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"おめでとう!"

Translation:Congratulations!

July 26, 2017

27 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PsymeRecker

ありがとう!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexei11l000

Hi depressive guy


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Javier907018

You won Best Gurl


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AstroVulpes

What is the small 「ぁ」doing in 「めでたいなぁ」 and the tilde in 「おめでとさ~ん」?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FrenchFrySenpai

Stylistic choice and whatever feeling you want to convey, it's like the difference between "hey", "hey~" and "heeey"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mzerrath

For those who are wondering, the full form is "おめでとうございます!"

The shortened form is, I believe, akin to the English "Congrats!"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tara_han

Congrats is accepted as an answer here


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dylan_Nicholson

But not, bizarrely, "well done!".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SLY.Fet

"Well done" has a quite different meaning


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dylan_Nicholson

In many contexts they're interchangeable, and in most other similar exercises it's accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamTheMan_01

From what I've read before, omedetou is actually omedetougozaimasu with a bit missing. What you actually say as the 'proper' short form is medetai, the o is an honorific and it becoming -gozaimasu is the full honorific form. I may have misunderstood a little or completely but I think that's it


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/V2Blast

I've never seen it written in kanji before.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MillenniumHero

To my father, thank you. To my mother, farewell. And to all the children...

おめでとう!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Litoc1

Ey congratulations! It's a celebration!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sarkast1k

insert eva reference


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Boringjorn

On first listen, I thought I heard オムレツ.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/steve9788

Now they always say congratulations


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/linoBigatt

おめでとうございます!君はここに着く!語のマスターだ!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/daneestone2

Whenever someone say congratulations to me, I also hear a voice saying Good luck.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BennyKosas

「できた。」「え、おめでとう。」「ご飯ができた。。。」

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