6 Ways to Wish Canadians a Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday in Canadian (English / French)
Canada has two official languages: English and French. However, the majority of Canadians speak English. Happy Birthday in Canadian means: Happy Birthday! or Joyeux anniversaire! This term is used most often because it is the standard phrase and can always be used. In social networks, but also in personal conversations, you will find other expressions much more frequently. These are shorter and more concise. Note that you must choose either the English or French name – alternatively, you can of course send both versions to a Canadian.
6 Ways to Wish Canadians “Happy Birthday”
In the list below you will find different ways to congratulate a Canadian. Some of these are short forms specifically for social media or informal conversations. Others, on the other hand, have a more general meaning and can of course be used in many different ways.
- Happy Birthday! / Happy Birthday! – Happy Birthday
- Congratulations on your birthday and all the best! / Félicitations pour ton anniversaire et tout le Meilleur! – Happy birthday and all the best
- Congratulations! / Toutes nos felicitations! – Congratulations
- All the best ! / Tous mes vœux! – All the best
- I wish you a happy birthday! / Je vous souhaite un joyeux anniversaire! – I wish you a happy birthday
- Much luck! / Beaucoup de chance! – Good luck
The best thing to do is apply your knowledge right away and surprise a Canadian friend, acquaintance or relative with a “Happy Birthday” in “Canadian”. Canadians are extremely proud of their two languages and accordingly appreciate birthday wishes in their native language. But don’t be surprised if a “Thanks! / Merci!” or “Thanks very much ! /Merci beaucoup!” comes back – this means something like “(Many) thanks”. And don’t forget: Variety makes life nicer – so you have several ways to congratulate a Canadian.
Birthday gifts for Canadians
It is often very difficult to choose the right gift – even more so if you are of a different nationality. Of course you can’t go wrong with vouchers, gifts of money, fragrances, technology and games – but these are just standard gifts. However, Canadians also enjoy local and regional products from their country, as well as technical items. Of course, you can mix Canadian produce with your own local produce for the perfect and delicious gift. Note that not all goods may be imported or exported.
Other resources in Canadian
Are you looking for more Canadian phrases and lessons? Then you will find many more topics and other languages on the overview page.
Happy birthday in other languages
Here you will find a post list about Birthday wishes in many other languages. In addition to birthday wishes, there are also wishes for a name day, Happy Easter, Happy New Year and Merry Christmas.
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