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Lesson 45

お誕生日おめでとう [OTANJÔBI OMEDETÔ]

Happy Birthday!
OTANJÔBI is a polite expression with TANJÔBI (birthday), and the honorific O before it. If you want to say it even more politely, you can say OTANJÔBI OMEDETÔ, and add GOZAIMASU after it.

Words and phrases in the lesson

みんな アンナ、お誕生日おめでとう。 Anna, Happy Birthday!
All ANNA, OTANJÔBI OMEDETÔ.
Anna, Happy Birthday!
健太 これ、ほんの気持ちです。 This is a little something for you.
Kenta KORE, HONNO KIMOCHI DESU.
This is a little something for you.
アンナ どうもありがとうございます。 I would like to thank you very much.
Anna DÔMO ARIGATÔ GOZAIMASU.
I would like to thank you very much.
さくら 何をもらったの? What did you get?
Sakura NANI O MORATTA NO?
What did you get?
アンナ 開けてもいいですか。 May I open this?
Anna AKETE MO II DESU KA.
May I open this?
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