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Ethnologue lists 452 languages spoken in India. 

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Hindi and English are the official languages of India.

 

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Adi [adi] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  No haiduye? how are you? in the Pailibo dialect
  No alduye? how are you? in the Pailibo dialect
  No haidung-do? how are you? in the Bori dialect
  No kapéla? how are you? in the Karko dialect
  No kapé idun? how are you? in the Karko dialect
  Kape no aidun? how are you? in the Padam dialect
  Ngo aidung reply to Kape no aidun
  Aidung reply to Kape no aidun
  Kape no la? how are you? in the Padam dialect
     
Adi, Galo [adl] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  No aldure? general greeting in the Lare dialect
  Aldure? general greeting in the Lare dialect
Ahirani [ahr] (India: Maharashtra and Gujarat.)
  Tu kasa she?

how are you?

     
Ahom [aho] (India.)
Mau sung kha general greeting
  Boi kom general greeting
  Khruptang formal greeting, literally "kneel down"
  Mau shung kang nau kha morning greeting
  Mau shung kang wan kha afternoon greeting
  Mau shung kang kham kha evening greeting
  Mau shung yao mon mon kha nighttime greeting
  Udine? how are you?
  Tang lai di u reply to Udine
  Di yu na? how are you?
  Yu di reply to Di yu na
  Ni yu na? how are you?
  Yu ni reply to Ni yu na
     
Apatani [apt] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Knii miidu? general greeting spoken to one person, "what are you doing?"
  Niinyi knii miidu? general greeting spoken to two people, "what are you two doing?"
  Danyo dasu da reply to Knii miidu spoken by a person who is sitting
  Hiila dasu da reply to Knii miidu spoken by a person who is sitting
  Ene dasu da reply to Knii miidu spoken by a person who is sitting
  Danyo dusu du reply to Knii miidu spoken by a person who is standing
  Hiila dusu du reply to Knii miidu spoken by a person who is standing
  Ene dusu du reply to Knii miidu spoken by a person who is standing
  Dasu da ha? general greeting spoken to a person who is standing up, "you are standing there"
  Iin reply to Dasu da ha
  Noh inpa? where are you going?
  Noh hokii? where did you come from?
  Noh inte he? where have you been?
  No ayasiido ha? how are you?
  No niitan do? how are you?
  No niitan? how are you?
  Ngo aya do reply to No niitan do and No niitan
  Alyi ha? welcome greeting spoken to a person arriving at a house
  Iin, dusu dulo reply to Alyi ha spoken by a visiting arriving at a house
  Alo aya daytime greeting, rarely used (literal translation from English)
  Aro aya morning greeting, rarely used (literal translation from English)
  Alyin aya evening greeting, rarely used (literal translation from English)
     
Assamese [asm] (India: Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Bangladesh.)
  নমস্কাৰ namaskaara: general greeting
  অস্সলামু অলযকুম assalamu alaikum: Muslim greeting
  সুপ্ৰভাত subrabhaata: morning greeting
  শুভৰাত্ৰী subaraatri: nighttime greeting
  আপুনি কেনে আহে? aapuni kene aache: how are you?
  ম‍ই ভালে আছোঁ mai bhaale aachum: reply to আপুনি কেনে আহে
ভালে আছো ধন্যবাদ৷ bhaale aachu dhanyabaad: reply to আপুনি কেনে আহে
  স্বাগতম swaagatam: welcome greeting to a visitor
     
A'tong [aot] (India: Assam.)
  Salam general greeting
  Nem aydonga ma? how are you? ("are you well?")
  Nem aydonga ba reply to Nem aydonga ma
  Na'a bisang ray' aydonga? greeting, "where are you going?"
  Bisang re'engwa? greeting, "where are you going?"
  Bisang? greeting, "where are you going?"
  May sa'akma? greeting, "have you eaten rice?"
     
Awadhi [awa] (India and Nepal.)
  Bhor bhaye morning greeting
  Tu kaise aha? how are you?
  Hum theek ahi reply to Tu kaise aha
     
Badaga [bfq] (India: Tamil Nadu.)
 

Namaskara

general greeting

  Ollenge idhara? how are you? formal
  Ollenge iddiya? how are you?
  Ethe indhay? how are you?
  Suddi saddha ella olliththa? how are you?, "how is everything?"
Hittu thindhu buttaya? have you eaten?
     
Bagheli [bfy] (India and Nepal.)
 

Kaisen hai tuy?

how are you?

  Hum thik hein reply to Haisen hai tuy
     
Bagri [bgq] (India: Punjabi, Rajasthan, and Haryana. Pakistan: Sindh Province.)
  क्यूकर है

kyukara hai: how are you?

     
Balti [bft] (India: Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan: Baltistan District.)
  Zhule general greeting
  Asalaam aleikum Muslim greeting
  Chi halyo? how are you?
  Yang chi halyo? how are you?
  Lyakhmo reply to Yang chi halyo and Chi halyo
  Shokhs greeting spoken to a person who is arriving
  Shakhsa greeting spoken to a person who is arriving
     
Bareli, Palya [bpx] (India and Myanmar and Sri Lanka.)
  Sundara poeto ceremonial religious greeting
  Suppabhatam te morning greeting
     
Bengali [ben] (Bangladesh and India.)
  নমস্কার৷ nomoskaar: general greeting
  অস্সলামু অলযকুম৷ assalamu alaikum: Muslim greeting
  অলযকুম অস্সলামু৷ walaikum assalam: reply to অস্সলামু অলযকুম
  সুপ্রভাত shuprovat: morning greeting
  শুভ অপরাহ্ন৷ shubh oporanho: afternoon greeting
  তুমি কেমন আছ? tumi kemon āccho: how are you? informal to one person
  কেমন আছেন? kemon ācchen: how are you?
  আপনি কেমন আছেন? āpni kemon ācchen: how are you?
  আপনি কেমোন আচ্ছেন? āpani kemon āccho: how are you? formal to one person
  আপনারা কেমোন আচ্ছেন? āpanārā kemon āccho: how are you? formal to a group of people
  তুই কেমোন আচ্ছিশ? tui kemon ācchis: how are you? informal to one person
  তোমরা কেমোন আচ্ছো? tomarā kemon āccho: how are you? informal to a group of people
  তোরা কেমোন আচ্ছিশ? tora kemon ācchis: how are you? informal to a group of people
  ভালো৷ bhālo: reply to তুমি কেমন আছ and আপনি কেমন আছেন
  আমি ভালো আছি৷ āmi bhālo ācchi: reply to তুমি কেমন আছ and আপনি কেমন আছেন
  স্বাগতম shagotam: welcome greeting to a visitor
     
Bhojpuri  [bho] (India and Nepal.)
परणाम parnām: general greeting
प्रणाम pranām: general greeting
राम राम rām rām: general greeting
कइसन बा? kaisan bā: how are you?
कइसन हउआ? kaisan hauva: how are you?
  तू ठीक हउआ न? tuu thik hauva na: how are you?
मज़ा मेँ हई maza mein hai: reply to तू ठीक हउआ न
  का ह? kā ha: how are you? informal
  स्वागत बा swagat bā: welcome greeting
     
Bhili  [bhb] (India: Madhya Pradesh)
  કીમ હા kim ho: how are you?
     
