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250 fragn, die ich beantwortet habe^^


Es gibt keine dummen Fragen?! Sicher??? ... Fragen von klein Melli beatwortet von Prof. Dok. Franzi: wie z.B. ... ..."Wie ghnen Chemiker?" "Ganz einfach: Mund auf, Uaaaah, Mund zu." ..."Wenn ein Mdchen und ein Junge unter einem Baum voller Mistelzweige stehn, mssen die sich dann kssen?" "Nur wenn rote Schleifen dran hngen!" ..."Pisst er jetzt oder nich?" "Er schaut sich die Laterne an!" ..."Wie tief bin ich eig gesunken?!" "Melle, wie gro bist du?"

...Melle:"er trgt den verliebten blick auf seinem mund!" Franz:"..."


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*bout me..*
*friendzzz!!*
*australien...*
*Links...und rechts xD* *things... ^^*
*hallo in 800 sprachen!!! XD*
*der anfang meina story... ^^*
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*Freundschaft*
*my fav music stars*
*my handwriting*

Plz People Be Crazy!!! XD like me...

Schn das ihr mal reingeschaut habt!^^ lb euch...

d i e s c h w a r z e : melanie heisst: Griechisch die Schwarze, dunkle; auch in schwarz gekleidet, dunkel oder dunkel Gelockte. Melanie war der Beiname der griechischen Erdgttin Demeter, die, nachdem ihre Tochter Persephone von Hades in die Unterwelt entfhrt wurde, nur noch schwarz getragen hat. ...lol...

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Abenaki (Maine USA, Montreal Canada) Kwai
Abenaki (Maine USA, Montreal Canada) Kwai kwai
Acateco (San Miguel Acatn Guatemala) Hanik'
Aceh (Sumatra) Saleum
Aceh (Sumatra) Assalamoe aleikoem
Achareta (South Asia) 'O
Achareta (South Asia) 'E
Ach (Baja Verapaz Guatemala) [to man] Xla, ta
Ach (Baja Verapaz Guatemalal) [to woman] Xla, nan
[Achinese, see Aceh]
Acholi (Uganda, Sudan) Moreme
Acholi (Uganda, Sudan) Morembe
Achuar (Peru) Wia jai
Achuar (Peru, Ecuador) Wiamek
Achuar (Ecuador) Pujamik?
Acjachemem (San Juan Capistrano Calif. USA) Mija
Acjachemem (San Juan Capistrano Calif. USA) Miiya
[Adare, see Harari]
[Adnyamathanha, see Yura Ngawarla]
Adyghe (Middle East) Fasapshi
Adyghe (NW Caucasus) Fesapshi
Adyghe (NW Caucasus) Wimafa shoo
Afar (Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti) Mahisse
Afrikaans (Southern Africa) Goeie dag
Afrikaans (Southern Africa) Hallo
Aguacateco (Huehuetenango Guatemala)[to man] Tzu ta'
Aguacateco (Huehueten. Guatemala) [to woman] Tzu na'
Aguaruna (Peru) Ay
Aguaruna (Peru)[to a person who is arriving] Minmek?
Aguaruna (Peru)[answer by a person arriving] Minjai
Ainu [Chitose dialect](Japan)[after absense] [person's name]...he
Ainu [Saru dialect] (Japan) Irankarapte
Ainu (Japan) Irankaratte
[Akan, see Asante and Fante]
Akha (China, Southeast Asia) U du tah ma
Akha (China, Southeast Asia) [answer] U du tah ma de
Aklanon (Philippines) Kumasta
[Akwa'ala, see Paipai]
Alabamu (Texas USA) Chkma
Alabamu (Texas USA) Chishmn
Alabamu (Texas USA) [response] Chishmina
Alabamu (Texas USA) [response] Chakanobi
Alabamu (Texas USA) [old] Boso
Albanian (Albania, Yugoslavia) Tungjatjeta
Albanian (Albania, Yugoslavia) Allo
[Aleut, see Unagan]
Alsatian (France) Bschr
Altai (Russia) Ezender
Altai (Russia) Yaksh ba?
Alur (Uganda, Congo-Kinshasha) Morembe
[Alutiiq, see Suqpiaq]
Amharic (Ethiopia, Israel, Egypt) Teanastlln
Amharic (Ethiopia, Israel, Egypt) [informal] Tadiyaas
Amharic (Ethiopia, Israel, Egypt) [informal] Selam
Amis (Taiwan) Nga'aiho
Amis (Taiwan) Nga'ay ho ko miso
Amungme (Indonesia) Amole
Amuzgo (Mexico) Xmandyu
Anglo-Saxon (England) God dg
[Anishinaabe, see Ojibwe]
Antaisaka (Madagascar) Salama
Antanosy (Madagascar) Salama
Apache [Jicarilla] (Arizona USA) Dazho
Apache [Jicarilla] (Arizona USA) Daanzho
Apache (Arizona USA) Dad'atay
Apache (Arizona USA) Ya'atay
Apache (Arizona USA) Yatasay
Apache (Arizona USA) [not usually used] Dagot'ee
Apalai (Brazil) Moino
Apinag (Brazil) Ngalinio
Apsaaloke (Montana USA) Kah
Apurucayali (Peru) Kitaitirivi
Arabic (North Africa, Middle East) Marhaba
Arabic (North Africa, Mid. East) [response] Marhabtayn
Arabic (North Africa, Middle East) Ahalan
Arabic (North Africa, Mid. East) [response] Ahalayn
Arabic (North Africa, Middle East) Es salaam aleikom
Arabic [response to A salaam aleikom] Wa aleikom es salaam
Arabic (North Africa, Middle East) Salaam
Arabic (North Africa) Ahlen
Arabic (North Africa) Ahlan
Arabic (North Africa) [response to Ahlan] Ahlayn
Arabic (Algeria) [informal] Labass
Arabic (Egypt) Ahlan wa sahlan
Arabic (Egypt) [answer by male] Ahlan bik
Arabic (Egypt) [answer by female] Ahlan biki
Arabic (Egypt) [answer by group] Ahlan bikum
Arabic (Egypt) [informal] Sa'ida
Arabic (Iraq) [informal] Halaw
Arabic (Kuwait) [informal] Gowwa
Arabic (Morocco) Ahlen
Arabic (Morocco) Ssalamu 'lekum
Arabic (Morocco) Labas
Arabunna (Australia) Arru
Arabunna (Australia) Arru anpa
Aragonese (Aragon Spain) Ola
Aragonese (Aragon Spain) Sal
[Aramaic, see Assyrian and Chaldean]
Aranda (Australia) Kelemwarre
[Araucano, see Mapudungun]
[Arawak, see Taino]
Arberesh (Hora e Arbereshevet Italy) Mirdita
Ardhamagadhi (India) Jai jinendra
Arikara (United States) Tashgasha
Ariti [Kaxiniti] (Brazil) Uzalauk
Ariti [Kozarini] (Brazil) Kamata
Ariti [Uaimare] (Brazil) Uerauka
Armenian (Armenia, Russia, Middle East) Voghdzuyin
Armenian [Western] (Armenia) [informal] Parev
Armenian [Eastern] (Armenia) Barev dzez
Armenian [Eastern] (Armenia) [informal] Barev
Aromunian (Greece, Balkans) Bun dzua
Arrernte (Australia) Werte
Arrernte (Australia) Werte marda
Asante (Ghana) Maaky
Asante (Ghana) [reply] Yaa
Ashaninka (Peru) Aviro
Ashaninka (Peru) Avirn
Ashaninka (Peru) [response] Narov
[Ashanti, see Asante]
Ashninka (Peru) Kitaitirivi
Assamese (India, Bangladesh) Namaskaara
Assyrian [Eastern Assyrian] (Middle East) Shlama
Assyrian [Western Assyrian] (Middle East) Shlomo
Assyrian (Middle East) [said by male] Shlama alukh
Assyrian (Middle East) [said by female] Shlama alakh
Assyrian (Middle East) [said by male] Shlama umukh
Assyrian (Middle East) [said by female] Shlama umakh
Assyrian (Middle East) Shlama ilakh
Assyrian (Middle East) Shlama amkhon
Assyrian (Middle East) Shlama lokhon
Assyrian [Eastern Assyrian] (Middle East) Shlama 'lokhun
Assyrian [Western Assyrian] (Middle East) Shlomo 'laykun
Assyrian (Middle East) [plural] Shlama alokhun
Assyrian (Iraq) Shlama alakhun
Asturian (Spain) Bonos des
Asturian (Spain) Bon da
Asturian (Spain) Hola
Atayal (Taiwan) Lokah su
Ateso (Uganda) Yoga
Ateso (Uganda) [answer] Yoga noi
Ateso (Uganda) [to a person who is working] Yoga aswam
Ateso (Uganda) [to a person who is working] Eyalama aswam
Ateso (Uganda) [answer by a working person] Ebo nakonda
Atikamekw (Montreal and Quebec Canada) Kwei
Atuona (Marquesas Islands) Ka oha
[Aukan, see Ndjuka]
[Austrian, see German (Austria)]
Awabakal (Australia) Ella
Awabakal (Australia) Alla
Awabakal (Australia) Wau
Aymar (Bolivia, Peru, Chile) Kamisaraki?
Aymar (Bolivia, Peru, Chile) Kamisaki?
Aymar (Bolivia, Peru, Chile) [answer] Waliki
Aymar (Bolivia, Peru, Chile) [informal] Laphi
Aymar (Bolivia, Peru, Chile) [good day] Aski churatam
Aymar (Bolivia, Peru, Chile) [old, to man] Askiru churata tatay
Aymar (Bolivia, Peru, Chile) [old to woman] Askiru churata mamay
Azerbaijani (Azerbaijan, Iran) Salam
Azerbaijani (Azerbaijan, Iran) Salam lykm
Azerbaijani (Azerbaijan, Iran) [reply] lykm salam
Azerbaijani (Azerbaijan, Iran) Nahardansonia xeyir
[Azeri, see Azerbaijani]
[Aztec, see Nhuatl]

Bafia (Mbam Cameroon) Wayumbe
Bagesu (Central Africa) Watulire?
Bagesu (Central Africa) [answer] Natulire nili mlahi
Bajawa (Indonesia) ['where are you going'] Male de?
Bakitara (Central Africa) [morning] Oirwota?
Bakitara (Central Africa) [answer] Ndabanta
Bakitara (Central Africa) [after absense] Mirembe
Bakweri (Cameroon) [morning] O wusi
Balanta (Guinea-Bissau) Abala, lite utchole
Balinese (Bali) Om swastyastu
Balinese (Bali) [reply] Om shanti shanti shanti
Balti (India, Pakistan) Yang chi halyo?
Balti (India, Pakistan) [answer] Lyakhmo
Bambara (Mali) I ni bara
Bambara (Mali) [to several people] Aw ni bara
Bambara (Mali) [to person at a market] I ni dogo
Bambara (Mali) [to several people at market] Aw ni dogo
Bambara (Mali) I ni ce
Bambara (Mali) [to several people] Aw ni ce
Bambara (Mali) Ebede
Banaban (Kiribati) Tiabo
Baniua (Brazil) Pauari-ecupe
[Banyankole, see Lunyankole]
Baoula (Cote d'Ivoire) Akwaba
[Bapunu, see Punu]
Bariba (Benin, Nigeria) Ka weru
[Basa Sunda, see Sunda]
Bashkir (Russia) Kheyerle irte
Bashkir (Russia) Khaumykhyghyz
Bashkir (Russia) [informal] Selem
Basque (Spain, France) Kaixo
Basque (Spain, France) [informal] Eup
Basque (Spain, France) [informal] Epa
Basque (Spain, France) [informal] Iepa
Basque (Spain, France) [informal] Aupa
Basque (Spain, France) [after long absense] Aspaldiko
Basque (Spain, France) [after long absense] Kaixo aspaldiko
Basque-Icelandic Pidgin (Iceland) Ungetorre
Batak (Indonesia, Sumatra, Philippines) Horas
Batak (Indonesia, Sumatra, Philippines) Horas bah
Batak Karo (Indonesia, Sumatra) Mejuah-juah
Batak Pakpak (Indonesia, Sumatra) Njuah-juah
Batak Pakpak (Indonesia, Sumatra) Njuah-njuah
Batak Simalungun (Indonesia, Sumatra) Horos
Batak Toba (Indonesia, Sumatra) Horas
[Bavarian, see German (Bavaria)]
Bella Coola (United States) Yaw
Bellonese (Solomon Islands) Gaoi
Bellonese (Solomon Islands) Ngaoi
Belorussian (Belarus) Pryvitni
Belorussian (Belarus) Vitaj
Belorussian (Belarus) [informal] Zdarow
Bemba (Zambia, Congo-Kinshasa) Mwapoleni
Bemba (Zambia, Congo-Kinshasa) [respectful] Mwapoleni mukwai
Bemba (Zambia, Congo-Kinshasa) Shani
Bemba (Southern Zambia) Mwabonwa
Bemba (Lusaka Zambia) Mulibwanji
Bene (Africa) Bai
Bengali (Bangladesh, India) Nomoskaar
Bengali (Bangladesh, India) Ei je
Bengali (Bangladesh, India) Aadaab
Bengali (Bangladesh, India) Assalamualaikum
Berau (Indonesia) Elsalam aleki
[Berber, see Kabyle and Tamasheq]
Beri Beri (Niger) Wushiwushi
Bt (Cte d'Ivore) Ayo
Bt (Cte d'Ivore) Yaawa
Bhojpuri (India) Kaisan baari log
Bicol (Philippines) Kumustas
Bicol (Philippines) Kamusta
Bicol (Philippines) Marhay na aldaw
Bicol (Philippines) Marhay na aldaw po
Bicol (Philippines) Marhay na aldaw sa indo gabos
Bicol (Philippines) Marhay na aldaw saindong gabos
Bicol (Philippines) Magandang umaga po
Bilen (Bogos Ethiopia)[you enjoy the night?] Aja kruKwma?
Bilen (Bogos Ethiopia) [yes, good morning] MerHaba, aja kruKwma
Bilen (Bogos Ethiopia) [have a nice day] Aja ergruKw'ma?
Bilen (Bogos Ethiopia) [ans: same to you] MerHaba aja ergruKw'ma
Biloxi (Mississippi Valley USA) Hi ha'
Biloxi (Mississippi Valley USA) He' ha
[Bisayan, see Visayan]
Bislama (Vanuatu) [to one person] Halo
Bislama (Vanuatu) [to two people] Halo tufala
Bislama (Vanuatu) [to three people] Halo trifala
Bislama (Vanuatu) [to more than three] Halo olgeta
Bisu (China, Thailand, Myanmar) Nang lakung -u?
Bisu (China, Thailand, Myanmar) Lakung -u?
Bisu (China, Thailand, Myanmar) [answer] Ga leu-ng
Bisu (China, Thailand, Myanmar) [answer] Leu-ng
Blackfoot (Alberta Canada, Montana USA) Oki
Blackfoot (Alberta, Montana) [to a friend] Oki niksokowa
[Blin, see Bilen]
Boboda (Burkina Faso, Mali) Ka fo
[Bobo Fing, see Boboda]
Bole (Nigeria) Use
Bole (Nigeria) [morning] Barka saato
Bole (Nigeria) [afternoon] Barka bushi
Bole (Nigeria) [answer] Yawwa
Boloki (Congo-Kinshasa) Losako
Bosnian (Bosnia and Hercegovina) Zdravo
Bosnian (Bosnia and Hercegovina) Dobar dan
Bosnian (Bosnia) [morning, by Muslims] Sabah hajrula
Botunga (Congo-Kinshasha, Uganda) Wa bonwa
Breton (Brittany France) Bojour
Breton (Brittany France) Demat
Breton (Brittany France) Demad
Breton (Brittany France) Salut
Breton (Brittany France) Salud
Breton (Brittany France) [formal & plural] Demat deoc'h
Breton (Brittany France) [formal & plural] Demad deoc'h
Breton (Brittany France) [formal & plural] Salut deoc'h
Breton (Brittany France) [formal & plural] Salud deoc'h
Breton (Brittany France) [informal] Demat dit
Breton (Brittany France) [informal] Demad dit
Breton (Brittany France) [informal] Salut dit
Breton (Brittany France) [informal] Salud dit
Breton [Vannetais] (S. Brittany France) Demat deoh
Breton [Vannetais] (S. Brittany France)[inf] Demat dis
Brigidian (western Ireland) Aiah ban twon
Brigidian (western Ireland) Aiah ban twons
Bru (Vietnam) Bn t
Bukusu (Mt. Elgon Kenya) Mlembe
Bukusu (Mt. Elgon Kenya) Mulembe
Bukusu (Mt. Elgon Kenya) Oreina
Bukusu (Mt. Elgon Kenya) Kamakhuwa
Bukusu (Mt. Elgon Kenya) [to important p.] Omu angafu akoboole
[Bulgar, see Chuvash]
Bulgarian (Bulgaria) Zdraveite
Bulgarian (Bulgaria) [informal] Zdravei
Bulgarian (Bulgaria) [informal] Zdrave
Bulgarian (Bulgaria) [informal] Zdrasti
Bulgarian (Bulgaria) Dobar den
Bulu (Cameroon) Mbl
Bunun (Taiwan) Masialasang
Bura (Nigeria) Usa
Burmese (Myanmar) Mingala ba
Burmese (Myanmar) Nekaoyela
Burmese (Myanmar) [have you eaten?] T'amin sapibila?
Burmese (Myanmar) [have you eaten, by man] K'amya t'amin sapyibabyila?
Burmese (Myanmar) [have you eaten, bu woman] Shin t'amin sapyiabyila?
Burmese (Myanmar) [answer: I have eaten] Sapyibabyi
Burmese (Myanmar) [where are you going?] Be thwa malo le?
Burmese (Myanmar) [answer: around here] Di na le be
Burushashki (Northern Pakistan) Asalam aleykum
Burushashki (Northern Pakistan) Leh
Buryat (Mongolia) Sain baina uu
[Busoga, see Soga]
[Byelorussian, see Belorussian]

