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This page contains greetings in the languages listed below, which begin with the letter A. 

There are 228 languages on this page.  

 

 

 

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Aari [aiw] (Ethiopia: North central Omo region.)

Laqimiu?

how are you?

Laqimi' reply to Laqimiu
     
Abadi [kbt] (Papua New Guinea: Central Province.)
  Gabagaba nonoa morning greeting
  Rani nonoa morning greeting
  Vabuga nonoa nighttime greeting
     
Abai Sungai [abf] (Malaysia: Sabah.)
 

Ia anu kabar mu?

how are you?

  Ombo ingkiat mu? where are you going?
  Ombo ingkiat asalmu? where have you come from?
     
Abau [aau] (Papua New Guinea: Green River in Sandaun Province.)
 

Leisnon yaprue-ar

morning greeting

  Arawh yaprue-ar evening greeting
  Hunkwe yaprue lwak o? how are you?, "are you well?"
  Hunkwe perey ley ley? where are you going?
     
Abaza [abq] (Russia: Karachay-Cherkess Republic.)
 

Мыш бзи

mysh bzi: general greeting

 

Умш бзи

umsh bzi: general greeting

 

Щымта бзи

schymta bzi: morning greeting

 

Хъвлапын бзи

khvlapyn bzi: evening greeting

 

Ууысква шпаъу? 

uuyskva shpau?: how are you, spoken to a man

 

Буысква шпаъу?

buyskva shpau?: how are you, spoken to a woman

 

Бзила

bzila: fine (reply to Ууысква шпаъу and Буысква шпаъу)

     
Ab [aba] (Cte d'Ivoire: Southern Department, Agboville, and Tiassale.)
 

Bom

general greeting

 

Eli o

general greeting

  A hein ho

general greeting

     
Abenaki, Eastern  [aaq] (United States of America: Maine.)
  Kuai general greeting
  Kuai kuai general greeting
Abenaki, Western  [abe] (Canada: Quebec along the St. Lawrence River. United States of America: Vermont and New Hampshire.)
 

Kwai

general greeting

 

Kwai kwai

general greeting

  Paakuingwzian general greeting
 

Tni kd'ollwzin?

how are you?

 

N'wwlwzi 

reply to Tni kd'ollwzin

 

N'wwlwzi pita

reply to Tni kd'ollwzin

  Wliwni thank you, literally "it's good"
  Wliwni thank you, literally "good wishes to you"
  Kd'alamihigen thank you, literally "you please me"
  K'wijokagamit thank you, literally "you are helpful"
     
Abipn [axb] (Argentina.)
 

Arie eneog ayaierman

general greeting

  Ariay eneog ayaierman

general greeting

  Ariay neot ayaierman

general greeting

  Ygui mi tar? how are you?
  Grij tetar reply to Ygi mi tar
  Alimio welcome greeting, "come in"
  Nalinio welcome greeting, "come in", informal
  Aigui welcome greeting, "sit down"
  Aichiri welcome greeting, "sit down"
     
Abkhaz [abk] (Georgia: Abkhaz Republic.)
 

Мшыбзиа

mshybzia: general greeting

 

Мшыбзиакуа

mshybziakua: general greeting

 

Уа, мшы бзиа

ua, mshy bzia: general greeting

  Бзиараш бай

bziarash bai: general greeting

 

Бзиара убааит

bziara ubaait: greeting spoken to a man

 

Бзиара ббааит

bziara bbaait: greeting spoken to a woman

 

Бзиара зәбааит

bziara zabaait: greeting spoken to a group

 

Щижьыбзиа

schizhybzia: morning greeting

 

Шьыжьыбзиа

shyzhybzia: morning greeting

 

Шьыжьыбзиакуа

shyzhybziakua: morning greeting

 

Уа, шьыжьы бзиа

ua, shyzhy bzia: morning greeting

 

Xулыбзиа 

khulybzia: evening greeting

 

Xулыбзиакуа

khulybziakua: evening greeting

 

Уа, х'әылбзиа

ua, khәylbzia: evening greeting

  Бзиа збаша! 

bzia zbasha: reply to greetings

 

Бускуа бао?

buskua bao?: how are you? spoken to a man

 

Аускуа бао?

auskua bao?: how are you? spoken to a woman

 

Азамана

azamana: reply to Бускуа бао and Аускуа бао

  Быспакоу?

byspakou?: how are you? spoken to a woman

  Успакоу?

uspakou?: how are you? spoken to a man

  Бзиала шәаабеит

bziala shwaabeit: welcome greeting

  Бзиала уаабеит

bziala uaabeit: welcome greeting spoken to a man

     
Abron [abr] (Ghana: southwestern region. Cte d'Ivoire: Tanda and Boundoukou.)
  Akye oo morning greeting
  Akwaaba welcome greeting
     
Abui [abz] (Indonesia: East Nusa Tenggara.)
  Wah general greeting
  Nefeela greeting spoken to a friend, literally "my friend"
  Feela greeting spoken to a friend, literally "friend"
  Ma a teng yaae? where are you going?
  A teng yaae? where are you going?
  A te mia yaari? where are you coming from?
     
Aceh [ace] (Indonesia: Sumatra.)
 

Saleum 

general greeting

  Saleum meuturi

general greeting

  Saleum seujahtera

general greeting

 

Assaleumoe aleikoem

Muslim greeting

 

Waleikoem saleum

reply to Assaleumoe aleikoem

  Seulamat beungoh morning greeting
  Seulamat coet uroe daytime greeting
  Seulamat seupot evening greeting
  Seulamat malam nighttime greeting
 

Peuhaba?

how are you?

  Haba get reply to Peuhaba
  Haba djroeh reply to Peuhaba
  Ulon djroeh manteng reply to Peuhaba
  Get, teurimeung geunaseh reply to Peuhaba
  Teurimeung geunaseh thank you
  Seulamat neuteumulh welcome greeting
  Seulamat teuka welcome greeting
  Seulamat troek teuka welcome greeting
Seulamat troeh teuka welcome greeting
 
Achagua [aca] (Colombia: Meta River.)
  i jiya j'a? are you there?
  i ji'a reply to i jiya j'a
  Jiwayu welcome greeting, "have a seat"
  Wamayu nighttime greeting, "let's sleep"
     
Achi' [acr] (Guatemala: Baja Verapaz.)
  Sakla tat early morning greeting spoken to a man
  Sakla nan early morning greeting spoken to a woman
  Xla tat morning greeting spoken to a man
  Xla nan morning greeting spoken to a woman
 

Utzilaj aniim

morning greeting

 

Utz tzilaj aniim

morning greeting

  La'ij tat afternoon greeting spoken to a man
  La'ij nan afternoon greeting spoken to a man
 

Utzilaj ke'kq'iij

evening greeting

 

Utz tzilaj ke'kq'iij

evening greeting

  La'ab' tat evening greeting spoken to a man
  La'ab' nan evening greeting spoken to a woman
 

Utzilaj chaq'ab'

nighttime greeting

 

Utz tzilaj chaq'ab'

nighttime greeting

  Cha'anmalaa afternoon and evening greeting used by a married person to another married person
  Taa' greeting spoken by a child or unmarried person to a married man
  Aay greeting spoken by a child or unmarried person to a married woman
 

Utz a wach?

how are you?

 

Utz, mantiox, yet?

reply to Utz a wach: good, thank you, and you?

 

Utz, mantiox

reply to Utz, mantiox, yet: good, thank you

  Mantiox chawe thank you
  Sa'anoom? how are you?
     
Acholi [ach] (Uganda and Sudan.)
 

Moreme

peace (general greeting)

 

Morembe

peace (general greeting)

  A pwoyi general greeting
  An bene a pwoyo reply to A pwoyi
 

Itye?

how are you?, "are you?"

 

Atye

reply to Itye, "I am"

 

Itye maber?

how are you?

 

Atye maber

reply to Itye maber

 

Ibuto

morning greeting

 

Abuto

reply to Ibuto

 

Ibuto maber?

morning greeting

 

Abuto maber

reply to Ibuto maber

 

Ichiyo ni nin?

morning greeting

 

Achiyo maber

reply to Achiyo maber

 

Iri?

afternoon and evening greeting

 

Ari

reply to Iri

 

Iriyo?

afternoon and evening greeting

 

Ariyo

reply to Iriyo

     
Achterhoeks [act] (Netherlands: Gelderland.)
  Goeiendag eem general greeting
  Moj general greeting
  Moi general greeting
  Mai general greeting
  Hallo general greeting
  Goojemarn morning greeting
  Goeiemarregen morning greeting
  Goeiemrege morning greeting in the Ketsheuvel dialect
  Goeijemurruge morning greeting in the Nijmeegs dialect
  Goejemerrege morning greeting in the Nijmeegs dialect
     
Achuar-Shiwiar [acu] (Peru and Ecuador: Amazon region.)
 

Wimek?

greeting spoken to a visitor

 

Wijai

reply to Wimek

 

Pujmek?

greeting spoken by a visitor

 

Pujjai 

reply to Pujmek

 

Ja i, pujjai 

reply to Pujmek

 

Taumek?

greeting spoken to a visitor arriving from far away

 

Ja i, tajai

reply to Taumek

 

Tajai

reply to Taumek

 

Amkitam?

greeting spoken to a visitor arriving after a long absence

 

Ja i, witjai

reply to Amkitam

 

Tsawrumek?

morning greeting

 

Pngkerak tsawrum?

morning greeting

 

Pngkerak pujm?

how are you?

 

Ja i, pngker pujjai

reply to Pngkerak pujm

  Maketai thank you
  Yuuminsame thank you
     
Achumawi [acv] (United States of America: northeastern California.)
  Tusi uwi

general greeting in Homawi dialect

     
Adhola (Dhopadhola) [adh] (Uganda: East, Tooro District.)
 

Yoga

general greeting

 

Yoga bende

reply to Yoga

  Initye nedi? how are you?
  Anitye maber, kosa ini reply to Initye nedi
  Maber, kosa ini reply to Initye nedi
  Abende ameno reply to Maber, kosa ini
  Ichiewi nede morning greeting
     
Adi [adi] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Alduye general greeting in the Pailibo dialect [adi-pai]
  No haiduye? how are you? in the Pailibo dialect [adi-pai]
  No alduye? how are you? in the Pailibo dialect [adi-pai]
  No haidung-do? how are you? in the Bori dialect [adi-bor]
  No kapla? how are you? in the Karko dialect [adi-kar]
  No kap idun? how are you? in the Karko dialect [adi-kar]
  Kape no la? how are you? in the Padam dialect [adi-pad]
  Kape no aidun? how are you? in the Padam dialect [adi-pad]
  Ngo aidung reply to Kape no aidun in the Padam dialect [adi-pad]
  Aidung reply to Kape no aidun in the Padam dialect [adi-pad]
     
Adi, Galo [adl] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  No aldure? general greeting in the Lare dialect
  Aldure? general greeting in the Lare dialect
     
Adnyamathanha [adt] (Australia: Southern region.)
 

Nhangka

general greeting

  Nhangka warntu?  how are you?
  Nhangka nhina?  how are you?
  Ngai warntu reply to Nhangka nhina
  Ngai althaaltha reply to Nhangka nhina
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Adyghe [ady] (Russia: northern Caucasus.)
 

Фэсапщи

fesapshi: general greeting

 

Фасапщи

fasapshi: general greeting

  Уи пщэдджыжь ф|ыуэ ui pshedgij fiue: morning greeting spoken to one person
  Уи махуэ ф|ыуэ ui mahue fiue: afternoon greeting spoken to one person
  Уи пщыхьэщхьэ ф|ыуэ ui pshiuashe fiue: evening greeting spoken to one person
  Уи жэщ ф|ыуэ ui zhesh fiue: nighttime greeting spoken to one person
  Уи пщэдджыжь ф|ы ухъу ui pshedgij fi uhu: morning greeting spoken to one person
  Уи махуэ ф|ы ухъу ui mahue fi uhu: afternoon greeting spoken to one person
  Уи пщыхьэщхьэ ф|ы ухъу ui pshiuashe fi uhu: evening greeting spoken to one person
  Уи жэщ ф|ы ухъу ui zhesh fi uhu: nighttime greeting spoken to one person
  Фи пщэдджыжь ф|ыуэ fi pshedgij fiue: morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Фи махуэ ф|ыуэ fi mahue fiue: afternoon greeting spoken to a group of people
  Фи пщыхьэщхьэ ф|ыуэ fi pshiuashe fiue: evening greeting spoken to a group of people
  Фи жэщ ф|ыуэ fi zhesh fiue: nighttime greeting spoken to a group of people
  Фи пщэдджыжь ф|ы ухъу fi pshedgij fi uhu: morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Фи махуэ ф|ы ухъу fi mahue fi uhu: afternoon greeting spoken to a group of people
  Фи пщыхьэщхьэ ф|ы ухъу fi pshiuashe fi uhu: evening greeting spoken to a group of people
  Фи жэщ ф|ы ухъу fi  zhesh fi uhu: nighttime greeting spoken to a group of people
  Сыд уфэд? sid wofad: how are you?
  Зэк|э дэгъу, опсэу zeke degu, wopseu: reply to Сыд уфэд
  Сыд уикъэбархэ? sid uikebarhe: how are you? spoken to one person
  Сыд шъуикъэбархэ? sid shuikebarhe: how are you? spoken to a group of people
  Сыдэу ущыт? sideu uschit: how are you?
  Тхьауегъэпсэу thauegepseu: thank you, spoken to one person
  Тхьашъуегъэпсэу thashuegepseu: thank you, spoken to a group
  Опсэу wopseu: thank you
  Къеблагъ qeblag: welcome greeting
  Шъукъеблагъ shwqeblag: welcome greeting
     
Adzera [adz] (Papua New Guinea: Morobe Province.)
  Tata bini morning greeting
  Namnufan bini evening greeting
  Sivu bini nighttime greeting
  Ugamisang? how are you? ("are you all right?")
     
Aeka [aez] (Papua New Guinea: Oro Province.)
  Oro, oro, oro general greeting
     
Aekyom [awi] (Papua New Guinea: Western Province.)
 

Ukan duwa 

morning greeting

  Ukan duwa kire morning greeting
  Aku duwa afternoon greeting
  Hunen duwa nighttime greeting
     
Afar [aar] (lowlands of Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Djibouti.)
  Assalaamu qaleykum general greeting
  Waqalaeykumu salaam reply to Assalaamu qaleykum
  Nagayna sin amol tanay general greeting
  Nagayna sin amol kaadu tamay reply to Nagayna sin amol tanay
 

Maacisse?

morning greeting spoken to one person

 

Meqe maaca gey

reply to Maacisse

 

Maacisseni?

morning greeting spoken to a group of people

 

Meqe maaca geya

reply to Maacisseni

 

Nagay asse?

evening greeting spoken to one person

 

Meqe assima gey

reply to Nagay asse

 

Naga'sse?

evening greeting spoken to one person

 

Meq'assima

reply to Naga'sse

 

Nagay asseni?

evening greeting spoken to a group of people

 

Meqe assima geya

reply to Nagay asseni

 

Nagay tanito?

how are you? spoken to one person

 

Nagay tanto?

how are you? spoken to one person

 

Nagay an 

reply to Nagay tanito and Nagay tanto

 

Nagay tanitooni?

how are you? spoken to a group of people

 

Nagay taniini?

how are you? spoken to a group of people

 

Nagay nanno

reply to Nagay tanitooni and Nagay taniini

  Miqto? how are you?
  Gadda ge thank you
     
Afrikaans [afr] (South Africa.)
 

Goeie dag

general greeting

 

Hallo

general greeting

  Haai informal greeting
 

Goeie mre

morning greeting

 

Goeie middag

afternoon greeting

 

Goeie naand

evening greeting

  Goeienag nighttime greeting
 

Hoe gaan dit?

how are you?, how's it going?