Bishnupriya [bpy] (India and Bangladesh.)
  Namaskar general greeting
  Kisare kita? how are you? in the Madai Gang dialect
  Mi boil iya asu reply to Kisare kita
  Kime' kisaade? how are you? in the Rajar Gang dialect
  Mi hoba reply to Kime' kisaade
     
Bodo [brx] (India: Assam.)
Gwjwn fung morning greeting
  Gwjwn fungbili morning greeting
  Gwjwn saan daytime greeting
  Gwjwn hor nighttime greeting
  Gwjwn mwna nighttime greeting
  Gwjwnthwng general greeting, literally "thank you"
  Nwng mabwrwi dong? how are you?
  Mabwrwi dong? how are you?
  Ang mwjangwi nw dong reply to Nwng mabwrwi dong and Mabwrwi dong
  Mwjangwi nw dong reply to Nwng mabwrwi dong and Mabwrwi dong
  Gwjwnfwi welcome greeting
     
Braj Bhasha [bra] (India: Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, and Delhi.)
  Kaise hai? how are you?
     
Bugun [bgg] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  No khe-an? how are you?
  Ko gong reply to No khe-an
     
Bundeli [bns] (India.)
  Tum kase ho? how are you?
  Tum kase aao? how are you?
  Hum theek hainge reply to Tum kase ho and Tum kase aao
     
Chakma [ccp] (India and Bangladesh.)
  Jhu general greeting
  Oy general greeting
  Hoya general greeting
  Namaskar general greeting
  Kenjan agach? how are you?
  Kaka kenjan agach? how are you?
  Babudagi kenjan aga? how are you?
  Muih gom aghong reply to Kenjan agach, Kaka kenjan agach, and Babudagi kenjan aga
     
Chhattisgarhi [hne] (India.)
  Ram ram general greeting
  Johar general greeting spoken to a friend or relative
  Tain kaise has? how are you?
  Main bane ho reply to Tain kaise has
     
Chin, Haka [cnh] (Myanmar and India.)
  Zing tha morning greeting
  Chun tha afternoon greeting
  Zanlei tha evening greeting
  Mang tha nighttime greeting
  Na dam maw? how are you?
  Zei dah na lawh? how are you?
  Ka dam ko ka lawm reply to Zei dah na lawh
  Na ei cang ma? have you eaten?
  Ka ei cang reply to Na ei cang ma, "I have eaten"
  Khawi na kal lai? where are you going?
  Khawi ka in dah na rat? where are you coming from?
     
Chin, Mara [mrh] (Myanmar and India.)
  Na tla ma? how are you?
  Ei tla reply to Na tla ma
  Ei tla no a cha reply to Na tla ma
  Pati na nie haw? have you eaten?
  Ei nie haw reply to Pati na nie haw, "I have eaten"
  Nie mah na reply to Pati na nie haw, "I have not eaten"
     
Chin, Matu [hlt] (Myanmar and India.)
  Na sa ding aa? how are you?
  Bu na caak pawn aa? have you eante?
     
Chin, Paite [pkc] (India.)
  Chibai general greeting
  Na dam na ma? how are you?
  Na damdam hia? how are you? in the Saizang dialect
  Damdam niziam aw? how are you? in the Sihzang dialect
  Na dadam zia? how are you? in the Teizang dialect
     
Chin, Thado [cz] (India.)
  Jingkah pha morning greeting
  Ghawnung pha afternoon greeting
  Nikho pha general daytime greeting
  Nalhah pha evening greeting
  Nang pha nighttime greeting
  Jan pha nighttime greeting
  Na dam maw? how are you?
  Itoh nabah bah na am? how are you?
  Itoh nabah na am? how are you?
  Ka dam nai reply to Itoh nabah bah na am
  Kapha e reply to Itoh nabah bah na am
  Kalem e welcome greeting
     
Deccan [dcc] (India.)
  नमस्कार namaskaar: general greeting
  तुमिः कौ छे? tumeeh kau che: how are you, formal in the Savji dialect
  तू कौ छे? tu kau che: how are you, informal in the Savji dialect
  हौ छोगोट छ hau chogot che: reply to तुमिः कौ छे and तू कौ छे
  तुमी जुमन कर्या ? tumeeh juman karya: have you eaten? formal in the Savji dialect
  जुमन कर्या ? tu juman karya: have you eaten? formal in the Savji dialect
     
Deori [der] (India.)
  Dakiya general greeting
  Agunjuma general greeting
     
Digaro-Mishmi [mhu] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Jai hind morning greeting
  Nyu pra idikye? how are you?
  Nyu pra idikya? how are you?
  Nyu kadi iya? how are you?
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Dimasa [dis] (India: Assam.)
  Juthai general greeting
  Ning bedehe jadu? how are you?
  Ning bedeh jadu? how are you?
  Ang hamhining dong reply to Ning bedehe jadu and Ning bedeh jadu
  Gaham phai welcome greeting
  Gaham welcome greeting
  Phrong ham morning greeting (rarely used)
  Sainja ham afternoon greeting (rarely used)
  Basain ham general daytime greeting (rarely used)
  Sainbili ham evening greeting (rarely used)
  Hor ham nighttime greeting (rarely used)
     
Dogri [dgo] (India: Jammu and Kashmir.)
  Namste general greeting
  Ki haal chal hai general greeting
  Ki haal chal ney informal greeting
  Ki haal a? how are you?
  Ooji informal greeting
  Kiyaan ooji? how are you?
  Badiyaa reply to Kiyaan ooji
     
Domari [rmt] (Iran, Egypt, and India.)
  Salam general greeting
  Lacho deves general greeting
  Mishto avelan welcome greeting
     
Dotyali [dty] (Nepal and India.)
  नमस्कार namaskaar: general greeting
  नमस्ते namasté: general greeting
  स्वागत svāgat: welcome greeting
     
English [eng] (United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, Australia, various other countries.)
  Hello formal greeting
  Hi informal greeting
  Good morning morning greeting
  Good afternoon afternoon greeting
  Good evening formal evening greeting
  Good day formal daytime greeting
  How are you? how are you?
  Fine reply to how are you
  Fine, how're you? reply to how are you
  Fine, and you? reply to how are you
  I'm fine, thank you, and you? formal reply to how are you
  Welcome formal greeting spoken to a person who is arriving
     
