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How do you say 'Hello' in different languages?

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December 26, 2012 4:26AM

'Hello' in Different Languages

A

Abkhaz; Mshybziakua

Afrikaans; Goeie Dag

Ainu; Irankaratte

Albanian; Tungjatjeta

Amharic; Tadiyaas

Ancient Egyptian; Iiti em Hotep

Apache; Daazho, Ya'Atay

Arabic; Marhaba, As salam ulaikum, Wa laikum salam (response to previous greeting)

Aramaic (Syriac); Schlama

Armenian; Voghdzuyin, Parev

ASL (American Sign Language); with open hand (B-shape) facing forward touch the forehead with the fingertip of your index finger and move the hand out to the side away from your head (This looks very much like an American military salute, though done more smoothly.)

Assamese; Namaskara

Aymara; Kamisaraki?

Azeri; Nahardansonia Xeyir

B

Basque; Kaixo

Belarusian; Privitani

Bengali; Namaskar, Ai Ji

Breton; Demad

Bulgarian; Zdravei

Bhutanese; Kuzu Zangpo

Burmese; Mingala Ba

C

Cambodian; Suksabai Jie Te

Cantonese; Layho

Chechen; Marsha Voghila

Czech; Ahoj

Comanche; Haa

Cheyenne; Haaahe

Chickasaw; Halito

Cherokee; Osiyo

Chinese; Ni Hao

Coptic; Noufri

Cornish; You, Dydh Dau

Corsican; Bonghjornu

Croatian; Kako si

D

Danish; Hej

Dutch/Flemish; Dag

E

English; Hello

Esperanto; Saluton

Estonian; Tere

F

Faeroese; Hey

Finnish; Terve

Fijian: Bula

French; Bonjour

Frisian; Goeie

G

Gaelic (Irish); Haileo, Dia Dhuit

Gaelic (Scottish); Madainn Mhath

German; Guten Tag, Hallo, Hi, Servus, Grüß Gott

Georgian; Gamardjobat

Greek; Yaso

Greenlandic; Aluu

Gujarati; Kem cho

Guarani; Maitei

H

Haida; Kii-te-daas a

Hawaiian; Aloha

Hindi; Namaste

Hebrew; Shalom

Hausa; Sannu

Hungarian; Szervu, or Szia

I

Icelandic; Góðan daginn (daytime), Gott kvöld (after 18:00)

Indonesian; Apa Kabar

Inuktitut (Eskimo); Asujutilli

Italian; Buongiorno J Japanese; Konnichi Wa

Javanese; Selamat

K

Kazakh; Salamatsyz Ba

Kickapoo; Ho

Kikuyu; Natya, Ni Kwenga

Kikongo; Kiambote

Kirundi; Bwakeye

Korean; Anyong Haseyo

Kurdish; Rozhbash

Kyrgyz; Selamat Sizbe

L

Lao; Sabai Dii

Latin; Salve

Lakota; Hau

Latvian; Sveiki

Lebanese; Marhaba

Lithuanian; Sveikas

Luxembourgish; Moien

M

Macedonian; Zdravo, Prijatno

Malagasy; Ahoanna

Maori; Kia Ora

Maltese; Bongu

Manx; La Mie

Malay; Selamat Datong

Mongol; Sain Baina Uu

Monegasque; Bon Giurnu

Marshallese; Yokwe Yuk

Mayan; Ki'ki't'áantabah

Mohican; Aqui

Mohawk; Kwe

Mordvinian; Shumbrat Nahuatl (Aztec); Niltze

Navajo; Ya'ath'eh

Norwegian; Hei

O

Ottoman Turkish - Merhaba!

Pashto; Senga Yai

Persian; Salaam

Philippino; Kumushtaka

Punjabi; Sat Sri Akal

Polish; Dzien Dobry

Portuguese; Ola

Pitjantjatjara (Australian Aboriginal); Wai Palya

Q

Quechua; Winchis, Imaynalla

R

Romanian; Bună ziua Russian; Priviet, Zdrastvtie Sanskrit; Susvagatam, Namanamo

Sami; Buorre Beaivi, Tierva, Tiorv

Samoan/Tuvaluan; Talofa

Sardinian; Bonas Dies

Serbian; Zdravo

Sinhalese; Ayubowan

Slovak; Ahoj, Nazdar

Slovene; Zivijo

Sicilian; Sa'benerica

Somali; Maalim Wanaqsan

Spanish/Catalan/Galician; Hola

Swahili; Hujambo

Swedish; Hej

T

Tahitian; Ia Ora Na

Tatar; Isenmesez

Tajik; Salom

Turkish; Merhaba

Tamazight (Berber); Azul, Salam Alik

Tamil; Vanakham

Telugu; Namaskaaram

Thai; Sawat Dee Khrap (Male), Sawat Dee Khaa (Female)

Tibetan; Tashidelek

Tigrinya; Dahando W'Alka

Tongan; Malo E Lelei

Turkmen; Salam

U

Ukrainian; Privet

Urdu; Adhaber Se

Uyghur; Hoy

Uzbek; Yakhshimisiz

V

Vietnamese; Chao Ban

W

Walloon; Bondjou

Warlpiri (Australian Aboriginal); Calamara

Welsh; Shmae

Wolof; Jama Ngaam

X

Xhosa; Molo

Y

Yankunytjatjara; Wai

Yoruba; O Ku Osan

Yiddish; A Guten Tog, Shalom Aleikhem

Z

Zulu; Sawubona