 

Hoe gaan dit met u?

how's it going with you? (formal)

 

Hoe gaan dit met jou?

how's it going with you? (informal)

 

Baie goed, dankie

reply to Hoe gaan dit, Hoe gaan dit met u, and Hoe gaan dit met jou

 

Goed, dankie

reply to Hoe gaan dit, Hoe gaan dit met u, and Hoe gaan dit met jou

  Dankie thank you
  Baie dankie thank you very much
  Welkom welcome greeting
     
Agarabi [agd] (Papua New Guinea: Kainantu District in Eastern Highlands Province.)
 

Akura ino

morning greeting

  Inuran mino

evening greeting

  Waap? greeting spoken by a visitor at a house, "are you there?"
  Nahi iyaap? greeting, what are you doing?
     
Aghem [agq] (Cameroon: northwestern region.)
  Un wi morning greeting
  Un zi afternoon greeting
     
Aghul [agx] (Russia: Dagestan.)
  Салам salam: general greeting
  Салам алейкум salam aleikum: general greeting
  Валейкум салам valeikum salam: reply to Салам алейкум
     
Agta, Casiguran Dumagat [dgc] (Philippines: Sierra Madre.)
  Masampat a edow de ikaw

general daytime greeting

 

Masampat e abi-abi

morning greeting

  Masampat ta abi-abi morning greeting
     
Agta, Central Cagayan [agt] (Philippines.)
  Umanu ka lā? how are you?
 

Fo

general greeting spoken by a visitor approaching a house

 

Ā ikamuy mantu

reply to Fo, literally "ah, it's you"

 

Simarok kām

reply to Fo, literally "come on inside"

  Ittay yakoey general greeting spoken by a visitor, "I'm here"
  Ittā kānan general greeting spoken to a visitor, "you're here"
 

Hād nagafum?

general greeting, "where are you coming from?"

 

Hād eyām?

general greeting, "where are you going?"

 

Hād eyām muy?

general greeting, "where are you going?"

 

E yāk lā ten

reply to Hād eyām and Hād eyām muy, literally "I'm just walking there"

 

E yāk ta agyān muy

reply to Hād eyām and Hād eyām muy, literally "I'm going to your place"

     
Agta, Dupaningan [duo] (Philippines: northeast Luzon, Cagayan, and Isabela.)
  Angayam? where are you going? spoken to one person
  Angayan mo? where are you going? spoken to one person
  Angayan moy? where are you going? spoken to a group
  Umetnod ka agat welcome greeting, "please have a seat"
     
Agta, Umiray Dumaget [due] (Philippines: Aurora and Quezon.)
  Masampat a dow general daytime greeting
  Masampat a abi-abi morning greeting
  Masampat a udto midday greeting
  Masampat a apon afternoon greeting
  Masampat a abi evening greeting
  Kamusta ka mo di? how are you?
  Nadeno ka? where are you going?
  Dino ka po agow? where are you going?
     
Aguaruna [agr] (Peru: Maraon River area.)
 

Amekaitam

general greeting, literally "are you you?"

  Witajai reply to Amekaitam, "I am I"
 

Ay

general greeting

 

Minmek?

greeting spoken to a visitor

 

Minjai

reply to Minmek

 

Pujmek?

greeting spoken by a visitor

 

Pujjai

reply to Pujmek

 

Pgkejak pujm?

how are you?

 

Eh, pgkeg pujjai

reply to Pgkerak pujm

 

Makek pujm?

how are you?

 

Shig pgkeg pujjai

reply to Makek pujm

  Se thank you
 

Tsawjumek

morning greeting

 

Pgkeg tsawje

morning greeting

 

Pgkeg kshik

morning greeting

 

Pgkeg agkuwai

afternoon and evening greeting

 

Pgkeg agkuntai

afternoon and evening greeting

 

Pgkeg kshi

nighttime greeting

  Amekaitam makek pujam welcome greeting
     
Agutaynen [agn] (Philippines: Agutaya Island.)
 

Muyang kaldaw

general greeting

  Muyang damal damal morning greeting
  Muyang koto midday greeting
 

Muyang apon

afternoon greeting
  Muyang labi evening greeting
  Muya ka reply to greetings
  Muya ka kaman reply to greetings
  Tagbalay greeting used when arriving at a house
  Dayon  reply to Tagbalay, "come in"
  Ariapa nagalin? greeting used to a person arriving, "where are you coming from?"
  Ariamopa nagalin? greeting used to a group of people arriving, "where are you coming from?"
  Ariapa paning? greeting used to a person going somewhere, "where are you going?"
  Ariamopa paning? greeting used to a group of people going somewhere, "where are you going?"
  Atan lamang reply, "over there"
  Paningo ong nindio reply, "I'm going to your place"
  Pamisitao lamang greeting spoken by a visitor, "I have come to visit"
  Yawa pala greeting used to a person arriving, "it's you"
  Pakayata welcome greeting, "come on up"
  Paleda welcome greeting, "come in"
  Pakaronga welcome greeting, "have a seat"
     
Agwagwune [yay] (Nigeria: Akamkpa LGA.)
  vn morning greeting spoken in the Agwagwune dialect [yay-agw]
  yr morning greeting spoken in the Abini dialect [yay-abi]
  wln morning greeting spoken in the Adim dialect [yay-adi]
  yln morning greeting spoken in the Erei dialect [yay-ere]
  fr morning greeting spoken in the Etono dialect [yay-etu]
  Sty? how are you? spoken in the Agwagwune dialect [yay-agw]
  Sry? how are you? spoken in the Agwagwune dialect [yay-agw]
  kpkpr reply to Sty and Sry in the Agwagwune dialect [yay-agw]
  Stkpkpr reply to Sty and Sry in the Agwagwune dialect [yay-agw]
  Slkpkpl reply to Sty and Sry in the Erei dialect[yay-ere]
  Srmkpkpr reply to Sty and Sry in the Agwagwune dialect [yay-agw]
  Slmkpkm reply to Sty and Sry in the Adim dialect [yay-adi]
  Srmkpmlpkm reply to Sty and Sry in the Etono dialect [yay-etu]
  Gbhgbh r reply to Sty and Sry in the Agwagwune dialect [yay-agw]
  Gbhgbh t reply to Sty and Sry in the Abini dialect [yay-abi]
     
A-Hmao [hmd] (China: Northwest Guizhou.)
  Njiaok nzod greeting to a person arriving, literally "you arrived quickly"
  Sheud nzod morning greeting, literally, "you're up early"
  Hib nzod reply to Njiaok nzod and Sheud nzod, literally "not early"
  Diek raot niob? how are you?
  Raot dub? how are you?
  Raot reply to Diek raot niob and Raot dub
  Raot dangl njial reply to Diek raot niob and Raot dub
  Da niob welcome greeting, "come in, sit down"
  Cwd niob welcome greeting, "please be seated"
  Naox zhaot greeting used at a meal, literally "eat your fill"
     
Ahanta [aha] (Ghana: southwest coast.)
  Me ma wo ahee morning greeting
     
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
     
Ahtena [aht] (United States: Alaska.)
 

Nts'e dit'ae?

how are you? spoken to one person in Chistochina dialect

 

Ugheli 'elaen

reply to Nts'e dit'ae

 

Nts'e doht'ae?

how are you? spoken to a group in Chistochina dialect

 

Ugheli tsi'laen

reply to Nts'e doht'ae

  Tsin'aen thank you
Aikan [tba] (Brazil: Rondnia.)
  Ja meneno morning greeting
  Chaocane  reply to Ja meneno
     
Ainu [ain] (Japan: Kuril Islands and Hokkaido. Russia: southern Kuril Islands and South Sakhalin Island.)
 

イランカラ

irankarapte: general greeting spoken in the Saru (沙流) dialect

  ウウェランカラプ アン ナー uwerankarap an na: formal greeting in the Saru (沙流) dialect
 

エ・イワンケ ヤー

e iwanke ya: how are you? spoken to one person in the Saru (沙流) dialect

 

ク・イワンケ ワー

ku iwanke wa: reply to エイワンケ ヤ in the Saru (沙流) dialect

  エー、ク・イワンケ ワー

e ku iwanke wa: reply to エイワンケ in the Saru (沙流) dialect

  イワンケノ エチ・オカ ヤー? iwankeno eci oka ya: how are you? to a group in the Saru (沙流) dialect
  イワンケノ オカ・アシ ワー iwankeno oka as wa: reply to イワンケノ エチ・オカ ヤー in the Saru (沙流) dialect
  イランカラプテ iyairaykere: thank you in the Saru (沙流) dialect
  ヒオーイオイ hioy'oy: thank you (informal) in the Saru (沙流) dialect
  イショロレー。 isyorore: general greeting in the Obihiro (帯広市) dialect
  イシオロレ。 issiorore: general greeting in the Tokachi (十勝) dialect
  イッソロレ。 issorore: general greeting used in the Kushiro (釧路市) dialect
  イナンカラテ 。  inankarapte: general greeting spoken in the Tokachi (十勝) dialect
 

エチ・イワンケ ヤ?

eci iwanke ya: how are you?  in the Tokachi (十勝) dialect

 

クアニ アナクネ 。

kuani anakne: reply to エチ・イワンケ ヤ  in the Tokachi (十勝) dialect

 

Иранкарапте

irankarapte: general greeting in the Russian dialect

  Ирамкарапте

iramkarapte: general greeting in the Russian dialect

  Е-iванке я?

e iwanke ya: how are you? spoken to one person in the Russian dialect

  Ияйрайкере iyairaikere: thank you in the Russian dialect
 

Ирамкараптэ

iramkarapte: general greeting spoken in the Ezo (蝦夷, Эдзо) dialect [ain-hok]

 

Э-иванкэ я?

e iwanke ya: how are you? spoken to one in the Ezo (蝦夷, Эдзо) dialect [ain-hok]

     
Aja [ajg] (Benin.)
  Ŋ do egbe general greeting
  Ŋ x egbe reply to Ŋ do egbe
  fɔn nyɖ ? morning greeting spoken to one person
  M fɔn nyɖ ? morning greeting spoken to a group
  Ɛɛ, ŋ fɔn nyɖ reply to fɔn nyɖ and M fɔn nyɖ
  O kuɖi gb morning greeting
  Aɖo gb reply to O kuɖi gb
  O kuɖo fiɛfi evening greeting
  O kuɖo zn nighttime greeting
  Yoo reply to O kuɖo fiɛfi and O kuɖo zn
  l ɖ w ? how are you? spoken to one person
  M l ɖ w ? how are you? spoken to a group
  Ɛɛ, ŋ l ɖ w reply to l ɖ w and M l ɖ w
  l nyɖ ? how are you? spoken to one person
  M l nyɖ ? how are you? spoken to a group
  Ɛɛ, ŋ l nyɖ reply to l nyɖ and M l nyɖ
  Ozon welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Ozon ke welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Ozon loo welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Ozon keke welcome greeting spoken to one person
  M ozon welcome greeting spoken to a group
  Yoo reply to Ozon, Ozon ke, Ozon loo, Ozon keke, and M ozon
     
Aji [aji] (New Caledonia: Houailou.)
 

Byu

general greeting

 

Byoa

general greeting

  rik

general greeting

  rik na e? how are you?
  Ne pa pari re greeting spoken when arriving at a house
  G vi na w? where are you going?
     
Ajyninka Apurucayali [cpc] (Peru: Pachitea River.)

Kitaitirivi

general greeting

 

Ari nopoki

spoken by a visitor who is arriving

     
Aka-Bea [abj] (India: Andaman and Nicobar islands.) Note: all phrases listed below for Aka-Bea are farewells, used when someone is leaving. Greetings were not traditionally used in Aka-Bea when meeting and no translations for this type of greeting are available.
Do ɔnke "I go," spoken by a person who is leaving (followed by one of the two phrases below)
  Kam wai dol "indeed I'm here," spoken by a person who is leaving
  Kam wai mɔlɔichik "indeed we're here," spoken by a group who is leaving
     
Akaselem [aks] (Togo: Tchamba.)
  Idokula morning greeting
  Newway afternoon greeting
  Nkojobo evening greeting
  Sinsibena? how are you?
  Alafia reply to Sinsibena
     
Akawaio [ake] (Guyana: Mazaruni River.  Venezuela: Bolivar State.  Brazil: Roraima State.)
  Miyarɨ general greeting
  Sarɨ reply to Miyarɨ
  Ɨ'rɨ pe nai? how are you?
     
Akateko [knj] (Guatemala: San Miguel Acatn.)
 

Hanik'

general greeting

  Wenus dias morning greeting (from Spanish)
  Watx' mi q'ejb'i hawu? how are you?
  Ta watx' k'al awet xaac ti? how have you been?
  Watx' reply to Watx' mi q'ejb'i hawu and Ta watx' k'al awet xaac ti
  Watx' k'al wet an reply to Ta watx' k'al awet xaac ti
     
Akei [tsr] (Vanuatu: Southwestern Santo.)
 

Ran panihi

morning greeting

 

Poni panihi

evening greeting

 

Mo panihi tahu?

how are you?

     
Akha [ahk] (China, Thailand, and Myanmar.)
  Uq duq tanq ma

u du ta ma: general greeting. Also written Oohv doohv tahv mah

  Uq duq tanq ma de

u du ta ma de: general greeting. Also Oohv doohv tahv mah de

  Jaol sal dovl mil-a lol?

jah sah doh mia loh: how are you? Also written Jawr sar dovr mir-a lor

  Ngal jaol sal dovl mil-a

ngah jah sah doh mia: reply to Jaol sal dov mil-a lol

  Jaol sal dovl mil-a

jah sah doh mia: reply to Jaol sal dov mil-a lol

  Rhaoq zaq hhaq maq lol?

hah dzah gah ma lo: "have you eaten yet?". Also written Hawq dzaq hgaq maq lor

     
Akhvakh  [akv] (Russia. Azerbaijan.)
  Салам

salam: general greeting

     
Akkadian [akk] (Iraq and Syria.)
  Shalamu

general greeting

  Shulmu

general greeting

 

Lu shulmu

general greeting

  Lu shulmu ana belia general greeting
  Lu shulmu ana kuati general greeting
  Lu shulmu ana mukhkhikum general greeting spoken to a group of people
  Shalmu general greeting in the Old Babylonian dialect
     
Akoose [bss] (Cameroon: southwestern region.)
  Ň lnt w general greeting spoken to one person
  Ň lnt y general greeting spoken to a group
  sng

morning greeting

  sng sh

morning greeting spoken to a man

  sng m

morning greeting spoken to a woman

  Chn kn? morning greeting, "how did you sleep?"
  Bwm reply to Chn kn
  hn

afternoon and evening greeting

  hn sh

afternoon and evening greeting spoken to a man

  hn m

afternoon and evening greeting spoken to a woman

  h reply to sng and hn
  Chn mn? how are you? (literally, "how are things?")
  Chn mn kk? how are you? (literally, "how are things going?")
  Mn k bwm reply to Chn mn and Chn mn kk
  Chn? how are you? (literally, "how?")
  k bwm reply to Chn
  Y d hέ h greeting spoken by a person arriving somewhere, "are you there?"
  h, pd? reply to Y d hέ h, "yes; you have come?"
  p bwm welcome greeting
  p bwm sh welcome greeting spoken to a man
  p bwm m welcome greeting spoken to a woman
     
Akoye [miw] (Papua New Guinea: Gulf Province.)
 

Naakapa

general greeting

  Awi naakapa general greeting
  Nkam na nawanyate?  where are you going?
     
Akpes [ibe] (Nigeria : Akoko North LGA.)
  Ǹ b yẹn morning greeting
  Ǹ b nẹ̀w afternoon greeting
  Ǹ d̀ẹ o?  how are you? spoken to one person
  n dẹ o?  how are you? spoken to a group of people
  n dẹ ṣo ni o?  how are you in this house?
  Ǹ b ni isum greeting spoken to a person who is working
  ǹ b ni isum greeting spoken to a group who is working
  Ǹ b natṣingi welcome greeting
Alaba K'abeena [alw] (Ethiopia.)
  Garee galti? morning greeting
  Garee hossi? evening greeting
Alabama [akz] (United States of America: Alabama-Coushatta Reservation in southeastern Texas.)
 

