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Dutch | Drenths & Gronings Noord-Nederland, Netherlands

moi

Word USED Frequently BY friends & acquaintances

(interj.) • It's a local variety of 'hi', can also be used as a parting-greeting. I believe it to stem from either 'goedemorgen' (good morning) or 'mooi(e dag)' or something similar (which means beautiful (day)) but this is guesswork on my part.

“Moi, hoe is 't?” Ok, moi hè!

“Hi, how is it?” “Ok, bye”

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Italian Rome, Italy

bella

Word USED Frequently BY Young People

(adj.) • (beautiful) • It’s a way to say “hello” to your friends in Rome. It can be followed by their name or by “zì” (lit. “uncle”), which means “bro”.

"Bella, zì!" "Bella, Simo!"

"Hello, bro!" "Hello, Simon!"

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Scots | Doric Aberdeenshire , Scotland

fit like?

Standard Phrase USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

Used as a greeting, sometimes it means “how’s things?” And sometimes it just means hello!

"Fit like? Ach nae bad! Yersel?"

"How are things? Oh not bad! Yourself?"

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English Lancashire , England

ey up

Expression USED Frequently BY Most People

Commonly used as a greeting.

“Ey up! How’s things?”

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Spanish Argentina

buenas

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

Argentinians, especially those from Buenos Aires, use "buenas" as a greeting word. It means "hello", but it is shortened from regular greetings like "buen día" (good day) or "buenas tardes" (good afternoon). "Buenas" is used informally, amongst friends or even co-workers with whom you might have a friendly relationship with.

"Buenas, ¿cómo andan?"

"Goods, how's it going?"

Confirmed by 12 people

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Czech Czechia

tě péro

Slang USED On Occasion BY Lower classes

(interj.) • (you feather) • Very informal way of saying hello.

"Tě péro, vole, tebe jsem neviděl..."

"You feather, dude, haven't seen you in ages."

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Croatian Croatia

bok

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(interj.) • Used as a greeting and a farewell.

"Bok! Kako si?"

"Hi! How are you?"

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Danish Denmark

halløjsa

Word USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(interj.) • A happy, funny, positive way to say "hello".

"Halløjsa, hvordan har du det i dag?"

"Hey ya there, how are you today?"

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Hindi India

नमस्ते

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

(n.) • Used to greet a person when you meet them or when you are taking leave of the person. Equivalent to 'Hello' in English.

"नमस्ते , आप कैसे हैं ?"

"Hello, how are you?"

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German Austria

servus

Word USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

(n.) • A way of saying hello to your friends.

"Servus! Wie geht's?"

"Hi! How's it going?"

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Gujarati Gujarat, India

મજામાં?

Standard Phrase USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(v.) • (Are you having fun? ) • Used as an informal way to greet people instead of asking how are you, since there is no specific word for the English counterpart - hello. It can be used to convey the meanining of "Are you well" ?"

"મજામાં છે?"

"Are you having fun?"

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Spanish Santa Barbara, Honduras

oy

Sound USED On Occasion BY Older Generations

Used when you see someone, answer a phone call or visit someone's home.

"Oy, cómo estás?"

"Hi, how are you?"

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German | Liechtenstein Dialect Liechtenstein

hoi

Standard Phrase USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(interj.) • Frequent greeting, used in almost every situation. Exceptions: when greeting the elderly, we switch to the Swiss German, more formal "Grüezi". When greeting the Prince, we say "Grüss Gott, Durchlaucht".

"Hoi, bisch o am wandera?"

"Hi, so you're hiking too?"

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Scots | Doric North east, Scotland

aye aye

Expression USED Frequently BY Scots speakers

Used as an informal greeting. Hi.

"Aye aye, fit like i'day?"

"Hi, how are you today?"

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German Sauerland, Germany

Tach!

Expression USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(day!) • Short for “good day”, used to say “hello”.

"Tach! Wie geht's?"

"Day, how are you?"

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English Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Ay up Duck

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Potters

A way to say hello. An informal greeting.

"Ay up Duck, how are ya?"

Confirmed by 4 people

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Tamil Tamil Nadu, India

Vanakkam

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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German German speaking countries

huhu

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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Romanian Romania and Moldova

sall

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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Portuguese Brazil

salve

Slang USED Frequently BY Teens

(save) • Way of saying "hello" or "what's up".

"Salve, como você está?"

"Hello, how are you?"

Confirmed by 3 people