Cahuilla (S.California USA) [call attention] Wa
Cajun (Louisiana United States) Bon jour
Calapalo (Brazil) Rena-votse
[Cal, see Romani [Gitano]]
[Cambodian, see Khmer]
Camuno (Italy) [formal] Bondesiora
Canela (Brazil) H-p
Cantonese (China) Nih hu
Cantonese (China) Neilhou
Cantonese (China) Lay ho
Cantonese (China) Ho yat
Cantonese (China) Ngh on
Cantonese (China) Jou san
[Caribe, see Garfuna]
Cassubian (northwestern Poland) Witm
Cassubian (northwestern Poland) Witjze
Cassubian (central Kaszebe Poland) Mojn
Catalan (Andorra, Spain, France) Hola
Catalan (Andorra, Spain, France) Bon dia
Cayuga (Ontario Canada, New York USA) Sga-noh
Cayuga (Ontario Canada, New York USA) Sge:no
[Cebuano, see Visayan]
[Chagga, see Kichagga]
Chakma (India, Bangladesh) Jhu
Chakma (India, Bangladesh) Oy
Chakma (India, Bangladesh) Namaskar
Chaldean (Iraq) Shlama illakh
Cham (Southeast Asia) Salam
Cham (Southeast Asia) Salaamz
Cham (Southeast Asia) Salamu alaikum
Cham (Southeast Asia) [answer] Alaikum salam
Chamorro (Guam) Hafa
Chamorro (Guam) Hafa adai
Chamorro (Guam) [to a man, informal] Hafa gachong
Chamorro (Guam) [to a woman, informal] Hafa cheluho
[Chaoshou, see Min Nam]
[Chapai, see Chuj]
Chatino (Tataltepec Mexico) [morning] Cua nque' msaa
Chatino (Tataltepec Mexico) [afternoon] Cua nque' xlyaa
Chatino (Tataltepec Mexico) [evening] Cua nque' sii
Chechen (North Caucasus Russia) Marsha voghiila
Chechen (North Caucasus Russia) [to man] Marsha woghiila
Chechen (North Caucasus Russia) [to woman] Marsha yoghiila
Chechen (North Caucasus Russia) [plural] Marsha doghiila
Chechen (North Caucasus Russia) Assalaamu calaikum
Cheke Holo [Maringe] (Solomon Islands) Keli fara
Cheke Holo [Maringe] (Solomon Islands) Hameron keli
Cherokee (Oklahoma and North Carolina USA) O-si-yo
Cherokee (Oklahoma and North Carolina USA) Si-yo
Cherokee (Oklahoma and North Carolina USA) Si-yu
Cheyenne (Montana & Oklahoma USA) [to man] Haaahe
Cheyenne (Montana & Oklahoma USA) Haaah, epivah-wuh-ennah
Cheyenne (Montana & Oklahoma USA) Pave-sheeva
Chichewa (Malawi) Moni
Chichewa (Malawi) Muli bwanji
Chichewa (Malawi) [child to older relatives] Moni akuka
Chichewa (Angoniland Malawi) Tikuoneni
Chickasaw (Oklahoma USA) Halito
[Chiga, see Kiga]
[Chigogo, see Kigogo]
Chilenje (Zambia) Mwabonwa
Chilomwe (Malawi) Mo seriwa
[Chinese, see dialects: Cantonese, Mandarin, Min Dong and Min Nam]
Chinook Jargon (British Colum. Canada, USA) LhaXayEm
Chinook Jargon (British Colum. Canada, USA) Klahowya
Chinyanja (Southern Africa) Mn
Chinyanja (Southern Africa) Bwino
[Chippewa, see Ojibwe]
Chisena (Malawi) Bondia
Chishona (Southern Africa) [singular] Mhoro
Chishona (Southern Africa) [plural] Mhoroi
Chishona (Southern Africa) [reply] Ehoi
Chishona (Southern Africa) [formal] Tikukwaziwai
Chishona (Southern Africa) Kwaziwai
Chishona (Southern Africa) Kanjan
Chishona (Southern Africa) Hevoi
Chishona (Southern Africa) Uribo
Chishona (Southern Africa) Mauya
[Chisona, see Chishona]
Chitonga (Malawi) Mwe uli?
Chitonga (Malawi) [answer] Teu mampha
Chitonga (Zambia) [morning] Mwabuka buti
Chitonga (Zambia) [afternoon] Mwalibizya
Chitonga (Zambia) [afternoon] Mwayusa
Chitumbuka (Malawi, Zambia) Monire
Chitumbuka (Malawi, Zambia) Yewo
[Chivenda, see Venda]
Chiyao (Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique) Quamboni
Chiyao (Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique) Subayeedi
Choctaw (Oklahoma USA) Halito
Chokwe (Congo-Kinshasha, Angola, Zambia) Moyo
Chontal (Oaxaca Mexico, Guatemala) Xsa
Chort (Guatemala) C'oten
Chorti (Guatemala) [response to C'oten] Chiquento
Chuj (Guatemala) Buenos da
Chukchi (Russia) [most common] Ye'ti
Chukchi (Russia) Ge'et-i-git
Chukchi (Russia) Toro'ma
Chumash (Santa Barbara California USA) Haku
Chumash (Santa Barbara California USA) Yawa
Chuuk (Micronesia) Ran allim
Chuuk (Micronesia) Rn nnim
Chuuk (Micronesia) [to a man] Rn nnim o
Chuuk (Micronesia) [to a woman] Rn nnim ne
Chuuk (Mortlock Micronesia) Rn llim
Chuuk (Chuuk Lagoon Micronesia) Ran annim
Chuvash (Russia) Salam
Chuvash (Russia) Avani
[Circassian, see Adyghe]
Coche (Brazil) Nabasti
Cochim (Baja California Norte Mexico) Auka
Cocopa (Baja California Mexico, Arizona USA) Auka
Coeur d'Alene (Idaho USA) Qhest
Comanche (Oklahoma USA) Haa
Comanche (Oklahoma USA) Maruawe
Comanche (Oklahoma USA) Maruawe, haitsi
Comorian (Comoros) Bariza djioni
Comorian (Comoros) Habari
Comorian (Comoros) Salama
[Congo, see Kikongo]
[Conibo, see Shipibo]
Coos (Oregon USA) Ta'i
Cornish (Great Britain) You
Cornish (Great Britain) Dydh da
Cornish (Great Britain) [formal] Durdathawhy
Corsican (France) Bonghjornu
Cree (Canada) Tnisi
Cree (Canada) Tn'si
Cree (Canada) Wciye
Cree (Ouje-Bougoumou Quebec Canada) Kwaay
[Creek, see Muskogee]
Creole (Dominican Republic) [morning] Bon jou
Creole (St. Lucia) Bonjou
[Creole (French Guyana), see Kryl]
[Creole (Haiti), see Kwyl]
[Creole (Seychelles), see Seselwa]
Crioulo (Guinea-Bissau) Kuma
Crioulo (Guinea-Bissau) Bom dia
Croatian (Croatia, Bosnia) Zdravo
Croatian (Croatia, Bosnia) Zhivio
Croatian (Croatia, Bosnia) [informal] Bok
Croatian (Croatia, Bosnia) [informal] Bog
[Crow, see Apsaaloke]
[Cymraeg, see Welsh]
Czech (Czech Republic) Dobr den
Czech (Czech Republic) Nazdar
Czech (Czech Republic) [informal] Ahoj

Dagaare (Ghana, Burkina Faso) Fo be song
Dagbani (Ghana) Naatuma
Dakelh (Canada) Hadih
Dakota (USA, Canada) [by male] Hau
Dakota (USA, Canada) [by female] Han
Dakota (USA, Canada) [to a friend by male] Hau koda
[Damara, see Nama]
Dani (Indonesia, New Guinea)[man to a man] Nayak
Dani (Indonesia, New Guinea)[man to sev.men] Nayak lak
Dani (Indonesia, New Guinea)[by/to a woman] La'uk
Dani (Indonesia, New Guinea)[by/to women] La'uk nya
Dani (Indonesia, New Guinea) Halao
Dani (Indonesia, New Guinea) Halabok nak
Dani (Indonesia, New Guinea) Halabasi nak
Dani (Indoensia, New Guinea)[man to man] Hagul nak
Dani (Indonesia, New Guinea)[woman to woman] Heget nak
Danish (Denmark, Greenland) God dag
Danish (Denmark, Greenland) Hallo
Danish (Denmark, Greenland) [informal] Hejsa
Danish (Denmark, Greenland) [informal] Hej
Danish (Denmark, Greenland) [informal] Davs
Danish (Jutland) Mojn
Dari (Afghanistan) Chotor asty
Dawan (Indonesia) [where are you going?] Noe me?
Dawan (Indonesia) [ans: I'm going to...] Au nao no...
Dayak [Land Dayak] (Indonesia) Elsalam
Dayak [Iban] (Indonesia) Elsalaam
[Delaware, see Lenape]
Deg Xinag (Alaska) Ade'
[Deutsch, see German]
Dhivehi (Maldives) Assalaam u alaykum
Dhivehi (Maldives) Us-salaam alaikum
Dhivehi (Maldives) Assalam aleikum
Dhivehi (Maldives) [answer] Aleikum assalam
Dhivehi (Maldives) [informal] Kihineh
[Didiu, see Cochim]
[Diegueo, see Kumeyaay]
Dinka (Sudan) Ci yi bak
Diola (Senegal) Kasumai
Diola (Senegal) Kasuma
Diola (Senegal) [reply] Kasumi kepp
Diola (Senegal) Aa
[Dioula, see Dyula]
Djabugay (Queensland Australia) Djirri-nyurra
Douala (Cameroon) Obusi
Drehu (New Caledonia) Bozo
Drehu (New Caledonia) Bozu
Drehu (New Caledonia) Talofa
Dumna Yokuts (San Joaquin River Calif.USA) Hawaan
Dusun (Sabah Malaysia) Okuro-kuro noh?
Dutch (Netherlands, Belgium) Hallo
Dutch (Netherlands, Belgium) Hoi
Dutch (Netherlands, Belgium) Dag
Dutch (Netherlands) Morgen
Dutch (Netherlands) Mge
Dutch (Netherlands) Goedendag
Dutch (Netherlands) [in spoken language] Goeiedag
Dutch (Netherlands) [rarely used] Hai
Dutch (Belgium) [informal by youth] Helaba
Dutch (Belgium) [informal by youth] Yoe
Dutch (Belgium) [informal by youth] Hiya
[Dyerma, see Zarma]
Dyirbal (NE Queensland Australia) Nginda wunydjangum
Dyirbal (NE Queensland Australia) Nginda bayi wunydjangum?
Dyribal (NE Queensland Australia) Nginda
Dyula (Burkina Faso, Cte d'Ivoire, Mali) Dansi
Dyula (Cote d'Ivoire) [reply by men] Nba
Dyula (Cote d'Ivoire) [reply by woman] Ns
Dyula (Burkina Faso) I dansi
Dyula (Burkina Faso) [reply by men] Am baa
Dyula (Burkina Faso) [reply by women] Am s
Dyula (Cote d'Ivoire) [entering house] Koko
Dyula (Cote d'Ivoire) [to person working] I ni baara
Dzongkha (Bhutan) Kuzu zangpo
Dzongkha (Bhutan) Kuzu zangpo la
Dzongkha (Bhutan) Yala
[Dzhudezmo, see Ladino]

Edo (Nigeria) Kyo
Edo (Nigeria) [to a person at home] b'wa
Edo (Nigeria) [to a person at work] b'nwn
Efik (Africa) Idem fo
Egyptian (ancient Egypt) Iiti
Egyptian (ancient Egypt) Iiti em hotep
Egyptian (ancient Egypt)[lit. in peace] Em hotep
Egyptian (ancient Egypt)[in great peace] Em hotep nefer
Egyptian (ancient Egypt)[very great peace] Em hotep nefer weret
Egyptian (ancient Egypt)[plural] Yii em hotep
Egyptian (ancient Egypt)[informal] Yeh
Egyptian (ancient Egypt) [to a man] Aw ibek
Egyptian (ancient Egypt) [to a woman] Aw ibetj
Ejagham (Cameroon, Nigeria) Nkuba
Ekegusii (Kenya) [to one person] Imbuya ore?
Ekegusii (Kenya) [to several people] Imbuya more?
Ekegusii (Kenya) [answer by one person] Imbuya ande
Ekegusii (Kenya) [answer by several people] Imbuya tore
Enga (Papua New Guinea) Kotka
English (America, Australia, UK) Hello
English (America, UK) [formal] Good day
English (America) [informal] Hi
English (Australia) G'day
English (Australia) Hiya
English (New Zealand) Gidday
English (Southern USA) [to more than one] Hi y'all
English [Strine dialect] (Australia) Hay gaan
English [Strine dialect] (Australia) Hezza gaan
English [Texan dialect] (Texas USA) Howdy
English [New Oreleans dialect](Lousiana USA) Where ya'at
English [Middle English] (old England) Gode dai
English [Middle English] (old England) Gode dei
English [Old English] (old Britain) Ic grete e
Eora (Australia) Boodyeri kamuru
Erzya (Russia) Shumbrat
[Eskimo, see Alutiiq, Inuktitut, Iupiaq, Kalaallisut and Yup'ik]
Esperanto (international use) Saluton
Esselen (Big Sur California USA) Saleki asatsa
Estonian (Estonia) Tervist
Estonian (Estonia) Tere
Estonian (Estonia) Tšau
Estonian (Estonia) [to a person working] Judu
Estonian (Estonia) [to a person working] Tere judu
Estonian (Estonia) [to a person working] Judu tle
Estonian (Estonia) [reply when working] Tarvis
Estonian [Old Estonian] (old Estonia) Terveh
Eton (Cameroon) M t wa kon
Eton (Cameroon) M t wa kone
Eton (Cameroon) [to other side of street] M t wa kone wale
Eton (Cameroon) [reply] Kiri mbang
[Euskara, see Basque]
Even (Russia) Torova
w (Ghana, Togo) Nilyenia
w (Ghana, Togo) [response] Mile
w (Ghana, Togo) Wayzo
w (Ghana, Togo) Fien
w (Ghana, Togo) [to a person working] Ayekoo
w (Ghana, Togo) [to a group working] Aanyekoo
Ewondo (Cameroon) Mbebekiri
Ewondo (Cameroon) Mbemb kidi