Chkma

general greeting

 

Chishmn

general greeting

 

Chishmina

reply to Chkma and Chishmn

 

Chakanobi

reply to Chkma and Chishmn

  Alila thank you
  Kano thank you
  Kanobi thank you
  T thank you (informal)
  Alilamoolo thank you very much
  Kanoomoolo thank you very much
  Kanopalammoolo thank you very much
  Ontitoka welcome greeting to a visitor
  Ontitokaaha welcome greeting to a visitor
     
Alago [ala] (Nigeria: Nassarawa State.)
  Ogbo shini? how are you? spoken in the morning, "are you well?"
  Eno yoni? how are you? spoken in the afternoon, "how goes the day?"
  Gbo lafia? how are you?, "are you healthy?"
     
Alagwa [wbj] (Tanzania: Dodoma Region.)
 

Laowe

morning greeting

 

Masere

afternoon greeting

  Maserade reply to Masere
     
Alamblak [amp] (Papua New Guinea: East Sepik Province.)
 

Hifa dbhayer

morning greeting

 

Hifa yifunger

evening greeting

  Mi sangwana? where are you going? in the Karawari dialect
  Pambin reply to Mi sangwana, "up river"
Maswer reply to Mi sangwana, down river"
     
Alangan [alj] (Philippines: north central Mindoro.)
  Maalen pag umaga  morning greeting
  Maalen paagrateng  welcome greeting
     
Alanic [xln] (formerly spoken in the northeastern Caucasus, the Iberian Peninsula, and north Africa in the 5th through 11th centuries.)
 

Καλή 'ήμερα σου

kali imera sou: morning greeting

  Тαπαγχας tapankhas: afternoon greeting
     
Albanian, Arbresh [aae] (Italy: southern region.)
 

Mirdita

general greeting

 

Te fala

general greeting

 

Falem

general greeting

  Mir menat morning greeting
  Mir mbrma evening greeting
 

Si je?

how are you (informal)

 

Si rr?

how are you (polite)

  Shum  reply to Si rri and Si je
  Jam shum mir reply to Si rri and Si je
  Ndutu mir reply to Si rri and Si je
  bn? how are you?
 

Si rrini?

how are you? (polite), Sicilian dialect [aae-sic]

 

Si jini?

how are you? (polite), Sicilian dialect [aae-sic]

  Jam shum mir reply to Si rrini, Si jini, and Si rri
     
Albanian, Gheg [aln] (Albania, Kosovo, and Serbia.)
 

Mirmjes

morning greeting

 

Mirmengjes

morning greeting

  Mirmngjesi

morning greeting spoken in the Kosovo dialect

 

Mirmngjesi

morning greeting spoken in the Kosovo dialect

  Nadja e mir morning greeting spoken in the Shkodr dialect (northwest Albania)
 

Mirdita

afternoon greeting

 

Mirnroma

evening greeting

  Mirmrama

evening greeting spoken in northern Albania and Kosovo

  Mirmroma

evening greeting spoken in central Albania

 

Tungatjeta 

general greeting

 

Tungat

informal greeting spoken in the Kosovo dialect

 

Tung

informal greeting spoken in the Kosovo dialect

  Qysh jeni?

how are you?

  Qysh je?

how are you?, informal

  Mir faleminderit reply to Qysh je and Qysh jeni
  'ka bone?

how are you?, informal, spoken in Kosovo

  A je lodh?

how are you?, informal, spoken in Kosovo and Macedonia

  A je lodh ti?

how are you?, informal, spoken in Kosovo and Macedonia

  A ka najsen t re?

how are you?, "is there any news?"

  Jo, krejt me t vjetra reply to A ka najsen t re
  Mirserdht welcome greeting in the Kosovo dialect
     
Albanian, Tosk [als] (Albania.)
 

Mirmngjes

morning greeting

 

Mirdita

afternoon greeting

 

Mirmbrma

evening greeting

 

Tungjatjeta

general greeting

 

Njatjeta

informal greeting
 

Si jeni?

how are you?

 

Si je?

how are you?, informal

 

Mir

reply to Si jeni and Si je

  Un jam mir

reply to Si jeni and Si je

  Un jam mir, faleminderit

reply to Si jeni and Si je

  'kemi?

how are you?, informal

  'kena?

how are you?, informal

  Ndonj t re? what's new?
  Mirseerdhe welcome greeting
  Mir se vini welcome greeting
  Mir se vjen welcome greeting, informal
 

Mirenestrasse

morning greeting from 15th century dialect

 

Miretzebeen

afternoon greeting from 15th century dialect

 

Mireprama

nighttime greeting from 15th century dialect

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Alekano [gah] (Papua New Guinea: Eastern Highlands Province.)
 

Ambo

general greeting

  Netekale morning greeting
  Holinakale noontime greeting
  Holisakave noontime greeting
  nakale afternoon greeting
  Holugule nighttime greeting
     
Aleut [ale] (Russia: Siberia. United States of America: Alaska.)
 

Aang

general greeting

  Aang huzuchix greeting spoken to a group of people in the Atkan dialect
  Aang ingan informal greeting in the Eastern dialect
  Aang agitaadang greeting spoken to a friend
 

Qilam ixamnaa 

morning greeting

 

Qilachxizax

morning greeting

  Angaliichxizax

afternoon greeting

  Amgiichxizax evening greetin
 

Angali kingachxicax

nighttime greeting

  Alqutaxt?

how are you?

  Maqagilakaq reply to Alqutaxt
  Qaqaasakung thank you
  Qaqaasakuq thank you
  Alqutaltxin?

how are you?

  Alqutaadaltxin?

how are you?

  Ixamnaxtalix welcome greeting
  Qaĝaasakung huzuu haqakux welcome greeting
     
Algonquin [alq] (Canada: Quebec and Ontario.)
 

Kwe

general greeting

 

Kwe kwe

general greeting

 

Mino kidjebawak

morning greeting

 

Minwakijigan

afternoon greeting

 

Ki mino pimadiz na?

how are you?

  S kir winkan? how are you? in the Coastal dialect
  Kupi reply to S kir winkan
     
Alladian [ald] (Cote d'Ivoire.)
  E hika morning greeting
  E hika l evening greeting
  kuo welcome greeting
     
Altai, Northern [atv] (Russia: Gorno-Altai Mountains.)
 

Эзендер

ezender: general greeting

 

Эзен

ezen: general greeting

  Jакшылар

yakshilar: general greeting

 

Јакшы кондоор бо?

yakshi kondoor bo: morning greeting

  Jакшы копыган

yakshi koligan: nighttime greeting

 

Јакшы ба?

yakshi ba: how are you?

 

Јакшы

yakshi: reply to Јакшы ба and Јакшы кондоор бо

 

Не табыш?

ne tabish: how are you? informal

  Jок

yok: reply to Не табыш

  Jок, слерде не табаш

yok slerde ne tabash: reply to Не табыш

  Не бар не jок? ne bar ne yok: how are you?
  Быйан болзын byan bolzn: thank you
     
Altai, Northern [atv] (Russia: Gorno-Altai Mountains.)
 

Эзендер

ezender: general greeting

 

Эзен

ezen: general greeting

  Jакшылар

yakshilar: general greeting

 

Јакшы кондоор бо?

yakshi kondoor bo: morning greeting

  Jакшы копыган

yakshi koligan: nighttime greeting

 

Јакшы ба?

yakshi ba: how are you?

 

Јакшы

yakshi: reply to Јакшы ба and Јакшы кондоор бо

 

Не табыш?

ne tabish: how are you? informal

  Jок

yok: reply to Не табыш

  Jок, слерде не табаш

yok slerde ne tabash: reply to Не табыш

  Не бар не jок? ne bar ne yok: how are you?
  Быйан болзын byan bolzn: thank you
     
Altai, Southern [alt] (Russia: Gorno-Altai Mountains.)
 

Эзендер

ezender: general greeting

 

Эзен

ezen: general greeting

  Якшылар

yakshilar: general greeting

 

Якши ба?

yakshi ba: how are you?

 

Якши

yakshi: reply to Якши ба

  Не табыш?

ne tabish: how are you? informal

Alune [alp] (Indonesia: West Seram Island.)
  Hlamate

general greeting

  Hlamate kenami general greeting
  Hlamate kwata ne general daytime greeting
  Hlamate beleti ne morning greeting
  Kuebe akeu etekare? where are you going?
  Ale ono saisa? what are you doing?
Alur [alz] (Uganda and Congo-Kinshasha.)
 

Morembe

general greeting

  Wafoyo general greeting
     
Alyawarr [aly] (Australia: Northern Territory and Queensland.)
  Mwerrang awelheyel? how are you?
     
Ama [amm] (Papua New Guinea: East Sepik Province)
  Moti kuo morning greeting
  Nono kuo evening greeting
     
Amahuaca [amc] (Peru. Brazil: Acre State.)
 

Sharaa r?

how are you?

 

Sharaa mn

reply to Sharaa r

  Miyara min? greeting spoken to a person arriving
     
Amami-Oshima, Northern [ryn] (Japan: Amami-Oshima Island.)
 

うがんしょうら

ugaminshoura: general greeting

 

うがんしょうらん

ugaminshouran: general greeting

 

うがしょうら

ugamishoura: general greeting

  うがしょうらん

ugamishouran: general greeting

  いもりんしょーれ  

imorinshoore: welcome greeting

  いもーれ  

imoore: welcome greeting

Amami-Oshima, Southern [ams] (Japan: Amami-Oshima Island.)
  うがみじょうらん ugaminjoora: general greeting
     
Amanab [amn] (Papua New Guinea: Sandaun Province)
  Leana general greeting
     
Amarakaeri [amr] (Peru.)
 

Ijtiaki

general greeting

 

'Urubada

general greeting

 

Menpa' dak i'e?

how are you?

 

Pa' dak i'e?

how are you?

 

Huadakda ijje'i

reply to Menpa' dak i'e and Pa' dak i'e

     
Amarasi [aaz] (Indonesia: East Nusa Tenggara.)
  Taabe

general greeting

  Taabe tua

general greeting

     
Ambae, East [omb] (Vanuatu: Ambae Island.)
  Rani karea

morning greeting

  Zerobong karea

morning greeting

  Bon karea

evening greeting

Ambrym, North [mmg] (Vanuatu: northern Ambrym Island.)
  Fangren evening greeting
     
Ambrym, Southeast [tvk] (Vanuatu: southern Ambrym Island.)
  Bos minuk general greeting
  Bos makoe morning greeting
  Bos vongien nighttime greeting
  Bos wongien evening greeting in the Eastern dialect
     
Ambulas [abt] (Papua New Guinea: East Sepik Province.)
  Mnwa yaakwa

greeting spoken to a man who is arriving, in the Maprik dialect [abt-map]

  Nynwa yaakwa greeting spoken to a woman who is arriving, in the Maprik dialect [abt-map]
  Gunwa yaakwa greeting spoken to a group of people who are arriving, in the Maprik dialect [abt-map]
  Mnwa rakwa

greeting spoken to a man who is sitting down, in the Maprik dialect [abt-map]

  Nynwa rakwa greeting spoken to a woman who is sitting down, in the Maprik dialect [abt-map]
  Gunwa rakwa greeting spoken to a group sitting down, in the Maprik dialect [abt-map]
  Yaga mn yu? greeting spoken to a man who is going somewhere, "where are you going?"
  Yaga nyn yu? greeting spoken to a woman who is going somewhere, "where are you going?"
  Yaga gun yu? greeting spoken to a group of people going somewhere, "where are you going?"
  Waba wun yu  general reply to Yaga mn / nyn yu, "I am going there"
  Wun dawuliyu reply to Yaga mn / nyn yu spoken by a person who is going downhill
  Wun waaru reply to Yaga mn / nyn yu spoken by a person who is going uphill
  Wun dayu reply to Yaga mn / nyn yu spoken by a person who is going downstream
  Wun wayu reply to Yaga mn / nyn yu spoken by a person who is going upstream
     
Amele [aey] (Papua New Guinea: Madang Province.)
 

Feele 

general greeting

 

Feele bahic

general greeting

  Qasir mebahic morning greeting
     
Amharic [amh] (Ethiopia, Israel, and Egypt.) 
  ጤና ይስጥልኝ

teanastlln: general greeting

  ታዲያስ

tadiyaas: informal greeting

 

ሰላም 

selam: informal greeting

  አንደምን፡አደሩ

indemin adderu: morning greeting (respectful)

  እንደምን፡አደርክ

indemin adderk: morning greeting, spoken to a man

 

እንደምን፡አደርሽ

indemin addersh: morning greeting, spoken to a woman

  እንዴት፡አደርክ?

indet adderk: morning greeting, spoken to a man

  እንዴት፡አደርሽ?

indet addersh: morning greeting, spoken to a woman

  አንደምን፡ዋሉ?

indemin walu: afternoon greeting (respectful)

  እንደምን፡ 

indemin walk: afternoon greeting, spoken to a man

 

እንደምን፡ዋልሸ?

indemin walsh: afternoon greeting, spoken to a woman

 

እንዴት፡ዋልክ?

indet walk: afternoon greeting, spoken to a man

 

እንዴት፡ዋልሸ?

indet walsh: afternoon greeting, spoken to a woman

  አንደምን፡አመሹ

indemin ameshu: evening greeting (respectful)

 

አንደምን፡አመሸህ?

indemin amesheh: evening greeting, spoken to a man

 

አንደምን፡አመሸሸ?

indemin ameshesh: evening greeting, spoken to a woman

 

እንዴት፡አመሸህ?

indet amesheh: evening greeting, spoken to a man

 

እንዴት፡አመሸሸ?

indet ameshesh: evening greeting, spoken to a woman

  እንደምን፡አለህ፧ indemin alleh: how are you? spoken to a man
  እንደምን፡አለሸ፧  indemin allesh: how are you? spoken to a woman
  እንደምን፡አላችሁ፧ indemin allachihu: how are you? spoken to a group
  ደህና፡ነኝ dehna nenye: reply to እንደምን አለህ፧, እንደምን አለሸ፧, and እንደምን አላችሁ፧
  አመሰግናለሁ  ameseginalehugn: thank you
  ጣም አመሰግናለሁኝ betam ameseginalehugn: thank you very much
  ደህና፡? dehina neh: how are you? spoken to a man
  ደህና፡ነሸ? dehina nesh: how are you? spoken to a woman
  ደህና፡? dehina newot: how are you? spoken to a group
  እንደምን፡ነህ? indemin neh: how are you? informal, spoken to a man
  እንደምን፡ነሸ? indemin nesh: how are you? informal, spoken to a woman
  እንዴት፡ነህ? indet neh: how are you?, informal
  እንኳን፡ደህና፡መጣህ inkuan dehna metah: welcome greeting spoken to a man
  እንኳን፡ደህና፡መጣሸ inkuan dehna metash: welcome greeting spoken to a woman
  እንኳን፡ደህና፡መጡ inkuan dehna metachu: welcome greeting spoken to a group of people
     
Amis [ami] (Taiwan: Hualien and Taitung.)
 

Naruwan

general greeting

 

Nga'ayho

general greeting

 

Nga'ayho papacem

morning greeting

  Mga'ay ranam

morning greeting

 

Nga'ayho kalahokan

afternoon greeting

  Nga'ay lahok

afternoon greeting

 

Nga'ayho dadaya

evening greeting

  Nga'ay lafi

evening greeting

 

Nga'ayho ko miso?

how are you?

 

Mama'an aca

reply to Nga'ayho ko miso

  Nga'ayho ho nomiso?

how are you?

 

Nga'ayho kiso?

how are you?

 

Hay, nga'ayho

reply to Nga'ayho kiso

 

Nga'ayayto aray

reply to Hay, nga'ayho

  Kapah haw kiso? how are you?
  Hay, kapah kako

reply to Kapah haw kiso

  To kako aray

reply to Hay kapah kako

  Masamaan to kamo?

how are you?

  Mamaan aca reply to Masamaan to kamo
  Inabayan general greeting spoken in the Peinan dialect [ami-sou]
     
Amis, Nataoran [ais] (Taiwan: Hualien and Fenglin.)
 

