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How to Say Hello in Different Languages?

Afrikaans - haai (hello) pronounced Ha-i
Albanian - tungjatjeta (hello) pronounced Toon-jat-yeta
Arabic - sabbah-el-khair (good morning), masaa-el-khair (good evening): note that Kh is pronounced from the back of the throat. mArHAbAn (Hello) pronounced Mar-ha-ban
Armenian - barev or parev
Azerbaijani - salam (hello) pronounced Sa-lam
Bahamashello (formal), hi or heyello (informal), what you sayin', Buyh? (very informal - slang)
Basque - kaixo (pronounced kai-show), egun on (morning; pronounced egg-un own), gau on (night; pronounced gow own)
Bavarian and Austrian German - grüß Gott (pronounced gruess gott), servus (informal; also means "goodbye"; pronounced zair-voos)
Bengalinamaskar
Bulgarian - zdraveite, zdrasti (informal)
Burmese - mingalarbar
Cape-Verdean Creole - oi, olá
Catalan - hola (pronounced o-la), bon dia (pronounced bon dee-ah)good morning, bona tarda (bona tahr-dah) good afternoon, bona nit (bona neet)good night. You can also say just "Bones (bo-nahs)…