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  • Birthday wishes and party words in Spanish

    ¡Viva la fiesta!

    Don´t skip this page, because the "fiesta vocabulary" forms a considerable part of Spanish culture. The reading is separated in 3 parts: Party words, Party phrases and Happy birthday wishes.

    birthday wishes en español

    Party words

    In Spanish the nouns are given with definite articles, because they are important to be learnt by memory. 

    Spanish English
    el alcohol alcohol
    todo all
    sólo alone
    la invitación invitation
    la comida food
    la celebración celebration
    los amigos friends
    la novia girlfriend
    el novio boyfriend
    el cumpleaños birthday
    el regalo present
    la parilla grill
    la idea idea
    la tarta cake
    la música music
    la fiesta party
    la diversión fun
    el juego game
    el baile dance


    Party phrases 

    In Spanish the questions are written with two question marks like this ¿....?

    Spanish English
    Invito a todos mis amigos. I invite all of my friends.
    ¿Quién trae algo para comer? Who brings something to eat?
    ¿Quién trae algo para beber? Who brings something to drink?
    ¿Quién comprará el regalo? Who is going to buy the present?
    ¿Quién viene esta noche? Who is coming tonight?


    How do you say birthday wishes?

    The exclamation marks, as the question marks are always two: ¡...!

    Spanish English
    ¡Feliz cumpleaños! Happy birthday!
    ¡Todo lo mejor! All the best!
    ¡Todo lo mejor para tu cumpleaños! All the best for your birthday!
    ¡Te deseo todo lo mejor! I wish you all the very best!
    ¡Felicidades! Congratulations!


    Example dialogue

    Lucia: ¿Quién viene esta noche? Who is coming tonight?

    Kristina: Invito a todos mis amigos. I invite all of my friends. 

    Lucia: ¿Tienen invitaciones para la fiesta de cumpleaños? Do they have invitations for the birthday party?

    Kristina: Sí. Yes.

    Lucia: ¿Habrá comida y música? Will there be food and music?

    Kristina: Claro que sí. Of course.

    Lucia: ¡Que bien! Good!

    Now you can practise the fiesta vocabulary with the exercises, audio, microphones, or through going out to a real Spanish fiesta. 


    Party words in Spanish flashcards

    Party phrases in Spanish exercise

    How to talk about parties in Spanish exercise