How do you say Happy Birthday in French-Every language has it’s own way of saying or wishing Happy Birthday. Although almost everyone in this world is familiar with the term “Happy Birthday”, but saying happy birthday in a particular language is not common.
Saying happy birthday in French has a pure meaning behind it. “Bon Anniversaire” or “Joyeux Anniversaire” is how you wish happy birthday in French. If you are not familiar with the french language then you will also find it hard to pronounce it.
How to Say Happy Birthday in French
How to Say Happy Birthday in French-Some people shortened the words and use “Bon Anniv” and Joyeux Anniv”. Some people also use “Annif” instead of “Anniv”.
If you planning to send cards then you should also give something as a present as well. So what to write in the card? It is totally up to you what you want to write. But I would suggest you to go for
Joyeux Anniversaire Marrie.
What to Present
Avoid clothes, perfumes and decorations as a birthday gift. Yes I am talking about men and women. This is quite a touchy subject.
Maybe you can go for flowers if you are presenting it to a women or girl. A pot of orchid is the best option as most French girls love orchid. If you are presenting the gift for men then you can get wine and food items such as chocolates, macarons.
Here are other items that you can give the birthday boy/girl as a present
A magazine subscription
Amazon Gift Card
Coupon for cinema
Good hand cream
A notebook of their favorite color
During a birthday party family and friends gather together and celebrate the birthday ceremony. After the cutting of the cake everyone eats the cake and after that they celebrate the special meal for the birthday. This is very common and almost everyone celebrates like this.
Happy Birthday Wishes in French
Happy Birthday -Bon Anniversaire
Happy Birthday To You in French-Joyeux Anniversaire
Happy Belated Birthday in French –Joyeux Anniversaire Tardif
Happy Birthday My Friend in French – Bon Anniversaire Mon Ami