Garhwali [gbm] (India.)
  प्रणाम। praṇāma: formal greeting
  आप कैसे है? āpa kaisē hai: how are you?
  आपके क्या हाल है? āpakē kyā hāla hai: how are you?
  आपक हाल क्या छन? āpaka hāla kyā chana: how are you?
  मी ठीक छौं। mī ṭhīka chauṁ: reply to आप कैसे है, आपके क्या हाल है, and आपक हाल क्या छन
  मै ठीक हूँ। mai ṭhīka hūṁ: reply to आप कैसे है, आपके क्या हाल है, and आपक हाल क्या छन
  क्या हाल छन? kyā hāla chana: how are you?
  ठीक छन। ṭhīka chana: reply to क्या हाल छन
     
Garo [grt] (India and Bangladesh: Garo Hills.)
  Nomoskar general greeting (from Hindi)
  Nang'i pring namchina morning greeting in the Achik dialect
  Pring nam morning geeting
  Nang'i sal namchina daytime greeting in the Achik dialect
  Sal nam daytime greeting
  Wal nam nighttime greeting
  Namedongama? how are you?
  Namengama? how are you? in the Achik dialect
  Namenga reply to Namengama
  Namengada reply to Namengama, more polite
  Mai dake nga? what are you doing?, informal greeting
  Re'babo welcome greeting  in the Achik dialect (literally: "come")
  Re'baboda welcome greeting in the Achik dialect, more polite
  Napbado welcome greeting spoken at a house in the Achik dialect
  Napbadoda welcome greeting spoken at a house in the Achik dialect, more polite
     
Gondi, Northern [gno] (India.)
  जोहार johar: general greeting
 

राम राम

rām rām: general greeting
     
Gondi, Southern [ggo] (India.)
 

राम राम

rām rām: general greeting
 

चोकोट मनित

cokoṭ manti: how are you?
 

चोकोट मनतोन

cokoṭ mantōn: reply to चोकोट मनित
     
Great Andamanese [gac] (India: Andaman and Nicobar.)
  Kʰitani ŋiyo be? how are you?
  Enɔlwe? how are you?
  Dinɔl? are you okay?
  Ala greeting used for arrival
     
Gujarati [guj] (India.)
  નમસ્તે namaste: general greeting used by Hindus
  નમસ્કાર namaskar: general greeting used by Hindus
  જય જય jay jay: informal greeting
  કેમ છો? kem chho: how are you?
  તમે કેમ છો? tame kem chho: how are you?
  હું મજામાં છું, આભાર hum majamam abhar: reply to કેમ છો and તમે કેમ છો
  મજામાં majamam: reply to કેમ છો and તમે કેમ છો
  સારુન sarun: reply to કેમ છો and તમે કેમ છો
  સુપ્રભાત shubh prabhaat: morning greeting
  શુભરાત્રિ shubh ratri: nighttime greeting
  સ્વાગત svaagat: welcome greeting
  પધાર padhaaro: welcome greeting
Haryanvi [bgc] (India.)
  नमस्ते namaste: general greeting
  Aur ke halchal hai? how are you?
  Me teek thak reply to Aur ke halchal hai
  Ke haal se? how are you?
  Ki gyan sai? how are you? in the Jatu dialect
  Tu kaisa sai? how are you? in the Jatu dialect
     
Hajong [haj] (India. Bangladesh.)
  কেংকা আছে? kengka ase: how are you?
  তই কেংকা আছে? toy kengka ase: how are you?
  তই আহিলে? toy ahile: greeting to a person who is arriving, "you came"
  মই ভালা আছ     moy bhala ase: reply to তই আহিলে and  তই কেংকা আছে
     
Hindi [hin] (India.)
  नमस्ते namasté: general greeting
  नमस्कार namaskaar: general greeting
  प्रणाम praņaam: respectful greeting used by Hindus
  राम राम raam raam: informal greeting used by Hindus
  सत श्री अकाल sat sri akal: general greeting used by Sikhs
  आप कैसे हैं? aap kaise hain: how are you? to a man
  आप कैसी हैं? aap kaisi hain: how are you? to a woman
  तुम कैसे हो? tum kaise ho: how are you? informal to a man
  तुम कैसी हो? tum kaisi ho: how are you? informal to a woman
  आप ख़ैरियत से है? aap kairiyat se hain: how are you?
  मैं ठीक हूँ main thiik hun: reply to आप कैसे हैं, आप कैसी हैं, तुम कैसे हो, तुम कैसी हो, and आप ख़ैरियत से है
 

सुप्रभात

suprabhaat: morning greeting
  शुभ प्रभात shubh prabhaat: morning greeting
  शुभ संध्या shubh sundhyaa: evening greeting
  शुभ रात्रि shubh ratri: nighttime greeting
  स्वागत svaagat: welcome greeting
  स्वागत ह svaagat hain: welcome greeting
     
Hmar [hmr] (India: Assam.)
  Chibai general greeting
  In um am? general greeting when approaching a house
  Zingtieng tha morning greeting
  Zingkar tha morning greeting
  Znatieng tha evening greeting
  I dam maw? how are you?
  Aw ka dam reply to I dam maw
  Aw ka dam thra reply to I dam maw
  Iem i ang a? how are you?
  Lawmlut chibai welcome greeting
     
Ho [hoc] (India.)
  Johar general greeting spoken to a friend or relative
     
Hruso [hru] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Ba khińa ya? how are you?
  No uda reply to Ba khińa ya
  Uda ma? how are you?
     
Idu-Mishmi [clk] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Nyu kaji jiji? how are you?
  Nyu pra jiji? how are you?
  Nga pra jiji reply to Nyu kaji jiji and Nyu pra jiji
     
Jarawa [anq] (India: Andaman Islands.)
  Li dimo? how are you?
     
