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Daakaka [bpa] (Vanuatu: southwest Ambrym.)
  Kom meu kyun? how are you?
  Kom yas kyun? how are you?
  Ma gevi? how are you? informal
  Mu vu kyun reply to Kom meu kyun, Kom yas kyun, and Ma gevi
  Arve? greeting to a person going somewhere, "where are you going?"
  Pepelyen na mu vu morning greeting
  Pepelyen na tu wu morning greeting
     
Daasanach [dsh] (Ethiopia: Lower Omo River. Kenya: Lake Turkana.) 
  Ete mesab general greeting
  Gna gna mesab general greeting
  Iti midhab general greeting
     
Dadibi [mps] (Papua New Guinea: Simbu Province.)
  Tegeda general greeting
     
Daga [dgz] (Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay Province.)
  Kaewa kaewa general greeting
  Veno veno general greeting (older)
     
Dagaare, Southern [dga] (Ghana: northwestern region.)
  Fo be song general greeting
  Fo angsoma morning greeting
  Ye angsoma morning greeting
  Fo gaao be song? morning greeting
  Oo, o be song reply to Fo gaao be song
  Fɔzaame morning greeting
  Zaameno reply to Fɔzaame
  Fo ngmenaa afternoon greeting
  Ye ngmenaa afternoon greeting
  Ngemenaa tae? afternoon greeting
  Fɔmwena afternoon greeting
  Nwenatɛ reply to Fɔmwena
  Fo zimaane evening greeting
  Ye zimaane evening greeting
  Fɔzaanuɔ evening greeting
  Zaanuɔrtɛ reply to Fɔzaanuɔ
  Fo be song? how are you?
  N be la song reply to Fo be song
  Fo sori welcome greeting ("how was the journey")
  O be la song reply to Fo sori
     
Dagara, Northern [dgi] (Burkina Faso: southwestern region.)
  Ansoman general greeting
  Fo yani morning greeting
  Fo kpemena? how are you?
  Aviela reply to Fo kpemena
     
Dagbani [dag] (Ghana: northeastern region.)
  A maraaba general greeting
  Maraaba general greeting
  Dasiba morning greeting
  Dasiba naa morning greeting
  Ti maasim morning greeting, "the morning is cool"
  Agbire? morning greeting, "how did you sleep?"
  Gombeni reply to Agbire
  Agbihiya? morning greeting, "did you sleep well?"
  Ii, gombeni reply to Agbihiya
  Antire afternoon greeting
  Antire naa afternoon greeting
  Aninwula evening greeting
  Aniwula evening greeting
  Aniwula naa evening greeting
  Zanɔrɛ evening greeting
  Naatuma greeting spoken to a person who is working
  Aningbuna be wula? how are you?
  M mali alaafee reply to Aningbuna be wula
  Naa reply to Dasiba, Antire, Aninwula, Naatuma, and Aningbuna be wula spoken by a man
  Nnaa reply to Dasiba, Antire, Aninwula, Naatuma, and Aningbuna be wula spoken by a woman
  A gbihira? how are you? spoken to one person
  Yi gbihira? how are you? spoken to a group
  A gom bieni reply to A gbihira
  Gom bieni reply to A gbihira
  Kawula? how are you?
  Sha alafeea reply to Kawula
  Alafeea reply to Kawula
  A tuma be wula? how are you? spoken to a person who is working
  Dicheni ven yela reply to A tuma be wula
     
Dahalo [dal] (Kenya: Tana River.)
  Ata ba'ama general greeting
  Ani ba'ama reply to Ata ba'ama
  Ba'ameemo greeting spoken to a group of people
     
Daju, Dar Sila [dau] (Chad: Goz Beda.)
  Sese general greeting spoken to one person
  Sesna general greeting spoken to a group
  Kidikanang afiningge morning greeting
  Kibarra afiniŋge evening greeting
  Taybiningge? how are you?
  Aywa na taybne reply to Taybiniŋge
  Aŋasi haliŋga? how are you?
  Ni aapiye how are you?
  Na aapiye reply to Aŋasi haliŋga and Ni aapiye
  Na aapiye, barkiniŋga reply to Aŋasi haliŋga and Ni aapiye
  Aapiye? how are you? informal
  Kiyarro reply to Aapiye
     
Daju, Dar Daju [djc] (Chad: Mongo.)
  Sese general greeting spoken to one person
  Sesna general greeting spoken to a group
  Surnyinga af? general greeting
  Parig af reply to Surnyinga af
     
Dakota [dak] (United States of American and Canada.)
  Hau general greeting spoken by a man
  Han general greeting spoken by a woman
  Hau koda greeting spoken by a man to a friend
  Tokeda ya ung hwo? greeting spoken by a man
  Tokeda ya ung he? greeting spoken by a woman
  Anpetu waste general greeting (borrowed from English "good day")
  Anpetu waste yuha pi general greeting (borrowed from English "have a nice day")
  Anpetu waste yuha yelo general greeting spoken by a man (borrowed from English "have a nice day")
  Anputu waste yuha ye general greeting spoken by a woman (borrowed from English "have a nice day")
  Hinhana waste morning greeting (borrowed from English "good morning")
  Wicoka waste afternoon greeting (borrowed from English "good afternoon")
     
Dalabon [ngk] (Australia: Arnhem Land.)
 

