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Hey, guys! Can you say happy birthday in Japanese? In this video, you will learn how to say happy birthday and then how to sing happy birthday.
ちょっと待って (chotto matte) “Wait”, am I singing happy birthday?
Okay, happy birthday is… お誕生日おめでとうございます。(O-tanjyobi omedetogozaimasu.)
Once more, お誕生日おめでとうございます。 (O-tanjyobi omedetogozaimasu.)
You can shorten the phrase to 誕生日おめでとう (Tanjyobi omedeto).
Okay, now onto the song, there are similar versions but this is the most popular. You actually know the song and the music already. One, two, three...happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Risan-chan, happy birthday to me. Happy birthday to you, happy birthday, happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Risa-chan, happy birthday to you.
こんなにハッピーバスデイを歌ったことなかなかない。(kon’nani happī basudei o utattakoto nakanaka nai.) “I’ve never sang Happy Birthday this many times before.”
Happy birthday to you, you, you, you.
Did you catch that? I just sang the song to myself. The song is a Japanese pronunciation of happy birthday to you plus the person's name and the suffix ちゃん(chan) or さん(san). Okay, for homework try to sing this song. Bye!

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December 2nd, 2016 at 6:30 pm
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November 27th, 2019 at 7:44 am
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Hi Alexander,


Thank you very much for the question!

There are a couple of ways to say ""Have an awesome day!" or "Have an amazing day!"

良い一日を!

Yoi ichinichi o!

素晴らしい一日を!

Subarashii ichinichi o!


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Miki H

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Alexander
November 23rd, 2019 at 10:36 am
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Hi guys!


To say happy birthday, is easy, but what is the closest sentence to "Have an awesome day!" or "Have an amazing day"?


So, the sentence would be, "Happy birthday! Have an awesome day!"


Thank you!

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October 22nd, 2019 at 5:19 am
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Hello Sidney lopez,


Thank you for the cute emoticons! ❤️️ We hope you liked the lesson! Please let us know if you have any questions.


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Levente

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Sidney lopez
October 20th, 2019 at 4:28 am
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❤️️

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January 27th, 2017 at 2:31 pm
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Hi natan,

Thank you for posting.


We are happy to hear that:smile:


Keep studying with JapanesePod101.com

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Miki(美希)

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natan
January 26th, 2017 at 4:43 am
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Pretty good video. I did wonder how it was sung.