Hemanan to

general greeting
  Kapah haw kiso? how are you?
  Maman to kiso? how are you?
  Mahazatu general greeting in the Sakizaya dialect [ais-sak]
  Malaman morning greeting in the Sakizaya dialect [ais-sak]
  Malabok afternoon greeting in the Sakizaya dialect [ais-sak]
  Malabi evening greeting in the Sakizaya dialect [ais-sak]
  Mahica kiso? how are you? in the Sakizaya dialect [ais-sak]
  Mahica, kiso yi reply to Mahica kiso in the Sakizaya dialect [ais-sak]
  Kokay, caay to kahica kako reply to Mahica kiso yi in the Sakizaya dialect [ais-sak]
     
Amo [amo] (Nigeria: Plateau State.)
  Ishanta general greeting
     
Amuzgo, Guerrero [amu] (Mexico: Guerrero and Oaxaca.)
 

Xmanndyu'

general greeting

 

Xmanndyu' nomxjoo

greeting spoken to an older woman
 

Xmanndyu' leii

reply to spoken Xmanndyu' nomxjoo to a younger man
 

Xmanndyu' xcoo

reply to spoken Xmanndyu' nomxjoo to a younger man
  Xuannu'

general greeting

  Ya tyixuenu' morning greeting
     
Amuzgo, San Pedro Amuzgos [azg] (Mexico: San Pedro Amuzgos.)
 

N'

general greeting

 

No' bi'

reply to N'spoken to a younger man or woman

 

Maru' l

reply to N'n  spoken to a younger man

  Maru' i

reply to N'n  spoken to a younger woman

  Ndyo'o w'aa greeting spoken when arriving at a house, "I've come"
  Ndyo' reply to Nydo'o w'aa, "come in"
  Yuu w'aa wja'? where are you going?
  Yuu wja'? where are you going?
     
Andaandi [kzh] (Sudan: Dongola.)
  'Er masaan baykomondo morning greeting spoken to one person
  Ir masaan baykomondo morning greeting spoken to a group
  'Er minay bu? how are you?
  'Er minay bun? how are you?
     
Andi [ani] (Russia: southwestern Dagestan.)
  Вуч|ч|иде vuchchide: general greeting
     
Andoque [ano] (Colombia: Amazonas.)
 

Pabūnoheh

morning greeting

  Hakspūnoheh afternoon greeting
     
Aneityum [aty] (Vanuatu: Aneityum Island.)
 

Kik epu

general greeting

  Nujalang dupni morning greeting
  Intschupura dupni evening greeting
  Et echa? how are you?
Angal [age] (Papua New Guinea: Southern Highlands Province.)
  Sep homb morning greeting
  Epipini afternoon greeting
  Somma nighttime greeting
     
Angloromani [rme] (United Kingdom, United States, and Australia.)
 

Sastipe

general greeting

  Kushti divvus daytime greeting
  Kushti rardi nighttime greeting
  Sarshen? how are you?
  Sashin? how are you?
  Mandi adusta kushti reply to Sashin
  Lach ittur ydyues general greeting in a 16th-century dialect
  Lachira tu nighttime greeting in a 16th-century dialect
  Maysta ves  welcome greeting in a 16th-century dialect
     
Angkamuthi [avm] (Australia: Queensland.)
  Iyurrah general greeting, "I am here"
     
Angolar [aoa] (So Tom and Prncipe.)
  Bon ja general greeting
  B tari afternoon greeting
  B notchi nighttime greeting
  M s? how are you?
  M b c ca passa? how are you?
     
Angor [agg] (Papua New Guinea: Sandaun Province.)
 

Karihapisi

morning greeting

  Karihasi evening greeting
     
Anii [blo] (Benin.  Togo.)
  Na galaɩ general greeting
  Tarewere general greeting spoken in the Gibayakuja dialect
     
Anindilyakwa [aoi] (Australia: Northern Territory.)
  Ngambu-wa? where are you going?
  Ngeniyerriya literally, "thank you"
     
Anjam [boj] (Papua New Guinea: Madang Province.)
 

Kaiye

general greeting

  O kaiye general greeting
     
Anmatyerr [amx] (Australia: Northern Territory.)
  Wenh arteh ntwang awelhem? how are you?
     
Antigua-Barbuda Creole [aig] (Antigua and Barbuda.)
 

Marning

morning greeting

 

How tings?

how are you?

  You alright?

how are you?

  Wah a gwarn? how are you?
  Me yah reply to You alright and Wah a gwarn
     
Anuak [anu] (South Sudan: Jonglei.  Ethiopia: Gambella.)
 

Derijot

general greeting

  Derijot nye general greeting
  Piny bede nidi? how are you?, literally, "how is your land?" or "how is the earth?"
  Piny ber yak reply to Piny bede nidi
     
Anufo [cko] (Ghana. Togo. Benin.)
  Nja ahiŋ morning greeting spoken to a man
  Mbo ahiŋ morning greeting spoken to a woman
  Dahiŋ nja reply to Nja ahiŋ and Mbo ahiŋ spoken to a man
  Dahiŋ mbo reply to Nja ahiŋ and Mbo ahiŋ spoken to a woman
  A ti shɛ? informal morning greeting
  N ti laifiɛ reply to A ti shɛ
  A da shɛ? informal morning greeting
  N da laifiɛ reply to A da shɛ
  Dabri di? informal morning greeting
  Dabri da laifiɛ reply to Dabri di
  Nja ah afternoon greeting spoken to a man
  Mbo ah afternoon greeting spoken to a woman
  Wiɛsu ti shɛ? informal afternoon greeting
  Wiɛsu ti laifiɛ reply to Wiɛsu ti shɛ
  Naasɔ ti shɛ? informal afternoon greeting
  Naasɔ ti laifiɛ reply to Naasɔ ti shɛ
  Nja ad evening greeting spoken to a man
  Mbo ad evening greeting spoken to a woman
  shɛ ni ba welcome greeting
     
Anuki [aui] (Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay Province.)
  Didibara maisena early morning greeting
     
Anyin [any] (Cte d'Ivoire: Aboisso Department.)
 

Ai o

general greeting

  Yo reply to Ai o
  Mvre o reply to Ai o
  Ndya

general greeting

  K lo nd kre mi

general greeting, "tell me what's happening"

  K gyasi kre mi

general greeting, "tell me the news"

 

hn

morning greeting

 

hn

morning greeting

 

yol

reply to hn

 

j, hel

reply to hn

  dremu?

morning greeting

  gremu ri?

morning greeting

  gremu ni?

morning greeting

  anu? midday greeting
  anu ri? midday greeting
 

Aw

afternoon greeting

 

you

reply to Aw

 

n

evening greeting

 

Awosi

reply to n

 

Mati o

evening greeting

 

Yo, ya nati o

reply to Mati o

  Kgwe? nighttime greeting
  Kgwe ni ri? nighttime greeting
 

Ahi o

morning greeting in Idenie dialect

 

Akwaabo

reply to Ai o and Ahi o

 

Dumwa

general greeting spoken to the person who arrives first at a place

  Asyĩ reply to Dumwa spoken by the person who arrives first at a place
 

Dumwa o

general greeting spoken to the person who arrives first at a place

  Asyĩ o reply to Dumwa o spoken by the person who arrives first at a place
 

Dumwa mo

general greeting in the Sanvi dialect

 

Ayo, arisyi o

reply to Dumwa mo and Dumwa o

  Ndya, lo ri? how are you?, "what's the news?"
  Lo ri? how are you?, "what's the news?"
  Ye wu br s reply to Lo ri
  Ye wa s o reply to Lo ri
  Ndya mvre o

welcome greeting

 

Akwaabo

welcome greeting in the Sanvi dialect

     
Apache, Jicarilla [apj] (United States of America: Dulce in northern New Mexico.)
  Danzho general greeting
  Danzhonl da morning greeting
  Ha annsi? how are you?
  Doo annsi reply to Ha annsi
     
Apache, Kiowa [apk] (United States of America: Caddo County in western Oklahoma.)
  Hch general greeting
  Tana nesee? how are you?
     
Apache, Lipan [apl] (United States of America: Mescalero Reservation in northern New Mexico.)
  Dagote general greeting
     
Apache, Mescalero-Chiricahua [apm] (United States of America: Mescalero Reservation in northern New Mexico.)
  Dnte? general greeting
  Dagot'? general greeting
  Hadnyaa? general greeting, literally "where are you going?"
     
Apache, Western [apw] (United States of America: east central Arizona.)
  Dagot'ee general greeting
  Dǫw'dęh general greeting
     
Apala [apy] (Brazil: Par.)
  Moehno? general greeting
  Apakano morning greeting
  Sataxikane nighttime greeting
  Synyhne nighttime greeting
     
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)
     
Apinay [apn] (Brazil: Tocantins.)
  Taro hma? general greeting, literally "are you here"
  Na ka ra pj greeting spoken to a person arriving, "you've come"
  Ỳ, na pa ra reply to Na ka ra pj
  Pa greeting spoken to a man
  Ka greeting spoken to a woman
  Ngalinio morning greeting
  Ka na ka ra akr kato? morning greeting, "have you woken up?"
  Ỳ na pa ra ixkr kato reply to Ka na ka ra akr kato
  Arni afternoon and evening greeting
  Nramucl nighttime greeting
  Ka na ka ra gr? nighttime greeting spoken at a house, "are you sleeping?"
  M korm, inht kt nẽ, ax reply to Ka na ka ra gr
  Nhỹ'ỹm na ka m? where are you going?
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Apma [app] (Vanuatu: Central Raga Island.)
  Tsuubung mwamak morning greeting in the Suru Mwerani dialect [app-mel]
  Ren mwamak afternoon greeting in the Suru Mwerani dialect [app-mel]
  Bung mwamak evening greeting in the Suru Mwerani dialect [app-mel]
  Mak oh informal greeting in the Suru Mwerani dialect [app-mel]
  Kom gabis? how are you? in the Suru Mwerani dialect [app-mel]
  Te gabis nge reply to Kom gabis in the Suru Mwerani dialect [app-mel]
  Ko ban ibeh? where are you going? in the Suru Mwerani dialect [app-mel]
  Ko tepma ibeh? where have you come from? in the Suru Mwerani dialect [app-mel]
  Ko ban imbeh? where are you going? in the Suru Rabwanga dialect [app-sur]
  Ko tepma imbeh? where have you come from? in the Suru Rabwanga dialect [app-sur]
  Kom kabis? how are you? in the Suru Rabwanga and Suru Kavian dialects [app-sur]
  Te kabis nge reply to Kom kabis in the Suru Rabwanga dialect [app-sur]
  Te kabis nga reply to Kom kabis in the Suru Kavian dialect
  Ko ban al beh? where are you going? in the Suru Kavian dialect
  Kot vama al beh? where have you come from? in the Suru Kavian dialect
     
Apurin [apu] (Brazil: Amazonas.)
  Waikai? general greeting, literally "are you here?"
  Waikarnu reply to Waikai 
  Waikarnuta reply to Waikai
  Waikai pite? general greeting, literally "are you here?"
  Waikarnu nota reply to Waikai pite 
  Aranggai? general greeting, literally "are you there?"
  Kipa pytxananyta? general greeting, "what are you doing?"
  Kone, nakakamareno reply to Kipa pytxananyta, "no, I'm not doing anything"
  Hỹkanỹka welcome greeting, "come in," "come on up"
  Pukanũkowata welcome greeting, "come in," "come on up"
     
Arabana [ard] (Australia: South Australia.)
 

Arru

general greeting

 

Arru anpa?

how are you?

 

Antha ngurku

reply to Arru anpa

     
Arabela [arl] (Peru: Arabela River.)
 

Cua rupuesanona

general greeting

 

Quiaate qui yajaa?

how are you?

 

Quiyani

reply to Quiaate qui yajaa

 

Taate quia quiyani?

how are you?

  Mannia quiyajaanijia reply to Taate quia quiyani
  Manini t general greeting
  Manini  reply to Manini t
     
Arabic, Modern Standard [arb] (literary language in various countries throughout the Middle East and northern Africa.)
  السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُمْ assalām aleikom: general greeting
  وَعَلَيْكُمُ السَّلامُ wa aleikom assalām: reply to السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُمْ
  وَعَلَيْكُمُ السَّلامُ وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ wa aleikom assalām wa raḥmatullāhi:  reply to االسَّلامُ عَلَيْكُمْ
  وَعَلَيْكُمُ السَّلامُ وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ وَبَركاتُه wa aleikom assalām wa raḥmatullāhi wa barakātuhu:  reply to السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُمْ
  السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ assalām aleikom wa raḥmatullāh: general greeting
  وَعَلَيْكُمُ السَّلامُ وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ wa aleikom assalām wa raḥmatullāhi:  reply toالسَّلامُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ
  وَعَلَيْكُمُ السَّلامُ وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ وَبَركاتُه wa aleikom assalām wa raḥmatullāhi wa barakātuhu:  reply to السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ
  السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ وَبَركاتُه assalām aleikom wa raḥmatullāh wa barakātuhu: general greeting
  وَعَلَيْكُمُ السَّلامُ وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ وَبَركاتُه wa aleikom assalām wa raḥmatullāh wa barakātuhu: reply to السَّلامُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللَّهِ وَبَركاتُه 
  سَّلام salām: general greeting
  وَعَلَيْكُمُ wa aleikom: reply to سلام
  مَرْحَبًاً marḥaba: general greeting
  مَرْحَبًا marḥaban: general greeting
  أَهْلاً ahlan: informal greeting
  صَبَاْحُ الْخَيْرِ ṣabāh al-khayr: morning greeting
  صَبَاْحُ النور ṣabāh an-nuur: reply to صَبَاْحُ الْخَيْرِ
  عِمْ صَبَاْحًا im ṣabāḥan: morning greeting spoken to a man in Classical Arabic
  عِمْتَ صَبَاْحًا imta ṣabāḥan: morning greeting spoken to a man in Classical Arabic
  عِمِيْ صَبَاْحًا imī ṣabāḥan: morning greeting spoken to a man in Classical Arabic
  عِمْتِ صَبَاْحًا imti ṣabāḥan: morning greeting spoken to a man in Classical Arabic
  مَسَاْءُ الْخَيْرِ masā al-khayr: afternoon greeting
  مساء النور masā an-nūr: reply to مَسَاْءُ الْخَيْرِ
  عِمْ مَسَاْءً im masā'an: evening greeting spoken to a man in Classical Arabic
  عِمْتَ مَسَاْءً imta masā'an: evening greeting spoken to a man in Classical Arabic
  عِمِيْ مَسَاْءً imī masā'an: evening greeting spoken to a man in Classical Arabic
  عِمْتِ مَسَاْءً imti masā'an: evening greeting spoken to a man in Classical Arabic
  تُصْبِحُ عَلَىْ خَيْرٍ tuṣbiḥ alā-khayrin: nighttime greeting spoken to a man
  تُصْبِحِيْنَ عَلَىْ خَيْرٍ tuṣbiḥēn alā-khayrin: nighttime greeting spoken to a woman
  ليلَةً هَاْنِئَةً laylatan hāni'a: nighttime greeting
  کَيْفَ ٱلْحَال؟ kaif alhal: how are you?
  الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ alhamdulillah: reply to کَيْفَ ٱلْحَال   
  كَيْفَ حَاْلُكَ؟ kaifa haluk: how are you? spoken to a man
  كَيْفَ حَاْلُكِ؟ kaifa haluki: how are you? spoken to a woman
  كَيْفَ حَاْلكم؟ kaifa halkum: how are you? spoken to a group
  أَنَاْ بِخَيْرٍ ana bikhayrin: reply to كَيْفَ حَاْلُكَ and  كَيْفَ حَاْلُكِ
  أَنَاْ بِخَيْرٍ ، شُكْرًا ana bikhayrin shukran: reply to كَيْفَ حَاْلُكَ and  كَيْفَ حَاْلُكِ
  شُكْرًا shukran: thank you
  شُكْرًا جزيلا shukran jazilan: thank you very much
  أَهْلاً وَسَهْلاً ahlan wa sahlan: welcome greeting
  أَهْلاً بيكِ ahlan bek: reply to أَهْلاً وَسَهْلاً spoken to a man
  أَهْلاً بيك ahlan beki: reply to أَهْلاً وَسَهْلاً spoken to a woman
     