Fang (Gabon, Equatorial Guinea) Mblo
Fang (Gabon, Equatorial Guinea) [to one] M'bole
Fang (Gabon, Equatorial Guinea) [to more] M'bolani
Fante (Ghana, Burkina Faso) Daa daa oo
Fante (Ghana, Burkina Faso) Modofo
Faroese (Faroe Islands) Hallo
Faroese (Faroe Islands) [informal] Hey
Faroese (Faroe Islands) [when surprised] Pka sjey
Farsi (Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan) Salaam
Farsi (Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan) Sa'lam
Farsi (Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan) Khush amadeed
Fijian (Fiji) Bula
Fijian (Fiji) Ni sa bula
Fijian (Fiji) Bula vi naka
Fijian (Fiji) Ni sa bula vi naka
Fijian (Fiji) [to two people] Drau bula
Fijian (Fiji) [to a group] Dou bula
Fijian (Fiij) [to group, stranger, superior] Ni bula
Fijian (Fiji) [reply] Io
Fijian (Fiji) [reply - respectful] Ia
[Filipino, see Tagalog]
Finnish (Finland) Piv
Finnish (Finland) Terve
Finnish (Finland) [informal, common] Moi
Finnish (Finland) [informal, common] Hei
Finnish (Finland) [informal] Moikka
Finnish (Finland) [formal] Hyv piv
[Flemish, see Dutch (Belgium)]
Fon (Benin, Togo) Kudeu
Fon (Benin, Togo) [reply] Oku
Fon (Benin, Togo) A fon a
Fon (Benin, Togo) A do gangi a?
Fon (Benin, Togo) [reply] Een, un do gangi
Fon (Benin, Togo) A do yi yi we a?
Fon (Benin, Togo) [reply] Een, un do gangi
Fon (Benin, Togo) A do dagbe a?
Fon (Benin, Togo) [reply] Een, un do dagbe
Fon (Benin, Togo) A do fine a?
Fon (Benin, Togo) [reply] Een, un do fi
Fon (Benin, Togo) A de u wa?
Fon (Benin, Togo) [reply] Een, un de u
Fon (Benin, Togo) [after long absense] Azan yi aton
Fon (Benin, Togo) [reply] Dokpo je ji
Fon (Benin, Togo) [to a person working] Kudazo
Fon-Gbe (Benin) Kuabo
Fore (Papua New Guinea) Kag
Fore (Papua New Guinea) Kwargn
French (Europe, Africa, Canada) Bonjour
French (Europe, Africa, Canada) Salut
Frisian [Westerlauwer] (Netherlands) Goeie
Frisian [Westerlauwer] (Netherlands) Goedei
Frisian (Schleswig-Holstein Germany) God dai
Friulian (northern Italy) Bund
[Fuchou, see Min Dong]
Fulani (West Africa) [to one person] No ngoola daa
Fulani (West Africa) [to several people] No ngoola dong
Fulani (West Africa) No wayi
Fulani (West Africa) A jaaraama
Fulani (West Africa) Tanaala
Fulani (West Africa) Sadu
Fulani (West Africa) Ngnalne diam
[Furlan, see Friulian]
Futuna (Wallis and Futuna) Malo le kataki
Futuna Aniwa (Vanuatu) Jinisa
Futuna Aniwa (Vanuatu) [to two people] Rinisa
Futuna Aniwa (Vanuatu) [to three people] Jikanisa
Futuna Aniwa (Vanuatu) [to three people] Jikanesa
Futuna Aniwa (Vanuatu) [to three people] Jikanesa kokautau
Futuna Aniwa (Vanuatu) [to more than three] Niganisa
Fuuta Jalon (Guinea) Toolii

Ga (Ghana) Mingabu
Ga (Ghana) Odze ku
[Gabrieleo, see Tongva]
[Gaelic, see Irish Gaeilge and Scottish Gaelic]
Gagauz (southern Moldova) Gn aydin
Gagauz (southern Moldova) [informal] Selam
Galician (Spain) Hola
[Galla, see Oromo]
Gallo (France) Comant q'c'est?
Ganai (Australia) Wunman njinde
Gammon (Ireland) Buri talosk
Ganu (Malaysia) Guana mu lenin sihak dok
Garfuna (Guatemala) Buti binfi
Garo (India, Bangladesh) Sa lam
Gascon (France) Salut
Gbhanda (Liberia) Yanela
Gbhanda (Liberia) Okonia
Ge'ez (Ethiopia) Slam lki
Georgian (Georgia) Gamardjobat
Georgian (Georgia) Gamardjobah
Georgian (Georgia) [informal reply] Gagimarjos
German (Central Europe) Guten Tag
German (Central Europe) Hallo
German (Central Europe) [informal] Gr dich
German (Central Europe) [informal] Tag
German (Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein) Hoi
German (Austria, Bavaria, Wurttemburg) Gr Gott
German (Vienna Austria) [in spoken language] Griass God
German (Vienna Austria) [in spoken language] Seavas
German (Bavarian Alps) [in spoken language] Griass di
German (Bavarian Alps) [in spoken language] Griass enk
German (Bavarian Alps) Hallo
German (Southern Bavaria) Servus
German (Bairische) H
German (Bairische) H
German (Bairische) Gridigood
German (Bairische) Gridi nach
German (Northern Germany) Moin
German (Northern Germany) Moin moin
German (Basel Switzerland) [polite] Griezi
German (Bern Switzerland) [spoken] Gr-essech
German (Bern Switzerland) [spoken] Gr-esdi
German (Chur Switzerland) [polite form] Grazi
German (Chur Switzerland) [polite form] Gruiazi
German (Chur Switzerland) [familiar form] Ciao
German (Schaffhausen Switzerland) [spoken] Grazi
German [Sd-Tirol/South Tyrol] (Italy) Ers Gott
German [Hessisch] (Germany) Guude
German [Sdhessisch] (Germany) Ei guude wie
German [Sdhessisch] (Germany) Moin
German (Zurich Switzerland) [polite] Grezi
German (Zurich Switzerland) [polite] Grueziwohl
German (Zurich Switzerland) Salutti
German (Zurich Switzerland) [familiar] Hoi
German (Zurich Switzerland) [familiar] Sal
German (Zurich Switzerland) [familiar] Tschau
German (Zurich Switzerland) [spoken] Gu-te Tag
German (Zurich Switzerland) [spoken] Gu-et Tag
German (Zurich Switzerland) [by school kids] Hoa
German (Zurich Swizterland) [by school kids] Ha
German (Zurich Switzerland) [old fashioned] Tag wohl
German (Saarland) [in spoken language] Un
[Gikuyu, see Kikuyu]
Giryama (Africa) Zhoyo
Giryama (Kenya) Dzasindadze
Gitonga (Mozambique) Wa bonwa
Gong (Thailand) Nwng a nwng kww?
Gong (Thailand) A nwng kww?
Gong (Thailand) [answer by a visitor] Ng kawng di-o
Gong (Thailand) [answer by a visitor] Kawng di-o
Greek (Greece, Cyprus) Geia sou
Greek (Greece, Cyprus) Geia sas
Greek (Greece, Cyprus) Geia
Guaja (Brazil) Zeng
[Guajajra, see Temb Tenethar]
Guajibo (Colombia, Venezuela) Ic
Guanche (Canary Islands) Tamaragua
Guarani (Paraguay) Maitei
Guarani (Paraguay) Maitepa
Guarani (Paraguay) Mba'ichapa
Gujarati (India) Kem cho
Gulmancema (Burkina Faso) Din t
Gulmancema (Burkina Faso) [answer] Lafia
Gulmancema (Burkina Faso) [answer] Lafia d
Gumatj (Australia) [to one person] Nhamirri nhe?
Gumatj (Australia) [to two people] Nhamirri manda?
Gumatj (Australia) [to several people] Nhamirri walala?
Gumatj (Australia) [answer] Manymak
Gumatj (Australia) [answer] Manymak bay'
Gumatj (Australia) [answer] Latju
Gunggari (Australia) Gnunha yinda murdi
Gurenne (Northern Ghana) [by working] Tumatuma
Gurung (Nepal) Namaste
Gurung (Nepal) Bindi mu
Guugu Yimithirr (Australia) Ngauthaan-thirr, gadiiwawu-wi
Gwich'in (Alaska, Canada) Nennkk ntydk hjit sh tr'nlay
Gwich'in (Alaska) Neenjit donch'ya
[Gypsy, see Romani]

Haida (Queen Elizabeth Island Canada) Kii-te-daas a
Haisla (Canada) Yowtz
Hakka (China, Malaysia) Zao sin
[Hal-Pulaar, see Fulani]
Hn (Alaska) Nahhwannkak nahokhwadl geenjit shn tr'iinlii
Harari (Ethiopia) Aman
Hassaniya (Mauritania) Aw'walikum
Hassaniya (Mauritania) [evening] Masa elher
Hassaniya (Mauritania) Ehlen
Hausa (West Africa) Snnu
Hausa (West Africa) [plural] Snnunku
Hausa (West Africa) [response] Yuwa snnu
Hausa (West Africa) [response] Yuwa
Hausa (West Africa) [response] Snnu kadai
Hausa (West Africa) [to superior; man] Rnk y dade
Hausa (West Africa) [to superior; woman] Rnk y dade
Hausa (West Africa) [by Muslims] Slam laikn
Hawaiian (Hawaii) Aloha
Hawaiian (Hawaii) Aloha mai
Hawaiian (Hawaii) Welina
Hawaiian (Hawaii) Welina mai
[Haya, see Kihaya]
Hebrew (Israel) [formal] Shalom
Hebrew (Israel) [informal] Ma nishma
Hebrew (Israel) [informal] Hi
Hebrew (Israel) [to male] Ma shlomcha
Hebrew (Israel) [to female] Ma shlomech
Hebrew (Israel) [slang by young people] Alan
[Hehe, see Kihehe]
Heiltsuk (Canada) Yowtz
[Hellenic, see Greek]
Herero (Namibia) Koree
Herero (Namibia) [informal] Mosha vi yong, peli
Hidatsa (United States) Dosha
Hindi (India, East Asia) Namast
Hindi (India, East Asia) Namaskaar
Hindi (India, East Asia) Namashkar
Hindi (India, East Asia) Kaise hain
Hindustani (Surinam) Raz ba-aish
Hiri Motu (Papua New Guinea) [morning] Dada namona
Hiri Motu (Papua New Guinea) [afternoon] Handorai namona
Hiri Motu (Papua New Guinea) [afternoon] Andorai namona
Hittite (Anatolia, Syria) Ashshuli
Hmong Daw (China, Laos, Thailand) Nyob zoo
Hmong Daw (China, Laos, Thai.) [to arriving] Tuaj los
Hmong Daw (China, Laos, Thai.) [to arriving] Koj tuaj los
Hmong Du (Vietnam) Ti nu
Hmong Du (Vietnam) Ca cu
Hmong Njua (China, Laos, Thailand) Nyob zoo
Hmong Njua (China, Laos, Thailand) Nyob zoo tsis zoo
Hmong Njua (China, Laos, Thailand) Zoo hwv lauv
Hmong Njua (Northern Thailand) [at a house] Nyob tsev tsis nyob ua?
Hmong Njua (Northern Thailand) [answer] Nyob ua
[Hmoob Dawb (White Hmong), see Hmong Daw]
[Hmoob Dub (Black Hmong), see Hmong Du]
[Hmoob Ntsuab (Green Hmong), see Hmong Njua]
Hhu (Mexico) Haxajua
Hhu (Mexico) Tehats'i
Hhu (Mexico) Hats'i
Hocak Wazijaci (Wisconsin & Nebraska USA) Haho
[Hokkien, see Min Nam]
Hopi (Southwestern USA) Um waynuma?
Hopi (Southwestern USA) [answer] Ow, nu' waynuma
Hopi (Southwestern USA) Um pitu?
Hopi (Southwestern USA) [answer] Ow
Hopi (Southwestern USA) [entering a kiva] Ha'u
Hopi (Southwestern USA) [to call attention] Hai
Huaorani (Ecuador) I ay
Huaorani (Ecuador) Waponi
Huasteco (San Luis Potos Mexico) [morning] Tahk'ane:nek
Huasteco (Mexico) [afternoon] Waklane:nek
Huasteco (Mexico) [night] Thamk'une:nek
Huichol (Nayarit and Jalisco Mexico) Ke ku
Hungarian (Hungary) J napot
Hungarian (Hungary) J napot kvnok
Hungarian (Hungary) [informal, to one] Szervusz
Hungarian (Hungary) [informal, to several] Szervusztok
Hungarian (Hungary) [informal, to one] Szia
Hungarian (Hungary) [informal, to several] Sziasztok
Hungarian (Hungary) [informal] dv
Hupa (North America) He:yung
Huron (Quebec Canada, Oklahoma USA) Tu ough qua no u

[Ibo, see Igbo]
Icelandic (Iceland) Gan daginn
Icelandic (Iceland) Hall
Icelandic (Iceland) [to a man] Komdu sll
Icelandic (Iceland) [to a woman] Komdu sl
Icelandic (Iceland) [to many people] Komi i sl
Icelandic (Iceland) [to a man] Sll
Icelandic (Iceland) [to a woman] Sl
Icelandic (Iceland) [to a man] Blessaur
Icelandic (Iceland) [to a woman] Blessu
Icetot (Uganda) [to one person] Iyida
Icetot (Uganda) [to several people] Iyita
Ido (international use) Bona jorno
Ido (international use) [afternoon] Bona posdimezo
Igbo (Nigeria) Ibaulachi
Igbo (Nigeria) Ezigbo ubosi
Igbo (Nigeria) Ubosi oma
Igbo (Nigeria) Ndewo
Igbo (Nigeria) Kedu
Igbo (Nigeria) Kelou
Ijo (Africa) To baroa
[Ik, see Icetot]
[Ikiribati, see Kiribati]
Ilokano (Philippines) [morning] Naimbag nga bigat
Ilokano (Philippines) [morning, formal] Naimbag a bigatyo
Ilokano (Philippines) [morning, informal] Naimbag a bigatmo
Ilokano (Philippines) [at noon] Naimbag nga aldaw
Ilokano (Philippines) [noon, formal] Naimbag ga aldawyo
Ilokano (Philippines) [noon, informal] Naimbag ga aldawmo
Ilokano (Philippines) [afternoon] Naimbag nga malem
Ilokano (Philippines) [afternoon, formal] Naimbag a malemyo
Ilokano (Philippines) [afternoon informal] Naimbag a malemmo
Ilokano (Philippines) [evening] Naimbag nga rabii
Ilonggo (Philippines) Maayo
Ilonggo (Philippines) Maayo nga adlaw
Ilonggo (Philippines) Halo
Indonesian (Indonesia, Surinam) Selamat
Indonesian (Indonesia, Surinam) Selamat siang
Indonesian (Indonesia, Surinam) Salam
Indonesian (Indonesia, Surinam) Apa kabar
Indonesian (Indonesia, Surinam) Menyapa
Indonesian (Indonesia, Surinam) Hai
[Ingalik, see Deg Xinag]
Ingush (Russia) Salam
Ingush (Russia) Da dika xalda hwa
Ingush (Russia) [answer to above] Hwa 'a xalda da dika
Ingush (Russia) [to two or more people] Da dika xalda shyn
Ingush (Russia) [by man to another man] Wassalaam walejkum
Ingush (Russia) [answer to above] Hwa 'a xajla sejra dika
Innu (Canada) Kwe kwe
Innu (Canada) Waachiyaa
Interlingua (constructed) Salute
Interlingua (constructed) Bon die
Interlingua (constructed) Bon jorno
[Inuit, see Inuktitut, Iupiaq and Kalaallisut]
[Inuktitut (Alaska), see Iupiaq]
Inuktitut (Canada) Asujutidli
Inuktitut (Canada) Asujutilli
Inuktitut (Nunavik South Baffin Canada) Ainngai
Inuktitut (Nunavik South Baffin Canada) Ai
Inuktitut (Arctic) [to one person] Aksunai
Inuktitut (Arctic) [to two people] Aksutik
Inuktitut (Canada) m
Iupiaq (Alaska) Kiana
[Inuttut, see Inuktitut and Kalaallisut]
Ioway (North America) [by a man] Aho
Ioway (North America) [by a woman] Aha
Ipili (Papua New Guinea) Ani pele amene
Irish Gaeilge (Ireland) Dia dhuit
Irish Gaeilge (Ireland) Dia is Muire dhuit
Irish Gaeilge (Ireland) Go mbeanna Dia duit
Irish Gaeilge (Ireland) Go mbeanna Dia is Muire duit
Ishkashmi (Tajikistan) As-salam alakum
Ishkashmi (Tajikistan) [reply] Alakum as-salam
[IsiXhosa, see Xhosa]
Italian (Cent. Europe, E Africa) Buon giorno
Italian (Cent. Europe, E Africa)[familiar] Salve
Italian (Cent. Europe, E Africa)[familiar] Ciao
Itbayaten (Batanes Philippines) Kapian ka pa nu Dios aschapanderak
Itz (Guatemala) Te'yoos
[Iu Mien, see Mien]
Ivasayen (Batanes Philippines) Capian ka pa nu Dios si chamavucjas
[Ivrit, see Hebrew]
Ixcateco (Mexico) Tami
Ixil (Quich Department Guatemala) [to man] Cha'lax pap
Ixil (Quich Department Guatemala)[to woman] Cha'lax nan

Jacalteco (Guatemala, Mexico) [to man] C'ul mama'
Jacalteco (Guatemala, Mexico) [to woman] C'ul miay
Japanese (Japan) Konnichi wa
Japanese [Kansai Ben] (Osaka Japan) Maido
Japanese [Kansai Ben] (Osaka Japan) Maido ookini
Japanese [Kansai Ben] (Osaka Japan) Mokarimakka
Japanese [Kansai Ben] (Osaka Japan) [answer] Bochi bochi denna
Japanese [Tohoku Ben] (Northeast Japan) Ohayo-sama
Japanese [Tohoku Ben] (Northeast Japan) Konnyeje wa
[Jatvingian, see Sdovian]
Javanese (Indonesia) Selamat
Javanese (Indonesia) Halo
Jelai (Malaysia) Tabek
Jrriais (Jersey) Bouonjour
[Jirrbal, see Dyirbal]
Jiwarli (Australia) [to a friend] Ya jalikurtijuyi
Jiwarli (Australia) [lit. 'come here'] Yanamarni nhurra
Jiwarli (Australia) [to call attention] Ya
[Juaneo, see Acjachemem]
[Judeo-Espanyol, see Ladino]
[Jula, see Dyula]
Jutlandish (Denmark) Daw-daw