Nyale

general greeting
     
Dalmatian [dlm] (Croatia.)
  Buna dai general greeting
  Bun desmun morning greeting
  Buna sara evening greeting
  Buna siara evening greeting
  Bun viaspro evening greeting
  Kal te sante? how are you?
  Ju sai bin reply to Kal te sante
     
Damakawa [dam] (Nigeria.)
  n ɗn general greeting
  Tn klbi morning greeting
  Se klahy reply to Tn klbi
  Mrabk v welcome greeting
     
Damal [uhn] (Indonesia: Papua.)
  Amole general greeting spoken to one person
  Amolonggo general greeting spoken to a group of people
     
Dan [dnj] (Cte d'Ivoire and Liberia.)
  Unzhu babo morning greeting spoken by a man
  Na babo morning greeting spoken by a woman
  Babua morning greeting spoken by a woman
  Nyle a gbigeah afternoon greeting
  Unzhu attoir evening greeting spoken by a man
  Na attoir evening greeting spoken by a woman
  Madi yea nighttime greeting
  Ku merie? how are you?
  Y zuo nu laa welcome greeting
     
Dangme [ada] (Ghana.)
  I nga mo morning greeting
  Ta mɛ morning greeting
  A nguɔ reply to Ta mɛ
  Mo he manye morning greeting
  I haa mo afternoon greeting
  I taa mo ama evening greeting
  Yoo, we mi saa reply to I taa mo ama
  Kɛ o ngɛ kɛɛ? how are you?
  Nye ngɛ saminya lo? how are you?
  I ngɛ saminya reply to Kɛ o ngɛ kɛɛ and Nye ngɛ saminya lo
  Saminya, mo tsumi reply to Kɛ o ngɛ kɛɛ and Nye ngɛ saminya lo
  Kɛ o hwɔ kɛɛ? how are you?
  I hwɔ saminya reply to Kɛ o hwɔ kɛɛ
  O nye saminya lo? how are you?
  Aee reply to O nye saminya lo
  O wemi sa? how is your family, literally "how is the bed in your house?", in the Krɔbɔ dialect
  E jɛ reply to O wemi sa, "it is cool (no one is sick)", in the Krɔbɔ dialect
  Mo yee welcome greeting
  Mo hee e welcome greeting
     
Dani, Lower Grand Valley [dni] (Indonesia: Baliem Grand Valley.)
  Laouk general greeting
     
Dani, Mid Grand Valley [dnt] (Indonesia: Baliem Grand Valley.)
  Waa general greeting
  Lauk greeting spoken to a woman or by a woman
  Lauknyak greeting spoken by a group of women or to a group of women
  Hal loak nak greeting spoken by a man to a man
  Nayak greeting spoken by a man to a man
  Nayaklak greeting spoken by a man to a group of men
  Wah likene morning greeting
  Wah o kime evening greeting
  Wah nogo yu nighttime greeting
     
Dani, Upper Grand Valley [dna] (Indonesia: Baliem Grand Valley.)
  Na-yak greeting spoken by a man to a man
  La-uk greeting spoken by a woman or to a woman
     
Dani, Western [dnw] (Indonesia: Papua.)
  Wa general greeting
  Laauk general greeting
Kaonak general greeting spoken to one person
  Kinaonak general greeting spoken to a group of people
  Halao general greeting
  Halabok nak general greeting
  Eyak nayak halabok general greeting
  Huben ke morning greeting
  Dikane noontime greeting
  Hibako evening greeting
  Kaonak kime evening greeting
  Kaonak nogo yu nighttime greeting
  Rioge nighttime greeting
  Hagul nak greeting spoken by a man to another man
  Heget nak greeting spoken by a woman to another woman
     
Danish [dan] (Denmark.)
  Goddag general greeting
  Hej general greeting
  Hej informal greeting
  Hejsa informal greeting
  Davs informal greeting
  Godmorgen morning greeting
  Morgen informal morning greeting
  Godformiddag greeting used before noon
  Godmiddag midday greeting
  Godeftermiddag afternoon greeting
  Godaften evening greeting
  Hvordan gr det? how are you?
  Det gr godt reply to Hvordan gr det
  Hvordan har du det? how are you?
  Jeg har det fint reply to Hvordan har du det
  Velkommen welcome greeting
  Mojn greeting used in the South Jutland dialect
     
Dano [aso] (Papua New Guinea: Eastern Highlands Province.)
  Hanambe? how are you? are you all right?
     
