljon onnea (name)
paljon onnea vaan!
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