Kabardian (Russia) ['let your day be good'] Fi maho fuwa
Kabyle (Algeria) Azul
Kabyle (Algeria) Salam alik
Kabuverdianu (Cape Verde) Bon dia
Kabuverdianu (Cape Verde) Ola
Kachchi (Uganda) Keayom
Kadazan (Sabah Malaysia) Ingkuo koh?
Kalaallisut (Greenland) Aluu
Kalaallisut (Greenland) Haluu
Kalaallisut (Greenland) Kutaa
Kalaallisut (Greenland) Unuugujoq
Kalaallisut (Greenland) Aluukkut
Kalaallisut (Greenland) Haluukkut
Kala Kawaw Ya (Queensland Australia)[to 1] Ngi midh?
Kala Kawaw Ya (Queensland Australia)[to 2] Ngipel midh?
Kala Kawaw Ya (Queensland Australia)[to 3+] Ngitha midh?
Kala Kawaw Ya (Queensland Australia)[answer] Balabayginga
Kala Lagaw Ya (Australia) Sew ngapa
Kalanga (Botswana, Zimbabwe) Dhmln
Kalasha (India) Ishpada
Kalenjin (Kenya) Subaa
Kalenjin (Kenya) Chamge
Kalenjin (Kenya) Chamuge
Kalenjin (Kenya) [to a close friend] Chamge mising
Kalmyk (Russia) Mendvt
Kalmyk (Russia) [informal] Mend
Kalmyk (Russia) Halun mend
Kamchadal (Kamchatka Russia) Torova
[Kammu, see Khmu]
Kamviri (South Asia) [to a man] Li'o
Kamviri (South Asia) [to a woman] L'e
Kamviri (South Asia) [response] V'ou
Kamviri (South Asia) [response] K'i
Kangbe (West Africa) [morning] E nee somah
Kangbe (West Africa) [noon] E nee teleh
Kangbe (West Africa) [afternoon] E nea woorah
Kangbe (West Africa) [evening] E nea sooh
Kanienkehaka (Ont. & Quebec Canada, NY USA) Kwe
Kanienkehaka (Ont. & Quebec Canada, NY USA) Kwe kwe
Kanienkehaka (Ont. & Quebec Canada, NY USA) She:kon
Kanienkehaka (Ont. & Quebec Canada, NY USA) Se:koh
Kanienkehaka (Ont. & Quebec Canada, NY USA) Wa'tkwanowera:ton
Kanjobal (San Pedro Soloma Guatemala) Janik'
Kankanaey (Philip.) [to p.entering village] Nagapuam
Kankanaey (Philip.) [to p. leaving village] Umayam
Kannada (India) Namaskaara
Kannada (India) Hege iddi ra
Kannada (India) [informal] Hege iddi ya
Kanuri (Nigeria, Niger) Ush-ush
Kapampangan (Philippines) [morning] Mayap ayabak
Kapingamarangi (Pacific Islands) Malia goe
Karachay (Turkey) Selam
Karachay (Turkey) Selamlar
Karachay (Turkey) Isenlikler
Karachay (Turkey) Salamun aleykum
Karachay (Turkey) Esselamun aleykum
Karaim (Lithuania, Ukraine) Kiun jachšy
Karakalpak (Central Asia) Assalomu alaikum
Karakalpak (Central Asia) [answer] Valaikum assalom
Karelian (Finland, Russia) Terveh
Karelian (Finland, Russia) Terveh teile
Karelian (Finland, Russia) Hv piv
Karen (Myanmar) Mu eri
Karen [Pa'o] (Myanmar) Na aw hsaw ha?
Karen [Pho] (Myanmar) N hs h?
Karen [Pho] (Myanmar) Mwh
Karen [Sgaw] (Myanmar) N hs h?
Karen [Sgaw] (Myanmar) [answer] M
Karen [Sgaw] (Myanmar) Madee leh?
Karitiana (Brazil) [morning] Goy'hap
Karitiana (Brazil) [afternoon] Goy'myn
[Kartuli, see Georgian]
Kasem (Ghana, Burkina Faso) [morning] De N zezenga
Kasem (Ghana, Burkina Faso) [morning] De N de zezenga
Kashmiri (India, Pakistan) Salam
Kasigau (Kenya) [have you woken up well?] Wawuka?
Kasigau (Kenya) [I have woken up well] Nawuka
[Katchi, see Kachchi]
Kte (Papua New Guinea) Mu zheri dng
Kaurareg (Australia) [to one person] Ni midhikidh
Kaurareg (Australia) [to two people] Nipel midhikidh?
Kaurareg (Australia) [to three or more] Nitha midhikidh?
Kaurna (Southern Australia) Na marni
Kaurna (Soutnern Australia) Marni
Kavango (Namibia) Osinima osiri ngeipi
Kazakh (Kazakstan, Central Asia, China) Salam
Kazakh (Kazakstan, Central Asia, China) Asalamu alaykim
Kazakh (Kazakstan, Central Asia, China) Salamatsyz ba
Kazakh (Kazakstan, Central Asia, China) Khayrly kn
Kazakh (Kazakstan, C. Asia, China)[informal] Selem
Kebu (Congo, Uganda) Ngoni
Kekch (Guatemala) [to elder man] Ch'owa'
Kekch (Guatemala) [to elder woman] Ch'ona'
Kekch (Guatemala) Wan b'i
Kekch (Guatemala) [answer] Us, b'i
Keres (Southwestern United States) Guwaadzi sai hauba
Keres (Cochiti New Mexico USA) Kuweasti hopa
[Kernewek, see Cornish]
Khakas (Russia) Izen
Khakas (Russia) Izenner
Khakas (Russia) Mangat qun
Khanty (Russia) Wus'a
Khanty (Russia) Uusia
Khmer (Cambodia) Sok sabai jie te
Khmer (Cambodia) Suor sdei
Khmer (Cambodia) Choum reap suor
Khmer (Cambodia) [to man] Choum reap suor look
Khmer (Cambodia) [to woman] Choum reap suor look srey
Khmu (Laos) Sabailuh
=Khomani (South Africa) !hoi ca
Kibudu (Congo-Kinshasha) Salamu
Kichagga (Tanzania) Kufyenda
Kichagga [Kibosho] (Tanzania) Shimboni
Kichagga [Kimashami] (Tanzania) Nesindisa
Kichori (Africa) Kopang'o
Kickapoo (United States, Mexico) Ho
Kiga (Africa) [morning] Oraire gye
Kiga (Africa) [afternoon and evening] Osiibire gye
Kiga (Africa) [night] Oraare gye
Kiga (Africa) [by children] Mbahe
Kiga (Africa) [by children] Mbahi
Kiganda (Uganda) [peace] Mirembe
Kiganda (Uganda) [what's the news] Mawulire ki?
Kiganda (Uganda) [answer: none] Tetugalaba
Kigogo (central Tanzania) Mbukwenyi
Kigogo (central Tanzania) [reply] Mbukwa
Kihaya (Africa) Wasbotaige
Kihehe (Africa) Kamwene
Kihema (Congo-Kinshasha) Mirembe
Kikongo (Congo, Angola) Mbote
Kikongo (Congo, Angola) Kiambote
Kikongo (Congo, Angola) [to man] Kiambote tata
Kikongo (Congo, Angola) [to woman] Kiambote mama
Kikongo (Congo, Angola) [to one person] Kiambote kiaku
Kikongo (Congo, Angola) [to several people] Kiambote kieno
Kikongo (Cuba) Malembe mpolo
Kikongo (Cuba) Malembe yay
Kikongo (Cuba) Malombo
Kikongo (Cuba) Mambote
Kikongo (Cuba) Matoko lukaya
Kikongo (Cuba) Tukaise nguei
[Kikongo Ya Leta, see Kituba]
Kikuyu (Kenya) Natya
Kikuyu (Kenya) Ni kwega
Kikuyu (Kenya) [to one person] Wemwega
Kikuyu (Kenya) [to more than one person] Muriega
Kiluba (Congo) Ke mwinya
Kimakonde (Tanzania) Uchidachi
Kimakonde (Tanzania) Habari na yelo
Kimanda (Tanzania) Monili
Kimbolo (Africa) Saita
Kimbundu (Africa) Kiambote
Kimbundu (Africa) Twatondela
Kimeru (Kenya) Uri umwiiga
Kinuguja (Africa) Che che
Kinyakyusa (Tanzania) Ogonile
Kinyamwezi (Tanzania) Mwaadela
Kinyamwezi (Tanzania) Haa
Kinyaramba (Tanzania) Wiliani
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) [not seen in sev. days] Muraho
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) [morning,seen recently] Mwaramutse
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) [afternoon, seen rec.] Mwiriwe
Kinyaturu (Tanzania) Amocha
Kiowa (USA) Kui-gwu
Kiowa (USA) Day-own-day aim been
Kipchak (Russia) N tabish bar?
Kipchak (Russia) [answer] Tabish yok
Kipchak (Russia) [answer] Tabish yoghila
Kipemba (Africa) Kibesa
Kipsigis (Kenya) Chamegei
Kipsigis (Uganda) Chamage
Kirghiz (Kyrgyzstan) Salamat sizbe
Kirghiz (Kyrgyzstan) [formal] Kandisiz
Kirghiz (Kyrgyzstan) [informal] Kandaisen
Kirghiz (Kyrgyzstan) [casual, by youth] Kandai
Kirghiz (Kyrgyzstan) Salam aleykum
Kirghiz (Kyrgyzstan) Salam
Kiribati (Kiribati Pacific Islands) Mauri
Kiribati (Kiribati Pacific Islands)[singul.] Kona mauri
Kiribati (Kiribati Pacific Islands)[plural] Kam na mauri
Kirundi (Burundi) Bwakeye
Kirundi (Burundi) Bwa
Kirundi (Burundi) N'amahoro
Kirundi (Burundi) [morning, seen recently] Mwaramutse
Kirundi (Burundi) [afternoon, seen recently] Miriwe
Kirundi (Burundi) [informal] Jakeye
Kirundi (Burundi) [lit. may you have herds] Amashyo
Kirundi (Burundi) [answer] Amashongore
Kisanga (South Congo-Kinshasa) [morning] Mwalangikai
Kisanga (South Congo-Kinshasa) [afternoon] Twaimunai
Kisanga (South Congo-Kinshasa) [evening] Kyunguloi
Kisanga (South Congo-Kinshasa) [answer] Eyo mwane
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to man] Habari, bwana
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to woman] Habari, bibi
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to elder man] Habari, mzee
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to elder wom.] Habari, mama
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [answer] Nzuri
Kiswahili (Kenya) [answer] Mzuri
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to man] Hujambo, bwana
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to woman] Hujambo, bibi
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to elder man] Hujambo, mzee
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to elder wom.] Hujambo, mama
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [ans. to 1 man] Sijambo, bwana
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [answer to men] Sijambo, mabwana
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [ans. to woman] Sijambo, bibi
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [ans. to women] Sijambo, mabibi
Kiswahili (SE Africa) [answer to elder man] Sijambo, mzee
Kiswahili (SE Africa) [ans. to elder woman] Sijambo, mama
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to men-plural] Hamjambo, mabwana
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to women-pl.] Hamjambo, mabibi
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [ans to 1 man] Hatujambo, bwana
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [ans to men-pl] Hatujambo, mabwana
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [ans to woman] Hatujambo, bibi
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [ans to wom-pl] Hatujambo, mabibi
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [in passing] Salama
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to elder] Shikamoo
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to elder man] Shikamoo mzee
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to elder man] Shikamoo baba
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to elder wom.] Shikamoo mama
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [by elders] Marahaba
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [by Muslims] Asalaamu alekum
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [answer] Wa alekum salaam
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [to tourists] Jambo
Kiswahili (Southeast Africa) [formal] Jambo sana
Kituba (Congo) Mbote
Kituba (Congo) [to one person] Mbote na beno
Kituba (Congo) [to several people] Mbote na nge
Kiwapogoro (Africa) Kiamoka
Kizaramo (Tanzania) Kugonaze
Klallam (Washington USA) [to p. arriving] Sha shel ?a? chin stchi
Klallam (Washington USA) [it is a good day] ?y' skwchi
Klallam (Washington USA) [it is a good day] ?y' skwchi ?ynekw
Koasati (Louisiana & Texas USA) Bos
Koasati (Louisiana & Texas USA) [to group] Hacik'n
Koasati (Louisiana & Texas USA) [to one] Cik'n
Kohistani (Central Asia) Asalaam aleikum
Komi-Permyak (Russia) Olat-vat
Komi-Permyak (Russia) [informal] Privyet
Komi-Zyrian (Russia) Bidza olannyd
Komi-Zyrian (Russia) [informal] Cholm
[Kongo, see Kikongo]
Konkani (India) Namaskaaru
Konkani (India) Paypadta
Korean (Korea) Annyong hashimnikka
Korean (Korea) [informal] Annyong haseyo
Korean (Korea) [informal] Annyong
Koromfe (Burkina Faso) A jebka kibaru
Koromfe (Burkina Faso) Ng jebe a baani
Koromfe (Burkina Faso) Ng jebe baani
Koromfe (Burkian Faso) [answer] A baane jebe
Koryak [Maritime Koryak] (Russia) Mej
Koryak [Reindeer Koryak] (Russia) Amto
Kosraean (Micronesia) Lwen wo
Kosraean (Micronesia) Kulo malulo
Koyo (Africa) Osegu
Koyo (Africa) Ol'
Koyukon (Alaska) Dzaanh nezoonh
Kpelle (Liberia) Ba ngung
Kpelle (Liberia) Ya ngung
Kryl (French Guyana) A kouman
Krio (Sierra Leone) Kushe
Kriol (N. Australia)[w. are you coming from] Wijei yu bin kaman?
Kriol (N. Australia)[" to more than one] Wijei yumob bin kaman?
Kriol (N. Australia)[we've come from...] Mela bin kaman brom...
Kukatja (Australia) Nyuntun palya
Kumeyaay (Southern California USA, Mexico) Auka
Kumeyaay (Southern California USA, Mexico) Howka
Kumeyaay (Southern California USA, Mexico) Haawka
[Kumii, see Kumeyaay]
Kuna (Panama) Na
Kuna (Panama) Nued
Kuna (Panama) Degitte
Kuna (Colombian-Panamanian border region) Na'
[Kunggari, see Gunggari]
[Kuo Yu, see Mandarin]
Kupsapiny (Uganda) [to a man] Supai
Kupsapiny (Uganda) [to a woman] Takwenya
[Kurdish, see Kurdi]
Kurdi (Iraq, Iran) Rozhbash
Kurdi (Iraq, Iran) [answer] Bashem
Kurukh (India) Gor-lagi
[Kutchin, see Gwich'in]
Kutthung (Australia) Goojee ik koo
Kwakiutl (British Columbia Canada) Gila kasla
Kwakiutl (British Columbia Canada) Gilakas'la
Kwakiutl (British Columbia Canada) Yoyo
[Kwakwaka'wakw, see Kwakiutl]
[Kwakwala, see Kwakiutl]
Kwanyama (Angola, Namibia) Wa aluka
Kwanyama (Angola, Namibia) Mwa aluka
Kwaya (Tanzania) Murembe
[Kweneecheeaht, see Makah]
Kwere (Tanzania) Walama
Kwyl (Haiti) Bonjou
Kwyl (Haiti) [respectful to man] Bonjou msieu
Kwyl (Haiti) [to a friend] Bonjou konp-m
Kwyl (Haiti) Al
Kyangonde (Malawi) Ndaga tiyo

