Bonne fête

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Bonne fête

Bonne fête literally means “good party” and is the French for “happy name day.”

It can be used in both formal and informal situations. It’s sometimes misspelled bon fette but bonne fête or bon fête but bonne fête is the only correct spelling.

Meaning

  • Happy name day!

Alternative forms

  • Bonne fête nationale ! (Happy Bastille Day!)
  • Joyeuses fêtes ! (Happy Holidays!)

Synonyms

  • Joyeuse fête !

Example sentence

Bonne fête Julien !

Happy name day Julien!


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