Arabic, Algerian [arq] (Algeria.)
  Essalaamu 'likum general greeting
  Wa'likum essalām reply to Essalaam 'likum
  Marhba general greeting
  Saha general greeting
  'Eslāma informal greeting
  Labas informal greeting
  Ṣava informal greeting (from French)
  Axir morning greeting
  Ṣbaḥ alxir morning greeting
  Ṣbaḥ annur reply to Ṣbaḥ alxir
  Masa alxir afternoon greeting
  Masa annur reply to Masa alxir
  Taṣbah bxir nighttime greeting
  Wa rak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Wa raki? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Ki rak? how are you? spoken to a man in the western dialect
  Ki raki? how are you? spoken to a woman in the western dialect
  Labas reply to Wa rak, Wa raki, Ki rak, and Ki raki
  Marḥaba welcome greeting
  Marḥaba bīk welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Marḥaba bīkum welcome greeting spoken to a group
     
Arabic, Algerian Saharan [aao] (Algeria.)
  Essalāmulikum general greeting
  Ṣabaḥ alxir morning greeting
  Ṣabaḥ annur reply to Ṣabaḥ alxir
  Masa alxir afternoon greeting
  Masa annur reply to Masa alxir
  Marḥaba welcome greeting
  Marḥaba bīk welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Marḥaba bīkum welcome greeting spoken to a group
     
Arabic, Baharna [abv] (Bahrain and Oman.)
  Assalām 'alēkum general greeting
  Salām general greeting
  Salāmun 'alēkum general greeting
  Salāmun 'alēčim general greeting used in rural areas
  Ḥayyalla general greeting
  Ṣābaḥ ilxēr morning greeting
  Tiṣbiḥ 'ala xēr nighttime greeting
  Ma'ġūr greeting spoken to a person who is working
  Kēf ilḥāl? how are you?
  ōnik? how are you?
  Aḥwālik kidd ayo? how are you?
  Aḥwālič kidd ayō? how are you?  used in rural areas
  Wē aḥwālik? how are you?
  Hudār reply to Wē aḥwālik
  Hūdār reply to Wē aḥwālik
  Ha inu fi? how are you? informal
  Hala welcome greeting
  Yā hala yā ġimā'a welcome greeting spoken to a group
  Yā hala welcome greeting
  Yā hala yā ġimā'a welcome greeting spoken to a group
  Ahlan welcome greeting
  Ahlan wa sahlan welcome greeting
     
Arabic, Chadian [shu] (Chad.)
  Salm alk c
  Salm alki general greeting to a woman
  Salm alku general greeting to a group
  Al-salm alk general greeting to a man
  Al-salm alki general greeting to a woman
  Al-salm alkum general greeting to a group
  Wa alk al-salm reply to Al-salm alk, Al-salm alki, and Al-salm alkum
  Ll informal greeting (from Kanuri)
  Llk informal greeting spoken to a man
  Llki informal greeting spoken to a woman
  Llku informal greeting spoken to a group
  Use informal greeting (from Fulfulde)
  Asbahta fe morning greeting
  Sbah l xr morning greeting
  M'sel xr afternoon greeting
  Amstu fe evening greeting
  Asbuhu ale l xr nighttime greeting
  Kēfin nak? how are you?
  Kēf ahal how are you?
  Afe, alhamdulilah reply to Kēf ahal
  Kēf ḥalkun? how are you?
  Inta fe? how are you? are you healthy? spoken to a man
  Inti fe? how are you? are you healthy? spoken to a woman
  Intu fe? how are you? are you healthy? spoken to a group
  Intu fe wall? how are you? are you healthy? spoken to a group
  Ana fe reply to Inta fe, Inti fe, and Intu fe
  fe reply to Inta fe, Inti fe, and Intu fe
  Taybin? how are you? is everyone helathy?
  Ayw, taybin reply to Taybin
  Jtan jt welcome greeting spoken to a man
  Jtan jti welcome greeting spoken to a woman
  Jtan jtu welcome greeting spoken to a group
  Mabrk al-jayye welcome greeting
     
Arabic, Cypriot [acy] (Cyprus: Kormakiti, Nicosia, and Limassol.)
  lomo general greeting
     
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi [avl] (Egypt: Sinai.  Jordan: eastern region. Syria: southwestern region.)
  As-salaam 'alēk greeting used when you haven't seen someone for a while
  W'aleek as-salaam reply to As-salaam 'alēk
  Salamik  general greeting
  Gawwak greeting spoken to a man
  Gawwkiy greeting spoken to a woman
  Gawwkuw greeting spoken to a group of men or of men and women
  Gawwkin greeting spoken to a group of women
  Marḥaba reply to Gawwak, Gawwkiy, Gawwkuw, and Gawwkin
  Wal guwwa general greeting
  Allah ygawwik reply to Wal guwwa
  Gawwak allah reply to Wal guwwa
  Hayyak allah general greeting
  Wal 'awāf general greeting
  Allah y'āfik reply to Wal 'awāf
  Alāmuḳ? how are you?
  Māluḳ? how are you?
  Alla ihayyik welcome greeting
  Hala welcome greeting used in eastern Jordan
  Hala gwīt welcome greeting used in eastern Jordan
Arabic, Egyptian [arz] (Egypt.)
  Assalām 'aleykum general greeting
  Wa 'aleykum assalām reply to Assalām aleykum
  Ahlan informal greeting
  Sabāh elxer morning greeting
  Sabāh ennur reply to Sabāh elxir
  Sabāh ilitā morning greeting, literally "morning of cream", used in rural areas
  Sabāh elassal reply to Sabāh ilitā, "morning of honey", used in rural areas
  Sabāh ilful morning greeting, literally "morning of jasmine", used in rural areas
  Misā' elxer afternoon greeting
  Misā' ennur reply to Misā' elxer
  Nahārak sa'īd late morning to early afternoon greeting, spoken to a man
  Nahārik sa'īd late morning to early afternoon greeting, spoken to a woman
  Nahārak sa'īd mubārak late morning to early afternoon greeting, spoken to a man
  Nahārik sa'īd mubārak late morning to early afternoon greeting, spoken to a woman
  Izzayyak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Izzayyik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Izzayyuku? how are you? spoken to a group
  Izzayyukum? how are you? spoken to a group
  Izzayy ilaḥwāl? how are you? informal
  Izzayy issiḥḥa? how are you?, "how is your health?"
  Izzayy ḥadritak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Izzayy ḥadritik? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kwayyis, alḥamdulillāh reply to Izzayyak, spoken  by a man
  Kwayyisa, alḥamdulillāh reply to Izzayyik, spoken by a woman
  Ana kwayyis, alḥamdulillāh reply to Izzayyak, spoken  by a man
  Ana kwayyisa, alḥamdulillāh reply to Izzayyik, spoken by a woman
  Alḥamdulillāh  reply to  Izzayyak and Izzayyik
  Alḥamdulillāh tamām reply to  Izzayyak and Izzayyik
  Kullu tamām reply to  Izzayyak and Izzayyik
  'Āmil eih? how are you? informal, spoken to a man
  'Āmla eih? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman
  'Āmlīn eih? how are you? informal, spoken to a group
  Eih axbār? how are you? informal
  Axbārak eih? how are you? informal
  Ahlan wa sahlan welcome greeting
  Ahlan bīk reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken to a man
  Ahlan bīki reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken to a woman
  Ahlan bīkum reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken to a group
     
Arabic, Gulf [afb] (Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.)
  As salām alaikom general greeting
  Wa alaikom as salām reply to As salām alaikom
  Salām general greeting
  Marḥaba general greeting
  Guwwa general greeting spoken in the coastal region
  Gawwik reply to Guwwa
  Allah igawwik reply to Guwwa
  Gawwhum general greeting spoken in Basra
  Ya halla informal greeting
  Halaw informal greeting
  Halaw walla informal greeting used in Saudi Arabia
  Sabāḥ al-khayr morning greeting
  Sabākḥ morning greeting spoken to one person
  Sabāḥkum morning greeting spoken to a group
  Masā al-khayr afternoon greeting
  Kēf ḥalik? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kēf ḥalich? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Kēfik? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kēfich? how are you? spoken to a woman
  lōnik? how are you? spoken to a man in Qatar and Kuwait
  lōnich? how are you? spoken to a woman in Qatar and Kuwait
  lōnkum how are you? spoken to a group in Qatar and Kuwait
  lonak? how are you? informal, spoken to a man in Iraq
  lonach? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman in Iraq
  Bkheir, alhamdulillah reply to lonak and lonach
  Cheef lḥaal? how are you? spoken in the United Arab Emirates
  Iḥalek? how are you? spoken in the United Arab Emirates
  Ya ḥāla fīk? how are you? spoken in Kuwait
  a ḥālak? how are you? spoken in Kuwait and United Arab Emirates
  akbaarikh? how are you? informal, spoken to a man in the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait
  akbaarich? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman in the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait
  ekbaarakh? how are you? informal, spoken to a man in Qatar
  ekbaarekh? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman in Qatar
  aku māku? how are you? informal, spoken in Iraq
  Aoonak? how are you? informal, spoken in northern Iraq
  Ahlan wa sahlan welcome greeting
  Ahleen u sahleen welcome greeting
Arabic, Hadrami [ayh] (Yemen: eastern region.)
  Assalām 'alaykum general greeting
  Salām 'alaykum general greeting
  Walaykum salām reply to Assalām 'alaykum and Salām 'alaykum
  Marḥaba general greeting
  Yā ḥayyā  general greeting
  Gwīt general greeting
  Allāh yiḥayyik general greeting spoken to a man
  Allāh yiḥayyi general greeting spoken to a woman
  Allāh yisallimak general greeting, "may God bless you"
  Ṣabaḥtū morning greeting
  Kēf ṣabaḥt? morning greeting
  Kēf alḥāl? how are you?
  Alḥamdilillāh bikhayr  reply to Kēf alḥāl and Kēf ṣabaḥt
  Salam hālak reply to Kēf alḥāl
  Kēf ḥālak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kēf ḥāli? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Ahlan wa sahlan welcome greeting
  Ahlan bīk relply to Ahlan wa sahlan
  Ḥayyā bak welcome greeting
  Ḥayyā lak  welcome greeting
Arabic, Hijazi [acw] (Saudi Arabia and Eritrea.)
  W'alēkum assalām reply to Assalāmu 'alēkum
  Marḥāba general greeting
  Ṣabāḥ alkhēr morning greeting
  Ṣabāḥ annūr reply to Ṣabāḥ alkhēr
  Masā' alkhēr evening greeting
  Masā' annūr reply to Masā' alkhēr
  Kif hālak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kif hālik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Kif hālakum? how are you? spoken to a group
  Kifak? how are you? informal spoken to a man
  Kifik? how are you? informal spoken to a woman
  Ṭayyib reply to Kif hālak spoken by a man
  Ṭayyiba reply to Kif hālik spoken by a woman
  Ṭayyibīn reply to Kif hālakum spoken by a group
  Alḥamdu lillāh reply to Kif hālak, Kif hālik, Kif hālakum, Kifak, and Kifik
  lōnak? how are you? spoken to a man
  lōnik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  lōnakum? how are you? spoken to a group
  Zēn reply to lōnak spoken by a man
  Zēna reply to lōnik spoken by a woman
  Ya hala welcome greeting
  Ahlan wa sahlan welcome greeting
  Ahlan bīk welcome greeting spoken to a man
  Ahlan bīki welcome greeting spoken to a woman
  Ahlan bīkum welcome greeting spoken to a group
     
Arabic, Judeo-Iraqi [yhd] (Israel and Iraq.)
  Yahhala general greeting
  Alonik? how are you?
     
Arabic, Judeo-Moroccan [aju] (Israel.)
 

שלמה

shlama: general greeting
  שלמה עליכ shlama 'lik: general greeting
  אשכברכ ash ihbark: how are you?
  לבש, מרסי  labash, mersi: reply to אשכברכ
  לבש, המדול'ילה labash, hamdulillah: reply to אשכברכ
  לבש  labash: reply to אשכברכ
     
Arabic, Judeo-Tripolitanian [yud] (Israel. Italy. Libya.)
  Slam general greeting
  a halak? how are you?
     
Arabic, Judeo-Yemeni [jye] (Israel. Yemen.)
  Ḥālhā     general greeting
  Marḥabā     reply to Ḥālhā   
  Ḥayyā general greeting
  Gowwā general greeting
     
Arabic, Libyan [ayl] (Libya.)
  Salam 'alekum general greeting
  Wa 'alekum es salam reply to Salam 'alekum
  Xeer informal greeting
  Ahlēn informal greeting
  Sabah al-kher morning greeting
  Sabah an-nur reply to Sabah al-kher
  Misa' al-kher afternoon greeting
  Tisbah 'ala kher evening greeting spoken to a man
  Tisbahi 'ala kher evening greeting to a woman
  Tisbahu 'ala kher evening greeting, to a group
  Kif halak? how are you?
  Anta kwayyes? how are you?
  Kwayyes reply to Kif halak and Anta kwayyes
  a halak? how are you?
  in halak? how are you?
  in azzow? how are you?
  inu fi? how are you? informal
  Marba welcome greeting
     
Arabic, Mesopotamian [acm] (Iraq.)
  Assalāmu alaikum general greeting
  Wa alaikum assalām reply to Assalāmu alaikum
  Marḥaba general greeting
  Sabāh al-khair morning greeting
  Sabāh an-nu reply to Sabāh al-khair
  Tisbāh ala-khair nighttime greeting spoken to a man
  Tisbāhiin ala-khair nighttime greeting spoken to a woman
  Tisbāhuun ala-khair nighttime greeting spoken to a group
  Halaw informal greeting
  Gowwa informal greeting
  Kēf ik? how are you?
  lōn issihha? how are you?
  lōnak? how are you? informal, spoken to a man
  lōnič? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman
  lōnkum? how are you? informal, spoken to a group
  Bkheir, ilhamdulillah reply to lōnak, lōnič and lōnkum
  Zēn, ilhamdulillah reply to lōnak, lōnič and lōnkum
  Ahlan wa sahlan welcome greeting
     
Arabic, Moroccan [ary] (Morrocco.)
  Salam 'leykum general greeting
  Assalam 'leykum general greeting
  Assamalu 'aleykum general greeting in the Jebli dialect [ary-jeb]
  Salam general greeting in Casablanca [ary-rab], Oujda [ary-ouj], and Tangier [ary-tan]
  Ahlan general greeting in Marrakesh
  Ṣbaḥlkhir morning greeting
  Ṣbaḥnuur reply to Ṣbaḥlkhir
  Mselkhir afternoon greeting
  Teṣbaḥ 'la khir afternoon greeting
  Lla yemsek 'la khir nighttime greeting
  Kif halek? how are you?
  Labas, barak llahu fik reply to Kif halek
  Chani halek? how are you? spoken in the Tangier dialect [ary-tan]
  Labas? how are you?
  Labas 'lik? how are you?
  Labas alik? how are you? spoken in the Casablanca (Ad-Dar Al-Bayda) dialect [ary-rab]
  Labas reply to Labas, Labas 'lik and Labas alik
  Labas alhamdulillah reply to Labas, Labas 'lik and Labas alik
  Bikhir alhamdulillah reply to Labas, Labas 'lik and Labas alik
  A khbarek? how are you? spoken in the Marrakesh dialect [ary-mar]
  Ki dayer? how are you? spoken to a man
  Ki dayra? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Ki dayrin? how are you? spoken to a group
  Kif ek? how are you? informal
  Wafīn? how are you? informal
  Bikhayr? how are you? spoken in the Jebli dialect [ary-jeb]
  Kif ntin? how are you? spoken in the Jebli dialect [ary-jeb]
  Kif ntinah? how are you? spoken in the Jebli dialect [ary-jeb]
  Amandrah? how are you? spoken in the Jebli dialect [ary-jeb]
  Rak bab? how are you? spoken in the Oujda dialect [ary-ouj]
  Rak ġaya? how are you? spoken in the Oujda dialect [ary-ouj]
  Ki rak? how are you? spoken in the Oujda dialect [ary-ouj]
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Arabic, Najdi [ars] (Saudi Arabia.)
  Assalāmu alaykum general greeting
  Walaykum assalām reply to Assalāmu alaykum
  Marḥab general greeting
  Allah yjammil  ḥālik general greeting
  Halaw informal greeting
  Ṣabāḥ alkhair morning greeting
  Ṣabāḥ annōr reply to Ṣabāḥ annōr
  Ṣabbaḥk allah balkhair morning greeting
  Ṣabbaḥk allah bannōr reply to Ṣabbaḥk allah balkhair
  Masā' alkhair evening greeting
  Masā' annōr reply to Masā' alkhair
  Masāk allah balkhair evening greeting
  Masāk allah bannōr reply to Masāk allah balkhair
  Tiṣbėh 'alā khair nighttime greeting spoken to a man
  Tiṣbėhēn 'alā khair nighttime greeting spoken to a woman
  Ilonak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Ilonki? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Tsayf ḥālak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Tsayf ḥālets? how are you? spoken to a woman
  ḥālik? how are you?
  Almu'ūnah reply to ḥālik
  Allah y'īnik reply to ḥālik
  Allah yāfik reply to Allah y'īnik
  Mājūr reply to Allah yāfik
  Welonak? how are you? informal, spoken to a man
  Welonki? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman
  Wi wag'ik? how are you?, "what is your situation?", spoken to a man
  Tsayf amsit? evening greeting, "how are you this evening?"
  Halā welcome greeting
  Halā w sahla welcome greeting
  Yā halā welcome greeting
  Yā halā fīk welcome greeting
  Yā halā w'marḥabā welcome greeting
  Ḥayyāk allāh welcome greeting
     