Dargwa [dar] (Russia: southern Dagestan.)
  Салам salam: general greeting
  Ассаламу г|ялайкум assalamu gyalaikum: general greeting spoken to a man
 

Валх|унри

walhunri: general greeting spoken to a man

 

Валх|унрив

walhunriw: general greeting spoken to a man

 

Валх|ундэв

walhundew: morning greeting spoken to a man in the Sahzhi dialect

 

Ралх|унри

ralhinri: general greeting spoken to a woman

 

Ралх|унрив

ralhunriw: general greeting spoken to a woman

 

Ралх|ундэв

ralhundew: morning greeting spoken to a woman in the Sahzhi dialect

  Далх|уйрав dalhuiraw: morning greeting
  Лиркьвяллав? lirkwyallaw: daytime greeting to a person going somewhere
  Хьадииллав? hadyillaw: daytime greeting to a person who is sitting
  Хьадижиблэдэв? hadizhibledew: daytime greeting to a person who is sitting in the Sahzhi dialect
  Хьадижиблэда hadizhibleda: reply to Хьадижиблэдэв
  Диркуйрав? dirkuiraw: have you eaten?
  Сиона х|ула арадиш? siona hula aradish: how are you?
     
Dari [prs] (Afghanistan.)
السلام عليكم salam aleikom: general greeting
 

سلام

salam: general greeting
  سَلام می گویَم salam miguyam: general greeting
 

صُبْح بَخَیْر

sobh bakhayr: morning greeting
  شَب بَخَیْر shab bakhayr: evening greeting
  چِطَور هَسْتید؟ chotor hastid: how are you?
  چطور هستی؟ chotor hasti: how are you?
 

شما چِطَور هَسْتید؟

shoma chotor hastid: how are you?
  شما خوب هستید؟ shoma khud hastid: how are you?
  چي حال داري؟ chi hal dari: how are you?
  خوب تشكر khob, tashakor: reply to چي حال داري
  خوب هستم، تشکر khob astum, tashakor: reply to چي حال داري
  خوش آمدید khosh amadid: welcome greeting
  خوش آمدين khosh amaden: welcome greeting
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Dass [dot] (Nigeria: Bauchi State.)
  Sann general greeting in the Zoɗi dialect
  Lfya general greeting in the Zoɗi dialect
  Mraab welcome greeting in the Zoɗi dialect
     
Datooga [tcc] (Tanzania: Singida and Mbulu regions.)
  Seyuu general greeting
  Seyuu gongolin reply to Seyuu
  Seyuu kil reply to Seyuu
  Ni muchu? morning greeting in the Kibarbaig dialect [tcc-bar]
  Gwain hedang? how are you? spoken by a woman in the Kibarbaig dialect [tcc-bar]
  Seyuu kil lya reply to Gwain hedang in the Kibarbaig dialect [tcc-bar]
  Gwain dang'u how are you? spoken by a man in the Kibarbaig dialect [tcc-bar]
  Seyuu kil baaba reply to Gwain dang'u in the Kibarbaig dialect [tcc-bar]
     
Daur [dta] (China: Inner Mongolia.)
  Sainxie general greeting
  Xi saintaa yee general greeting
  Quqie taa saintaa yee greeting spoken to a friend
  Əndur baishi kher? how are you?
  Shii khər khiijabshe? how are you?
     
Davawenyo [daw] (Philippines: Davao.)
  Madayaw general greeting
  Madayaw nga adlaw general daytime greeting
  Madayaw nga buntag morning greeting
  Madayaw nga hapon afternoon greeting
  Madayaw nga gabi-i evening greeting
  Madayaw nga pag-abot welcome greeting
     
Dawawa [dww] (Papua New Guinea: Rabaraba, Milne Bay.)
  Ebom general greeting
     
Dawida [dav] (Tanzania: Coast Province.)
  Maana general greeting
  Sere general greeting
  Davuka general greeting
  Navuka reply to Davuka
  Kwawuka maana morning greeting
  Kwasinda maana afternoon and evening greeting
  Lala maana nighttime greeting
Habari yako? how are you?
     
Dawro [dwr] (Ethiopia: Omo.)
  ሳሮ saro: general greeting
  ሳሮ ደኢቴ? saro deite: how are you?
     