Laadi (Congo) Kuambilu
Lacandn (Chiapas Mexico) [to enter a house] Taringrech
Lacandn (Chiapas Mexico) [answer= come in] Or ken
Ladakhi (Pakistan) Djuley
Ladin (Trentino-Alto Adige Italy) Bon di
Ladino (Israel, Turkey) Shalom
Ladino (Israel, Turkey) Shalom alehem
Ladino (Israel, Turkey) Buenos dias
Ladino (Israel, Turkey) Ke habar
Lahu (China, Burma, Thailand) Cheh sha la
Lahu (China, Burma, Thailand) Cheh sha-ah la
Lakhota (Nebraska Dakota & Montana USA) Hau
Lakhota (Nebraska Dakota & Montana USA) Onkwho
Lakhota (USA) [by male] Hau, ko'la
Lakhota (USA) [by female] Han, mish'ke
Lakhota (USA) [good day] Anpetu waste
[Laimon, see Cochim]
Lamaholot (Indonesia) Moe genai?
Lamaholot (Indonesia) [where are you going?] Moe malaga?
Lampung (Indonesia) Api kaba
Lango (Uganda, Sudan) Miremba
Lani (Irian Jaya Indonesia) Wa
Lani (Irian Jaya Indonesia) Nore wa
Lao (Laos) Sabaai-dii
Lao (Laos) [used if meeting on the street] Pai sai
Lao (Laos) [answer] Pai nyaang lmn
Lao (Laos) [have you eaten?] Kin khp lbew baw?
Lao (Laos) [accept invitation] Nyang
[Lappish, see Saami]
Latin (ancient Rome, Vatican) [most proper] Ave
Latin (ancient Rome, Vatican) Salve
Latin (ancient Rome, Vatican) [to plural] Salvete
Latvian (Latvia) Sveiki
Latvian (Latvia) [to a man] Sveiks
Latvian (Latvia) [to a woman] Sveika
Latvian (Latvia) Sveicinats
Latvian (Latvia) Labas
Lega (Congo-Kinshasa) Samba
Lelemi (Ghana) Abo
Lenape [Delaware] (Delaware United States) H
[Leonese, see Lleonese]
Lepcha (India, Nepal, Bhutan) Khmr
[Lholankok, see Sinkyone]
[Lifou, see Drehu]
Limbe (Sierra Leone) Wali-wali
Lindrou (Papua New Guinea) Ndraben tam, komo asen
Lingala (Congo) Mbte
Lingala (Congo) Mbte na y
Lingala (Lomongo Congo) Losko
Lingua Franca (Mediterranean) Salute
Lingua Franca (Mediterranean) Bon dgiorno
Lisu (Thailand) Ali nga?
Lisu (Thailand) [answer-if you aren't busy] Atdor nat niaq nga
Lisu (Thailand) [answer-if you aren't busy] Alshit lil mat yi niaq
Lisu (Thailand) [answer-if you are busy] Tei zil mit atkel cat niaq nga
Lithuanian (Lithuania) (said to male) Sveikas
Lithuanian (Lithuania) (said to female) Sveika
Lithuanian (Lithuania) (several people) Sveiki
Lithuanian (Lithuania) Labas
Lithuanian (Lithuania) [to a man, formal] Sveikas gyvas
Lithuanian (Lithuania) [to a woman, formal] Sveika gyva
Lithuanian (Lithuania) [to several people] Sveiki gyvi
Livonian (Latvia) Terinch
Lleonese (Leon Spain) Sal
Logang (Uganda) Morembe
Loglan (international) Loi
Lojban (international) Coi
Lokpa (Benin, Togo) Alafiawe
[Low German, see Plattdeutsch]
Low Saxon (Eastern Friesland) Gode Dag
Low Saxon (Eastern Friesland) Goden Dag
Low Saxon [Northern] (Germany) Goden Dag
Low Saxon [Northern] (Germany) Gouden dag
Low Saxon [Northern] (Germany) Dag
Low Saxon [Northern] (Germany) [answer] Dag ok
Low Saxon [Northern] (Germany) [answer] Dag ouk
Low Saxon [Northern] (Germany) Moi
Low Saxon [Northern] (Germany) Moin
Low Saxon [Northern] (Germany) Moin moin
Low Saxon [Westphalian] (Germany) Gueden Dag
Lua [T'in] (Thailand) Mah pen si'ee
[Luba-Shaba, see Kiluba]
[Luba-Kasai, see Tshiluba]
Lucum (Cuba) Oluku mi
Ludian (Russia) Hv piv
Luganda (Uganda) Otya nno
Luganda (Uganda) [morning] Wasizotya nyabo
Luganda (Uganda) [morning] Wasuz'otya
Luganda (Uganda) [afternoon] Osiibye otya nno
Luganda (Uganda) [afternoon] Osiiby'otya
Luganda (Uganda) [answer] Bulungi
Luganda (Uganda) 'Abaff
Luganda (Uganda) 'Abnge
Luganda (Uganda) [informal] Ki kati
Luiseo (Southern California USA) Miiyu
Luiseo (California USA) [to several people] Miiyuyam
Lunda (Zambia, Angola, Congo) Mudi nahi?
Lunda (Zambia, Angola, Congo) [answer] Cha chiwahi
Lunyankole (Uganda) Osibirega
Lunyankole (Uganda) [after absense] Kaizhe buhorogye?
Lunyankole (Uganda) [answer] Kaizhe buhoro
Lunyankole (Uganda) [by elder] Mphoro
Lunyankole (Uganda) [answer] Eh
Lunyankole (Uganda) [by child] Erirege
Lunyankole (Mbarara South Uganda) [morning] Oreire ota?
Lunyankole (Mbarara South Uganda) [morning] Oreiregye?
Lunyankole (Mbarara South Uganda) [answer] Ndaire kurungi
Lunyankole (Mbarara South Uganda) [aftern.] Osibiregye?
Lunyankole (Mbarara South Uganda) [answer] Nsibire kurungi
Lunyoro (West Uganda) Mirembe
Lunyoro (West Uganda) [morning] Oraire ota?
Lunyoro (West Uganda) [afternoon] Osibire ota?
Lunyoro (West Uganda) [answer] Kurungi
Luritja (Australia) Yawa
Luritja (Australia) Wai
Lushootseed (Washington State USA) 'I, sya'ya'
Lushootseed (Washington State USA) Kwedachi
Luo (Kenya, Tanzania) Mirembe
Luo (Kenya, Tanzania) Misawa
Luo (Kenya, Tanzania) Mesawa
Luvale (Zambia) Ngacili?
Luvale (Zambia) [answer] Kanawa
Luxembourgish (Luxembourg, Germany, France) Moin
Luxembourgish (Luxembourg, Germany, France) Bonjour
Luxembourgish (Luxembourg, Germany, France) Gudde Moin
Luxembourgish (Luxembourg, Germany, France) Gudde Mtteg
Lyela (Burkina Faso) [by a guest] A vil
Lyela (Burkina Faso) [answer] On hon

[Maa, see Maasai]
Maasai (Serengeti Kenya, Tanzania) Supa
Maasai (Serengeti Kenya, Tanzania) [men] Suba
Maasai (Serengeti Kenya, Tanzania) [answer] Suba oleng
Maasai (Serengeti Kenya, Tanzania) [women] Ta kwenya
Maasai (Serengeti Kenya, Tanzania) [answer] Iko
Maasai (Kenya, Tanzania) [to a young woman] Ndito ta kwenya
Maasai (Kenya, Tanzania) [to a young woman] Nditho ta kwenya
Maasai (Kenya, Tanzania) [to an older woman] Koko ta kwenya
Maasai (Kenya, Tanzania) [to a warrior] Morani ta kwenya
Maasai (Kenya, Tanzania) [to a young man] Kulalayo ta kwenya
Maasai (Kenya, Tanz.) [how are the children] Kasserian ingera
Mabuiag (Queensland Australia) [to one] Ni midhikidh
Mabuiag (Queensland Australia) [to two] Nipel midhikidh
Mabuiag (Queensland Australia) [to three+] Nitha midhikidh
Mabuiag (Queensland Australia) [answer] Matha mina
Macedonian (Macedonia) Zdravo
Macedonian (Macedonia) Dobar den
Macedonian (Macedonia) Prijatno
Macedonian (Macedonia) [informal] Alo
[Machiguenga, see Matsigenka]
[Magyar, see Hungarian]
Maidu (California USA) Hei
Makah (Washington USA) Hooy
Makhua (Tanzania) Habaari
Makhua (Tanzania) [answer] Salaama
Malagasy (Madagascar) Manao ahoana
Malagasy (Madagascar) Manao ahoana tompoko
Malagasy (Sakalava Madagascar) Salama
Malagasy (Sambirano Madagascar) M'bola tsara
Malagasy (South and Midwestern Madagascar) Akory anareo
Malagasy (Betsimisaraka Madagascar) Akory lahaly
Malagasy (Betsileo Madagascar) Tsara madyna
Malay (Malaysia, Brunei) Selamat
Malay (Malaysia, Brunei) Apa kabar
Malay (Malaysia, Brunei) Helo
Malayalam (Kerala India) Namaskaram
[Maldivian, see Dhivehi]
Malink (Mali) I be di
[Maliseet, see Passamaquoddy]
Maltese (Malta) Bongu
Maltese (Malta) Kifahna
Mam (Guatemala) Je'y
Mam (Guatemala) Jey
Mam (Guatemala) Je'ky
Mam (Guatemala) Jay
Mam (Guatemala) [by a man to a man, inf.] Je'y kraa
Mam (Guatemala) [to an older person] Antz tq'ab'a
Mam (Guatemala) [to an older man] Antz tq'ab'a taat
Mam (Guatemala) [to a visiter] Maa' tzuula b'eetal
Mam (Guatemala) [to a man] Buenos diias, taat
Mam (Guatemala) [to a woman] Buenos diias, naan
Mambwe (Tanzania, Zambia) Mwapoli mukwai
Mambwe (Tanzania, Zambia) Mwalya mwina
Mambwe (Tanzania, Zambia) [to p. working] Mwalima mukwai
Mambwe (Tanzania, Zambia) [answer] Ta
Mambwe (Tanzania, Zambia) [answer] Kalombo
Mambwe (Tanzania, Zambia) [answer] Endi mukwai
Mambwe (Tanzania, Zambia) [after journey] Welini kweneko
Mambwe (Tanzania, Zambia) [returning hunter] Mwalulyata
Mambwe (Tanzania, Zambia) [hunter or fisher] Wamba
Mampruli (Ghana) [morning] Dasuba
Manchu (China) Ei
[Manda, see Kimanda]
Mandan (United States) Nawah
Mandarin (China) [Guoyu, Putonghua] N ho
Mandarin [Guoyu, Putonghua] (China) [formal] Nn ho
Mandarin (China) [many people] Nmen ho
Mandinka (West Africa) [to one person] I be aading
Mandinka (West Africa) [to several people] Al be aading
Mandinka (West Africa) [to one person] I be di
Mandinka (West Africa) [to several people] Al be di
Mandinka (West Africa) [to one person] I ne ke
Mandinka (West Africa) [to several people] Al ne ke
Mandinka (West Africa) [to one person] I tiina
Mandinka (West Africa) [to several people] Al tiina
Mandinka (West Africa) Kayira be
Mandinka (West Africa) Ge iwurara
Mangareva (French Polynesia) Ena koe
Mangareva (French Polynesia) [answer] A koe noti
Mangareva (French Polynesia) Kia purotu koe
Mangareva (French Polynesia) Aroha
Manggarai (Indonesia) [where are you going?] Ngonia?
Maninka (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone) Mesect
Maninka (Guinea, Liberia, S.Leon) [aftern.] Mesomme
[Manipuri, see Meithei]
Manyika [Hungwe] (Zimbabwe) Kaziwa
Manyika (Zimbabwe, Mozambique) Kaiwa
Manx (Britain) Laa mie
Manx (Britain) Failt erriu
Manx (Britain) Dy bannee dhyt
Manx (Britain) Ta shiu cheet
Manx (Britain) Kys t'ou
Manx (Britain) [to several people] She nyn mea diu ooilley
Maohi (French Polynesia) Ia orana
Maori (New Zealand) [to one person] Tena koe
Maori (New Zealand) [to two people] Tena korua
Maori (New Zealand) [to three or more] Tena koutou
Maori (New Zealand) Kia ora
Maori (Cook Islands) Kia orana
Maori (Cook Islands) [peace] Kia 'au
[Mapuche, see Mapudungun]
Mapudungun (Chile, Argentina) Mari mari
Mapudungun (Chile, Argentina)[after absense] Ft kuyf
Mapudungun (Chile, Argentina) Foche
Marathi (Maharashtra India) Namaskar
Marathi (Maharashtra India) Namaste
Marathi (Maharashtra India) [informal] Kasa-kaayh
Mari [Hill Mari] (Russia) Pury kechy
Mari [Hill Mari] (Russia) [morning] Pury irok
Mari [Hill Mari] (Russia) [evening] Pury vady
Mari [Meadow Mari] (Russia) Salam liyzhe
Mari [Meadow Mari] (Russia) Poro kch'e
Mari [Meadow Mari] (Russia) [morning] Poro er
Mari [Meadow Mari] (Russia) [evening] Poro ks
Mari [Meadow Mari] (Russia) [how are you?] Kuze let?
[Maringe, see Cheke Holo]
Marquesan (French Polynesia) Kaoha
Marquesan (French Polynesia) Kaoha nui
Marshallese (Marshal Islands, Nauru) Yokwe yuk
Marshallese (Marshal Islands, Nauru) Yokwe
Marshallese (Marshal Islands, Nauru) Yokwe yokwe
[Masai, see Maasai]
Mashi (Eastern Congo-Kinshasa) Asinge
Masongo (Ethiopia) Maram bouga
Masongo (Ethiopia) [answer] Ay nandejoua
Matisa (Namibia) Damara
Matsikenka (Peru) Aiovi
Matsigenka (Peru) Aiompi
Matsigenka (Peru) [answer] Aiona
Matsigenka (Peru) [where are you going?] Nga pijque?
Matsigenka (Peru) [answer: I'm visiting you] Naniquemni
Mau (Brazil) Enodac
Mau (Brazil) Awe aiko
[Maure, see Hassaniya]
[Mayan, see Ach, Aguacateco, Acateco, Chort, Chuj, Ixil, Jacalteco,
Kanjobal, Kekchi, Lacandon, Mam, Mopn Maya, Pocomch, Quich, Tzotzil,
and Yucateco]
[Mayangna, see Panamahka]
Mazahua (Mexico) Jyasm
Mazahua (Mexico) Jyasmji
Mazahua (Mexico) Jyas'u
Mazatec (Oaxaca and Veracruz Mexico) 'Ntano
Mbeere (Kenya) Na atia
[Mbisu, see Bisu]
Mehinku (Xing Park Brazil) Pitsupai
Mehinku (Xing Park Brazil) [answer] Natupai
Meithei (India, Bangladesh, Myanmar) Karam touri
Mekwengo (Uganda) Mirembe
Mende (Sierra Leone) Bua
Mende (Sierra Leone) Bianaoh
Mende (Sierra Leone) Ndiamo, biwa
Mende (Sierra Leone) Ah wanna-e?
Menomini (Wisconsin USA) A:neE na:p
Meriam Mir (Australia, Papua New Guinea) Nako manali?
Meriam Mir (Australia, PNG) [answer] Sikakanali
[Meru, see Kimeru]
[Meto, see Dawan]
[Mfantse, see Fante]
Miami (Indiana & Oklahoma USA) Aya aya
Miami (Indiana & Oklahoma USA) [to a friend] Aya aya niihka
[Miao, see Hmong Daw and Hmong Njua]
Miccosukee (Florida USA) Che hun ta mo
Mien (Laos, Thailand) Yiem longx
Mien (Laos, Thailand) Yiem longx nyei
Mien (Laos, Thailand) Yiem longx nyei fai
Mien (Laos, Thailand) Ov, meih daaih orh
Mien (Vietnam) Puang toi
Mikmaq (Canada) Kw
Milanese [Lombard] (Milan Italy) Saludi
Milanese [Lombard] (Milan Italy) Reverissi
Min Dong [Fuchou] (China) Eh ho meh
Min Nam [Chaoshou] (China) Ho mo
Min Nam [Hokkien] (Singapore, Indonesia) Jia ba liao buay
Min Nam [Hokkien] (Singapore, Indonesia) Ho bo
Min Nam [Hokkien] (Taiwan) Li ho
Min Nam [Hokkien] (Taiwan) Chiah pa bue
Min Nam [Hokkien] (Taiwan) Chiah-tau iah bue
Min Nam [Hokkien] (Taiwan) Peng an
Min Nam [Hokkien] (Taiwan) Chih-tu ih bo
Minangkabau (West Sumatra Indonesia) Haloo
Minangkabau (West Sumatra Indonesia) Baa kaba
Mingo (Canada, USA) Skn
Mingo (Canada, USA) Hae'
Mingo (Canada, USA) Hau'
Mingo (Canada, USA) [informal] Kuwe
Mskito (Nicaragua, Honduras) Nak'sa
Mskito (Nicaragua, Honduras) Nahki sa
Mitchif (North Dakota USA, Canada) Tawnshi
Mitchif (North Dakota USA, Canada) Boonzhoor
Mixe (Oaxaca Mexico) Za jiatzy
Mixe (Oaxaca Mexico) [at a house] Estagai ypsna
Mixe (Oaxaca Mexico) [meeting on the road] Hana bekten
Mixtec (Chalcatongo Mexico) [morning] Tnndi
Mixtec (Chalcatongo Oaxaca Mexico) [morning] Tndi
Mixtec (Magdalena Peasco Oaxaca Mexico) Taondi
Mixtec (Magdalena Peasco Mexico) [answer] Taondimbaa
Mixtec (Sta. Catarina Estetla Mex.) [morning]Kobaadn
Mixtec (Sta. Catarina Estetla Mex.) [answer] Kobaditu
Mixtec (Xicayn Mexico) Taniku
Mixtec (Xicayn Mexico) Ta'nku
Mixtec (Xicayn Mexico) Ka Ndioxi yu yo
[Mixteco Bajo, see uie]
[Mohawk, see Kanienkehaka]
Mohegan (Eastern USA) Aquai
Mohegan (Eastern USA) Quin'a moth'a
[Mohican, see Mohegan]
[Mokpwe, see Bakweri]
Moksha (Russia) Shumbrat
Mon (Myanmar, Thailand) Mangera 7aw
Mongasque (Monaco) Bon giurnu
[Mong, see Hmong Daw and Hmong Njua]
Mongo-Nkundu (Congo-Kinshasha) Losko
Mongolian (Mongolia, N China) Sain baina uu
Mono (California USA) Man hu
Mor (Burkina Faso) Kibaare
Mor (Burkina Faso) [to a person working] Ne y tuuma
Mor (Burkina Faso) [to a person walking] Ne y kenji
Mor (Burkina Faso) [morning] Yibeogo kibaare?
Mor (Burkina Faso) [morning] Yibeogo yaa laafi?
Mor (Burkina Faso) [morning] Yibeogo kiema?
Mor (Burkina Faso) [afternoon] Zaabre kibaare?
Mor (Burkina Faso) [afternoon] Zaabre yaa laafi?
Mor (Burkina Faso) [afternoon] Zaabre kiema?
Mor (Burkina Faso) [answer] Laafi
Mor (Burkina Faso) [answer] Laafibeme
Mor (Burkina Faso) [answer] Laafibala
Mopn Maya (Guatemala) Dioos
Mordvin (Russia) Shumbrat
Mordvin (Russia) [informal] Syukprya
Morisyen (Mauritius) Ki m aniere?
Morisyen (Mauritius) [answer] Mon byen, mersi
[Mossi, see Mor]
Motu (Papua New Guinea) Dina namona
Mpi (Thailand) Na h y?
Mpi (Thailand) [answer by person visiting] Ng s he
Mpongwe (Gabon) Mbolo
Mura (Brazil) Kauan
Muskogee (Oklahoma & Florida USA) Estonko
Muskogee (Oklahoma & Florida USA) Hescha
Muskogee (Oklahoma & Florida USA) Hesci
Muskogee (Oklahoma & Florida USA) Hessi
Muskogee (Oklahoma & Florida USA) Hensci
Muskogee (Oklahoma USA) Hrs'c
Mutsun (California USA) Pasip-inyi
[Mvskoke, see Muskogee]

