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Announcements and Invitations - Birth

We are happy to announce the birth of…
Wir freuen uns über die Geburt von...
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child
I'm happy to tell you that…now have a little son/daughter.
Ich freue mich, Ihnen/Euch berichten zu können, dass ... nun einen kleinen Sohn/eine kleine Tochter haben.
Used when a third party is announcing the birth of a child
We would like to announce the birth of our new baby boy/girl.
Wir freuen uns über die Geburt unseres kleinen Sohnes/Töchterchens.
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child
We are delighted to introduce you to...our new son/daughter.
Es ist uns eine große Freude, die Geburt unserer Tocher/unseres Sohns bekanntzugeben.
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child, usually found on cards with a picture of the child
Ten little fingers, ten little toes, and with these new digits our family grows. … and … are delighted to announce the birth of…
Wenn Träume Hand und Fuß bekommen und aus Wünschen Leben wird, dann kann man wohl von einem Wunder sprechen. Wir freuen uns über die Geburt von...
A common saying in English, used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child
With love and hope we welcome…to the world.
Wir sind überglücklich und dankbar für die Geburt unseres/unserer...
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child
We're proud to introduce/announce the newest member of our family…
Wir freuen uns, den neuesten Familienzuwachs bekanntzugeben...
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child
We are overjoyed to announce the arrival of our son/daughter.
Wir sind überglücklich, die Geburt unseres Sohns/unserer Tochter bekanntzugeben.
Used when a couple want to announce the birth of their child

Announcements and Invitations - Engagement

…and…are engaged.
... und ... haben sich verlobt.
Used when announcing an engagement
…are happy to announce their engagement.
... freuen sich, ihre Verlobung bekanntzugeben.
Used when a couple want to announce their engagement
We are happy to announce the engagement of…and…
Wir freuen uns, die Verlobung von ... und ... bekanntzugeben.
Used when announcing an engagement
Mr and Mrs...of ..., announce the engagement of their daughter, ..., to ..., son of Mr and Mrs..., (also) of… . An August wedding is planned.
Herr und Frau ... aus ... geben die Verlobung ihrer Tochter ... mit ... , Sohn von Herrn und Frau ... (ebenfalls) aus ... , bekannt. Die Hochzeit ist für August geplant.
Traditional, used when parents want to announce the engagement of their daughter
Come and join us at a party for…and…to celebrate their engagement.
Feiern Sie mit uns die Verlobung von ... und ... .
Used as in an invitation to an engagement party
You are cordially invited to … and … engagement party on…
Sie sind herzlich zur Verlobungsfeier von ... und ... am ... eingeladen.
Used as in an invitation to an engagement party

Announcements and Invitations - Marriage

We are happy to announce the wedding/marriage of…and…
Wir freuen uns, die Hochzeit von ... und ... bekanntzugeben.
Used when announcing a marriage
Miss…is soon to become Mrs. ...
Frau ... wird bald Frau ... heißen.
Used when announcing the marriage of a woman
Miss…and Mr…kindly request your presence at their wedding. You are welcome to come and enjoy the special day with them.
Herr ... und Frau ... würden sich über Ihre Teilnahme an ihrer Hochzeit sehr freuen. Sie sind herzlich eingeladen, diesen besonderen Tag mit Ihnen zu genießen.
Used by the couple when inviting people to their wedding
Mr and Mrs…request your presence at the marriage of their son/daughter on…at…
Herr und Frau ... würden sich über Ihre Teilname an der Hochzeit ihres Sohns/ihrer Tochter am ... sehr freuen.
Used by the parents of the man/woman who is getting married to invite people to the wedding
Because you have been very important in their lives, …and…request your presence at their wedding on…at…
Weil Du in unserem Leben eine wichtige Rolle spielst, würden wir uns sehr über Deine Teilnahme an unserer Hochzeit am ... im ... freuen.
Used by the couple when inviting close friends to their wedding

Announcements and Invitations - Gatherings / Special Events

We would be delighted if you would join us on..at…for…
Wir würden uns sehr freuen, wenn Du Dich uns am ... um ... für ... anschließen würdest.
Used to invite people to a social occasion on a specific day, at a specific time and for a specific reason
We request the pleasure of your company at a dinner to celebrate…
Wir bitten zum Abendessen, um ... zu feiern.
Used to invite people to a dinner party and to give the reason why
You are cordially invited to…
Sie sind herzlich zu ... eingeladen.
Formal, used to invite people to a formal event. Commonly used for company dinner parties
We are having a party amongst friends to celebrate…and we would be very glad if you could come.
Gemeinsam mit unseren Freunden wollen wir ... feiern. Wir würden uns sehr freuen, wenn Du kommen könntest.
Formal, used to invite close friends to an important social occasion
We would very much like you to come.
Wir würden uns über Deine Teilnahme sehr freuen.
Used in an invitation after having asked the recipient to come, in order to emphasize that you would like them to be present
Would you like to come to…for…?
Hättest Du Lust, für ... zu ... zu kommen?
Informal, used to invite friends round for no other purpose then to see them