Day [dai] (Chad: Moyen-Chari and Mandoul.)
  Lpi general greeting
  Hɲ dng nāmɔ morning greeting
     
Dayi [dax] (Australia: Arnhem Land.)
  Nha mirri general greeting
     
Dazaga [dzg] (Chad.)
  Wasadi general greeting
  Kilaha? how are you?
  Kilar tandi morning greeting
Kilar nougouti evening greeting
     
Deccan [dcc] (India.)
  नमस्कार namaskaar: general greeting
  तुमिः कौ छे? tumeeh kau che: how are you, formal in the Savji dialect
  तू कौ छे? tu kau che: how are you, informal in the Savji dialect
  हौ छोगोट छ hau chogot che: reply to तुमिः कौ छे and तू कौ छे
  तुमी जुमन कर्या ? tumeeh juman karya: have you eaten? formal in the Savji dialect
  जुमन कर्या ? tu juman karya: have you eaten? formal in the Savji dialect
     
Dedua [ded] (Papua New Guinea: Morobe Province.)
  Ohec general greeting
  Wenac ngerec general daytime greeting
     
Deg [mzw] (Ghana and Cte d'Ivoire.)
  Mbo general greeting
  Iyaani general greeting
  Gyaani general greeting
  Yaa reply to Iyaani and Gyaani
     
Degexit'an [ing] (United States of America: Alaska.)
  Ade' general greeting
  Ade' yixydz general greeting spoken to a group
  Ade' yi'odz ningiyo general greeting spoken to a visitor
  Ndadz dengit'a? how are you?
  Godin dhist'a reply to Ndadz dengit'a
  Ndadz nixit' ixet'a? how are you? spoken to a group
  Ndadz duxt'a? how are you? spoken to a group
     
Dendi [ddn] (Benin.)
  Nasuba morning greeting
  Wafo nasuba morning greeting spoken to a group
  Nahoyo evening greeting
  M t ga? how are you?
  Alafia reply to M t ga
  M t nkani? morning greeting, "did you sleep well?"
  A kani baani reply to M t nkani
  Baani reply to M t nkani
  Baani samay reply to M t nkani
  T reply to M t nkani
  Nakayo welcome greeting
  Fonda ka welcome greeting
     
Dene [chp] (Canada: northwestern region.)
  Hoʔą general greeting
  dlnet general greeting
  dhn kmb edlnet morning greeting
  dhn dzdistlgh dlnet afternoon greeting
  Nnsti nind nesdhen   evening greeting
  Mrcı ją nuwe ghą nhdl welcome greeting
     
Denya [anv] (Cameroon: South West Province.)
  kfl general greeting
  g morning greeting, "it is dawning"
  Mm g reply to g, "yes, it is dawning"
  Mm g nt reply to g, "is it dawning for you too?"
  ɔ́ cwɔ̂ welcome greeting, "have you come?"
Mm reply to ɔ́ cwɔ̂
     
Deori [der] (India.)
  Dakiya general greeting
  Agunjuma general greeting
 
Dera [kbv] (Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.)
 

Amani nu

general greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Sumbani amani

general greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Sumbani amani nu

general greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Sumbani amani nu ke

general greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Simbu amani

morning greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Simbu amani nu

morning greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Simbu amani nu ke

morning greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Sumblufu amani

afternoon greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Sumblufu amani nu

afternoon greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Sumblufu amani nu ke

afternoon greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Sumbli amani

evening greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Sumbli amani nu

evening greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

 

Sumbli amani nu ke

evening greeting in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]

  Ganambo piafe? where are you going? in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]
  Gana piafe? where are you going? in the Menggwa dialect [kbv-men]
     
Dera [kna] (Nigeria: Gongola State.)
  Kanakuru general greeting
     
Desano [des] (Brazil: Amazonas. Colombia.)
  Wʔgri bĩ? general greeting
  Wʔg bi reply to Wʔgri bĩ
     
Dewoin [dee] (Liberia.)
  A sen oh welcome greeting
  Co na weh welcome greeting
     
Dharuk [xdk] (Australia: Sydney.)
  Budyari yaguna general greeting
  Budyari mullinawul morning greeting
  Budyari gumara afternoon greeting
  Budyari ngutti evening greeting
  Warami welcome greeting
  Warami budyari yura welcome greeting
     
Dharumbal [xgm] (Australia: Queensland.)
  Gudamulli general greeting
     
Dhatki [mki] (Pakistan: Lower Sindh, Tharparkar, and Sanghar.)
  Tu kien ayhien? how are you?
     
Dhimba [dhm] (Namibia and Angola.)
  Tjike general greeting
  Perivi general greeting
  Peri nawa reply to Perivi
  Wa penduka morning greeting spoken to one person
  Wa penduka nawa morning greeting spoken to one person
  Mwa penduka morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Mwa penduka nawa morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Wa uhara afternoon greeting spoken to one person
  Wa uhara nawa afternoon greeting spoken to one person
  Mwa uhara afternoon greeting spoken to a group of people
  Mwa uhara nawa afternoon greeting spoken to a group of people
  Wa tokerua evening greeting spoken to one person
  Wa tokerua nawa evening greeting spoken to one person
  Mwa tokerua evening greeting spoken to a group of people
  Mwa tokerua nawa evening greeting spoken to a group of people
  Muwepe nduka? how are you?
  Nawa reply to Muwepe nduka
  Ami mbiri nawa reply to Muwepe nduka
     
Dhudhuroa [ddr] (Australia: Victoria)
  Wawininda bayini? where are you going?
  Yunandhu bayini? where did you come from from?
     