[hu, see Hhu]
[Nhuat, see Pipil]
Nhuatl (Mexico, El Salvador) Niltze
Nhuatl (Mexico, El Salvador) [good day] Cualli tonalli
Nhuatl (Mexico, El Salvador) [good day] Cualli tonaltin
Nhuatl (Tepoztlan Mexico) [good day] Cualli motonalli
Nhuatl (Mexico, El Salvador) Tlathuil
Nhuatl (Puebla Mexico) Mopanolti
Nhuatl (Puebla Mexico) Mopanoltihtzino
Nhuatl (Veracruz Mexico) Piali
Nhuatl (Veracruz Mexico) Piale
Nhuatl (Veracruz Mexico) [to male] Pial tate
Nhuatl (Veracruz Mexico) [female] Pial nane
Nhuatl (Guerrero Mexcio) [on street] Kn tiaw
Nhuatl [Aztec Empire] Niltze
Nhuatl [Aztec Empire] [to person arriving] Otiquihiyohuih
Nhuatl [Aztec Empire] [to person sitting] Tla ximehuiltihtiecan
Nakota (North America) [by male] Hau
Nakota (North America) [by female] Han
Nakota (North America) [to a friend by male] Hau kona
Nama (Namibia) !Gi tss
Nama (Namibia) Matisa ti axaro
Nandi (East Africa) Chamgei
Nandi (East Africa) [elder to younger man] Sopai
Nandi (East Africa) [reply to elder by y.m.] Takwenya
Nandi (East Africa) [younger to elder man] Epa
Nandi (East Africa) [elder to young woman] Takwenya
Nandi (East Africa) [younger to elder woman] Igo
Nandi (East Africa) [man to woman] Takwenya, chepioso-chu
Nandi (East Africa) [woman to man] Takwenya, murn-ju
Nandi (East Africa) [woman to young boy] Sopai
Nandi (East Africa) [reply by young boy] Takwenya
Nandi (East Africa) [man to young girl] Takwenya
Nandi (East Africa) [reply by young girl] Igo
Navajo (Southwestern United States) Y't'h
Navajo (SW United States) [to older man] Y't'h shicheii
Navajo (SW United States) [to older woman] Y't'h shim
Navajo (SW United States) [to older woman] Y't'h shim yzh
Navajo (SW United States) [to younger man] Y't'h shiyzh
Navajo (SW United States) [to young child] Y't'h shits
Navajo (SW United States) [to young child] Y't'h sits
[Nawat, see Pipil]
Naxi (Yunnan China) Al la'laq lei
Ndebele (Zimbabwe) [singular] Sawubona
Ndebele (Zimbabwe) [plural] Salibonani
Ndebele (Zimbabwe) [respectful] Salubonani
Ndebele (Zimbabwe) [reply] Yebo
Ndebele (Zimbabwe) Lotjani
Ndebele (Zimbabwe) Lotsha
Ndebele (Zimbabwe) [afternoon] Litshonile
Ndebele (Zimbabwe) [plural] Relotshitse
Ndjuka (Suriname) U miti oo
[Ndo, see Kebu]
Ndonga (Namibia) Ongeipi kaume
[Nederlands, see Dutch]
Nenets (Russia) Andorovo
Nenets (Russia) Nani torova
[Neo-Aramaic, see Assyrian and Chaldean]
Nepali (Nepal, India) [polite] Namaskaar
Nepali (Nepal, India) Namaste
Newari (Nepal, India) Jojo-lapa
Newari (Nepal, India) Namaste
Newari (Nepal, India) Mahphulaa
Ngaanyatjarra (Australia) [sun-side moiety] Yiparrka
Ngaanyatjarra (Australia) [sun-side moiety] Panaka
Ngaanyatjarra (Australia) [sun-side moiety] Tjarurru
Ngaanyatjarra (Australia)[shade-side moiety] Milangka
Ngaanyatjarra (Australia)[shade-side moiety] Karimarra
Ngaanyatjarra (Australia)[shade-side moiety] Purungu
[Ngala, see Lingala]
Ngalkbon (Australia) Nyale
Ngambay (Chad) Lpha
Ngambay (Chad) [answer] Lpha ya
Ngambay (Chad) Ll
Nganasan (Siberia Russia) Doroba
Ngiyampaa (Australia) Yamakarra
Ngizim (Nigeria) si
Ngumba (Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea) Mirembe
Nicobarese (Nicobar) Ho
Nias (Indonesia) Jahowu
Nigerian Pidgin (Nigeria) How now
Nimo (Papua New Guinea) Nena wenao
Niue (Niue Island) Fakaalofa atu
Niue (Niue Island) [to two people] Fakaalofa atu ki a mua
Niue (Niue Island) [to a small group] Fakaalofa atu ki a mutolu
Niue (Niue Island) [to a large group] Fakaalofa atu ki a mutolu oti
Niue (Niue Island) [informal] Koe kia
Njebi (Gabon) Mbolo
Njebi (Gabon) [answer] Mm, mbolo
Njebi (Gabon) Wemasoga
[Nokhchiin, see Chechen]
Nominapetu (Puluwat Micronesia) Etowi
Norwegian [Nynorsk] (Norway) Goddag
Norwegian [Bokmaal] (Norway) Hei
Norwegian [Bokmaal] (Norway) Heisann
Norwegian [Bokmaal] (Norway) God dag
Norwegian [Bokmaal] (Norway) Morn
Norwegian [Bokmaal] (Norway) Hallo
Norwegian [Nordmrsk] (Norway) Goddg
Norwegian [Nordmrsk] (Norway) Goddjen
Norwegian [Nordmrsk] (Norway) [reply; old] Sing G
Norwegian [Nordmrsk] (Norway) [old] Godt mt
Norwegian [Nordmrsk] (Norway) [reply] Godt mt att
Norwegian [Nordmrsk] (Norway) [informal] Hia
Norwegian [Nordmrsk] (Norway) [informal] Hia
Norwegian [Nordmrsk] (Norway)[to p.working] Sng rbeia
Norwegian [Bergensk] (Bergen Norway) Halloen
Norwegian [Sortlandsk] (Sortland Norway) Go'da
Norwegian [Sortlandsk] (Sortland Norway) Ka farsken, e det du?
Ntomba (Congo-Kinshasha) mw
Ntomba (Congo-Kinshasha) Bmw
Ntomba (Congo-Kinshasha) Losako
Nubi (Kenya, Uganda) Maskagna
Nuer (Sudan) Male magua
uie [Mixteco Bajo](Mexico)[child to adult] Ke'm
uie [Mixteco Bajo](Mexico)[adult to adult] Xna
uie [Mixteco Bajo](Mexico) A'eyo
Nukuoro (Micronesia) Danuaa
Nukuoro (Micronesia) [to a group] Danuaa goodou alodahi
Nupe (Africa) Ok
[uu Savi, see Mixtec]
Nuxalk (Canada) Yaw
Nuxalk (Canada) [hello friends] Yaw smatmc
[Nyakyusa, see Kinyakyusa]
[Nyamwezi, see Kinyamwezi]
[Nyankore, see Lunyankole]
[Nyaturu, see Kinyaturu]

[Occitan, see Provencal and Gascon]
Ofo (Mississippi Valley USA) He' ha
[Oirat, see Kalmyk]
Ojibwe (USA, Canada) Aaniin
Ojibwe (USA, Canada) Aanii
Ojibwe (USA, Canada) Boozhoo
Okanagan (Montana USA) Way'
Okanagan (Montana USA) Xast sxelx'lt
Okanagan (Montana USA) Way' xast sxelx'lt
Okavango (Namibia) Mazwara
[Oluta, see Popoluca]
Oneida (Ontario Canada, Northeastern USA) Sekoli
Oneida (Ontario Canada, Northeastern USA) Sheko:li
Oriya (India, Bangladesh) Kemitee choo
Oriya (India, Bangladesh) Namaskar
Oromo (Kenya, Somalia) Ashshaamad'd'a
Oromo (Kenya, Somalia) Ashamaa
Ossetian (Georgia) Salam
Ossetian (Georgia) Arf
Otetela (Central Congo-Kinshasa) Moyo
[Otom, see Hhu]
Ovambo (Namibia)
Oyampi (Brazil) morning] Oateponeko'e
Nawa
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) [to an older man] Aitn kvy
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) [to an older woman] Aitn kvno
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) [to one person] Ai kam
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) [to several people] Ai ka
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) [response by a man] Ahadj
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) [response by a woman] Ihi
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) Yaba
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) [response] Koh
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) Ba pi ai?
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) [response] Ihi, nah ai
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) Baiahee
Pa'ikwene (Amazon) [response] Ihee
Paipai (Baja California Mexico) Auka
Paipai (S. California USA , B.C. Mexico) Awka
Paipai (S. California, B.C. Mexico) [reply] 'Awlika
Paipai (S. California USA , B.C. Mexico) Nyumkjkye
Paiute (Nevada USA) [I am your friend] Tu-cubin-noonie
Paiute (Nevada USA) [reply] Noonie-tu-cubin
Paiute (Nevada USA) [answer to respondant] Iooie, iooie
Paiute (Nevada USA) [hello friend] Mike-tu-cubin
Paiute (Owens Valley California USA) Manaho
Paiwan (Taiwan) Aianga sun
[Pakistani, see Farsi]
Palaun (Palau) Alii
Palaun (Palau) Alii, kauangerang
Pali (India) [morning] Suppabhaatam te
Pali (India) Sundara poeto
[Pampangan, see Kapampangan]
Panamahka (Nicaragua) Parastah
Pangasinan (Philippines) Masants a kabuasn
Pangasinan (Philippines) Maabig ya kabuasn
Pangasinan (Philippines) Masants ya agew
Pangasinan (Philippines) [to a group] Masants ya agew ed sikayo
Pangasinan (Philippines) [to a group] Maabig ya kabuasn ed sicayon
[Panjabi, see Punjabi]
Papiamentu (Dutch Antilles, Aruba) Kon ta bai
Papiamentu (Dutch Antilles, Aruba) Bon dia
Paricuru (Brazil) Aitni
Pashto (Afghanistan, Pakistan) Senga yai
Pashto (Afghanistan, Pakistan) Assalam u alaikum
Pashto (Afghanistan, Pakistan) [reply] Wa alaikum ussalam
Passamaquoddy (Maine USA, New Bruns. Canada) Tan kahk
Paugusett (USA) Saygo
Pende (Congo) Moyo
Pende (Congo) Wabanda
[Penobscot, see Abenaki]
[Peskotomuhkatiyik, see Passamaquoddy]
Phorhpecha (Michoacn Mexico) Nri jmashaki
Phorhpecha (Michoacn Mexico) Jndi
Phorhpecha (Michoacn Mexico) Nashki
Phorhpecha (Michoacn Mexico) Nark
Phorhpecha (Michoacn Mexico) Ts
Phorhpecha (Michoacn Mexico) Jndi ts
[Pidgin English, see Nigerian Pidgin, Pijin and Tok Pisin]
Pijin (Solomon Islands) [to one person] Halo
Pijin (Solomon Islands) [to two people] Halo tufala
Pijin (Solomon Islands) [to three people] Halo trifala
Pijin (Solomon Islands) [to more than three] Halo olketa
Pijin (Solomon Islands) [to a friend] Halo fren
Pijin (Solomon Islands) [to a friend] Halo mafren
[Pikanii, see Blackfoot]
Pipil (El Salvador) Yehyek tunal
Pipil (El Salvador) Bwenas dias
Pitjantjatjara (South Australia) Wai
Pitjantjatjara (South Australia) Wai palya
Pitkern (Pitcairn Island) Wut-a-way you
Plattdeutsch (N. Germany, Ostfriesland) Moin
Plattdeutsch (N. Germany, Nordfriesland) Moin moin
Plattdeutsch (Mnster Germany) Goden Dag
Plattdeutsch (Mnster Germany) Schnen goden Dag ok
Plattdeutsch (Germany) G'n dach
[Plautdietsch, see Plattdeutsch]
Pocomch (Guatemala) [to man] C'alen jau
Pocomch (Guatemala) [to woman] C'alen tut
Pohnpeian (Micronesia) Kaselehlia
Pohnpeian (Micronesia) [formal] Kaselehlia maing
Pohnpeian (Micronesia) [informal] Kaselel
[Police Motu, see Hiri Motu]
Polish (Poland) Dzien dobry
Polish (Poland) [familiar] Czesc
Polish (Poland) Czolem
Polish (Poland) Serwus
Pomak (Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey) Merhaba
Pomo (California USA) Pasip-inyi
Popoluca (Veracruz Mexico) Chu'xmooy'e
Portuguese (Portugal, Brazil) Ol
Portuguese (Portugal, Brazil) [informal] Oi
Portuguese (Portugal, Brazil) [informal] Como vai
Portuguese (Portugal, Brazil) [informal] Tudo bem
Portuguese (Portugal, Brazil) [informal] Tudo bom
Potawatomi (USA, Ontario Canada) Hau
Potawatomi (USA, Ontario Canada) Ahaw
Potawatomi (USA, Ontario Canada) Nijena
Potawatomi (USA, Canada) [meet for 1st time] Bozho
Provencal (France) Adiu
Provencal (France) Adieu
Provencal (France) Bon jorn
Provencal (France) [formal] Adieussiatz
Provencal (France) [afternoon] Bon vspre
Prussian (Prussia) Kils
[Pulaar, see Fulani]
Puluwat (Micronesia) [good morning] Nesor llim
Punjabi (India) [greeting used by Sikhs] Sat siri akal
Punjabi (Pakistan, India) [by Sikhs] Sat sri akal
Punjabi (Pakistan, India) [by Sikhs] Sat sri akal je
Punjabi (Pakistan, India) [by Muslims] Asslaam alaikam
Punjabi (Pakistan, India) [reply] Vaalaikam asslaam
Punjabi (Pakistan, India) [by Hindus] Namaste
Punu (Gabon) Um bolo
Punu (Gabon) Maram bouga
Punu (Gabon) [answer] Ay nandejoua
[Purpecha, see Phorhpecha]
Puyuma (Taiwan) 'Inavau

