Birthdays are important to celebrate in the Dutch culture. Usually, you will go to someone's birthday party at their house where other friends and family will be too. Therefore, it is necessary to know some ways to wish someone a happy birthday in Dutch.
Other than just singing the 'Happy birthday song' in Dutch, there are many other ways to wish someone a happy birthday.
|Ik hoop dat je een fijne verjaardag hebt!||I hope you have a nice birthday!|
|Nog vele jaren in goede gezondheid.||Many happy returns in good health.|
|Gelukkige verjaardag.||Happy birthday.|
|Fijne verjaardag.||Happy birthday.|
|Van harte gefeliciteerd met je verjaardag!||Congratulations on your birthday!|
When celebrating a birthday in The Netherlands, cake is necessary. There are many other words that are necessary to know when celebrating a birthday or during a party. The table below provides some of these words.
In the table below some Dutch party or holiday phrases are shown.
|Gelukkig nieuwjaar.||Happy New Year.|
|Gelukkig kerstfeest.||Merry Christmas.|
|Ik nodig al mijn vrienden uit.||I invite all of my friends.|
|Wie komt er vanavond?||Who is coming tonight?|
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