Arabic, North Levantine [apc] (Syria. Lebanon.)
  Assalam aleykum general greeting
  Wa aleykum assalam reply to Assalam aleykum
  Marḥaba general greeting
  Marḥabten  reply to Marḥaba
  Marāḥib reply to Marḥaba
  Bonjur general greeting used in Beirut (borrowed from French)
  Bonjuren reply to Bonjur used in Beirut (borrowed from French)
  Bonjurik general greeting spoken to a man in Beirut (borrowed from French)
  Bonjurak general greeting spoken to a woman in Beirut (borrowed from French)
  Bonjurkon general greeting spoken to a group in Beirut (borrowed from French)
  Bonswar evening greeting used in Beirut (borrowed from French)
  Bonswaren reply to Bonswar used in Beirut (borrowed from French)
  Ṣabāḥ ilkhēr morning greeting
  Ṣabāḥ innōr reply to Ṣabāḥ ilkhēr
  Masā ilkhēr morning greeting
  Masā innōr reply to Masā ilkhēr
  Naharak sā'id afternoon greeting
  Naharak sā'id mbārek afternoon greeting
  Kīf ḥālak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kīf ḥālik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Kīfak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kīfik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Kīfkon? how are you? spoken to a group
  Mnih reply to Kīfak spoken by a man
  Ana mnih reply to Kīfak spoken by a man
  Mniha reply to Kīfik spoken by a woman
  Ana mniha reply to Kīfik spoken by a woman
  Ahlēn reply to Kīf ak and Kīf ik
  lōnak? how are you? spoken to a man
  lōnek? how are you? spoken to a woman
  lōnkon? how are you? spoken to a group
  Kīf ilhāl? how are you?
  Kīf iṣṣiḥḥa? how are you?
  lōn ṣiḥḥatak?       how are you?
  Ilḥamdulillāh reply to Kīf ilhāl, Kīf iṣṣiḥḥa, and lōn ṣiḥḥatak
  ufīh mafīh? how are you? informal
  Ahla wa sahla welcome greeting
  Ahlan wa sahlan welcome greeting
  Ahlan fik reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken to a man
  Ahlan fiki reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken to a woman
  Ahlan fikum reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken to a group
     
Arabic, North Mesopotamian [ayp] (Iraq: Mosul.)
  Assalāmu alaikum general greeting
  Wa alaikum assalām reply to Assalāmu alaikum
  Marḥaba general greeting
  Sabāh alkhair morning greeting
  Sabāh annur reply to Sabāh alkhair
  Aonak? how are you? informal, spoken to a man
  Aonki? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman
  Aonkum how are you? informal, spoken to a group
  Mliḥ reply to Aonak and Aonkum spoken by a man
  Mliḥa  reply to Aonki and Aonkum spoken by a woman
     
Arabic, Omani [acx] (Oman.)
  Assalam alaykum general greeting
  Wa alaykum assalam reply to Assalam alaykum
  Marḥaban general greeting
  Marḥabtēn reply to Marḥaban
  Ahlan informal greeting
  Sabah elkhēr morning greeting
  Sabah elnur reply to Sabah elkhēr
  Masā elkhēr evening greeting
  Masā elnur reply to Masā elkhēr
  lōnak? how are you? informal, spoken to a man
  lōnič? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman
  Mulḥal? how are you? informal
  Mu axbār how are you? informal, spoken to a woman
  Kaif halak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kaif halik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Zēn alhamdulillah reply to Kaif halak and Kaif halik spoken by a man
  Zēn ukran reply to Kaif halak and Kaif halik spoken by a man
  Zēna ukran reply to Kaif halak and Kaif halik spoken by a woman
  Chef barak? how are you?
  Chef inta? how are you? spoken to a man
  Chef inti? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Ahlan wa sahlan welcome greeting
  Ahlan fiyk reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken by a man
  Ahlan fiyki reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken by a woman
     
Arabic, Sa'idi [aec] (Egypt.)
  Assalam 'aleykum general greeting
  Wa 'aleykum assalam reply to Assalam 'aleykum
  Sa'ida informal greeting
  Sabaah el-kheer morning greeting
  Sabaah el-nurr reply to Sabaah el kheer
  Misae' el-kher afternoon greeting
  Misae' elnur reply to Misae' el kher
  Naharak afternoon greeting
     
Arabic, Sanaani [ayn] (Yemen: northwestern region.)
  Assalāmu alēkum general greeting
  Wa alēkum assalām reply to Asssalāmu alēkum
  Marḥaba  general greeting
  Salām general greeting
  Ḥayyā general greeting
  Ṣabbaḥkum allāh  morning greeting
  Sabāḥ alkhēr morning greeting
  Yā ṣabāḥ alriḍā reply to Sabāḥ al khēr
  Sabāḥ annūr reply to Sabāḥ al khēr
  Ṣbaḥtū morning greeting (older, mostly used by women)
  Ṣabbaḥak allāh balkhēr  reply to Ṣbaḥtū spoken to a man
  Ṣabbaḥak allāh balkhēr wal'āfiyih reply to Ṣbaḥtū spoken to a man
  Ṣabbaḥak balkhēr wal'āfiyih reply to Ṣbaḥtū spoken to a man
  Ṣabbaḥa allāh balkhēr  reply to Ṣbaḥtū spoken to a woman
  Ṣabbaḥa allāh balkhēr wal'āfiyih reply to Ṣbaḥtū spoken to a woman
  Ṣabbaḥa balkhēr wal'āfiyih reply to Ṣbaḥtū spoken to a woman
  Ṣabbaḥkum allāh balkhēr  reply to Ṣbaḥtū spoken to a group
  Ṣabbaḥkum allāh balkhēr wal'āfiyih reply to Ṣbaḥtū spoken to a group
  Ṣabbaḥkum balkhēr wal'āfiyih reply to Ṣbaḥtū spoken to a group
  Naḥmid allāh ṣbaḥt reply to Ṣbaḥtū
  Naḥmid allāh ṣbaḥnā reply to Ṣbaḥtū
  Māsa alkhēr evening greeting
  Msētū evening greeting (older, mostly used by women)
  Ka-msētū evening greeting (older, mostly used by women)
  Māsa alkhēr wal'āfiyih reply to Ka-msētū and Māsa alkhayr
  Māsa annūr wal'āfiyih reply to Ka-msētū and Māsa alkhayr
  Māsa anna'īm wal'āfiyih reply to Ka-msētū and Māsa alkhayr
  Māsakum allāh balkhēr reply to Ka-msētū and Māsa alkhayr
  Māsakum allāh balkhēr wal'āfiyih reply to Ka-msētū and Māsa alkhayr
  Salām taḥiyyih greeting spoken to a large group of people
  Kēf alḥāl? how are you?
  Alḥamdilillāh bikhēr reply to Kēf alḥāl
  Kēf ḥālak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kēf ḥāli? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Bikharyrih reply to Kēf ḥālak and Kēf ḥāli
  Kēf ṭab'ak how are you? spoken to a man
  Nāhī lḥamdilillāh  reply to Kēf ṭab'ak
  Mā lukum i? how are you? informal
  Mā lanā i reply to Mā lukum i
  Kēf addunyā? how are you?, literally "how is the world?"
  Addunyā sābir reply to Kēf addunyā
  Kēf ant? how are you? informal
  Mā bitsawwi? how are you? informal
  Ma ṣbaḥt   morning greeting spoken in the Tihamah dialect
  Bagītū general greeting spoken in the im-Mattah dialect
  Gawhim general greeting spoken in the im-Mattah dialect
  Guwwīt general greeting spoken in the Sa'ada dialect
  'Ilmak? what is your news? spoken by a visitor, east of Sana'a
  Hayyāk allāh welcome greeting spoken to a man
  Hayyā allāh welcome greeting spoken to a woman
  Ahlan wa sahlan welcome greeting
     
Arabic, Shihhi [ssh] (United Arab Emirates.)
  Assalam aleikum general greeting
  Wa aleikum assalam reply to Assalam aleikum
  Hala  informal greeting
  Marrḥiba general greeting
  Sabah elkhēr morning greeting
  Sabah ennōr reply to Sabah elkhēr
  Masa' elkhēr evening greeting
  Masa' ennōr reply to Masa' elkhēr
  Chaif ḥalik? how are you? spoken to a man
  Chaif ḥalich? how are you? spoken to a woman
  I ḥalik? how are you? spoken to a man
  I ḥalich? how are you? spoken to a woman
  ḥalik? how are you? spoken to a man
  ḥalich? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Alḥamdellah reply to Chaif ḥalik, Chaif ḥalich, I ḥalik, I ḥalich, ḥalik, and ḥalich
  B'khēr alḥamdellah reply to Chaif ḥalik, Chaif ḥalich, I ḥalik, I ḥalich, ḥalik, and ḥalich
  Tamam reply to Chaif ḥalik, Chaif ḥalich, I ḥalik, I ḥalich, ḥalik, and ḥalich
  Ahla w sahla welcome greeting
  Ya ḥayyik welcome greeting
     
Arabic, South Levantine [ajp] (Jordan. Lebanon. Palestine.)
  Marḥaba general greeting
  Marḥabtayn reply to Marḥaba
  As salām 'alaykom general greeting
  Wa 'alaykom as salām reply to As salam 'alaykom
  Sabah al-khayr morning greeting
  Sabah an-nur reply to Sabah al-khayr
  Kīf 'aṣbaḥet? morning greeting, "how are you this morning?", used in Israel
  Masā al-khayr afternoon greeting
  Kīf hālak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kīf hālik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Kīf hālkum? how are you? spoken to a group
  Mabṣūt, ilḥamdilla reply to Kīf hālak, Kīf hālik, and Kīf hālkum
  'Ana mabṣūt, ilḥamdilla reply to Kīf hālak, Kīf hālik, and Kīf hālkum
  Kīf ak? how are you? informal, spoken to a man
  Kīf ik? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman
  Mnih reply to Kīf ak spoken by a man
  Ana mnih reply to Kīf ak spoken by a man
  Mniha reply to Kīf ik spoken by a woman
  Ana mniha reply to Kīf ik spoken by a woman
  Ahlēn reply to Kīf ak and Kīf ik
  u akhbārak? how are you?
  Washuh fih andak? how are you? informal
  Ya hayyalla welcome greeting
  Ya halla w marḥaba welcome greeting
  Ahla wa sahla welcome greeting
  Ahlan wa sahlan welcome greeting
  Ahlan fik reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken to a man
  Ahlan fiki reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken to a woman
  Ahlan fikum reply to Ahlan wa sahlan spoken to a group
     
Arabic, Sudanese [apd] (Sudan.)
  Salām 'alēkun general greeting
  Assalām 'alēkun general greeting
  Wa alēkun messalam reply to Salām 'alēkun and Assalām 'alēkun
  Salām wa arrahma reply to Salām 'alēkun and Assalām 'alēkun
  Salām 'alēk general greeting
  Sabāh alkhēr morning greeting
  Sabāh annūr reply to Sabāh alkhēr
  Masā alkhēr afternoon greeting
  Masā annūr reply to Masā alkhēr
  Izayak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Izayik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Izayakum? how are you? spoken to a group of people
  Kēf ḥālak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kuwais reply to Kēf  ḥālak
  Kēf ḥālik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Kuwaisa reply to Kēf  ḥālik
  Kēf ḥālkun? how are you? spoken to a group of people
  Kuwaisēn reply to Kēf  ḥālkun
  Kēfinnak? how are you?
  Inta adid? how are you? spoken to a man
  Inti adida? how are you? spoken to a man
  Alhamdo lillaah reply to Inta adid and Inti adida
  Intū ṭaiyibīn? how are you? in the Kabābīsh dialect
  Mā thābirnī? what is the news? in the Misīrīya dialect
  Akhbaar kum? how are you? informal
  Elhassel enu? how are you? informal
  Khabar enu? how are you? informal
  Marḥab ḥabābak welcome greeting
  Ḥabābak ḥabābak welcome greeting
     
Arabic, Sudanese Creole [pga] (Sudan.)
  Salaam taki general greeting
  Salaam aleikum general greeting
  Aleikum salaam reply to Salaam aleikum
  Salaam general greeting
  Ahlen reply to Salaam
  Ze ak general greeting
  Shela kweis general greeting
  Akuw informal greeting in the Malakia dialect
  Saba el-kher morning greeting
Saba el-noor reply to Saba el-kher
  Ita num kweis? morning greeting, "did you sleep well"
  Ita saba kefin morning greeting in the Malakia dialect
  Ita gelu kefin afternoon greeting in the Malakia dialect
  Ita kweis? how are you?
  Ana kweis reply to Ita kweis
  Ai, ana kweis reply to Ita kweis
  Ai, ma bataal reply to Ita kweis
  Kef? how are you?
  Ita kef? how are you?
  Tamam? how are you?
  Tamam reply to Kef and Tamam
  Kweis reply to Kef and Tamam
  Shukran thank you
  Shukran jazilan thank you very much
  Ahlen welcome greeting
     
Arabic, Ta'izzi-Adeni [acq] (Yemen: southwestern region.)
  Salām general greeting
  Salām alēkum general greeting
  Assalām alēkum general greeting
  Wa alēkum assalām reply to Assalām alēkum
  Marḥba general greeting
  Marḥbtēn general greeting
  Hayyā general greeting
  Sabāh alkhēr morning greeting
  Sabāh annūr reply to Sabāh alkhēr
  Masa lkhēr evening greeting
  Masa nnūr reply to Masa lkhēr
  Tusbih ala khēr nighttime greeting spoken to a man
  Tusbihi ala khēr nighttime greeting spoken to a woman
  Tusbihu ala khēr nighttime greeting spoken to a group
  Wanta kamān reply to Tusbih ala khēr spoken to a man
  Wanti kamān reply to Tusbih ala khēr spoken to a woman
  Wantu kamān reply to Tusbih ala khēr spoken to a group
  Kēfak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kēfik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Kēf ḥalak? how are you? spoken to a man
  Kēf ḥalik? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Kēf ḥalkum? how are you? spoken to a group
  Ṭayyib reply to Kēf ḥalak
  Ṭayyib, wa anta kēfak bi kher? reply to Kēf ḥalak
  Naḥna bi kher alḥamdulillāh reply to Kēf ḥalak
  Bi kher alḥamdulillāh reply to Kēf ḥalak
  Ahlan welcome greeting
  Agdum welcome greeting spoken in Mansuriyyah (Hudaydah District)
     