Kachchi [kfr] (India: Gujarat.)
  Tu ki ayye? how are you?
  Ki ayyo? how are you?
  Ay ki ayyo? how are you? spoken to an elder
  Aon theek ayyo reply to Ki ayyo, Ay ki ayyo, and Aon theek ayyo
  Halya welcome greeting
     
Kanauji [bjj] (India.)
  Namaste general greeting
     
Kannada [kan] (India.)
  ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ namaskaara: general greeting
  ನಮಸ್ತೆ namaste: general greeting
  ಏನು ಸಮಾಚಾರ enu samaachaara: informal greeting
  ನೀವು ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀರ? nivu hegiddira: how are you?
  ನಾನು ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿದ್ದೇನೆ nanu chenagiddene: reply to ನೀವು ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀರ
  ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀರ? hegiddira: how are you?
  ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀಯ? hegiddiya: how are you?
  ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿದ್ದೇನೆ nchenagiddene: reply to ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀರ and ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀಯ
  ನಾ ಚಲೋ ಅದೀನಿ naan cennagiddeene: reply to ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀರ and ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀಯ
  ನಾನ್ ಚೆನ್ನಗಿದ್ದೇನೆ naa calo adiini: reply to ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀರ and ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀಯ
  ಅಥವಾ ಕ್ಷೇಮನಾ? athavaa kshemanaa: how are you?
  ಶುಭೋದಯ shubhodaya: morning greeting
  ಶುಭ ಮುಂಜಾನೆ shuba mumjane: morning greeting
  ಶುಭ ಮಧ್ಯಾಹ್ನ shuba mahdyana: afternoon greeting
  ಶುಭ ಸಾಯಂಕಾಲ shuba saayankaala: evening greeting
  ಶುಭ ರಾತ್ರಿ shuba raatri: evening greeting
  ಸ್ವಾಗತ svaagata: welcome greeting
     
Karbi [mjw] (India: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and Nagaland.)
  Kardom general greeting
  Kosonlo? how are you?
  Ne mesenlang reply to Kosonlo
  Mesen ma? how are you?
  Mesen reply to Mesen ma
     
Kashmiri [kas] (India and Pakistan.)
  Salam general greeting
  Aadaab general greeting
  Namaskaar greeting used by Hindus
  Namaskaar mahraa greeting used by Hindus
  Namaste greeting used by Hindus
  Salaam alaikum greeting used by Muslims
  Vaalaikum salaam reply to Salaam alaikum
  Alvidaa nighttime greeting
  Vaaray chivaa? how are you?
  Vaaray reply to Vaaray chivaa
  Vaaray chivisaa? how are you?
  Toh chivi vaaray? how are you?
  Ahansa reply to Vaaray chivisaa and Toh chivi vaaray
  Vaaray shukriyaa reply to Vaaray chivisaa and Toh chivi vaaray
     
Khaling [klr] (India. Nepal.)
  नमस्ते namaste: general greeting
     
Khamti [kht] (India: Assam.)
  Khup tang general greeting
     
Kharia [khr] (India and Nepal.)
  Johar general greeting
  Na informal greeting
  No informal greeting
  Jay jisu greeting used by Christians
  Salaam greeting used by Muslims
  Ighay ay bar? how are you?
  Ighay ayi dem? how are you?
  Ighay karaete dem? how are you?
  Ighay hontay? how are you?
  Baruga reply to Ighay karaete dem and Ighay hontay
  Baru baruga reply to Ighay karaete dem and Ighay hontay
  Baruga ayiding reply to Ighay karaete dem and Ighay hontay
  Ighay ayijdem? how are you?
  Am ighay ajem? how are you?
  Ing bes ajing reply to Am ighay ajem
     
Khasi [kha] (India and Bangladesh.)
  Kumno phi long? how are you?
  Nga khlain reply to Kumno phi long
  Nga biang reply to Kumno phi long
  Kumno? how are you?
  Kumne reply to Kumno
  Khublei general greeting, literally "God bless"
  Khublei shibun general greeting, literally "God bless/thank you very much"
     
Koch [kdq] (India.)
  Pelem monop morning greeting
  Nang bejat tongtő? how are you?
  Bejat tongtő? how are you?
  Nang pelem tongtő? how are you?
  Pelem tongtő? how are you?
  Pelem tongtő reply to Nong pelem tongtő
  Nemaydongama? how are you?
  Nemaydongaba reply to Nemaydongaba
  Ata khobor? what's new?
  Nang beyangni thaki phuitra? where have you come from?
  Bisang re'engwa? where have you come from?
  Bisang? where have you come from?, informal
     
Kodava [kfa] (India.)
  Namaskaara general greeting
  Nin ennane ullira? how are you?
  Ninga ennane ullira? how are you?
  Ninga chaayitullira? how are you?
  Ennane ullira? how are you?
  Naan chaayilule reply to Ennane ullira and Ninga ennane ullira
  Naan dyavada dhayethinji chaatithullo reply to Ennane ullira and Ninga ennane ullira
  Undit aacha? have you eaten?
     
Koireng [nkd] (India: Manipur and Nagaland.)
  Wibam ma general greeting
  Nang wibam ma? how are you?
  Wibam reply to Nang wibam ma
  I wibam me reply to Nang wibam ma
  Wibam, thuon kiu we reply to Nang wibam ma
     
Kolami, Northwestern [kfb] (India.)
 

राम राम

rām rām: general greeting
 

सोय अंसितवा?

sōy ansativā: how are you?
 

सोय अंसत

sōy ansat: reply to सोय अंसितव
     
Konkani [gom] (India: Goa.)
  नमस्कारु namaskāru: general greeting
 

हॅलो

helo: general greeting
 

देव बरी सकाळ दींव

dev bari sakala dimva: morning greeting
 

देव बरी सांज दींव

dev bari sańja dimva: afternoon greeting

 

देव बरी रात दींव

dev bari rāta dimva: nighttime greeting

  तूं कसो आसा?   tūm kasō āsā: how are you?
  तूं कशी आसा?   tūm kaśī āsā: how are you?
  तूं कशें आसा?   tūm kaśem āsā: how are you?
  तूमी कशें आसात?   tūmī kaśem āsāta: how are you?
  तूमी कशी आसात?   tūmī kaśī āsāta: how are you?
  कशें आसा तूं?   kaśem āsā tūm: how are you?
  हांव बरो आसां hāmva barō āsām: reply to तूं कसो/कशी/कशें आसा, तूमी कशें/कशी आसात and कशें आसा तूं
     
Korku [kfq] (India: Madhyu Pradesh.)
  Juar general greeting
  Juvar general greeting
     
Korlai Creole Portuguese [vkp] (India: Maharashtra.)
  Ki ke re general greeting
  Use kile te? how are you?
     
Koro [jkr] (India: East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Na harena? how are you?
     
Korwa [kfp] (India.)
  Gor lagi general greeting
  Tor jivke sukh lagta ha ke nehi? how are you?
     
Kumauni [kfy] (India and Nepal.)
नमस्कार namaskar: general greeting
  जै देव jai dev: formal greeting
  कस हेरो छा? kash hare cha: how are you? formal
  कस हेरे छे? kash haro chhe: how are you? informal
  भल हेरो bhal hero: reply to कस हेरो छा and कस हेरे छे
     
Kurux [kru] (India.)
  Gor-lagi general greeting
  Mojra nandan general greeting
  Nin ekase raadai? how are you? spoken to a man
  Nin ekase raadeen? how are you? spoken to a woman
  En kodam radas reply to Nin ekase raadai and Nin ekase raadeen
  En dao radan reply to Nin ekase raadai and Nin ekase raadeen
  Dao radan reply to Nin ekase raadai and Nin ekase raadeen
  Dao reply to Nin ekase raadai and Nin ekase raadeen
  Ikya kaalgadai? where are you going? spoken to a man
  Ikya kaalgadeen? where are you going? spoken to a woman
     
Lamkang [lmk] (India: southeast Manipur.)
  Nungai datti mo? how are you?
     
