How Do You Say Happy Birthday in Hebrew-Wishing Happy birthday to someone in their native language makes the wish more meaningful. So today you will learn to wish happy birthday in a new language. Yes, you will learn to say happy birthday in Hebrew.
Hebrew is the primary official language of Israel. Israel has their own tradition of celebrating birthdays and other things like how they wish a happy birthday.
In this article, you will 3 things related to the birthdays in Hebrew
How to say happy birthday in Hebrew
How to ask “when is your birthday”
How to say when is your birthday
How to Say Happy Birthday in Hebrew
There are 3 ways you can say happy birthday in Hebrew. Each one has different meaning and situations which suits it. So it’s up to you which one you use at what situation.
Yom hu’ledet sameach – saying Yom hu’ledet sameach would suits most of the situation. In this phrase, yom means day, hu’ledet means “of birth”and Sameach means “Happy”.
How to ask when is your birthday
Asking about when is the birthday of the person you are talking in the conversation has to be in Hebrew. So how you say it?
Matai yom ha`huledet shelkha? – This is for asking men about their birthday.
Matai yom ha`huledet shelakh? – This is for asking women about their birthday
As you can see there is a slight difference in both sentences. So keep that mind while asking.
How to Say When is your Birthday
This one is little complex since there are numbers and month included. You need to know all the numbers and months I. Hebrew first and then you can start learning to say when is your birthday.