Want to know how to say ‘happy birthday’ in Haitian Creole? 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 Haitian Creole, why not also sing the Haitian version of the happy birthday song! Read on to learn more about this.
How To Say ‘Happy Birthday’ In Haitian Creole
To wish someone a happy birthday in Haitian Creole, you can say:
|Happy birthday||Bòn fèt|
|Happy birthday||Bon anivèsè|
The most commonly used phrase is ‘bòn fèt’.
To hear the pronunciation of this phrase, check out the below video:
Alternatively, you can also use some of these phrases:
|Best wishes||Bon swè|
|Have a great day||Pase yon bon jounen|
How To Sing Happy Birthday In Haitian Creole
If you want to go the extra mile for your loved one or friend, try singing the happy birthday song in Haitian Creole. You’ll be happy to know it’s the same tune as the English version, they just sing it in Haitian Creole.
The song actually uses a different version of the phrase ‘happy birthday’. Instead it uses the phrase ‘jwaye zanivèsè’. You wouldn’t really use this phrase if you were saying happy birthday to someone (use ‘bòn fèt’ for this) but it is used in the song.
Check out the video below to hear the Haitian Creole birthday song:
Here’s the lyrics so you can sing along:
This translates to:
Thanks for reading this post on how to say ‘happy birthday’ in Haitian Creole.
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!
Mother’s Day or Father’s Day coming up? Learn how to wish your parents a happy mother’s day or happy father’s day in Haitian Creole.