Ask a Question

(Create a thread)
Go Back   Spanish language learning forums > Spanish & English Languages > Grammar

Wish him / her a 'Happy Birthday'


This is the place for questions about conjugations, verb tenses, adverbs, adjectives, word order, syntax and other grammar questions for English or Spanish.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old May 12, 2017, 01:01 AM
fglorca fglorca is offline
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 424
fglorca is on a distinguished road
Wish him / her a 'Happy Birthday'

Wish Andrew a 'Happy Birthday' for me:
  • Felicita a Andrés por su cumpleños.
  • Dile a Andrés Feliz Cumpleaños de mi parte.
Are the above two translations correct?
I'm not sure about the use of 'por' in the first one.
Are there any other ways to express the same idea?

Many thanks in advance.
Reply With Quote
Get rid of these ads by registering for a free Tomísimo account.
Old May 12, 2017, 07:16 AM
aleCcowaN's Avatar
aleCcowaN aleCcowaN is offline
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posts: 3,001
Native Language: Castellano
aleCcowaN is on a distinguished road
OK in a combined form: "felicita a Andrés de mi parte por su cumpleaños"

give him my regards:

dale mis saludos
dile que le envío saludos
dale saludos de mi parte

This last use is usually more formal, but it's often used to disambiguate, like in the sentence you're asking about, as "felicita a Andrés por su cumpleaños" means primarily "don't forget (yourself) to say happy birthday to Andy"
Reply With Quote
Old May 15, 2017, 12:25 AM
fglorca fglorca is offline
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 424
fglorca is on a distinguished road
Many thanks, aleCcowaN.
Reply With Quote

Bookmark this thread at:


Link to this thread
HTML Link: 
BB Code: 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Site Rules

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Happy Birthday to a special young woman and a kindred spirit, on your 23rd birthday. jokyfo Translations 3 May 19, 2011 12:58 PM
Happy birthday to me bahamas General Chat 4 December 26, 2010 02:38 PM
Happy Birthday Jessica General Chat 12 August 11, 2010 01:32 PM
Happy Birthday, laepelba :) Jessica General Chat 37 May 01, 2010 03:58 PM
Happy Birthday, Tomisimo! ^^ Jessica General Chat 26 November 02, 2009 02:10 PM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:25 PM.

Forum powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.