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Best Wishes : Marriage

Congratulations. Wishing the both of you all the happiness in the world.
Onnittelut! Toivomme teille molemmille kaikkea onnea maailmassa.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple
Congratulations and warm wishes to both of you on your wedding day.
Lämpimät onnentoivotukset teille molemmille hääpäivänänne
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple
Congratulations on tying the knot!
Lämpimät onnittelut naimisiinmenon johdosta!
Informal, used when congratulating a recently married-couple that you know quite well
Congratulations on saying your "I do's"!
Onnittelut 'tahdon'-sanoista!
Informal, used when congratulating a recently married-couple that you know quite well
Congratulations to the bride and groom on their happy union.
Onnittelut morsiamelle ja sulhaselle onnellisen liiton solmimisesta
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple

Best Wishes : Engagement

Congratulations on your engagement!
Onnittelut kihlauksen johdosta!
Standard phrase used to congratulate someone on their engagement
Wishing both of you all the best on your engagement and everything lies ahead.
Onnittelut kihlauksestanne ja kaikkea hyvää tulevaisuuteen!
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
Congratulations on your engagement. I hope you will both be very happy together.
Onnittelut kihlauksenne johdosta. Olkoon tulevaisuutenne onnea täynnä.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
Congratulations on your engagement. I hope you will make each other extremely happy.
Onnittelut kihlauksenne johdosta! Toivottavasti olette hyvin onnellisia yhdessä.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
Congratulations on your engagement. Have you decided upon big day yet?
Onnittelut kihlauksesta! Oletteko päättäneet jo hääpäivän?
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple who you know well, and to ask when the wedding will take place

Best Wishes : Birthdays and Anniversaries

Birthday greetings!
Onnittelut syntymäpäivän johdosta!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Happy Birthday!
Hyvää syntymäpäivää!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Many happy returns!
Onnittelut syntymäpäivän johdosta!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Wishing you every happiness on your special day.
Onnentoivotus syntymäpäivänäsi.
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
May all your wishes come true. Happy Birthday!
Käykööt kaikki toiveesi toteen! Hyvää syntymäpäivää!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Wishing you every happiness this special day brings. Have a wonderful birthday!
Paljon onnea päivänäsi! Ihanaa syntymäpäivää!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Happy Anniversary!
Hyvää hääpäivää!
General anniversary wish, commonly found on anniversary cards
Happy…Anniversary!
Hyvää ...-vuotishääpäivää!
Anniversary wish used when celebrating a specific anniversary (e.g. 25th silver anniversary, 40th ruby anniversary)
…years and still going strong. Have a great Anniversary!
... ja edelleen kuin vastarakastuneet. Mahtavaa vuosipäivää!
Used to emphasize the length of marriage and wish a happy anniversary
Congratulations on your Porcelain Wedding Anniversary!
Onnittelut pronssihäiden johdosta!
Used to celebrate a 20th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Silver Wedding Anniversary!
Onnittelut hopeahäiden johdosta!
Used to celebrate a 25th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Ruby Wedding Anniversary!
Onnittelut rubiinihäiden johdosta!
Used to celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Pearl Wedding Anniversary!
Onnittelut helmihäiden johdosta!
Used to celebrate a 30th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Coral Wedding Anniversary!
Onnittelut korallihäiden johdosta!
Used to celebrate a 35th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Gold Wedding Anniversary!
Onnittelut kultahäiden johdosta!
Used to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Diamond Wedding Anniversary!
Onnittelut timanttihäiden johdosta!
Used to celebrate a 60th wedding anniversary

Best Wishes : Get well Wishes

Get well soon.
Parane pian!
Standard get well wish, commonly found on cards
I hope you make a swift and speedy recovery.
Toivottavasti paranet pian!
Standard get well wish
We hope that you will be up and about in no time.
Toivottavasti olet jo pian jaloillasi!
Standard get well wish from more than one person
Thinking of you. May you feel better soon.
Ajattelen sinua. Toivottavasti paranet pian.
Standard get well wish
From everybody at…, get well soon.
Kaikki ... toivovat pikaista paranemistasi!
Get well wish from several people in an office or place of work
Get well soon. Everybody here is thinking of you.
Parane pian. Kaikki ... lähettävät lämpimiä terveisiä.
Get well wish from several people in an office or place of work

Best Wishes : General Congratulations

Congratulations on…
Onnittelut ...
Standard congratulation sentence
I wish you the best of luck and every success in…
Toivon sinulle onnea ja menestystä...
Used when wishing someone success in the future
I wish you every success in…
Toivon sinulle menestystä...
Used when wishing someone success in the future
We would like to send you our congratulations on…
Haluaisimme onnitella sinua ... johdosta.
Used when congratulating someone for doing a specific thing
Well done on…
Onnittelut ...
Used when congratulating someone for doing a specific thing, less congratulatory
Congratulations on passing your driving test!
Onnittelut ajokokeen läpäisystä!
Used when congratulating someone on passing their driving test
Well done. We knew you could do it.
Hyvä sinä! Tiesimme, että pystyt siihen!
Used when congratulating someone, usually a close friend or member of the family
Congrats!
Onnea!
Informal, relatively uncommon, shorthand for congratulations and used when congratulating someone