Dhurga [dhu] (Australia: New South Wales.)
  Walawaani general greeting
  Walawaani njindiwan general greeting spoken to a group
     
Dhuwal [duj] (Australia: Arnhem Land.)
  Nha mirri general greeting
  Marrkap mirri reply to Nha mirri
     
Dida [gud] (Cte d'Ivoire.)
  Ah gl general greeting
  Eh kobaa? how are you?
  Ah yo hidja welcome greeting
     
Didinga [did] (South Sudan: East Equatoria State.)
  Hĩ'thaayyio general greeting
  Kisayina general greeting spoken to one person
  Kisayina xa general greeting spoken to one person
  Kisayina nganit buk reply to Kisayina and Kisayaina xa
  Kisayunga general greeting spoken to a group
  Aaĩ hutuno? how are you?
  Aaĩ ele hutuno? how are you?
  Abũnna reply to Hĩ'thaayyio, Aaĩ hutuno, and Aaĩ ele hutuno
  Haaĩ lngc reply to  Aaĩ hutuno and Aaĩ ele hutuno
  Ba ongi jurung? morning greeting, "did you sleep well?", spoken to one person
  Ba oginu jurung? morning greeting, "did you sleep well?", spoken to a group
  k nii ĩĩna? where are you going?
     
Dido [ddo] (Russia: southern Dagestan.)
  Ассаламу г|алейкум assalamu galeikum: general greeting
  Саламг|алейкум salam galeikum: general greeting
  Изийаь iziya: greeting spoken to a man
  Бизийаь biziya: greeting spoken to a woman
  Ризийаь riziya: greeting spoken to a group
  Шов х|ал йолъ? shov hal yol': how are you?
     
Dieri [dif] (Australia: Southern Australia.)
  Arru general greeting
  Wardaru yini? how are you? spoken to one person
  Wardaru yula? how are you? spoken to two people
  Wardaru yura? how are you? spoken to a group of three or more
  Matya yini? how are you? spoken to one person
  Matya yula? how are you? spoken to two people
  Matya yura? how are you? spoken to a group of three or more
  Kawu, matya nganhi reply to Matya yini
  Matya nganhi reply to Matya yini
     
Digaro-Mishmi [mhu] (India: Arunachal Pradesh.)
  Jai hind morning greeting
  Nyu pra idikye? how are you?
  Nyu pra idikya? how are you?
  Nyu kadi iya? how are you?
     
Digo [dig] (Tanzania: northeastern coast.)
  Ukaramkadze morning greeting
  Umeamkaje reply to Ukaramkadze
  Sijambo reply to Ukaramkadze
  Ukalamukadze morning greeting
  Washindadze afternoon greeting
  Ukaderwadze evening greeting
     
Dimasa [dis] (India: Assam.)
  Juthai general greeting
  Ning bedehe jadu? how are you?
  Ning bedeh jadu? how are you?
  Ang hamhining dong reply to Ning bedehe jadu and Ning bedeh jadu
  Gaham phai welcome greeting
  Gaham welcome greeting
  Phrong ham morning greeting (rarely used)
  Sainja ham afternoon greeting (rarely used)
  Basain ham general daytime greeting (rarely used)
  Sainbili ham evening greeting (rarely used)
  Hor ham nighttime greeting (rarely used)
     
Dime [dim] (Ethiopia: Kafa region.)
  Ɂs ɂoχt morning greeting, spoken to one person
  Ɂs ɂoχtis morning greeting, spoken to a group of people
  Ɂah y ɂs ɂoχt reply to Ɂs ɂoχt and Ɂs ɂoχtis spoken to one person
  Ɂah y ɂs ɂoχtis reply to Ɂs ɂoχt and Ɂs ɂoχtis spoken to a group of people
  Ɂs ɂaχ afternoon greeting, spoken to one person
  Ɂs ɂaχis afternoon greeting, spoken to a group of people
  Ɂah y ɂs ɂaχ reply to Ɂs ɂ and Ɂs ɂaχis spoken to one person
  Ɂah y ɂs ɂaχis reply to Ɂs ɂ and Ɂs ɂaχis spoken to a group of people
  Ɂs tad? how are you?
  Ɂat ɂah reply to Ɂs tad
  Ɂat ɂah y ɂah dady reply to Ɂs tad
  Wuufis ɂahw? how are you?, "is everything fine?"
  Ɂiyy wuufis ɂah reply to Wuufis ɂahw
  Ɂahd ɂd? how are you, "do you come with good news?"
  Woχm dhin welcome greeting, "come in and sit down"
     
