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Ay up Duck

English Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Potters

A way to say hello. An informal greeting.

"Ay up Duck, how are ya?"


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Vanakkam

Tamil Tamil Nadu, India

Word USED Very frequently BY Tamil people

It is a form of a greeting. Used to say hello and bye. Even when a call is answered “Vanakkam” is the first word they say and not “hello”.

"வணக்கம் நீங்க எப்படி இருக்கிரீங்க?"

"Hello. How are you doing?"





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huhu

German German speaking countries

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

A colloquial form of saying hello.

"Huhu, wie geht's?"

"Huhu, how are you?"


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sall

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Slang USED In the past BY Everyone

Equivalent to the English "hello".

"Sall! Ce mai faci? Demult nu ne-am văzut."

"Hello! How are you? Long time no see."


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salve*

* save

Portuguese Brazil

Slang USED Frequently BY Teens

Way of saying "hello" or "what's up".

"Salve, como você está?"

"Hello, how are you?"


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holis

Spanish Paraguay

Slang USED Very frequently BY Everyone

An informal way to greet friends, it means “hello” but so much more informal and cute than regular "hola".

“Holis, ¿qué tal?“


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привет

Russian Russia

Standard Phrase USED Very frequently BY Most People

It means “hi” or “hello”.

"Привет! Как дела?"

"Hi! How are you?"





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dag*

* day

Dutch Netherlands

Word USED Very frequently BY Most People

(n.) Short for "goedendag" "goodday" and is used to say both "hello" and "good-bye".

"Dag Marja! Alles goed?" "Ja prima, maar ik moet er nu weer vandoor" "Oké, dag" "Dag!"

"Day Marja! Everything okay?" "Yes, fine, but I have to run" "Okay, day" "Day!"


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Épale

Spanish Venezuela

Word USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

(interj.) It's a way to say hey or hi.

"¡Épale! ¿Cómo estás?" "¡Épale Andrés! ¿Cómo estuvo tu fin de semana?"

"Hi! How are you?" "Hey Andres! How was your weekend?"


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craic *

* fun

Irish Ireland

Expression USED Very frequently BY Teens and adults

(n.) “Craic” is 1) synonymous with words such as news, fun, entertaining, gossip and 2) an informal greeting.

1) "Yeah! That party was great craic last night!" 2) "Hey! What’s the craic?"


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hey cunt

English Australia

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Young boys

Friendly way to say hello. Appropriate choice of audience is a must.

"Hey cunt, what's going on?"