[Q'anjob'al, see Kanjobal]
Quechua Ancashino (Ancash Peru) Winchis
Quechua Ayacuchano (Ayacucho Peru) Rimaykullayki
Quechua Boliviano (Bolivia) Imaynalla
Quechua Cochabambino (Bolivia) [afternoon] Allin sukha
Quechua Cuzqueo (Cuzco Peru) Allillanchu?
Quechua Cuzqueo [answer to Allillanchu] Allillanmi
Quechua Cuzqueo (Cuzco Peru) Napaykullayki
Quechua Cuzqueo (Cuzco Peru) Napaykuyin
Quechua Cuzqueo (Cuzco Peru) [informal] Raphi
Quich (Guatemala) [formal] Chila jukla
Quich (Guatemala) [to man] Sakaric, tat
Quich (Guatemala) [to man] Sqrik, tata'ib
Quich (Guatemala) [to woman] Sakaric, nan
Quich (Guatemala) [to woman] Sqrik, nana'ib
Quichua (Ecuador) [good day] Alli punzha
Quichua (Ecuador) [good day] Alli puncha
Quichua (Ecuador) Causanquichu?
Quichua (Ecuador) [when entering a house] Mincachihuai

Rakhin (Myanmar) Nay kaung pha laa?
Rapanui (Easter Island) 'Iorana
Rapanui (Easter Island) Pehe koe
Rapanui (Easter Island) Aroha
[Raramuri, see Tarahumara]
[Rarotongan, see Maori (Cook Islands)]
[Rennellese, see Bellonese]
Resgaro (Peru) Hidheeh
Runion Creole French (Runion) Ot
[Rikpa, see Bafia]
Rohingya (Myanmar) Ken ahsaw?
Rohingya (Myanmar) [answer] Balah aasee
Romani [Kalderash] (Central Europe)[to one] Dobroj tut
Romani [Kalderash] (Central Europe)[to one] Dobroj tu
Romani [Kalderash] (Central Europe)[plural] Dobroj tume
Romani [Sinte] (Central Europe) Devlesa avilan
Romani [Sinte] (Central Europe) [answer] Devlesa araklam tume
Romani [Sinte] (Central Europe) Sastimos
Romani [Sinte] (Central Europe) Sastip
Romani [Sinte] (Central Europe) Lasho des
Romani [Sinte] (Central Europe) Droboy tume
Romani [Sinte] (Central Europe) [answer] Nais tuke
Romani [Sofia Erli] (Bulgaria) Lachsh t yavin
Romani [Sliven] (Bulgaria) Bahtali ti avin
Romani [Vlax] (Central Europe) Ej
Romani [standardized] (Central Europe) Yov sasti
Romani [Gitano] (Spain) Hlo
Romani [Gitano] (Spain) Mey
Romani [Gitano] (Colombia) Sarmai san
Romanian (Romania) Bun
Romanian (Romania) Bun ziua
Romanian (Romania) Salut
Romanian (Romania) Noroc
Romansch (Switzerland) Allegra
Romansch (Switzerland) Alligra
Romansch (Switzerland) [colloquial] Ciao
Romansch (Switzerland) [good day] Bun di
Ron (Nigeria) Cala
Rotuman (Rotuma Fiji) Noa'ia
Rotuman (Rotuma Fiji) Noa'ia 'e mauri
Rukai (Taiwan) Muadinga diangi su
[Rumauntsch, see Romansch]
[Runasimi, see Quechua]
[Rundi, see Kirundi]
Russian (Russia) Zdravstvuite
Russian (Russia) [informal] Zdravstvui
Russian (Russia) [informal] Zdorovo
Russian (Russia) [informal] Privet
Rutoro (Uganda) Oly ota?
Rutoro (Uganda) Amakurru?
Rutoro (Uganda) [reply] Arungi

Saami [Davvi] (Scandinavia) Buorre beaivi
Saami [Davvi] (Scandinavia) [reply] Ipmel atti
Saami [Davvi] (Norway) [reply] Ibmel atti
Saami [Davvi] (Scandinavia) Buurist
Saami [Davvi] (Scandinavia) Buores
Saami [Davvi] (Scandinavia) Bures
Saami [Davvi] (Scandinavia) Dearvva
Saami [Inari] (Finland) Tierva
Saami [Skolt] (Finland, Russia) Tirv
Saami [Skolt] (Finland, Russia) Tirv, tirv
Saami (Norway) Buerie biejjie
[Saame, see Saami]
Saanich (North America) [to call attention] Chene
Saanich (North America) [lit. there you are] Shxw'ele' shkwche'
Saisiat (Taiwan) Suukatahy
Sakai (Kerbu Malaysia) Nhy
Sakai (Sungai Raya Malaysia) Tab
Sakai (Ulu Pahang Malaysia) Tabek
Sakao (Vanuatu) [when not stopping] Tyavwar o
Sakao (Vanuatu) [where are you going?] Ge, i mge ye?
Sakao (Espiritu Santo Island Vanuatu)[morn.] Segren vogvog
[Sami, see Saami]
Samoan (Samoa) [haven't seen in a while] Talofa
Samoan (Samoa) [haven't seen in a while] Talofa lava
Samoan (Samoa) [formal to a group of men] Kalofa ali'i
Samoan (Samoa) [informal] Malo
Samoan (Samoa) Feofoofoa'iga
Sango (Central African Republic) Bara ala kwe
Sango (Central African Republic) Balao
Sango (Central African Republic) Mbote
Sanskrit (India) Namo namah
Sanskrit (India) SusvAgataM
Sara (Chad) Dabanyoa
Saramaccan (Suriname) [to a woman] Ta
Saramaccan (Suriname) I weki n
Saramaccan (Suriname) I d n
Saramaccan (Suriname) Nfu
Sardinian (Italy) Bonas dies
Sarnami (Suriname, Holland) [Hindu] Namaste
Sarnami (Suriname, Holland) [Hindu] Paalagie
Sarnami (Suriname, Holland) [Hindu] Raam raam
Sarnami (Suriname, Holland) [Muslim] Salaam
Sarnami (Suriname, Holland) [Muslim] Salaam waleikoem
Sasak (Indonesia) Selamat siang
Sasak (Indonesia) [where are you going?] Mb yam la?
Savonian (Yl-Savo Finland) Hyvvee pevee
Savonian (Yl-Savo Finland) Heehee
Scots (Scotland) [morning] Guid mornin
Scots (Scotland) [afternoon] Guid efternuin
Scots (Scotland) [evening] Guid eenin
Scottish Gaelic (Scotland) Madainn mhath
Scottish Gaelic (Scotland) Hallo
Sema (India) Akevishi an'kya
Sema (India) [answer] Akevishiani
Sena (Malawi) Kaziwa
Seneca (USA, Ontario Canada) Se'kon
[Seneca [Ohio Iroquois], see Mingo]
Senoufo (Cte d'Ivoire, Mali) [morning] Foyena
Senoufo (Cte d'Ivoire, Mali) [evening] Changwana
Sepedi (South Africa) Dumela
Sepedi (South Africa) Thobela
Serbian (Bosnia, Yugoslavia) Zdravo
Serbian (Bosnia, Yugoslavia) Dobar dan
Serrere (Senegal, Gambia) Ndio ko yong
Seselwa (Seychelles) Bonzour
Seselwa (Seychelles) [good afternoon] Bon apremidi
Sesotho (Lesotho) Lumela
Sesotho (Lesotho) [to several people] Lumelang
Sesotho (Lesotho) [elder man] Lumela ntate
Sesotho (Lesotho) [elder woman] Lumela 'me
Sesotho (Lesotho) [equal man] Lumela abuti
Sesotho (Lesotho) [equal woman] Lumela ausi
Sesotho (Lesotho) [peace] Khotso
Sesotho (Lesotho) [to several people] Khotsong
Sesotho (Lesotho) [elder man] Khotso ntate
Sesotho (Lesotho) [elder woman] Khotso 'me
Sesotho (Lesotho) [equal man] Khotso abuti
Sesotho (Lesotho) [equal woman] Khotso ausi
Sesotho (South Africa) Dumela
Sesotho (South Africa) [to several people] Dumelang
Sesotho (South Africa) [elder man] Dumela ntate
Sesotho (South Africa) [elder woman] Dumela 'me
Sesotho (South Africa) [equal man] Dumela abuti
Sesotho (South Africa) [equal woman] Dumela ausi
Sesotho (South Africa) [peace] Kgotso
Sesotho (South Africa) [to several people] Kgotsong
Sesotho (South Africa) [elder man] Kgotso ntate
Sesotho (South Africa) [elder woman] Kgotso 'me
Sesotho (South Africa) [equal man] Kgotso abuti
Sesotho (South Africa) [equal woman] Kgotso ausi
Sesotho (South Africa) Helele
Sesotho (South Africa) Hai
Setswana (Botswana, South Africa) (to man) Dumela rra
Setswana (Botswana, South Africa) (to woman) Dumela mma
Setswana (Botswana, South Africa) Dumela
Setswana (Botswana, South Africa) Kgotso
Setu (Southern Estonia) Tereh
Shambaa (Tanzania) [morning] Onga mahundo
Shambaa (Tanzania) [answer] Ni vedi, hangize wako
Shambaa (Tanzania) [afternoon and evening] Onga mshi
[Shangaan, see Tsonga]
Shanghai (Shanghai China) Non ho
Shelta (Ireland, USA) [old; no longer used] Buri talosk
Sherpa [Helambu] (Nepal, Tibet) Tashi delek
Sherpa [Solu] (Nepal, Tibet) Tashi delek
Shimasiwa (Comoros) Salama
Shimasiwa (Comoros) [good day] Bariza
Shimasiwa (Comoros) [response] M'bona
Shimwali (Moheli Island Comoros) Habari
Shina (Pakistan, India) Asalam aleykum
Shina (Pakistan, India) Ala
Shingazidja (Grand Comore Island Comoros) Ufanyihadjei
Shingazidja (Grand Comore Island Comoros) Barza
Shinzuani (Anjouan Island Comoros) Jeje
Shipibo (Peru) Johu
Shipibo (Peru) [morning] Jacn yamquiri
[Shona, see Chishona]
Shor (Russia) Ezen
Shor (Russia) Ezenok
Shor (Russia) Ezenner
Shoshoni (Western USA) Haa
Shoshoni (Western USA) Tsaangu beaichehku
Shuar (Ecuador, Peru) Pujamek
Shuar (Ecuador, Peru) [reply] Pujajai
Shuar (Ecuador, Peru) Wimek
Shuar (Ecuador, Peru) [reply] e wijai
Shuar (Ecuador, Peru) [where are you going?] Tu wam?
Shuri (Okinawa Japan) [may I come in?] Chaabira sai?
Shuri (Okinawa Japan) [welcome, come in] Mensooree
Shuswap (Canada) Yeytk
Shuswap (Canada) Weytk
Sicilian (Sicily Italy) Sa'benerica
Sicilian (Sicily Italy) Prontu
Siglit Inuvialulktum (Canada) Aganna
Silozi (Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana)[morn.] Muzuhile cwani
Silozi (Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana)[aftern.] Mutozi cwani
Sindhi (India, Pakistan) Salam
Sindhi (India, Pakistan) Kehro hal aahei
Sinhala (Sri Lanka) Ayubowan
Sinhala (Sri Lanka) Aaybovan
Sinhala (Sri Lanka) Koheede yanne
Sinhala (Sri Lanka) [informal] Kohamede
Sinhala (Sri Lanka) [answer] Vaaredak nhe
Sinkyone (California USA) Ninsuk koontcun nalkoo'n
Sinkyone (California USA) Yein yac
[Sioux, see Dakota and Lakhota]
Siswati (Swaziland) ["I see you"] Sawubona
Siswati (Swaizland) [to several people] Sanibona
Siswati (Swaziland) [informal] Yebo
[Skicinuwatuwewakon, see Passamaquoddy]
Slavey (Canada) See-a
Slovak (Slovakia) Dobr den
Slovak (Slovakia) Ahoj
Slovak (Slovakia) Nazdar
Slovenian (Slovenia) [said to man] Pozdravljeni
Slovenian (Slovenia) [said to woman] Pozdravljena
Slovenian (Slovenia) Zhivjo
Slovenian (Slovenia) Zdravo
Soga (Uganda) Balio
Solresol (old; international) Ti Me
Somali (Somalia, Ethiopia) Maalim wanaqsan
Somali (Somalia, Ethiopia) Iska waran
Somali (Somalia, Ethiopia) Nabat
Somali (Somalia, Ethiopia) Nabadeey
Somali (Somalia, Ethiopia) Kelmad laysku salaamo
Somali (Somalia, Ethiopia) Salama calaykum
Somali (Somalia, Ethiopia) Maxad shegtay
Somali (Somalia, Ethiopia) See tahay
Sma (Malaysia) Tab
Soninke (Mali, Senegal, Cte d'Ivoire) Angujam
Soninke (Mali, Senegal, Cte d'Ivoire) Oh moho
Soninke (Mali, Senegal, Cte d'Ivoire) Beeta
Sorbian [Upper Sorbian] (eastern Germany) Dobry dzen
Sorbian [Lower Sorbian] (eastern Germany) Dobry zen
Sorbian [Lower Sorbian] (Germany) [informal] Hallo
Sorbian [Lower Sorbian] (Germany) [to one] Witaj
[Sotho, see Sepedi (Northern Sotho) and Sesotho (Southern Sotho)]
Spanish (America, Spain) Hola
Spanish (America, Spain) Buenos das
Spanish (Argentina) Buen da
Spokane (United States) 'A
Sranan (Suriname) Odi
Sranan (Suriname) Gi odi
Sdovian (Baltic region) Kailas
Sdovian (Baltic region) Laban deinan
[Sugpiaq, see Alutiiq]
Sukuma [Gwe] (Tanzania) Walama
Sumbanese (Indonesia) [where are you going?] Nggi lua mu?
Sunda (Indonesia) Kumaha
Sunda (Indonesia) Damang
Suqpiaq (Alaska) Cama'i
Sursilvan (Switzerland) Bien gi
Suryoyo (Syria, Turkey) Shlomo
Suryoyo (Syria, Turkey) B'shayno
Susu (Guinea) Inuale
Susu (Guinea) [morning] Tena mari
Susu (Guinea) [evening] Tena mafeyen
Swabian (Central Europe) Gr Gott
[Swahili, see Kiswahili]
[Swazi, see Siswati]
Swedish (Sweden, Finland) God dag
Swedish (Sweden, Finland) [most common] Hej
Swedish (Sweden, Finland) Hejsan
Swedish (Sweden, Finland) Hall
Swedish (Sweden, Finland) [informal] Morsning
Swedish (Sweden, Finlnad) [call attention] Hall dr
Swedish (Sweden) [very informal] Tja
Swedish (Sweden) [very informal] Tjenare
Swedish (Sweden) [very informal] Tjena
Swedish (Sweden) [very informal] Tjabba
Swedish (Finland) Morjens
Syriac [West Syriac] (Middle East) Shlom lekh

