Do you want to know the ways of saying hi in other languages, apart from your own? If yes, then go through this article and know how to say hi in different languages.

Ways Of Saying Hi In Other Languages

'Hi' comprises of the most informal way of greeting someone. Be it a friend, a colleague or a mere acquaintance, the first word that you utter on meeting him would be 'Hi!', probably along with a 'How are you?'. In fact, 'hi' can said to be one of the most-used words across the world. Though the terms used for saying 'hi' vary in different languages, the essence remains the same. In case you want to explore the ways of saying hi in different languages, other than your own, the following lines will come handy.
 
How To Say Hi In Different Languages 
  • Afrikaans - Haai
  • Albanian - Tungjatjeta
  • Arabic - Marhaban
  • Armenian - Barev, Parev
  • Bahamas - Hi or Heyello
  • Basque - Kaixo
  • Bavarian and Austrian German - grüß Gott, Servus
  • Bengali - Aas salamu alaay kum (Bangladesh) Nomoshkar (West Bengal, India)
  • Bremnian - Koali
  • Bulgarian - Zdrasti
  • Burmese - Mingalarbar
  • Chinese - Cantonese nei ho or lei ho
  • Congo - Mambo
  • Croatian - Bok  
  • Czech - Ahoj  
  • Danish - Hej (informal; pronounced hey), Hejsa (very informal).
  • Dutch - Hoi (very informal), Hallo (informal)
  • English - Hi, Hey
  • Estonian - Tere'
  • Fijian - Bula uro
  • Finnish - Moi or hei
  • French - Salut
  • Gaelic - Dia duit 
  • Georgian - Gamardjoba
  • German - Hallo (informal), Tag (very informal)
  • Greek - Yia sou  
  • Gujarathi - Kem che
  • Hawaiian - Aloha
  • Hebrew - Shalom, Hi (informal), Ma kore (very informal)
  • Hindi - Namaste, Namaskar
  • Hungarian, Magyar - Szervusz, Szia  
  • Icelandic - Hæ  
  • Indonesian - Selamat pagi (morning), Selamat siang (afternoon), Selamat malam (evening)
  • Italian - Ciào
  • Japanese - Doumo  
  • Kannada - Namaskara
  • Kazakh - Salem 
  • Korean - Ahn nyeong  
  • Kurdish - Choni, roj bahsh
  • Latin (Classical) - Salve
  • Latvian - Chau
  • Malayalam - Namaskaaram
  • Maltese - Merħba, Bonġu (morning), Bonswa or il-lejl it-tajjeb (evening)
  • Maori - Kia ora, Tena koe, Ata marie
  • Marathi - Namaskar
  • Mongolian - Sain uu  
  • Nepali - Namaskar, Namaste, k cha
  • Norwegian - Hei (hi), Heisann (hi there), Halloisen (very informal)
  • Persian - Salaam-o-aleykum or do-rood
  • Pig Latin - Eyhay
  • Polish - Witaj (hello) Cześć (hi)
  • Portuguese - Oi, boas, olá or alô
  • Punjabi - Sat sri akal
  • Rajasthani (Marwari) - Ram Ram
  • Romanian - Salut
  • Russian - Pree-vyet  
  • Sinhala - A`yubowan
  • Slovak - Ahoj, Čau, Dobrý  
  • Slovenian - Ċ½ivjo
  • South African English - Hoezit
  • Spanish - Hola, Alo, Qué onda (very informal), Qué hay, (very informal), Qué pasa (Spain, informal), Qué Transa (Mexico, very informal), Qué tál (informal)
  • Swedish - Tja (very informal), Hej (informal)
  • Swiss German - Grüzi
  • Tahitian - Ia orana
  • Tamil - Vanakkam
  • Telugu - Baagunnara
  • Telugu- Namaskaram
  • Thai - Sawa dee-ka (said by a female), Sawa dee-krap (said by a male)
  • Turkish - Naber
  • Ukranian - Pryvit  
  • Ung Tongue - Hello (pronounced Hung-ee-lung-lung-oh)
  • Urdu - Adaab ir salam (waley-kum)
  • Vietnamese - Xin chào
  • Welsh - Shwmae, Helo
  • Yiddish - Sholem aleikhem
  • Zulu - Sawubona

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