Dinka, Northeastern [dip] (South Sudan.)
  Kudual general greeting
  Kudual areet reply to Kudual
     
Dinka, Northwestern [diw] (South Sudan.)
  Kudual general greeting
  Ci yi bak? morning greeting in the Ngok dialect [diw-ngo]
  Ci yin bak? morning greeting in the Ngok dialect [diw-ngo]
  Hen aci bak reply to Ci yi bak and Ci yin bak in the Ngok dialect [diw-ngo]
     
Dinka, South Central [dib] (South Sudan.)
  Kudual general greeting in the Agar dialect [dib-aga]
     
Dinka, Southeastern [dks] (South Sudan.)
  Kudual general greeting
  Ci yi ruon general greeting in the Bor dialect [dks-bor]
  Pwol gwop? how are you? in the Bor dialect [dks-bor]
  Loi wu dɛ? how are you? in the Bor dialect [dks-bor]
     
Dinka, Southwestern [dik] (South Sudan.)
  Kudual general greeting
  Madho greeting spoken to a friend in the Rek dialect [dik-rek]
  C y bk  morning greeting in the Rek dialect, spoken to one person [dik-rek]
  C yn bk  morning greeting in the Rek dialect, spoken to one person [dik-rek]
  C we bak morning greeting in the Rek dialect, spoken to a group [dik-rek]
  C week bak morning greeting in the Rek dialect, spoken to a group [dik-rek]
  Hen ac bak reply to C  y bak, C  yin bak, C we bak and C week bak in the Rek dialect
  Ca cool? afternoon greeting in the Rek dialect [dik-rek]
  Hen ac cool reply to Ca cool in the Rek dialect [dik-rek]
  C y thεi evening greeting in the Rek dialect, spoken to one person [dik-rek]
  C y thεi evening greeting in the Rek dialect, spoken to a group [dik-rek]
  Wεεr lɔyum  nighttime greeting in the Rek dialect [dik-rek]
  Mth formal greeting in the Rek dialect, used when shaking hands [dik-rek]
  Mth formal greeting in the Rek dialect, used when shaking hands [dik-rek]
  Yn ca mth formal greeting in the Rek dialect, used when shaking hands [dik-rek]
  Yn ca muɔ̈ɔ̈th formal greeting in the Rek dialect, used when shaking hands [dik-rek]
  Ye kd? how are you? in the Rek dialect [dik-rek]
  Loi ye d? how are you? in the Rek dialect [dik-rek]
  Loi ad kenn yn how are you? in the Rek dialect [dik-rek]
  Acn k rac reply to Ye kd, Loi ye d, and Loi ad kenn yn
  Acn k rac, alεεc reply to Ye kd, Loi ye d, and Loi ad kenn yn
  Kep? how are you? informal (borrowed from Arabic)
  Yn ca loor welcome greeting
  Yn ca cɔɔl welcome greeting
     
Diriku [diu] (Namibia, Angola, and Botswana.)
  Morokenu general greeting
  Morokenu nanwe reply to Morokenu
  Ngurangura yenu morning greeting
  Muna rambuka ndi morning greeting
  Metaha yenu afternoon greeting
  Muna yushara ndi afternoon greeting
  Ngurova yenu evening greeting
  Muna tokwera ndi evening greeting
  Weni? how are you?
  Nawa reply to Nawa
     
Ditidaht [dtd] (Canada: Vancouver.)
  ʔuxwaʔƛak general greeting
  ʔuxwaʔƛs reply to ʔuxwaʔλak
  ʔuxwaʔƛaksuw general greeting spoken to a group
  ʔuxwaʔƛid reply to ʔuxwaʔλaksuw
 

Baqqii ʔuyxabs

how are you?
 

ʔayeeʔa ʔuyxabs 

reply to Baqqii ʔuyxabs
 

Baaqiidaxaʔkik łaxʔuyʔ

how are you?
  ƛułaʔƛs dačooʔałqʔeyicx̣ general greeting, "it's good to see you"
  ʔuuqsuuqʷaƛs ʔuduuƛ dačooʔałqʔeyicx̣ general greeting, "I'm happy to see you"
  ʔuuʔuuquuk̓ʷeed̓icx̣ yaałqaʔ ƛ̓isʕaaʔk general greeting, "let's have a good day"
  ʔuušiy̓akšiƛ̓ƛ̓as hitaad welcome greeting, "thank you for coming"
  ʔuuʕaaqaƛs ʔuduuƛ duubx̣suw hacseeʔiy welcome greeting to a group, "I'm happy that you came"
     
Dizin [mdx] (Ethiopia.)
  Saɾo general greeting
     
Djambarrpunyngu [djr] (Australia: Arnhem Land.)
  Nhamirri general greeting
  Nhamirr nhei? how are you?
  Manymak reply to Nhamirr nhei
  Yo, manymak reply to Nhamirr nhei
  Manymak rjarra reply to Nhamirr nhei
  Go rli marrtji welcome greeting ("come here")
     
Djamindjung [djd] (Australia: Northern Territory.)
  Wanaja nangga? where are you going?
     