Lepcha [lep] (India, Nepal, and Bhutan.)
  Khamri general greeting
  Khamri mo general greeting
  Khams bzan? how are you?
  Áket do? how are you?
  Hao áket do? how are you?
  Go áket do reply to Áket do and Hao áket do
     
Magar [mgp] (Nepal.  India: Sikkim.)
  Jhor general greeting
  Jhoring general greeting
  Jhorle general greeting
  Jhormina general greeting
  Jhorlang general greeting
  Jhorle general greeting
  Jadau general greeting
  Ngai nākkoke jhorlang formal greeting
  Ngai nākkoke jhorle formal greeting
  Jilau, jhoring reply to Ngai nākkoke jhorlang and Ngai nākkoke jhorle
  Ngai nakkoke ngājhorāng reply to Jilau jhoring
  Kānkoi kājhorās reply to Ngai nākkoke ngājhorāng
  Swādhyā gorāk morning greeting
  Swādhyā nabi nighttime greeting
  Jherma na le? how are you?
  Jilau, jherma na le reply to Jherma na le
  Gepma na le? how are you?
  Jilau, gepma na le reply to Jherma na le
  Swāgat welcome greeting
  Manitā welcome greeting
     
Maithili [mai] (India: Bihar.  Nepal: Narayani, Janakpur, Sagarmatha, and Koshi)
  Namaste general greeting
  Namaskār general greeting
  Praṇām respectful greeting
  Gor lagai chi respectful greeting used in rural areas, "I touch your feet"
  Halchal ki chho? how are you?
  Kehan chhi ahan? how are you?
  Kehan chhi? how are you?
  Hum thik chhi reply to Kehan chhi and Kehan chii ahan
  Hum kushal chhi reply to Kehan chhi and Kehan chii ahan
  Kee samachar? how are you?
  Han, subh nik reply to Kee samachar
  Kono nav samachar? how are you? informal, "what's new?"
  Swāgat welcome greeting
     
Malayalam [mal] (India: Kerala.)
നമസ്കാരം namaskaaram: general greeting
 

നമസ്തേ

namaste: general greeting
 

സുഭാതം

suprabhaatam: morning greeting
  ശുഭസന്ധ്യ subh sandhya: evening greeting
  ശുഭരാതി subharathri: nighttime greeting
  സുഖമാേണാ? sukhamaano: how are you?
  സുഖമാണ് sukhamaan: reply to സുഖമാേണാ
  എങ്ങനുണ്ട് നിനക്ക്? engnganuṇṭu ninakku : how are you?
  നന്നായിരിക്കുന്നു nannaayirikkunnu : reply to എങ്ങനുണ്ട് നിനക്ക്
  എങ്ങനുണ്ട് കാര്യങ്ങഴ? engnganuṇṭu kaaryangngaḷ: how are you? informal
  ചോറുണ്ടോ? chorruṇto: have you eaten?
  സ്വാഗതം svagaatam: welcome greeting
  അകത്തേക്കു വരു akatekku varu: welcome greeting, "come in"
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Marathi [mar] (India: Maharashtra.)
  नमस्कार namaskār: general greeting
  नमस्ते namaste: general greeting
  तू कसा आहेस? thu kasa āhesa: how are you? spoken to a man
  तू कशी आहेस? thu kaśī ahesa: how are you? spoken to a woman
  तुम्ही कसे आहात? tumhī kase āhāt: how are you? formal
  आपण कसे आहात? apana kase ahatha: how are you? formal
  मी ठीक आहे mi thika āhe: reply to तू कसा आहेस, तू कशी आहेस, and आपण कसे आहात
  मी मजेत आहे mi majaet āhe: reply to तू कसा आहेस, तू कशी आहेस, and आपण कसे आहात
  सुप्रभात suprabhāt: morning greeting
  शुभ संध्या subha sandhyā: evening greeting
  शुभ रात्री śubh ratri: nighttime greeting
  स्वागत svāgat: welcome greeting
  स्वागत आहे svāgat āhe: welcome greeting
  Namaśkāra general greeting in the Thanjavur dialect
  Kaśa āhēnta? how are you? in the Thanjavur dialect
  Kaśa āhēsa? how are you? in the Thanjavur dialect
  Kaśa hāysa? how are you? in the Thanjavur dialect
  Mī bēś hāy reply to Kaśa āhēnta, Kaśa āhēsa, and Kaśa hāysa
     
Marwari [rwr] (India and Nepal.)
  Raam-raam saa general greeting
  Khama ghani formal greeting
  Khama ghani saa formal greeting
  Tu kiso hai? how are you?
  They kisaa ho? how are you?
  Main thik thak hu reply to They kisaa ho
     
Meitei [mni] (India: Manipur. Bangladesh: Sylhet.)
  Khurumjari general greeting
  Kamdawri? how are you?
  Nung ngai biribra adombo? how are you?
  Nung ngai biribra karam tawbirige? how are you?
  Nungairibraa? how are you? informal
  Nungaijari formal reply to Kamdawri, Nung ngai biribra adombo and Nungairibraa
  Nungairi informal reply to Kamdawri, Nung ngai biribra adombo and Nungairibraa
  Nung karam tao ri? how are you?
  Ei nung ngai ri, thagat chare reply to Nung karam tao ri
  Nung ngai ri reply to Nung karam tao ri
  Nahag kamdourige? how are you?
  Eihag nungariye reply to Nahag kamdourige
  Karomda lengbidoyno? where are you going? formal
  Karomda lengdoyno? where are you going? informal
  Nang kaday cattoyno? where are you going? plural
  Karomda catpirubano? where did you go?
  Somda catcarubani reply to Karomda catpirubano, formal
  Somda catlubani reply to Karomda catpirubano, informal
  Lengsinbirakoo welcome greeting
     
Miju-Mishmi [mxj] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Nu kiset la? how are you?
     
