Every country has its own traditions and rituals to celebrate their occasion and events. Birthday is one of the most entertaining events for young and old. People celebrate birthdays for their own happiness and joy. Different people have different styles and saying to wish birthday to their loved ones. In German, people used to say alles gute zum gesburtstag to wish birthday to the person. Another phrase used for happy birthday in german is herzlichen gluckwunsch zum gesburtstag. Basically, it means the best of luck for your birthday.

Happy birthday in german

German is such a unique and different language. “Alles gute zum gesburtstag”  used to say happy birthday German. “Meine liebe”  used to say my love in German. If you want to say happy birthday in German, YOU have to say alles gute zum gesburtstag meine liebe. If you want to say anyone congratulation in German, you have to say Glückwunsch. “Gesburtstag” used for birthday in German. In german, “gesburtstagswunsche”  used for birthday wishes. Like in other languages, birthday wishes in german also used to wish birthday. These birthday wishes are used to give love and care to their loved ones. As others like german people also blow the candles, cut the cake, and gives the best birthday wishes to their loved ones. German people invite their friends and family to celebrate their birthday and make it a memorable day for the whole year.

Relations in german  

As above mentioned, different words of the English language used in German. You can learn easily how to say happy birthday in German Language. If you want to say my friend in German, then you will say mein freund. Alles Gute zum Geburtstag Mein Freund means happy birthday my friend. Same as like mutter for mother, vater for father, Schwester for sister, Bruder for brother, oma for grandma, and opa for grandpa in the german language. German happy birthday to grandpa, you will say alles Gute zum Geburtstag Opa. These relations are very important to make memories. People invite their relatives and friends to make their events and occasions more joyful.

German Language

Glücklich is used for happy in german. Similarly, Geschenke used for gifts, Gäste for guests, Kuchen for cake, Dekorationen for decorations, Musik– for music, Freundinnen(feminine) for friends, Verwandtschaft for relatives, and Luftballons for balloons. Native German people specially used these words to communicate. 

Happy Birthday Quotes In German

Following are phrases that show how to say happy birthday in german followed by their English translation. The translation is a word to word translation not literal.

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag! 

Happy birthday!

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag! 

Have a good birthday!

All das Beste zum Geburtstag! 

All the best on your birthday!

Viel Glück zum Geburtstag! 

Best of luck on your birthday!

Ich gratuliere Ihnen zu Ihrem 40/50/60 etc. 

Congratulations on your 40/50/60th etc. birthday.

Herzlichen Glückwunsch nachträglich! 

Happy belated birthday!

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag und viel Glück/Erfolg im neuen Lebensjahr! 

Happy birthday and much happiness/success in the new year.

Ich wünsche dir zu deinem Geburtstag alles Liebe und Gute—verbringe einen wunderschönen Tag im Kreise deiner Lieben. 

I wish you all the best on your birthday. May you spend a wonderful day surrounded by those you love.

Ich wünsche dir einen herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag und alles Liebe und Gute und ganz viel Gesundheit und Spaß. Lass dich schön feiern. 

I wish you a happy birthday and all the best and much health and fun. Have a good time celebrating.

Herzlichen Glückwunsch und alles Gute zum Geburtstag wünscht dir (your name).

I wish you happy birthday and all the best on this day.

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum (birthday number)sten und alles Gute. 

Happy Xth birthday and all the best.

Ganz herzliche Glückwünsche zum Geburtstag.

All good wishes on your birthday.

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag und alles, alles Gute.

Good wishes for your birthday and all the best for the coming year.

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag und alles Liebe.

Good wishes for your birthday and everything lovely.