What's the correct sentence?
- Belated happy birthday!
- Happy belated birthday!
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Well belated means behind date or late.
From Oxford English Dictionary:
So, if you're wishing someone a Happy Birthday which is late, you would use:
"Belated", of course, refers to something that has been delayed. From Merriam-Webster:
So, to wish someone after their actual birthday, the best phrase in my opinion would be "Belated birthday wishes", because it's just your wishes that got delayed.
Among the two options yo've given, "Belated Happy Birthday" is more common in my part of the world than the other.
I would favour the first, because a wish for one to have a happy birthday is possible, but a belated birthday is not, though the second suggests that you are wishing them happiness on their belated birthday.
A belated birthday celebration is of course perfectly possible, but I'd just say "happy birthday" in such a case.