Mising [mrg] (India: Assam.)
  Kumnam general greeting
     
Mizo [lus] (Myanmar and India.)
  Chibai general greeting
  Chibai aw general greeting
  I dam em? how are you?
  Dam e reply to I dam em
  Ka dam e reply to I dam em
  Aw dam e reply to I dam em
  Aw ka dam e reply to I dam em
 

I tha em?

how are you?
  Ka tha e reply to I tha em
  Aw ka tha e reply to I tha em
  Nang i nia lo? how are you?
  Nungma eng ting e om? how are you? in the Lushai dialect, 19th century
     
Mundari [unr] (India.)
  Madang general greeting
  Johar general greeting
  Am cilka hinama? how are you? in the Kera dialect
     
Naga, Angami [njm] (India.)
  No kimhie ga general greeting in the Tenyidie dialect
  Teiso viwe morning greeting
  Khinhie viwe afternoon greeting
  The viwe evening greeting
  Kedi puo mhie ga? how are you?
  Viba npievie reply to Kedi puo mhie ga
     
Naga, Ao [njo] (India: Nagaland and Assam.)
  Salem general greeting
  Salemu general greeting
  Aneptang tajung morning greeting
  Nekongtsutsu tajung afternoon greeting
  Aonung tajung evening and nighttime greeting
  Na koda lir? how are you?
  Junga tanga pelar reply to Na koda lir
  Na kuma lir? how are you? in the Ungma Ao dialect
  Ni junga lir reply to Na ku ma lier  in the Ungma Ao dialect
     
Naga, Chokri [nri] (India: Nagaland.)
  Vebatho general greeting
  Tsuove we morning greeting
  Surhobatho? how are you?
  Surhooba, n muzaho reply to Surhobatho
     
Naga, Lotha [njh] (India: Nagaland.)
  Enya monkhum ka morning greeting
     
Naga, Mao [nbi] (India: Nagaland.)
  Chitho kazhi morning greeting
  Chihra kazhi afternoon greeting
  Chikro kazhi evening greeting
  Omou zhida nighttime greeting
  Zu bwe hu mwe? how are you?
  Ne kohibviio lei? how are you?
  Chovo se, kralo shue reply to Ne kohibviio lei
     
Naga, Maram [nbi] (India: North Manipur.)
  Tingchoi kiibi morning greeting
  Smoulai makke? how are you?
     
Naga Pidgin [nag] (India: Nagaland.)
  Good morning morning greeting (from English)
  Good afternoon afternoon greeting (from English)
  Good evening evening greeting (from English)
  Kenekaa kori aase? how are you?
  Kenekaa aase? how are you?
  Bhaal aase reply to Kenekaa kori aase and Kenekaa aase
  Bhaal hi aase reply to Kenekaa kori aase and Kenekaa aase
  Ami bhaal aase dhnia bhat reply to Kenekaa kori aase and Kenekaa aase
  Aahibi welcome greeting, "come in"
  Bohibi welcome greeting, "have a seat"
     
Naga, Poumei [pmx] (India: Manipur.)
  Kakua bue? how are you?
  Veia bubai moe? how are you?
     
Naga, South Rengma [nre] (India: Nagaland and Assam.)
  Lonyu kegwa morning greeting
  Nhenyu kegwa afternoon greeting
  Ngwungwun kegwa evening greeting
  Gwabin nmoun? how are you?
  Ale gwabin nle, ncheno reply to Gwabin nmoun
     
Naga, Sumi [nsm] (India: Nagaland and Assam.)
  Akevishi an'kya how are you?
  Akevishiani reply to Akevishi an'kya
     
Naga, Tangkhul [nmf] (India: Nagaland and Manipur.)
  Mahai reo reo morning greeting
     
Naga, Tase [nst] (India: Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.  Myanmar: Sagaing Region and Kachin State.)
  Mko nang baikato? where have you come from?
  Mko mərewante? which direction have you come from?
  Mta mərewante? which place have you come from?
     
Naga, Wancho [nnp] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Bəle general greeting
     
Nepali [npi] (Nepal and India.)
  नमस्कार namaskaar: general greeting
  नमस्ते namasté: general greeting
  शुभ प्रभात subha prabhat: morning greeting
  शुभ सन्ध्या subha sandhya: evening greeting
  शुभ रात्री subha ratri: nighttime greeting
  तपाईंलाई कस्तो छ? tapāī̃lāī kasto cha: how are you?
  तिमीलाई कस्तो छ? timilāī kasto cha: how are you?
  के छ? ke cha: how are you? informal
  सञ्चै हुनुहुन्छ? sańchai hunuhuncha: how are you? formal
  ठीक छ thika cha: reply to तपाईंलाई कस्तो छतिमीलाई कस्तो छके छ, and सञ्चै हुनुहुन्छ
  मलाइ ठीक छ malā'ī thika cha: reply to तपाईंलाई कस्तो छतिमीलाई कस्तो छके छ, and सञ्चै हुनुहुन्छ
  मलाइ सन्चै छ malā'ī sańchai cha: reply to तपाईंलाई कस्तो छतिमीलाई कस्तो छके छ, and सञ्चै हुनुहुन्छ
  मलाई सन्चै छ, धन्यवाद malā'ī sańchai cha, dhanyavaaada: reply to तिमीलाई कस्तो छ  and सञ्चै हुनुहुन्छ
  खाना खानुभयो? khana khanu bhaiyo: have you eaten?
  स्वागत svāgat: welcome greeting
  स्वागत svāgat cha: welcome greeting
     
Nicobarese, Car [caq] (India: Nicobar.)
  Salām general greeting
  Salāmö general greeting
  Sinlāmö general greeting
     
Nicobarese, Central [ncb] (India: Nicobar.)
  Ho general greeting
  Chaichaka general greeting
  Met chai chacha ka general greeting spoken to one person
  Inat chai chacha ka general greeting spoken to two people
  Ifet chai chacha ka general greeting spoken to three or more
  Met chai cha rakat general greeting spoken to one person
  Inat chai cha rakat general greeting spoken to two people
  Ifet chai cha rakat general greeting spoken to three or more
  Kayan men talinhen? how are you?
  Et chai chaka ka welcome greeting
  Etieitiera general greeting in the Nancowry dialect
  Behare reply to Etieitiera
     
Nyishi [njz] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Kuju general greeting
  Bul general greeting
  Bule general greeting
  No al deye? how are you?
     
