Haz (kapitankraut) wrote in linguaphiles,

"Happy birthday" in Bosnian

A good friend of mine has a birthday coming up, and is Bosnian, so I think you all know where I'm going with this one.
I've checked Omniglot's Croatian and Serbian pages, and found "Sretan rođendan" (Croatian) and "Srećan rođendan" (Serbian), but she's an ardent Bosnian - Muslim family, born in Sarajevo - and the last thing I'd want would be to use the wrong phrase, so is there a specifically Bosnian variant, or a version of the two that wouldn't go down like the proverbial lead balloon?


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