Saturday, July 18, 2009

Happy Birthday Poem in Russian

Does your friend or relative have birthday?! Learn how to write and pronounce a short Russian birthday poem!

С днём рожденья тебя поздравляю!
Здоровья, радости желаю,
И чтоб жил(а) ты много лет
Без слёз, без горести, без бед!

Literal translation into English:
I congratulate you with your birthday!
I wish you health and happiness,
And to live for many years
With no tears, with no sadness, with no troubles!

To learn the pronunciation listen to an mp3 I recorded:

Note: use "жил" when addressing male and "жила" when addressing female.

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