Önge [one] (India: Andaman Islands.)
  Konyune onorange-tanka? general greeting, literally "how is your nose?"
  Enekutata bangey? how are you?
  Kwace na-amborebe reply to Enekutata bangey
     
Oriya [ory] (India and Bangladesh.)
  ନମସ୍କର namaskara: general greeting
  ନମସ୍ତେ namaste: general greeting
  ଶୁଣିବେ shunibe: general greeting
  ହାଏ hae: informal greeting
  ସୁପ୍ରଭାତ୍ suprabhaat: morning greeting
  ସୁପ୍ରଭାତ suprabhaata: morning greeting
  ସୁଭସନ୍ଧ୍ଯା shubhashandhaa: afternoon greeting
  ସୁଭସନ୍ଧ୍ୟା shubhashandhyaa: afternoon greeting
  ସୁଭରାତ୍ର subharatra: nighttime greeting
  କିମିଥିହି ଅତ୍ଚନ୍ଥି? kimithi achhanti: how are you?
  ଆଗ୍ଣ କେମିତି ଅଛନ୍ତି? aapana kemiti achhanti: how are you?
  ମୁଁ ଭଲ ଅଛି ଧନ୍ଯବାଦ muu bhala achi dhanyabada: reply to କିମିଥିହି ଅତ୍ଚନ୍ଥି and ଆଗ୍ଧଣ କେମିତି ଅଛନ୍ତି
  ମୁଁ ଭଲ ଅଛି muu bhala achi: reply to କିମିଥିହି ଅତ୍ଚନ୍ଥି and ଆଗ୍ଧଣ କେମିତି ଅଛନ୍ତି
  ସ୍ବାଗତମ sbagotom: welcome greeting
     
Pali [pli] (India.)
  Suppabhātam morning greeting
  Suppabhātam te morning greeting
  Kacci te khamanīyaṃ? how are you?
  Kacci te bhikkhu khamanīyaṃ? how are you? spoken to a Buddhist monk
  Kacci te bhikkhave khamanīyaṃ? how are you? spoken to a group of monks
  Saadhu reply to Kacci te khamanīyaṃ
  Saadhu saadhu reply to Kacci te khamanīyaṃ
  Svagato welcome greeting
  Svagato bhagavato hotu welcome greeting
     
Panjabi, Eastern [pan] (India.)
  ਸਤਿ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ sat sri akal: general greeting used by Sikhs
  ਸਤਿ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ ਜੀ sat sri akal ji: formal greeting used by Sikhs
  ਅੱਸਲਾਮ ਅਲੈਕਮ assalaam alaikam: general greeting used by Muslims
  ਅਲੈਕਮ ਅੱਸਲਾਮ alaikam assalaam: reply to ਅੱਸਲਾਮ ਅਲੈਕਮ used by Muslims
  ਨਮਸਤੇ namaste: general greeting used by Hindus
  ਨਮਸਤੇ ਜੀ namaste ji: general greeting used by Hindus
  ਨਮਸਕਾਰ namaskaar: general greeting used by Hindus
 

ਹੈਲੋ

hailo: general greeting (from English)
  ਕੀਥਾ keedah: informal greeting in the Doabi dialect
  ਸ਼ੁਭ ਰਾਤ੍ਰੀ shubh ratri: nighttime greeting
  ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ ਹੈ? tuhada ki haal hai: how are you?
  ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ ਏ? tuhada ki haal aeh: how are you?, informal, spoken in Amritsar
  ਕੀ ਹਾਲ ਆ? ki haal ah: how are you?, informal
  ਕੀ ਹਾਲ ਏ? ki haal aeh: how are you?, informal, spoken in Amritsar
 

ਅੱਛਾ, ਧੰਨਵਾਦ।

accha dhannavad: reply to ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ ਹੈ and ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ
  ਅੱਛ accha: reply to ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ ਹੈ and ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ
 

ਬਹੁਤ ਅੱਛਾ

bahut accha: reply to ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ ਹੈ and ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ
 

ਜੀ ਆਇਆਂ ਨੂੰ

ji aya nun: welcome greeting
     
Panjabi, Mirpur [pmu] (India.)
  ਸਤਿ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ sat sri akal: general greeting used by Sikhs
  ਸਤਿ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ ਜੀ sat sri akal ji: formal greeting used by Sikhs
  ਨਮਸਤੇ namaste: general greeting used by Hindus
  ਨਮਸਕਾਰ namaskaar: general greeting used by Hindus
  ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ ਹੈ? tuhada ki haal hai: how are you?
  ਅੱਛ accha: reply to ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ ਹੈ
     
Pnar [pbv] (India: Meghalaya, Khasi, and Jaintai Hills.)
  Chi hajar nguh general greeting
  Kaman phi? how are you?
  Nga biang reply to Kaman phi
     
Puroik [suv] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Ayi'bo apiye' morning greeting
  Ayi'bo arilo afternoon greeting
  Ayi'bo achik hak evening greeting
  Ayi'bia nighttime greeting
  Naa ayi' ke? how are you?
  Naa aniang ke? how are you?
  Go aniang reply to Naa aniang ke
     
Rabha [rah] (India.)
  Oi general greeting
  Sri rasoŋ general greeting
  Nem phuŋ morning greeting
  Nem phar nighttime greeting
  Nasi riba welcome greeting
     
Sadri [sck] (India: Chotanagpur.)
  Johar general greeting
  Toen kaisen ahis? how are you? spoken to one person
  Tohre kaisen aha? how are you? spoken to a group
  Moen thik ahon reply to Toen kaisen ahis and Tohre kaisen aha
     
Sanskrit [san] (India.)
  नमो नमः namo namah: religious greeting
  नमस्कारः namaskarah: religious greeting
  नमस्ते namaste: general greeting
  हरिः औम् hari aumh: general greeting
  सुप्रभातम् suprabhatam: morning greeting
  सुभरात्रिः subharaatrih: nighttime greeting
  सुमध्याह्नम् sumadhyahnam: afternoon greeting
  भवान् कथम् अस्ति? bhavan katham asti: how are you?
  भवति कथम् अस्ति? bhavati katham asti: how are you?
  अहम् कुशलः अस्मि धन्यवादाः। aham kushalah asmi dhanyavadah: reply to भवान् कथम् अस्ति and भवति कथम् अस्त
  अपि कुशलम्? api kashalam: how are you?
  स्वागतम् svaagatam: welcome greeting
Santhali [sat] (India. Bangladesh. Nepali.)
  Johar general greeting
  Henda ho general greeting
  Cet'leka menama? how are you
  Boge reply to Cet'leka menama
  Boge gean' reply to Cet'leka menama
     
Saurashtra [saz] (India: Tamil Nadu.)
  Namaskar general greeting
  Thumi sauriyam ya? how are you?
  Sauriyam ya? how are you?
  Aski thenu sauriyam ya? how are you?
  Thu kono se? how are you?
  Thu me kono sethay? how are you?
  Avo welcome greeting
  Avo, avo welcome greeting
  Aski thenu avo welcome greeting
  Aski thenu avo avo welcome greeting
  Aski thenu namaskar welcome greeting
  Aski thengo namaskar welcome greeting
  Bethar avo welcome greeting, "come in"
     
Shina [scl] (Pakistan and India.)
  Asalam aleykum general greeting
  Ala general greeting
  Je kal han? how are you?
  Jaik hal hin? how are you?
  Yok hal hi? how are you? in the Astori dialect
     