Tachi Yokuts (California United States) Hu
Tagalog (Philippines) Halo
Tagalog (Philippines) Huy
Tagalog (Philippines) Magandang hapon po
Tagalog (Philippines) Mabuhay
Tagalog (Philippines) Kumust
Tahitian (Tahiti French Polynesia) Ia ora na
Tahitian (Tahiti French Polynesia) [to one] Ia ora na 'oe
Tahitian (Tahiti French Polynesia) [to two] Ia ora na 'orua
Tahitian (Tahiti French Polynesia) [several] Ia ora na 'outou
Tahitian (Tahiti French Polynesia) E hate huru
Taino (Caribbean, Florida USA) Tau
Taino (Caribbean, Florida USA) Taiguey
Taino (Brazil) Boili
[Taiwanese, see Min Nam]
Tajik (Tajikistan) Salom
Tajik (Tajikistan) Assalom u aleykum
Tajik (Tajikistan) [answer] Valaykum assalom
[Tamahoq, see Tamasheq]
Tamang (Nepal, India) Lhaso
Tamasheq (Mali, Burkina Faso) [informal] Oyik
Tamasheq (Mali, Burkina Faso) Oiuwan
Tamasheq (Niger) Oyweem
Tamasheq (Mali, Burkina Faso) Minitwixeh
Tamasheq (Mali, Burkina Faso) [response] Izot
Tamasheq (Mali, Burkina Faso) Azul
Tamasheq (Mali, Burkina Faso) Matole
Tamasheq (Mali, Burkina Faso) Ma-tihlaqqa
Tamasheq [Tuareg] (Mali, Burkina Faso) Salamu aleykum
Tamasheq [Tuareg] (Mali, Burkina Faso) [ans] Aleykum salam
Tamasheq [Tuareg] (Mali, Burkina Faso) Ma d'tolahat?
Tamasheq [Tuareg] (Mali, Burkina Faso) [ans] Alxer yas
Tamasheq [Tuareg] (Mali, Burkina Faso) [ans] Alxer yas al hamdulillahi
Tamasheq [Tuareg] (Mali) [ans. by older man] Ijak alxer da iknan
Tamil (India, Southeast Asia) Vanakkam
Tamil (India, Southeast Asia) Saukhyama
Tamil (India, Southeast Asia) Enna vishayan
Tamil (India, Southeast Asia) Vaanga
Tanana (Alaska) Do'eent'aa
Tarahumara (Chihuahua Mexico) Kuirab
Tarahumara (Chihuahua Mexico) Kuira
Tarahumara (Chihuahua Mexico) Diosi kuira
Tarahumara (Samachique Mexico) Riosi cuira
Tarahumara (Samachique Mexico) Cuira
[Tarasco, see Phorhpecha]
Tashkorghani (northwestern China) Assalamu lykum
Tashkorghani (northwestern China) Assalam alaykum
Tashkorghani (northwestern China) [reply] Wa'lykumu salam
Tatar (Russia, China) Isenmesez
Tatar (Russia, China) [informal] Isenme
Tatar (Russia, China) [informal] Selam
Tatar (Russia, China) Esselamgaleykm
Tatar (Russia, China) Selamnar
[Tavgi Samoyed, see Nganasan]
Tay (Vietnam) P prama
Telefol (Papua New Guinea) [to a friend] Seno, num seno
Telugu (India) [to elder] Namaskaaramandi
Telugu (India) Namaskaaram
Temb Tenethar (Amazon Brazil) 'y
Temb Tenethar (Amazon Brazil) y
Temb Tenethar (Amazon Brazil) [morning] Zancome
Temb Tenethar (Amazon Brazil) [afternoon] Zanecarc
Temne (Sierra Leone) Seke
Temne (Sierra Leone) Wan, sekke yo
Tenah (Alaska) Netura
[Teochiu, see Min Nam]
Tetum (East Timor) Hae
Tetum (East Timor) Dader diak
Tetum (East Timor) O diak ka lae?
Tetum (East Timor) [answer] Diak
Tetum (East Timor) Bondia
[Teuso, see Icetot]
Thai (Thailand) Sawatdi
Thai (Thailand) [by man] Sawatdi krap
Thai (Thailand) [by woman] Sawatdi ka
Thai (Thailand) [where are you going?] Khun ja pai ti nai?
Thai (Thailand) [answer] Pai thaw
Thai (Chiang Mai Thailand) [by man] Sawatdi kap
Thai (Chiang Mai Thailand) [by woman] Sawatdi jau
[Thami, see Thangmi]
Thangmi (Himalayas) Sewa
Tibetan (China, Nepal, India) Kam sangbo dugay
Tibetan (China, Nepal, India) Tashidelek
Tibetan (China, Nepal, India) Oloy
Tigrinya (Ethiopia) Selam
Tigrinya (Ethiopia) [to male friend] Dahando w'alka
Tigrinya (Ethiopia) [to female friend] Dahando w'alki
[T'in, see Lua]
[Tjam, see Cham]
[Tjamoro, see Chamorro]
[Tjapukai, see Djabugay]
Tlingit (Canada, USA) [morning] Juk'e-ri-tsu-tat
Tlingit (Canada, USA) Wa- k-w
Tojolobal (Chiapas Mexico) San jb'ankila
Tokelauan (Tokelau, New Zealand) Taloha
Tokelauan (Tokelua, New Zealand) Taloha ni
Tok Pisin (Papua New Guinea) Gude
Tok Pisin (Papua New Guinea) Gude gude
Toltichi Yokuts (California USA) Xawaxan
[Tonga (Zambia), see Chitonga]
[Tonga (Mozambique), see Gitonga]
Tongan (Tonga, Pacific Islands) Malo e lelei
Tongan (Tonga, Pacific Islands) Malo e tau lava
Tongan (Tonga, Pacific Islands) [daylight] Malo e tau ma'u 'a e 'aho' ni
Tongan (Tonga) [after very long absense] Malo e mo'ui
Tongva (California USA) Ava'aha
Toraja (Indonesia) Apa kareba
[Torres Strait Broken, see Yumpla Tok]
Totonaco (Veracruz Mexico) Katlen
Totonaco (Veracruz Mexico) [to man] Katlen kumpali
Trobes Tokples (Trobriand Papua New Guinea) Bwena kau kwau
Trobes Tokples (Trobriand Papua New Guinea) Bwena la lai
[Trukese, see Chuuk]
Tsaatang (Mongolia) Aqua
Tsaatang (Mongolia) San baino
[Tsaga, see Enga]
[Tsalagi, see Cherokee]
Tsekhene (British Columbia Canada) Danach'e 'a
Tsekhene (British Columbia Canada) [reply] Sasch'e
Tshiluba (Kasai Occidental Region Congo) Moyo wenu
Tshiluba (Kasai Occidental Region Congo) Moyo
Tshiluba (Kasai Occidental Reg. Congo) [ans] Eh moy
Tsimshian (Alaska) Ts'im'wii'amhaw
Tsimpsean (Alaska) 'Ndellawaan
Tsonga (South Africa) [morning] Abusheni
Tsonga (South Africa) [morning] Avusheni
Tsonga (South Africa) [afternoon] Inhelekani
Tsonga (South Africa) [evening] Riperile
Tsou (Taiwan) Aveoveoyu
[Tswana, see Setswana]
[Tuareg, see Tamasheq]
Tbatalabal (California United States) Mi
Tulu (India) Namaskaara
Tulu (India) Yencha ullere
Tulu (India) Yencha ullaaru
[Tumbuka, see Chitumbuka]
[Tupi, see Temb Tenethar]
Turkish (Turkey, Northern Cyprus) Merhaba
Turkish (Turkey, Northern Cyprus) Selam
Turkish (Turkey, Northern Cyprus) Iyi gunler
Turkmen (Turkmenistan) Salam
Turkmen (Turkmenistan) Salam aleykum
Tuscarora (New York USA, Ontario Canada) J'wan
Tutchone (Canada) Dnn ts'n huyjl
Tuvan (Russia) Ekii
Tuvaluan (Tuvalu) Talofa
[Twi, see Asante and Fante]
Tzeltal (Chiapas Mexico) Bi xchih 'awo'tan
Tzeltal (Chiapas Mexico) Lek bal 'ayat
Tzeltal (Chiapas Mexico) [answer] Lek 'ayan
Tzotzil (Chiapas Mexico) K'uxi
Tzotzil (Chiapas Mexico) K'usi xi
Tzotzil (Chiapas Mexico) K'usi aw otan

Uchinaaguchi (Okinawa Japan) Chuu-wuganabira
Uchinaaguchi (Okinawa Japan) Chuuwoga
Uchinaaguchi (Okinawa Japan) [by older gen.] Haisai
Udmurt (Russia) Ziech bures
Udmurt (Russia) [familiar, to one person] Ziech bur
Udmurt (Russia) [polite or to several] Ziech buriesh
Udmurt (Russia) [informal] Salam
[Ugong, see Gong]
Ukrainian (Ukraine) Pryvit
Ukrainian (Ukraine) Dobri den
Ukrainian (Ukraine) Zdorovenkni
Ukrainian (Ukraine) Vitayu
Ukrainian (Ukraine) [informal] Zdrastuy
Ulwa (Nicaragua) Parasnaka
Ulwa (Nicaragua) Parasnaka itukwna m sihpayang
Ulwa (Nicaragua) Yampara
Ulwa (Nicaragua) Nak'sa
Umatilla (Oregon United States) Nich-che-coogh
Unagan (Alaska, Russia) Aang
Urdu (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh) Salaam aleekum
Urdu (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh) Adaab
Urdu (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh) Adaab arz
Ute (Colorado and Utah USA) Mique wush tagooven
Utshiokwe (Congo) Moyo
Uvean (Ouvea Atoll New Caledonia) Alofa
Uvean (Wallis and Futuna) Alofa atu
Uvean (Wallis and Futuna) Malo te kataki
Uyghur (Central Asia) Asalam aleykum
Uyghur (Central Asia) ssalamu lykum
Uyghur (Central Asia) [answer] W'lykum ssalam
Uyghur (Central Asia) Hoy
Uzbek (Central Asia) Salaam aleikhem
Uzbek (Central Asia) Asalom u alaykhum
Uzbek (Central Asia) [reply] Valeikum-assalom
Uzbek (Central Asia) [reply] Tinch bling
Uzbek (Central Asia) Salom
Uzbek (Central Asia) Yakhshimisiz

Valencian (Spain) Hola
Venda (South Africa) [said by man] Ndaa
Venda (South Africa) [said by woman] Aah
Venda (South Africa) Avuwani
Venda (South Africa) [answer] Avuwa
Venda (South Africa) Rivoni
Venda (South Africa) [to person returning] Vhadali
Venda (South Africa) [to person working] Vhashumi
Veps (western Russia) Tervhen
Veps (western Russia) Tervhen eld
Vietnamese (Vietnam) Cho
Vietnamese (Vietnam) Cho ban
Vietnamese (Vietnam) [to man] Cho ng
Vietnamese (Vietnam) [to woman] Cho b
Vietnamese (Vietnam) [to young woman] Cho c
Vietnamese (Vietnam) [to a man you know] Cho anh
Vietnamese (Vietnam) [to a women you know] Cho chi
Vietnamese (Vietnam) [to a young person] Cho em
Vietnamese (Vietnam) Nuchu
Visayan (Philippines) [where are you going?] Asa ka mo muadto?
Visayan (Philippines) Maqayu
[Vlaams, see Dutch (Belgium)]]
Vru (Vrumaa Estonia) Tereq
Vru (Vrumaa Estonia) Tereh
Vru (Vrumaa Estonia) Tereq piv
Vru (Vrumaa Estonia) Tereh piv
Vru (Vrumaa Estonia) Tereq jummal'imeq
Vru (Vrumaa Estonia) Hid tervit teile
Votic (Russia) v piv
Votic (Russia) vv tervtt
Votic (Russia) Terveh
Votic (Russia) Tervez
Votic (Russia) Tervz

Waali (Northwestern Ghana) Ansomaa
Waali (Northwestern Ghana) [it is well] O be son
Wakhi (Central Asia) Asalam aleykum
Wagiman (Australia) Yow
Wallisian (Wallis and Futuna) Malo e lelei
Walloon (Belgium) Bondjo
[Wanyaturu, see Kinyaturu]
[Waorani, see Huaorani]
Warumungu (Australia) Yar
Warlpiri (Northern Territory Australia) Ngurrju mayinpa
Warlpiri (Northern Territory Australia) Calamara
Wasco-Wishram (Oregon USA) Dan miuxulal?
Wasco-Wishram (Oregon USA) [to male] Ai l kala
Welsh (Wales) Dydd da
Welsh (Wales) [south] Shwmae
Welsh (Wales) [north] Sut mae
Wik-mungkan (Australia) [to one person] Niiyalang
Wik-mungkan (Australia) [to two people] Nipalang
Wintu [Winnemem Wintu] (California USA) Hestum
Wolof (West Africa) Jama ngaam
Wolof (West Africa) [peace be with you] Salamalekum
Wolof (West Africa) [peace be with you] Malekumsalam
Wolof (West Africa) [peace on you] Diamengam
Wolof (West Africa) [1: how are you] Nanga def
Wolof (West Africa) [2: answer to 1] Mangi fii rekk
Wolof (West Africa) [3: answer to 2] Nunga fe
Wolof (West Africa) [4: may your body rest] Mbaa sa yaram jaam
Wolof (West Africa) [5: peace only] Jamm rekk
Wolof (West Africa) [6: praise to Allah] Alhumdullilah
[Wyandott, see Huron]

Xhosa (South Africa, Lesotho) Molo
Xhosa (South Africa, Lesotho) [plural] Molweni
Xucuru (Brazil) [morning] Bremen
Xucuru-Cariri (Brazil) Akakume
Xucuru-Cariri (Brazil) [answer] kak

Yacouba (Cte d'Ivoire, Liberia) [morning,m] Unzhu babo
Yacouba (Cte d'Ivoire, Liberia) [morning,w] Na babo
Yaka (Angola, Congo-Kinshasa) Mbote
Yami (Taiwan) [to older male, 'uncle'] Maran gon
Yami (Taiwan) [to older female, 'aunt'] Kaminan gon
Yami (Taiwan) [to older peer, 'sibling'] Kaka gon
Yami (Taiwan) [to younger peer, 'sibling'] Wali gon
Yami (Taiwan) [to younger person, 'child'] Anak gon
Yankunytjatjara (South Australia) Wai
Yanomami (Venezuela, Brazil) Eou
[Yao (Africa), see Chiyao]
[Yao (Asia), see Mien]
Yapese (Micronesia) Mogethin
Yaqui (Sonora Mexico, Arizona USA) Dis 'emchikue
[Yatvingian, see Sdovian]
Yiddish (Russia, USA) Ah guten tog
Yiddish (Russia, USA) Sholem aleykhem
Yiddish (Russia, USA) [answer] Aleykhem sholem
Yiddish (Poland, Belgium) A gtt'n tuuk
Yitchogo (Gabon) [to women] Timogya
Yitchogo (Gabon) [to women] Yi maram bouga
Yitchogo (Gabon) [to men] Buokaye
Yoko (Japan) Bo
Yolngu Matha (Australia) Nha mirri
Yolngu Matha (Australia) Yo, nha mirri
Yolngu Matha (Australia) Yo manymak
Yoruba (West Africa) [morning, honorific] E k r
Yoruba (West Africa) [afternoon, honorific] E k sn
Yoruba (West Africa) [evening, honorific] E k rle
Yoruba (West Africa) [night/before midnight] E k al
Yoruba (West Africa) [night/after midnight] E k sn
Yoruba (West Africa) [to a person at home] E k al
Yoruba (West Africa) [to a person at work] E k is
Yoruba (West Africa) [to a person returning] E k b
Yoruba (West Africa) [to a person sitting] E k jok
Yoruba (West Africa) [after long absence] E k mjb
Yoruba (West Africa) [morning non-honorific] O k r
Yoruba (West Africa) [afternoon, non-honor.] O k sn
Yoruba (West Africa) [evening non-honorific] O k rle
Yoruba (West Africa) [night/before midnight] O k al
Yoruba (West Africa) [night/after midnight] O k sn
Yucateco (Mexico) [to one person] Biix a beel?
Yucateco (Yucatan Mexico) Ki'ki't'antabah
Yucateco (Yucatan Mexico) la
Yucateco (Yucatan Mexico) Olaj
Yucateco (Yucatan Mexico) Bwenas
Yugambeh (Australia) Jingiwalli wahlu
Yugur [Western Yugur] (Gansu China) Yahsh m
Yuki (Northern California USA) 'On tat
Yuki (Northern California USA) He, he
Yumpla Tok (Torres Strait Australia) Wis wei
Yumpla Tok (Torres Strait Australia)[to one] Wis wei yu
Yup'ik (Alaska USA, Siberia Russia) Waqaa
Yup'ik (Central Alaska) Chamai
Yup'ik (Coastal Alaska) Camai
[Yup'ik (Pacific Coast Alaska), see Alutiiq]
[Yurak, see Nenets]
Yura Ngawarla (Flinders South Australia) Nunga
Yura Ngawarla (South Australia) Nangga

[Zalamo, see Kizaramo]
Zapotec (Juchitan Mexico) Shitalsha
Zapotec (Juchitan Mexico) Sicaru siado
Zapotec (Oaxaca Mexico) Pa diuxi
Zapotec (Tehuantepec Mexico) [arriving] Hu'
Zapotec (Villa Alta Mexico) Padiull
Zapotec (Yatzachi Mexico) Dioxei
Zapotec (Yatzachi Mexico) Dioxe
Zapotec (Yatzachi Mexico) Padiox
Zapotec (Yatzachi Mexico) Padioxei
Zapotec (Yatzachi Mexico)[to p.leaving home] Baza'o
Zapotec (Yatzachi Mexico) [to a group] Baza'ale
Zapotec (Yatzachi Mexico) [to a group] Baza'acle
Zapotec (Yatzachi Mexico)[to gr. going home] Bazeya'acle
Zapotec (Yatzachi Mexico) [by p. going home] Bazeya'a
Zapotec (Yatzachi Mex. [by group going home] Bazeyo'oto
Zapotec (Yulalag Mexico) Padiuzhe
Zapotec (Zoogocho Mexico) Patiosh
Zarma (Niger, Nigeria, Burkina Faso) Fofo
Zarma (Niger) [reply] N'goy
Zazaki (Turkey) Ti senna?
Zazaki (Turkey) ituria?
Zazaki (Turkey) itana?
Zazaki (Turkey) [formal] Hal shima senino?
Zemba (Namibia) [informal] Mosha vi yong, peli
Xitswa (Mozambique) Xewe
Zjerma (Niger) Fofo
Zulu (South Africa, Lesotho) Sawubona
Zulu (South Africa, Lesotho) [plural] Sanibonani
Zui (Southwestern United States) Keshi
Zui (Southwestern United States) Kesh'shi
Zui (Southwestern United States) K'eccannishshi to' 'a-tu
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