Say ‘Hello’ In 10 Different Languages

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Posts53Likes40Joined8/7/2018LocationKarachi / PK
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1. French

Formal: Bonjour


Informal: Salut


2. Spanish

Formal: Hola


Informal: ¿Qué tal? (What’s up?)


3. Russian

Formal: Zdravstvuyte


Informal: Privet


4. Chinese

Formal: Nǐn hǎo


Informal: Nǐ hǎo


5. Italian

Formal: Salve


Informal: Ciao


6. Japanese

Formal: Konnichiwa


Informal: Yā, _Yō

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7. German

Formal: Guten Tag


Informal: Hallo, Hi


8. Portuguese

Formal: Olá


Informal: Oi


9. Korean

Formal: Anyoung haseyo


Informal: Anyoung


10. Arabic

Formal: As-salaam-alaikum (Peace be upon you)


Informal: Ahlan

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Posts73Likes80Joined8/7/2018Location
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English
Learning Spanish
Other French, German

not sure about formal/informal but here's how to say goodbye in those languages-

1 French-

"Adieu" 

or "Au revoir"


2 Spanish

"Adiós"

or "Ciao"


3 Russian

"Do svidaniya" 

or "Poka"


4 Chinese

"zài jiàn."


5 Italian

"Addio"

or "Ciao"


6 Japanese

"sayonara"


8. Portuguese

"Adeus"


9. Korean

"annyeonghi gaseyo"


10. Arabic

"maʿ al-salāmah"


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Posts76Likes67Joined9/7/2018Location
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Other Irish

Irish


"Dia dhuit" (God be with you)


 

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Posts220Likes117Joined9/7/2018LocationUS
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English
Learning Spanish
Other French

Great post! Very informative! Thanks!


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Posts3Likes3Joined10/7/2018LocationNis / RS
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Serbian
Other English, French

Serbian

"Zdravo" :)

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Posts363Likes174Joined10/7/2018LocationBinan City / PH
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Tagalog
Other English

It's great to see posts like these...sharing the different languages.


In our country which is the Philipines, whenever someone says "hello", it usually means "how are you"...so its "kumusta" in Filipino language.


And "goodbye" is "paalam" for us.

Edzky-18

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Posts34Likes18Joined13/7/2018LocationCA
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French, Spanish
Other English, Italian, Portuguese

In greek : tikanis (how are you)

kala esi (good and you)

kala (good)

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Posts53Likes40Joined8/7/2018LocationKarachi / PK
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Learning Arabic - Standard, English, Japanese, Pashto, Chinese - other

Sabrina Says:

In greek : tikanis (how are you)
kala esi (good and you)
kala (good)

In Urdu: Kala Meaning is Black

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Posts164Likes60Joined15/7/2018LocationSanto Domingo / DO
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Spanish
Learning Creole - Haitian
Other English, French

Great post

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Posts53Likes40Joined8/7/2018LocationKarachi / PK
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Ty Elsa

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Posts164Likes60Joined15/7/2018LocationSanto Domingo / DO
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Spanish
Learning Creole - Haitian
Other English, French

You're welcome!

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Posts15Likes4Joined13/7/2018LocationKaduna / NG
Learning Hebrew

Ina gaisuwa....... Hausa

O hai..... Hyam

É ku sé o...... 

V.  

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Posts409Likes152Joined10/7/2018LocationTrece Martires City / PH
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Tagalog
Other English

Hello, hi or how are you is "kamusta?" or "kamusta ka?" in tagalog =)

do the right thing even when nobody is watching

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Posts24Likes7Joined5/9/2018Locationmaryland / US
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Urdu
Learning Arabic - Gulf

In my language its Salam , how do you say in your language

Mariam Irshad

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Posts125Likes95Joined3/9/2018LocationSkopje / MK
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Macedonian
Other Arabic - Gulf, English, French, Spanish, Serbian

Salam! :):) 

Здраво, - Zdravo :)) :blush:


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Posts436Likes220Joined4/9/2018LocationCaracas / VE
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Spanish
Learning German, Italian
Other English

Hola! :)

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Posts47Likes18Joined3/9/2018Location

Namaskar.

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Posts26Likes13Joined10/9/2018LocationCebu / PH
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Other Japanese, Spanish

Kumusta/Kamusta.

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Posts105Likes22Joined5/9/2018Locationlahore / PK

Salam

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