Djangu [dhg] (Australia: Arnhem Land.)
  Nhmirri general greeting
  Yo nhmirri general greeting
  Yo manymak general greeting
  Rli marrtji welcome greeting ("come here")
  Go rli marrtji welcome greeting ("come here")
  Nhmi nhunum? how are you? in the Rirratjingu dialect [dhg-rir]
  Nhamir nhe? how are you? in the Warramiri dialect
  Yo, nguwakurru reply to Nhamir nhe in the Warramiri dialect
  Go rli ngarriya welcome greeting ("come here") in the Warramiri dialect
     
Djeebbana [djj] (Australia: Maningrida coast in West Arnhem Land of Northern Territory.)
  Aw drdbalk? how are you?
  Ndrdbalk reply to Aw dordbalk
  Karnmwa nganjdjirriya? where are you going?
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Djinang [dji] (Australia: Arnhem Land.)
  Yo general greeting
  Gurraydjigi general greeting
  Nyabini? how are you?
  Nhamirri nhe? how are you?
  Manymak reply to Nhamirri nhe
  Gugu welcome greeting, "come here"
  Guwa welcome greeting, "come here"
     
Djinba [djb] (Australia: Arnhem Land.)
  Nhamirri general greeting
     
Djiwarli [dzc] (Australia: Western Australia.)
  Ya jalikurtijuyi greeting spoken to a friend
  Yanamarni nhurra literally: come here
  Ya greeting used to call attention
     
Dobu [dob] (Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay Province.)
  Kagutoki general greeting
  Mwao utautauya? general greeting, "where are you going?"
  Mwao? general greeting, "where are you going?"
 

Gonagona boboana

morning greeting (literal translation from English)

  Boiboi boboana

nighttime greeting (literal translation from English)

     
Doga [dgg] (Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay Province.)
  Om ona? how are you? ("are you all right?")
     
Dogon, Ampari [aqd] (Mali.)
  Afere bye morning greeting
  Ty general greeting in Penange Dogon [closely related to Ampari; no ISO 639-3 code]
  Ty y general greeting spoken to a group in Penange Dogon
  :w reply to Ty and Ty y
  l ny? morning greeting spoken to one person, "did you spend the night well?" in Penange Dogon
  l ny? morning greeting spoken to one person, "did you spend the night well?" in Penange Dogon
  l ŋ́ ny reply to l ny
  l ny? morning greeting spoken to a group, "did you spend the night well?" in Penange Dogon
  l ŋ́ ny reply to l ny
  ln nǎyy? morning greeting, "did your family spend the night well?" in Penange Dogon
  ln nǎyy reply to ln nǎyy
  l dὲnέ? midday greeting spoken to one person, "did you spend the day well?" in Penange Dogon
  l ŋ́ ny reply to l dὲnέ
  l dέnὲ? midday greeting spoken to a group, "did you spend the day well?" in Penange Dogon
  l ŋ́ ny reply to l dέnὲ
  ln dɛ̌ny? midday greeting, "did your family spend the day well?" in Penange Dogon
  ln dɛ̌ny reply to ln dɛ̌ny
     