Arabic, Tajiki [abh] (Afghanistan and Tajikistan.)
  As-salaam 'alaykhom general greeting
  As-salaam u 'alaykhom general greeting
     
Arabic, Tunisian Spoken [aeb] (Tunisia: Degache.)
  'Aslāma general greeting
  'Aslima general greeting
  Ysallmik reply to 'Aslima and 'Aslāma
  Assalām 'alaykum general greeting
  Sahet general greeting
  'Ahla informal greeting
  'Ahla bik informal greeting
  Sbāḥ ilkhīr morning greeting
  Nhārik zīn reply to Sbāḥ ilkhīr
  Sbā khīr morning greeting
  Msā ilkhīr evening greeting
  Missīk evening greeting
  Missīkkum evening greeting
  Allah yeselmk reply to Missīkkum
  Wii hālik? how are you?
  Nija hālik? how are you?
  Kīf innik? how are you?
  nu akhbārak? how are you? informal
  niya ḥwālak? how are you? informal, spoken to a man
  niya ḥwālik? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman
  nuwa ḥwālak? how are you? informal, spoken to a man
  nuwa ḥwālik? how are you? informal, spoken to a woman
  Labās? how are you? informal
  Labās ḥamdulla reply to Labās, nuwa ḥwālak, and nuwa ḥwālik
  Labās elḥamdulilla reply to Labās, nuwa ḥwālak, and nuwa ḥwālik
  Sa va? how are you? informal (borrowed from French)
  Mreḥba bik welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Mreḥba bikum welcome greeting spoken to a group
  Leyshk reply to Mreḥba bik and Mreḥba bikum
  Āhlān welcome greeting
  Āhlān wā sāhlān welcome greeting
  Bārakallāhū fīk reply to Ahlan wa sahlan
     
Arabic, Uzbeki Spoken [auz] (Uzbekistan.)
  Asalom u alaykhum general greeting
     
Aragonese [arg] (Spain: Aragon.)
  Ola general greeting
  Sal general greeting
  Buen diya morning greeting
  Gen diya morning greeting, in spoken language
  Buena tardi afternoon greeting
  Gena tardi afternoon greeting, in spoken language
  Buena neui evening and nighttime greeting
  Gena neui evening and nighttime greeting, in spoken language
  Qu tal plantas? how are you?
  Plantas fuerte? how are you?
  Bien, grazias reply to Qu tal plantas and Plantas fuerte
  Biemplegau welcome greeting
  Bienveniu welcome greeting
  Bienvenius welcome greeting
     
Araki [akr] (Vanuatu: Araki Island, south Santo.)
  Nahoran ju morning greeting
  Jojo ju evening greeting
  Om r̄o r̄o? how are you?, literally "what are you doing?"
     
Arakwal [rkw] (Australia: New South Wales.)
  Jingi walla welcome greeting
  Jingi wahul welcome greeting
     
Aramaic, Imperial [arc] (Assyrian and Persian Empires: seventh through fourth centuries BC.)
  lām general greeting
     
Aramaic, Jewish Babylonian [tmr] (Iraq: Babylon, 200-1200 CE.)
  lama general greeting
  elama general greeting
     
Aramaic, Palestinian [jpa] (Galilee: third through sixth centuries.)
  lām lākh general greeting spoken to a man
  lām lēkh general greeting spoken to a woman
  lām lekjōn general greeting spoken to a group of men
  lām lekhēn general greeting spoken to a group of women
  Nāh bāʻē mīāʼl belāmākh general greeting spoken by a man to another man
  Nāh bāʻē belāmākh general greeting spoken by a man to another man
  Nāh āʼēl belāmākh general greeting spoken by a man to another man
  Nāh bāʻē mīāʼl belāmēkh general greeting spoken by a man to a woman
  Nāh bāʻē belāmēkh general greeting spoken by a man to a woman
  Nāh āʼēl belāmēkh general greeting spoken by a man to a woman
  Nāh bāʻē mīāʼl belāmkhōn general greeting spoken by a man to a group of men
  Nāh bāʻē belāmkhōn general greeting spoken by a man to a group of men
  Nāh āʼēl belāmkhōn general greeting spoken by a man to a group of men
  Nāh bāʻē mīāʼl belāmkhēn general greeting spoken by a man to a group of women
  Nāh bāʻē belāmkhēn general greeting spoken by a man to a group of women
  Nāh āʼēl belāmkhēn general greeting spoken by a man to a group of women
  Nāh bāʻeyyāh mīāʼl belāmākh general greeting spoken by a woman to a man
  Nāh bāʻeyyāh belāmākh general greeting spoken by a woman to a man
  Nāh āʼlāh belāmākh general greeting spoken by a woman to a man
  Nāh bāʻeyyāh mīāʼl belāmēkh general greeting spoken by a woman to another woman
  Nāh bāʻeyyāh belāmēkh general greeting spoken by a woman to another woman
  Nāh āʼlāh belāmēkh general greeting spoken by a woman to another woman
  Nāh bāʻeyyāh mīāʼl belāmkhōn general greeting spoken by a woman to a group of men
  Nāh bāʻeyyāh belāmkhōn general greeting spoken by a woman to a group of men
  Nāh āʼlāh belāmkhōn general greeting spoken by a woman to a group of men
  Nāh bāʻeyyāh mīāʼl belāmkhēn general greeting spoken by a woman to a group of women
  Nāh bāʻeyyāh belāmkhēn general greeting spoken by a woman to a group of women
  Nāh āʼlāh belāmkhēn general greeting spoken by a woman to a group of women
  Māh lākh? how are you?, informal, spoken to a man
  Māh lēkh? how are you?, informal, spoken to a woman
  Māh lekhōn? how are you?, informal, spoken to a group of men
  Māh lekhēn? how are you?, informal, spoken to a group of women
     
Araona [aro] (Bolivia: Manupari River.)
  Midya sha general greeting
  Do ja mi general greeting
  Midya tso suipa dyatsio? how are you?
  Jaihue sahua reply to Midya tso suipa dyatsio
     
Arapaho [arp] (United States of America: Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, and western Oklahoma.)
  Hee general greeting spoken by a man to another man
  Heebe general greeting spoken by a man to another man
  Tous general greeting spoken to a woman or spoken by a woman to a man
  Nii'ooke morning greeting
  Totousni? how are you?, what's happening?
  Hoowni reply to Totousni
  Koonnini? how are you?, are things okay?
  Nni reply to Koonnini
  Hee, nni reply to Koonnini spoken by a man
  Oo, nni reply to Koonnini spoken by a woman
     
Arapesh [aon] (Papua New Guinea: East Sepik Province.)
 

Yapubi wab

general greeting

  Yapubi

general greeting

  Ruwahep

general greeting

  Ruwahep bio

general greeting

  Nape wosik ah? how are you?
  Wosik ah? how are you?
Aik nape wosik reply to Nape wosik ah and Wosik ah
     
Arawak [arw] (Venezuela and Suriname.)
  Boili general greeting
  Halika ba? how are you?
  Halika diako ba? how are you?
  Sakoa da reply to Halika ba and Halika diako ba
  Dei sakoa ma reply to Halika ba and Halika diako ba
  Amkhoro, damuthenkhanko da reply to Halika ba and Halika diako ba
  Wandabothe greeting spoken by a visitor
  Handathe welcome greeting
  Sboro ha andun welcome greeting
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Arbore [arv] (Ethiopia: Omo region.)
  Baḍak barite? morning greeting spoken to one person
  Baḍakn barite? morning greeting spoken to a group
  Bariy baḍak? morning greeting spoken to one person
  Bariy baḍakn barite? morning greeting spoken to a group
  Bariy baḍnḍa ngganna reply to Bariy baḍakn barite
  Baḍak ʔolle? afternoon greeting spoken to one person
  Baḍakn ʔolle? afternoon greeting spoken to a group
  ʔolmay baḍak? afternoon greeting spoken to one person
  ʔolmay baḍak ʔolle? afternoon greeting spoken to a group
  Nw gal? afternoon greeting spoken to a person tending cattle
  ʔn w galḍa? afternoon greeting spoken toa  group tending cattle
  Fayy reply to Nw gal and ʔn w galḍa
  Baḍak galsate? evening greeting spoken to one person, "have you brought the cattle home well?"
  Baḍakn galsate?  evening greeting spoken to a group, "have you brought the cattle home well?"
  Galsum baḍak? evening greeting spoken to one person, "have you brought the cattle home well?"
  Galsum baḍak galsate? evening greeting spoken to a group, "have you brought the cattle home well?"
  Baḍaḍa reply to Baḍak and Baḍakn greetings
  Nalo haduk? how are you?
  Fayy reply to Nalo haduk
  Ḳabok? how are you? spoken to one person
  ʔn ḳabok? how are you? spoken to a group
  ʔa k kẹʔẹtak? how are you? spoken to an elderly person
  Ḳaboḍa reply to Ḳabok, ʔn ḳabok, and ʔa k kẹʔẹtak
  Fools ḳaboḍa reply to Ḳabok, ʔn ḳabok, and ʔa k kẹʔẹtak
     
Archi [aqc] (Russia: Dagestan.)
  Салам алейкум salam aleikum: general greeting
  Варч|ами warchami: general greeting
     
Argobba [agj] (Ethiopia.)
  Wgr haddrkum ǝmma? morning greeting
  Dimma haddrk? morning greeting
  Kmy nah? how are you?
     
Are [mwc] (Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay.)
  Enosaire general greeting
  Pom gairena nighttime greeting
     
Arhuaco [arh] (Colombia.)
  Du zano? general greeting
  Du zano teti? general greeting spoken to a man
  Du zano guati? general greeting spoken to a woman
  Du me'zano general greeting
  Du reply to Du zano
  Azi me'zare? how are you?
  Azi neki ma reply to Azi me'zare
     
Arigidi [aqg] (Nigeria: Ondo State.)
  latu morning greeting
  Kr morning greeting (from Yoruba)
  rẹṣẹn  afternoon greeting
  Ksn afternoon greeting (from Yoruba)
rr nighttime greeting
  Kalẹ nighttime greeting (from Yoruba)
     
Arikara [ari] (United States of America: North Dakota.)
  Čira general greeting spoken by a man
  Nawh general greeting spoken by a woman
  Wah general greeting spoken by a woman
  Tunahe tini general greeting, "it is a good day"
  Wetatina greeting spoken by a visitor, "I have come"
  Wetatiihwsa greeting spoken by a visitor, "I have arrived"
  Wah tiweneetina greeting spoken by a visitor, "now here I have come"
  Tatohnaakeeri greeting spoken by a visitor, "I came to see you"
  Nawh weteenaxina greeting spoken to a visitor, "now you have arrived"
  Wah weteenaxina greeting spoken to a visitor, "now you have arrived"
  Hąą', weneetina reply to Nawh weteenaxina and Wah weteenaxina
  Hąą', neeneetina reply to Nawh weteenaxina and Wah weteenaxina
  Tini tiweneeina greeting spoken to a visitor, "now you have arrived"
  Nawh tiiiineetoohnunkux greeting spoken to a visitor, "we are waiting for you here"
  Tiwenaxina toh greeting to a person arriving, "here you've come again"
  Tiweneetina toh reply to Tiwenaxina toh
  Tič wenaxu'ut? how are you?
     
Armenian [hye] (Armenia, Iran, Turkey, Russia, and Azerbaijain.)
  բարև ձեզ barev dzez (Eastern, [hye-ear]) and parev tsez (Western, [hye-war]): formal greeting
  բարեւ  barev (Eastern) and parev (Western) and bariev (Ankara dialect): informal greeting
  Ողջույն ogjuyn: general greeting
  Պրիվետ privet: informal greeting in the Eastern dialect (from Russian)
  բար իօր ձեզ  pari'or tsez: general greeting in the Karabagh dialect [hye-krb]
  բարի լույս  bari luis (Eastern) and pari luis (Western): morning greeting
  բարի օր bari or (Eastern) and pari or (Western): afternoon greeting
  բարի երեկո  bari yereko: evening greeting in the Eastern dialect [hye-ear]
  բարի իրիկուն  pari irigun: evening greeting in the Western dialect [hye-war]
  բարի իրկուն   par'irgun: evening greeting in the Eastern dialect of Aslanbeg [hye-ear]
  Ինչպես եք inchbes ek (Eastern) and inchpes ek (Western): how are you?, formal
  Դուք ինչպէս էք tuk inchbes ek (Eastern) and duk inchpes ek (Western): how are you?, formal
  Ինչպես ես inchbes es (Eastern) and inchpes es (Western): how are you?, informal
  Ոնց ես vonts es (Eastern): how are you?, informal [hye-ear]
  շատ լավ shat lav: reply to Ինչպես եք, Ինչպես ես, and Ոնց ես
  Լավ եմ, շնորհակալություն lav em shnorhakaloutyun: formal reply to Ինչպես եք in the Eastern dialect [hye-ear]
  Լաւ եմ, շնորհակալ եմ lav em shnorhagal em: formal reply to Ինչպես եք  in the Western dialect [hye-war]
  Լավ, մերսի lav mersi: informal reply to Ինչպես ես, and Ոնց ես
  Շնորհակալություն shnorhakaloutyun: thank you in the Eastern dialect [hye-ear]
  Շնորհակալ եմ shnorhagal em: thank you in the Western dialect [hye-war]
  Մերսի mersi: informal thank you in the Eastern and Western dialects
  Բարի գալուստ bari galoust (Eastern) and pari kalousd (Western): welcome greeting
  Բարի՜ եկաք pari yegak (Western): welcome greeting [hye-war]
  Parev general greeting in the Hemşince dialect
  İnbes ek? how are you? formal, in the Hemşince dialect
  İnbes es? how are you? informal, in the Hemşince dialect
  Bedk im reply to İnbes ek and İnbes es
  Bedk im, sagol reply to İnbes ek and İnbes es
  Soyes ta? how are you? in the Hemşince dialect
  İnpe is? how are you? in the Artvin dialect [hye-art]
     
Armenian, Classical [xcl] (Armenia, Iran, Turkey, Russia, and Azerbaijain: 405-1700 AD.)
  ողջո՜յն  oljoyn: general greeting
  ողջո՜յն քեզ oljoyn k'ez: general greeting
  ողջո՜յն ընդ քեզ oljoyn ənd k'ez: general greeting
  կեցցե՛ս kec'c'es: general greeting
  ողջո՞յն իցէ քեզ  oljoyn ic'e k'ez: how are you?
  ողջոյն է oljoyn e: reply to ողջո՞յն իցէ քեզ
  ողջո՞յն է քեզ oljoyn e k'ez: how are you?
  ողջո՞յն է oljoyn e: how are you?
  զիա՞րդ կեաս ziard keas: how are you
  բարեաւ եկիք bareaw ekik': welcome greeting
     
Aromanian [rup] (Greece. Albania. Bulgaria. Romania.)
  Bună dzua general greeting
  Bună dimineatsa morning greeting
  Bună seara evening greeting
  Cumu eshci? how are you?
  Cumu eshti? how are you?
  Cumu hits? how are you?
  Cum eshts? how are you?
  Cum hii? how are you?
  Io hui ghini reply to Cum eshts and Cum hii
  Haristo thank you
  Haristo multu thank you very much
  Ghine vinishi welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Ghine vinit welcome greeting spoken to a group
     
Arosi [aia] (Solomon Islands.)
  Maia general greeting
     
Arop-Lokep [apr] (Papua New Guinea: Madang and Morobe Provinces.)
  Muntu dook morning greeting (calque from "good morning")
  Muntu dook mata morning greeting (calque from "good morning")
  O bong dook nighttime greeting (calque from "good night")
  O bong dook mata nighttime greeting (calque from "good night")
  Tool kiau greeting, literally,"my friend"
  Si kuwud dookoot welcome greeting, "come in and sit down"
  Kula pang ngai? where are you going?
     
