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80 Ways to Say “Hello”

Increase your vocabulary with 80 different ways to say “hello”. Each way is listed with the language and what country uses it.

English – America, Australia, UK – Hello
Afrikaans – South Africa – Goeie More
Albanian – Albania – Tungjatjeta
Arabic – N. Africa, Middle East – Marhaba
Armenian – Armenia – Barevdzes
Azerbaijani – Azerbaijan, Iran – Salaam aleihum
Basque – Spain – Kaixo
Belarussian – Belarussia – Dobri Dzen
Bengali – India – Namoshkar
Bulgarian – Bulgaria – Zdravei
Burmese – Burma (Myanmar) – Min ga la baa
Cantonese – China – Nei ho
Cambodian (Khmer) – Cambodia – Joom reab suor
Catalan – Spain – Hola
Cherokee – N. America – O’siyo
Chichewa – Malawi – Moni
Chinese (Cantonese) – China – Nei hou ma
Chinese (Mandarin) – China – Ni hao
Croatian – Croatia, Bosnia – Bok
Czech – Czech Republic – Ahoj
Danish – Denmark, Greenland – Goddag, Hejsa
Dhivehi (Maldives) – As’salaam Alaikum
Dutch – Netherlands – Hallo, Goeiendag
English – Australia – G’day
Esperanto – Worldwide – Saluton
Estonian – Estonia – Tere
Farsi – Persia – Salaam
Filipino – Philippines – Mabuhay
Finnish – Finland – Heippa, Moi
French – France – Bonjour
Georgian – Georgia – Gamarjobat
German – Germany – Guten tag
Greek – Greece – Geia sou
Hawaiian – Hawaii – Aloha
Hebrew – Israel – Shalom, Ma nishma
Hindi – India – Namaste
Hmong – Laos, Thailand – Nyob zoo
Hungarian – Hungary – Sziasztok
Indonesian – Indonesia – Salam, Apa kabar
Inuit – Canada – Kutaa
Irish Gaelic – Ireland – Dia duit
Italian – Italy – Ciao
Japanese – Japan – Konnichiwa, Ohayo
Korean – Korea – Ahnyong
Lahu – Thailand, Burma – Cheh shala
Lao – Laos – Sa bai dii
Latin – Vatican City – Salve
Latvian – Latvia – Vasali
Lisu – Thailand, Burma – Ali nga
Lithuanian – Lithuania – Labas
Luxembourgish – Luxembourg – Moien
Macedonian – Macedonia – Zdravo
Malagasy – Madagascar – Manao ahoana
Malay – Malaysia – Apa khabar
Malayalam – India – Namaskaram
Marathi – Namaskar Mohawk – N. America – Kwe
Mandinka – W. Africa – Kayira be
Maori – New Zealand – Kiaora
Mongolian – Mongolia – Sain bainu
N├íhuatl (Aztec) – ┬íNiltze!
Nepali – Nepal – Namaste
Norwegian – Norway – Hallo
Ojibwe – Aanii
Pao – Thailand, Burma – Na aw hsaw ha
Papiamento – Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire – Con ta bai
Pidgin english – Papua New Guinea – Gude
Polish – Poland – Dzien dobry
Portuguese – Portugal, Brazil – Ola
Punjabi – Punjab, India – Sat Sri Akal
Romanian – Romania – Salut
Russian – Russia – Privet
Saad (Navajo) – N. America – Ya at’ eeh
Samoan – Samoan Islands – Talofa
Serbian – Serbia – Zdravo
Setswana – Botswana – dumela mma (to female)
Setswana – Botswana – dumela rra (to male)
Shona – Mhoro (singular) Sioux – Hau
Slovenian – Slovenia – Zdravo, Zivjo
Spanish – S. and C. America, Spain – Hola
Swahili – Africa – Jambo
Swedish – Sweden – Hej
Tagalog – Philippines – Oy
Tamil – India – Vanakkam, Nalama
Thai – Thailand – Sawadee krap (to female)
Thai – Thailand – Sawadee ka (to male)
Turkish – Turkey – Merhaba
Ukrainian – Ukraine – Privit, Dobri den
Urdu – Pakistan – Asalam alaykum
Vietnamese – Vietnam – Chao
Welsh – Wales – Dydd da
Xhosa – South Africa – Molo
Zulu – South Africa – Moeo, Sawubona