Want to know how to say ‘happy birthday’ in Amharic? You’re in the right place.
It’s always nice to wish someone a happy birthday on their special day but why not do it in a language that means something to them.
As well as wishing your loved one a happy birthday in Amharic, why not also sing the Amharic version of the happy birthday song!
You could also get your loved one a Amharic Birthday Card. This will definitely make their day!
How To Say ‘Happy Birthday’ In Amharic
To wish someone a happy birthday in Amharic, you can say:
|Happy birthday||መልካም ልደት||Melkam lidet|
To hear the pronunciation of this phrase, check out the video linked later in the post.
Alternatively, you can use this phrase:
|Congratulations||እንኳን ደስ አለህ||En-quan-de saleh|
If you’re speaking to someone special then you’ll want to know how to say I love you in Amharic.
How To Sing Happy Birthday In Amharic
If you want to go the extra mile for your loved one or friend, try singing the happy birthday song in Amharic. You’ll be happy to know it’s the same tune as the English version, they just sing it in Amharic.
Check out the video below to hear the Amharic birthday song. I’ve listed the lyrics below so you can sing along.
Skip to 1:33 to hear the pronunciation of the phrase ‘happy birthday’. Skip to 2:30 for the happy birthday song in Amharic.
Here’s the lyrics so you can sing along:
“Melkam lidet lan-teh/lan-chi!
Melkam lidet lan-teh/lan-chi!
Melkam lidet! Melkam lidet!
Melkam lidet lan-teh/lan-chi!”
The word ‘lan-teh is used if the birthday person is male and the word ‘lan-chi’ is used if the birthday person is female.
This translates to:
“Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday!
Happy Birthday to you!”
Thanks for reading this post on how to say ‘happy birthday’ in Amharic.
It’s a great idea to make the effort to learn how to say this in someone’s native language or a language that means something to them.
Your loved one or friend will be so impressed!