GOT a Latin lover? Or just want to sound like one? Learn how to say Happy Valentines Day in Spanish.
Happy Valentine’s Day in Spanish is Feliz día de San Valentín. It is pronounced feh-LEESS DEE-ah deh SAN bah-len-TEEN. The capitalized syllables are stressed. If you can, ask a native speaker of Spanish to pronounce the words for you and fine tune your pronunciation so that on the big night you get it right.
Of course, if you feel that nerves might trip up your tongue, you can always right the Spanish phrase down in a card. If you choose to use an exclamation point, Spanish punctuation rules require an upside down exclamation point at the beginning of a sentence, phrase or word – ¡Feliz Día de San Valentín!
Another way to say Happy Valentines Day in Spanish to a sweetheart is Feliz Día de los Enamorados. It literally translates into happy day of the lovers, or Happy Lover’s Day. It is pronounced feh-LEESS DEE-ah deh los en-ah-moh-RAH-dohs.
While you’re at it, learn a few more romantic phrases in Spanish.