Best Wishes : Academic Achievements

Congratulations on your graduation!
Onnittelut valmistumisesi johdosta!
Used when congratulating someone for graduating from university
Congratulations on passing your exams!
Onnittelut kokeen läpäisystä!
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams
Who's a clever bunny then? Well done on acing your exam!
Kuka on fiksu tyttö / poika? Pärjäsit hienosti kokeessa!
Informal colloquial phrase, used when someone you know well does exceedingly well on an exam
Congratulations on getting your Masters and good luck in the world of work.
Onnea maisterintutkinnon johdosta ja kaikkea hyvää työelämään!
Used when congratulating someone for completing their master's degree and wishing them luck in the future
Well done on your great exam results and all the best for the future.
Onnea hyvin suoritetusta ylioppilastutkinnosta ja kaikkea hyvää tulevaisuuteen
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams, but when unsure whether they plan to go to university or get a job
Congratulations on your exam results. Wishing you all the best for your future career.
Onnittelut ylioppilaalle! Kaikkea hyvää työuralle.
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams, and who you know is looking to get a job
Well done on getting into University. Have a great time!
Onneksi olkoon yliopistoon pääsystä! Pidä hauskaa!
Used when congratulating someone on getting a place at university

Best Wishes : Condolences

We are all deeply shocked to hear of the sudden death of…and we would like to offer our deepest sympathy.
Olemme kaikki syvästi järkyttyneitä kuullessamme ... kuolemasta, ja haluamme välittää syvimmät osanottomme.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them. The death could have been expected or unexpected
We are so very sorry to hear about your loss.
Osanottomme menetyksen johdosta.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
I offer you my deepest condolences on this dark day.
Syvimmät osanottoni tänä synkkänä päivänä.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
We were disturbed and saddened by the untimely death of your son/daughter/husband/wife, … .
Olemme järkyttyneitä ja surullisia poikasi / tyttäresi / miehesi / vaimosi ... kuolemasta.
Used when consoling someone on the death of their son/daughter/husband/wife (includes the name of the deceased)
Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt condolences at this most challenging time.
Syvimmät ja sydämellisimmät osanottomme tänä vaikeana päivänä.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
Our thoughts are with you and your family at this most difficult time of loss.
Ajatuksemme ovat sinun ja perheesi kanssa tänä vaikeana menetyksen aikana
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them

Best Wishes : Career Achievements

We wish you the best of luck in your new job at…
Toivomme sinulle menestystä uudessa työssäsi ...
Used when wishing someone success in a new job
From all at…, we wish you the best of luck in your new job.
Kaikilta meiltä ..., toivomme sinulle onnea ja menestystä uudessa työssäsi!
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job
We wish you the best of luck in your new position of…
Toivomme sinulle kaikkea hyvää uudessa tehtävässäsi ...
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job position
We wish you every success for your latest career move.
Toivomme sinulle pelkkää menestystä uudella urallasi!
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job
Congratulations on getting the job!
Onnea uuden työpaikan johdosta!
Used when congratulating someone on getting a new, usually lucrative, job
Good luck on your first day at…
Onnea ensimmäiselle työpäivällesi ...
Used when wishing someone a good first day at a new job

Best Wishes : Birth

We were delighted to hear of the birth of your new baby boy/girl. Congratulations.
Iloitsemme poikanne / tyttärenne syntymästä! Onnittelut!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
Congratulations on your new arrival!
Onnea uuden tulokkaan johdosta!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
For the new mother. Best wishes for you and your son/daughter.
Tuoreelle äidille. Onnittelut tyttären / pojan syntymästä
Used to congratulate a woman on the birth of her child
Congratulations on the arrival of your new beautiful baby boy/girl!
Onnea uuden kauniin poika- / tyttölapsen syntymästä!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
To the very proud parents of… . Congratulations on your new arrival. I'm sure you will make wonderful parents.
... ylpeille vanhemmille. Onnea uuden tulokkaan johdosta. Teistä tulee varmasti erinomaiset vanhemmat.
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child

Best Wishes : Thanks

Many thanks for…
Suuret kiitokset...
Used as a general thank you message
I would like to thank you on behalf of my husband/wife and myself…
Haluaisin kiittää teitä itseni ja vaimoni / mieheni puolesta
Used when thanking someone on behalf of yourself and someone else
I really don't know how to thank you for…
En tiedä miten voisin kiittää sinua...
Used when you are very grateful to someone for doing something for you
As a small token of our gratitude…
Tässä kiitollisuudenosoituksena...
Used when giving a gift to someone as a thank you
We would like to extend our warmest thanks to…for…
Haluamme osoittaa lämpimät kiitokset ... ... hyvästä.
Used when you are grateful to someone for doing something for you
We are very grateful to you for…
Olemme erittäin kiitollisia...
Used when you want to thank someone sincerely for doing something for you
Don't mention it. On the contrary: we should be thanking you!
Ei kestä! Päinvastoin, meidänhän pitäisi kiittää sinua!
Used when someone thanks you for something, but what he / she did benefited you as well

Best Wishes : Season's Greetings

Season's greetings from…
Hyviä juhlapyhiä toivottavat...
Used in the US to celebrate Christmas and New Year
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Hyvää Joulua ja onnellista Uutta Vuotta!
Used in the UK to celebrate Christmas and New Year
Happy Easter!
Hyvää Pääsiäistä!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Easter Sunday
Happy Thanksgiving!
Hyvää Kiitospäivää!
Used in the US to celebrate Thanksgiving
Happy New Year!
Onnellista Uutta Vuotta
Used to celebrate the New Year
Happy Holidays!
Hyviä pyhiä!
Used in the US and Canada to celebrate holidays (especially used around Christmas/Hanukkah time)
Happy Hanukkah!
Hauskaa Hanukkaa!
Used to celebrate Hanukkah
Happy Diwali to you. May this Diwali be as bright as ever.
Hyvää Diwalia! Olkoon tämä Diwali kirkkain ikinä.
Used to celebrate Diwali
Merry Christmas! / Happy Christmas!
Jouluntoivotus kristityissä maissa
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Christmas
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Joulun- ja uudenvuodentoivotus kristityissä maissa
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Christmas and New Year

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