Arpitan [frp] (France. Switzerland)
  Bonjo general greeting in the Bresan dialect [frp-lyo]
  Buna na nighttime greeting in the Bresan dialect [frp-lyo]
  Adi general greeting in the Savise dialect [frp-val]
  Bonjorn morning greeting in the Savise and Valsan dialects [frp-val]
  Bonjhorn morning greeting in the Savoyard dialect [frp-sav]
  Bon vpro afternoon greeting in the Savise dialect [frp-val]
  Bna nut nighttime greeting in the Savise dialect [frp-val]
  Coment t va-t-el? how are you? in the Savise dialect [frp-val]
  Coment t va-t-el hu? how are you? in the Savise dialect [frp-val]
  Bonju general greeting in the Savoyard dialect [frp-sav]
  Buna ne nighttime greeting in the Savoyard dialect [frp-sav]
  Bondzo general greeting in the Valsan dialect [frp-val]
  Coment alad-vos? how are you? in the Valsan dialect [frp-val]
  Yo vso ben reply to Coment alad-vos in the Valsan dialect [frp-val]
  Benvegnua welcome greeting in the Savoyard dialect [frp-sav]
     
Arrarnta, Western [are] (Australia: Northern Territory.)
  Werte? how are you?
  Ware reply to Werte
  Kele mwarre general greeting
     
Arrernte, Eastern [aer] (Australia: Northern Territory.)
  Werte marda general greeting
  Werte? how are you?
  Ware reply to Werte
  Iwenhe aperte? how are you?
  Ayenge mwerre  reply to Iwenhe aperte
  Ayenge mwerre anthurre reply to Iwenhe aperte
  Unte mwerre? are you alright?
  Ye, ayenge mwerre reply to Unte mwerre
  Ye, ayenge mwerre anthurre reply to Unte mwerre
  Nthenhe-werne unte alheme? where are you going?
  Werte mwarre general greeting in the Mpwarntwe dialect [aer-mpa]
  Unte mwarre? are you alright? in the Mpwarntwe dialect [aer-mpa]
  Ye, ayenge mwarre reply to Unte mwerre in the Mpwarntwe dialect [aer-mpa]
     
Aruamu [msy] (Papua New Guinea: Madang Province.)
  Dughiar aghuim general greeting
  Mɨzarazir aghuim morning greeting
  Dɨmagarir aghuim evening greeting
     
Ashaninka [cni] (Peru: Apurimac River region.)
  Aviro general greeting
  Avirn general greeting
  Narob reply to Avirn
  Norov reply to Avirn
  Nakab general greeting
  Kitteri  morning greeting
  Kitpiri morning greeting
  Kitteribe morning greeting
  Kitteri morning greeting
  Tteri   morning greeting
  Chintri noontime greeting
  Ishvinji afternoon greeting
  Shvini afternoon greeting
  Shviteni afternoon greeting
  Chitniri evening greeting
  Tsireniri nighttime greeting
  Kamtsa? how are you?
  Kamtsampa? how are you?
  Je, kamtsatake reply to Kamtsa and Kamtsampa
     
Ashninka, Pajonal [cjo] (Peru: Gran Pajonal.)
  Aviro general greeting
  Kitaitirivi morning greeting
  Kitaiterivee morning greeting
  Tsireniteenivee afternoon greeting
  Kameethatake? how are you?
  Jee, kameethatake reply to Kameethatake
  Ipaitaka? how are you? informal
  Pokaemi? general greeting spoken to a person arriving
  Pokaemi, aarini? greeting spoken to a man arriving, who is about the same age as the speaker
  Pokaemi, eentyo? greeting spoken to a woman arriving, who is about the same age as the speaker
  Jee, pokaana reply to Pokaemi, Pokaemi aarini, and Pokaemi eentyo
     
Ashninka, Peren [prq] (Peru: Alto Peren.)
  Naakav general greeting
  Aviro reply to Naakav
  Kititiri morning greeting
  Kititeri morning greeting
  Kititeriv morning greeting
  Sheteneri afternoon greeting
  Sheeteni afternoon greeting
  Tsiteneri evening greeting
  Ari pipoki? greeting spoken to a person who is arriving
  Ari nopoki? greeting spoken to a person who is arriving
  Pipoki paita? how are you?
     
Ashninka, Pichis [cpu] (Peru: Alto Peren.)
  Aviroka? general greeting in the Alto Peren dialect
  Kitaitir morning greeting in the Alto Peren dialect
  Shiitiin afternoon greeting in the Alto Peren dialect
  Tsitiniri nighttime greeting in the Alto Peren dialect
  Kitaiteriv morning greeting in the Alto Peren dialect
  Sheeteeniv afternoon greeting in the Alto Peren dialect
  Tsireniriv nighttime greeting in the Alto Peren dialect
  Eeroka?   greeting spoken to a visitor
  Naakav reply to Eeroka
  Ari pipoki?   greeting spoken to a person who is arriving
  Jee, ari nopoki reply to Ari pipoki
     
Ashninka, Ucayali [cpb] (Peru: Ucayali River. Brazil: Acre State.)
  Kiteheri morning greeting 
     
Asmat, Casuarina [asc] (Indonesia: Papua.)
  Nder momo general greeting
  Bari akato? how are you?
     
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
     
Assangori [sjg] (Chad.)
  Wasora general greeting
  Kala? how are you?
  Wassou reply to Kala
     
Assiniboine [asb] (Canada: Saskatchewan. United States: Montana.)
  Hau general greeting spoken by a man
  Hau koda greeting to a friend spoken by a man
  Han general greeting spoken by a woman
  Han mikona greeting to a friend spoken by a woman
     
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic [aii] (Iraq, Armenia, Iran, Syria, and Israel.)
  Shlama  general greeting in the Eastern dialect
  Shlama alukh general greeting spoken to a man in the Eastern dialect
  Shlama alakh general greeting spoken to a woman in the Eastern dialect
  Shlama umukh general greeting spoken to a man in the Eastern dialect
  Shlama umakh general greeting spoken to a woman in the Eastern dialect
  Shlama alokhun general greeting spoken to a group of people in the Eastern dialect
  Shlama amkhon general greeting in the Eastern dialect
  Brikh spra morning greeting spoken in the Eastern dialect
  Brikh sprakh morning greeting spoken to a man in the Eastern dialect
  Brikh sprekh morning greeting spoken to a woman in the Eastern dialect
  Qedemtookh brikhtaa morning greeting spoken to a man in the Eastern dialect
  Qedemtaakh brikhtaa morning greeting spoken to a woman in the Eastern dialect
  Qedemtohkhoon brikhtaa morning greeting spoken to a group of people in the Eastern dialect
  Brikh tahra afternoon greeting in the Eastern dialect
  Brikh ramsha evening greeting in the Eastern dialect
  Dakhit? how are you? in the Eastern dialect
  Dakhi wit? how are you? spoken to a man in the Eastern dialect
  Dakhi wat? how are you? spoken to a woman in the Eastern dialect
  Dakhi woton? how are you? spoken to a group of people in the Eastern dialect
  Spaay, basima reply to Dakhit, Dakhi wit, Dakhi wat, and Dakhi woton
  Tawa win tawdi reply to Dakhit, Dakhi wit, Dakhi wat, and Dakhi woton spoken by a man
  Tawta win tawdi reply to Dakhit, Dakhi wit, Dakhi wat, and Dakhi woton spoken by a woman
  Dakhi la kaipookh? how are you? in the Eastern dialect
  Hawit basima, raba spaay reply to Dakhi la kaipookh
  Basima thank you in the Eastern dialect
  Basimta thank you spoken by a woman in the Eastern dialect
  Basimeh thank you spoken by a group in the Eastern dialect
  Hawit basima chim raba thank you very much in the Eastern dialect
  Mersi thank you in the Eastern dialect
  Kaipookh spaay la? how are you? in the Eastern dialect
  He, chim spaay reply to Kaipookh spaay la
  Mu it mu layt? how are you? informal in the Eastern dialect
  Pshina tilokh welcome greeting spoken to a man in the Eastern dialect
  Pshina tilakh welcome greeting spoken to a woman in the Eastern dialect
  Pshina tilokhon welcome greeting spoken to a group of people in the Eastern dialect
  Shlomo general greeting in the Western dialect
  Shlomo 'laykun general greeting in the Western dialect
  Shlomo lokh  general greeting in the Western dialect
  Shlomo ellokh general greeting in the Western dialect
  Shlomo 'allokh general greeting in the Western dialect
  Brikh safro morning greeting in the Western dialect
  Safro tobo morning greeting in the Western dialect
  Brikh tahro afternoon greeting in the Western dialect
  Brikh ramsho evening and nighttime greeting in the Western dialect
  Aydarbo hat? how are you? in the Western dialect
  Towo no, tawdi reply to Aydarbo hat spoken by a man in the Western dialect
  Towto no, tawdi reply to Aydarbo hat spoken by a man in the Western dialect
  Kayiso no, tawdi reply to Aydarbo hat spoken by a woman in the Western dialect
  Kayisto no, tawdi reply to Aydarbo hat spoken by a woman in the Western dialect
  Latno harbo informal reply to Aydarbo hat spoken in the Western dialect
  Aykan ithayk? how are you? in the Western dialect
  Tob no,  tawdi reply to Aykan ithayk
  Mun kit mun layt? how are you? informal in the Western dialect
  Tawdi thank you in the Western dialect
  Bshayno wbashlomo welcome greeting in the Western dialect
     
Asturian [ast] (Spain: Princedom of Asturias.)
  Hola general greeting
  Bonos des morning greeting
  Bon da morning greeting
  Bona tarde afternoon greeting
  Bones tardes afternoon greeting
  Bona nuechi evening and nighttime greeting
  Cmo ta? how are you?
  Bonu reply to Cmo ta spoken by a man
  Bona reply to Cmo ta spoken by a woman
  Gracies thank you
  Bienvenu welcome greeting
  Bienvenu welcome greeting
  Bienvenida welcome greeting
  Sal general greeting in the Lleonese dialect [ast-leo]
  Buenos das morning greetingg in the Lleonese dialect [ast-leo]
  Buonas dies morning greetingg in the Lleonese dialect [ast-leo]
  Buenas ueites nighttime greetingg in the Lleonese dialect [ast-leo]
  Buonas uoites nighttime greetingg in the Lleonese dialect [ast-leo]
     
Asu [asa] (Tanzania: Kilimanjaro region.)
  Hira general greeting
  Chedi reply to Hira
  Urewedi general greeting
  Ndewedi reply to Urewedi
  Washindathe morning greeting
  Washinjiaze morning greeting
  Murevuka morning greeting
  Evawa? how are you? spoken by a man to a man
  Evawa reply to Evawa
  Eava how are you? spoken by an elder man to a man
  Emcheku? how are you? spoken by a man to a woman
  Eeapae how are you? spoken by a woman to a man
  Wavuka mama how are you? spoken by a young woman to an older woman
  Navuka mwanawavuka how are you? spoken by an elder woman to a woman
  Nirewedi reply to Emcheku
  Murevedi? how are you? spoken to a group
  Turevedi reply to Murevedi
  Nijedi? how are you? informal
  Havache, nijedi reply to Nijedi
  Urewedi? how are you?
  Chedi reply to Urewedi
  Yedi reply to Urewedi
  Karibu mno welcome greeting
     
Asurin, Tocantins [asu] (Brazil: Tocantins River and Par.)
  Asan nepyri greeting used when arriving at a house
  Eresan reply to Asan nepyri
  Eresan pa reply to Asan nepyri
  Eresan sepyri reply to Asan nepyri
  Oron nepyri greeting used when arriving at a house with a group
  Pesan reply to Oron nepyri
     
Asurin, Xing [asn] (Brazil: Xingu River.)
  Aarambe tyka greeting used when arriving at a house
  Erearambe pe greeting to a person who is arriving at a place
     
Atakapa [aqp] (United States of America: Louisiana and Texas.)
  N'atnax a? how are you?
     
Atanque [qji] (Colombia.)
  Suminynuku general greeting
     
Atayal [tay] (Taiwan.)
  Lokah su' general greeting
  Lokah sima kwara general greeting to a group of people
  Mziboq su' morning greeting
  Mziboq su' uzi reply to Mziboq su'
  Blaq 'nbiyn su? morning greeting ("did you sleep well?")
  Lokah su' ga? how are you?
  Aw, lokah ku' reply to Lokah su' ga
  Lokah su' sawni ga? how are you today?
  Belung su? how are you?
  Lawkah su quw? how are you? in the Mayrinax dialect
  Lawkah su 'sawni' quw? how are you today? in the Mayrinax dialect
  Lawkax su general greeting in the Wenshui dialect
  Lawkax kuwing reply to Lawkax su
  Ya su ramas? how are you? in the Wanda dialect
  Mhuway su' thank you
  Mhuway su' balay thank you
  Hway thank you (informal)
     
Atikamekw [atj] (Canada: Montreal and Quebec.)
  Kwei general greeting
  Tan e ici matisiin? how are you?
     
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?"
     
Atti [ati] (Cote d'Ivoire.)
  Hanin ooh general greeting
  Ahin greeting in the Bodin dialect [ati-bod]
  Aalɛ reply to Ahin
  Mu ahin greeting in the Bodin dialect [ati-bod]
  Mɛ le mu ahin greeting in the Bodin dialect [ati-bod]
  Matin midday greeting in the Bodin dialect [ati-bod]
  Ehua reply to Matin
  Ehwia reply to Matin
  Anu evening greeting in the Bodin dialect [ati-bod]
  Aosu reply to Anu
  Bia greeting spoken to a person working in the Bodin dialect [ati-bod]
  Mmo greeting spoken to a person working in the Bodin dialect [ati-bod]
  Budzhan gbɛngbɛn? how are you? in the Bodin dialect [ati-bod]
  Ao, mɛdzhan gbɛngbɛn reply to Budzhan gbɛngbɛn
     
Au [avt] (Papua New Guinea: Sandaun Province.)
  Ekrit yaaim morning greeting
  Tii ano nein? where are you going?
     
'Auhelawa [kud] (Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay.)
  Yauwedo general greeting
  Auge, yauwedo greeting to a friend
  Haidova u lalau? greeting to a person who is going somewhere: where are you going:?
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Austral [aut] (French Polynesia.)
  Ia ora general greeting
  Ia ora na general greeting
  Aroga general greeting
  Karoga general greeting
     
Avatime [avn] (Ghana: Amedzofe.)
  Ay general greeting
  Yawɔεn ɔlɔkpasi reply to Ay
  Yawɔεn wɔlɔkpasia reply to Ay
  Ɔkpasi reply to Yawɔεn ɔlɔkpasi and  Yawɔεn lɔkpasia
  Ayigbɔ o general greeting spoken to one person
  Yawɔεn wɔkɔ o reply to Ayigbɔ o
  Ayimɔ o general greeting spoken to a group
  Wɔpam o reply to Ayimɔ o
  Kpasi o reply to Yawɔεn wɔkɔ o and Wɔpam o
     
Avar [ava] (Russia: Dagestan.)
 

Ворчами

vorch'ami: general greeting spoken to a man

 

йорч|ами

yorch'ami: general greeting spoken to a woman

 

Рорч|ами

rorch'ami: general greeting spoken to a group of people

 

Салам г|алейкум

salam yaleikum: general greeting

 

салам 

salam: general greeting

 

Радал лъик|

radal lik': morning greeting

  Кин вугев йигей?

kin vugev yigei: how are you?

  Кин вугев?

kin vugev: how are you?

 

иш кин бугеб?

ish kin bugeb: how are you?

  Хабар щиб бугеб?

khabar schib bugeb: how are you?

 

Щиб х|ал бугеб?

shib hal bugeb: how are you?

 

лъик| буго 

lik' bugo: reply to Щиб хIал бугеб and иш кин бугеб

 

Лъик| щварал

lik' shvaral: welcome greeting

     
Avestan [ave] (Iran.)
  Tova tav general greeting
  Ptrva tav morning greeting
  Mutrva tav afternoon greeting
  Pwla tav evening greeting
  Neva tav nighttime greeting
  Mouk informal greeting
  Anelwl general greeting in older dialect from 500 BC
  Mokwi general greeting in older dialect from 950-1700 AD
     
Avikam [avi] (Cte d'Ivoire: Avikam Canton.)
  Yanela general greeting
  Ayoka