Sindhi [snd] (India and Pakistan.)
  Salam general greeting
  Kahiro haal aahe general greeting
  Saaiin general greeting spoken to a man
  Tanwaa kiin aahiyo? how are you?
  Maa thiik aahiyan sukra aahe reply to Tanwaa kiin aahiyo
  Tanwaajo kahiro haal aahe? how are you?
  Tavahaan kiian aahiyo? how are you?
  Dharniia jii mihira saan reply to Tavahaan kiian aahiyo
  Kiian aahiyo? how are you?
  Kiian aahiin? how are you?
  Aa'um reply to Kiian aahiyo and Kiian aahiin
  Maa thiik aahiyan reply to Kiian aahiyo and Kiian aahiin
  Bhale kare aayaa welcome greeting
     
Sora [srb] (India: South Orissa.)
  Nintam general greeting
  Limtam general greeting
  Bung sa po? how are you?
  Bung sa reply to Bung sa po
     
Spiti Bhoti [spt] (India: Himachal Pradesh.)
  Jule general greeting
  Ju informal greeting
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Stod Bhoti [sbu] (India: Himachal Pradesh.)
  Jule general greeting
     
Sulung [suv] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Ayibo apiye morning greeting
  Ayibo arilo afternoon greeting
  Ayibo achikhak evening greeting
  Naa hiken da? how are you?
  Naa hiken daking? how are you?
  Naa anyang da? how are you?
  Naa anyang ke? how are you?
  Go anyang reply to Naa anyang da and Naa anyang ke
     
Sylheti [syl] (India.)
  Aslamalikhum general greeting used by Muslims
  Shubho shokal morning greeting
  Shubh shondha evening greeting
  Bala aso ni? how are you?
  Bala asoin ni? how are you?
  Bhala asi reply to Bala aso ni and Bala asoin ni
  Shukhur Allaar reply to Bala aso ni and Bala asoin ni
     
Tamang, Eastern [taj] (India and Nepal.)
  Lhaso general greeting
  Fyafulla general greeting
  Eda karangba mula? how are you?
  Jabon mula reply to Eda karangba mula
  Sanchon mula? how are you?
  Laso, sanchon mula reply to Sanchon mula
     
Tamil [tam] (India: Tamil Nadu.)
  வணக்கம் vanakkam: general greeting
  காலை வணக்கம் kalai vanakkam: morning greeting
  மதிய வணக்கம் matiya vanakkam: afternoon greeting
  நீ எப்படி இருக்கிறாய் ni eppadi irukkiray: how are you?
  நான் நல்லபடியாக இருக்கிறேன் naan nallapadiyaka irukkenren: reply to நீ எப்படி இருக்கிறாய்
  எப்படி இருக்கீங்க eppadi irukeenga: how are you?
  நல்லா இருக்கின்றேன் nallaa irukkenren: reply to எப்படி இருக்கீங்க
  நல்லாவே இருக்கேன் nallaave irukken: reply to எப்படி இருக்கீங்க
  நன்றாக இருக்கின்றீர்களா?  nanraaga irukkenriirgalaa: how are you?
  நல்லா இருக்கீங்களா?  nallaa irukkengalaa: how are you?
  நான் நன்றாக இருக்கின்றேன் naan nanraaga irukkendreen: reply to நல்லா இருக்கீங்களா
  நான் நல்லா இருக்கேன் naan nalla irukkeen: reply to நல்லா இருக்கீங்களா
  வாருங்கள் vaarungal: welcome greeting
  வாங்க vaanga: welcome greeting in spoken language
     
Telugu [tel] (India: Andhra Pradesh.)
  నమస్కారము namaskaaram: general greeting
  నమస్కారమండి namaskaaramandi: general greeting
  ఏమండీ aemandi: general greeting
  ఇదోవినండి idovinandi: general greeting
  సుప్రభాతం suprabhaatam: morning greeting
  శుభ దినం shubhadhinan: general daytime greeting
  శుభ రాత్రి shubharaathri: nighttime greeting
  మీరు ఏలా ఉన్నారు? meeru ela unnaaru: how are you?
  నేను బాగున్నాన naenu baagunnaanu: reply to మీరు ఏలా ఉన్నారు
  నేను బాగున్నాను, ధన్యవాదములు naenu baagunnaanu, dhanyavaadhamulu: reply to మీరు ఏలా ఉన్నారు
  నువ్వు ఎలా ఉన్నావు? nuvvu ela unnaaru: how are you? informal
  స్వాగతం svaagatam: welcome greeting
  సుస్వాగతం susvaagatam: welcome greeting
     
Thangmi [thf] (India: Himalaya Mountains.)
  Sewa general greeting
     
Tibetan, Central [bod] (China, Nepal, and India.)
 

Tashi delek

general greeting
 

Ngato delek

morning greeting
  Simja nongo evening greeting
  Kusu debo yinpe? how are you?
  Nga sugpo debo yin reply to Kusu debo yinpe
     
Toda [tcx] (India: Orissa and Tamil Nadu.)
  Tcha general greeting
  Tya general greeting
     
Tulu [tcy] (India.)
  Namaskaara general greeting
  Eer encha ullar? how are you?
  Encha ullaaru? how are you?
  Encha ullar? how are you?
  Enchulla? how are you? informal
  Yaan usaar ulle reply to Encha ullar and Enchulla
  Yaan saukhyodu ulle reply to Encha ullar and Enchulla
  Maatergla swaagata welcome greeting
     
Urdu [urd] (India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.)
  سلام salaam: general greeting
  سلام علیکم asalaam aleikum: general greeting
  السلام عليكم salaam aleikum: general greeting
  وعليكم السلام walaikum salaam: reply to سلام علیکم and  السلام عليكم
  صبح بخیر subha ba khair: morning greeting
 

کیا حال ہے

kya hal hai: how are you?
  میں ٹھیک ہوں main theek hun: reply to کیا حال ہے
  میں ٹھیک ہوں،شکر یہ main theek hun shukriya: reply to کیا حال ہے
 

سلام علیکم

khush amdeed: welcome greeting
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Varli [vav] (India: Maharashtra, Thane District.)
  Ay general greeting
  Kasak aahes? how are you?
  Mi bes aahu na tu kasak reply to Kasak aahes
  Baki kasa chalu aahe? how are you? informal
  Asaga bes aahe reply to Baki kasa chalu aahe
     
Wagdi [wbr] (India: Rajasthan.)
  Təmɛ hɪtəre ho? how are you?
     
War-Jaintia [aml] (Bangladesh. India.)
  Həj general greeting
  Ɂəj general greeting
     
Zangskari [zau] (India.)
  Jule general greeting
     
Zo [zom] (Myanmar: Chin State. India: Manipur.)
  Chibai general greeting
  Dam maw general greeting
  Zing pha morning greeting
  Nitah pha evening greeting
  Dam zel i? how are you? ("are you fine?")
  Dam zel maw? how are you? ("are you fine?")
  Na dam hia? how are you? ("are you well?")
  Na dadam ei ma? how are you?
     
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