Dogon, Ben Tey [dbt] (Mali.)
  Pŏ: general greeting spoken to one person
  Pŏ:n general greeting spoken to a group
  Jm d̀ɛ́rnɛ́-ẁn general daytime greeting, "spend the day in peace"
  Nyn morning greeting spoken to one person
  Nynn morning greeting spoken to a group
  N:kɔ̀ reply to Nyn and Nynn in an older dialect
  Dɛ̀rnɛ̀-n evening greeting spoken to one person
  Dɛ̀rnɛ̀-n-n evening greeting spoken to a group
  Dɛ̀rnwn: reply to Dɛ̀rnɛ̀-n and Dɛ̀rnɛ̀-n-n in an older dialect
  Dɛ̀rnɛ̌ nighttime greeting
  reply to Pŏ:, Pŏ:nNyn, Nynn, Dɛ̀rnɛ̀-n and Dɛ̀rnɛ̀-n-n
  w reply to Pŏ:, Pŏ:nNyn, Nynn, Dɛ̀rnɛ̀-n and Dɛ̀rnɛ̀-n-n
  sl m-lykm greeting used by Muslim men
  W-lkmmsl:m reply to sl m-lykm
  Ɔ̀rnɔ́: pŏ: greeting spoken to one person who is working in the field
  y ɔ̀rnɔ́: y greeting spoken to one person who is working in the field
  Ɔ̀rnɔ́: pŏ:-n greeting spoken to a group who is working in the field
  y ɔ̀rnɔ́: y greeting spoken to a group who is working in the field
  Tă pŏ: greeting spoken to one person who is getting water at a well
  Tă pŏ:-n greeting spoken to a group of people who are getting water at a well
  Dyɔ́-rn pŏ: greeting spoken to one person who is working at the pounding place
  Dyɔ́-rn pŏ:-n greeting spoken to a group of people who are working at the pounding place
  Ɛ́w pŏ: greeting spoken to one person at the market
  Ɛ́w pŏ:-n greeting spoken to a group of people at the market
  Sɛ́w bẁ? how are you?, "are you well?"
  Jm dɛ̀rnɛ́ẁn? how are you?, "have you spent the day in peace?"
  Jm ńẁn? how are you? used in the morning, "have you spent the night in peace?"
  Jm sy reply to Sɛ́w bẁ, Jm dɛ̀rnɛ́ẁn, and Jm ńẁn
  Jı̌njɛ̀ jɛ̌: welcome greeting spoken to a traveller, "God brought you"
  Jı̌njɛ̀ : jɛ̌: welcome greeting spoken to a group, "God brought you"
     
Dogon, Bodum Dom [dbu] (Mali.)
  Siyemboy general greeting
  Po iyo general greeting
  Knd morning greeting spoken to one person in the Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Kndm morning greeting spoken to a group in the Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  midday greeting spoken to one person in the Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Pǒm midday greeting spoken to a group in the Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Pym̀ midday greeting spoken to a group in the Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Pǒ jm afternoon greeting spoken to one in the early afternoon in Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Pǒy jmm afternoon greeting spoken to a group in the early afternoon in Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Pǒ dnd m afternoon greeting spoken to one in the late afternoon in Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Pǒy dnd mm afternoon greeting spoken to a group in the late afternoon in Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Dεnέ evening and nighttime greeting spoken to one person in the Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Dεnέm evening and nighttime greeting spoken to a group in the Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Pǒy br m greeting spoken to one person who is working in the Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  Pǒy br m greeting spoken to a group of people who are working; Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  jɛ̆ ŋw welcome greeting spoken to a person returning from farming; Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  jɛ̆ ŋwɛ́m̀ welcome greeting spoken to a group returning from farming; Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  jɛ̆ mmlɛ welcome greeting spoken to a person returning from another village; Najamba ;[dbu-nad]
  jɛ̆ mmlɛ̀m welcome greeting spoken to a group returning from another village; Najamba ; [dbu-nad]
  j welcome greeting spoken to one person returning with water; Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  jm welcome greeting spoken to a group returning with water; Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
  bm m welcome greeting spoken to one person returning from the market; Najamba [dbu-nad]
  bn yɛ̀̀ḿ reply to bm m, "I've seen the market"
  bm mm welcome greeting spoken to a group returning from the market; Najamba [dbu-nad]
  bn yɛ̀̀ reply to bm mm, "we've seen the market"
  Y reply to greetings in the Najamba dialect [dbu-nad]
     
Dogon, Bunoge [dgb] (Mali.)
  Kana morning greeting
  Tiya evening greeting
     
Dogon, Dogul Dom [dbg] (Mali.)
  Yg nm morning greeting
  Ɔ́ɔ̀ reply to Yg nm
  in ny reply to Ɔ́ɔ̀ in the morning greeting sequence
  Jmmn ny reply to in ny
  Ny j reply to Jmmn ny
  jmmn ny y reply to Ny j
  Wl  p afternoon greeting
  Ɔ́ɔ̀ reply to Wl  p
  Smb reply to Ɔ́ɔ̀ in the afternoon greeting sequence
  Jmmnn reply to Smb
  l pyέmbὲ reply to Jmmnn
  Jmml reply to l pyɛmbɛ
  Dnm evening greeting
  Ɔ́ɔ̀ reply to Yg nm
  dn reply to Ɔ́ɔ̀ in the evening greeting sequence
  Jmmn dn, dn reply to dn
  Jmmn dn reply to Jmmn dn, dn
  Dn j reply to Jmmn dn
     
Dogon, Donno So [dds] (Mali.)
  Y:mɔ̀ morning greeting spoken to one person
  Jŋ y--ẁ reply to Y:mɔ̀
  Ɔ u yawɔ reply to Y:mɔ̀
  Y:mɔ̀n morning greeting spoken to a group
  Ɔ e yawɔn reply to Y:mɔ̀n
  Jŋ n wɔ̀ẁ midday and early afternoon greeting
  Wɔ̀ẁ midday and early afternoon greeting
  Yɔ̂w kɔ̀lɔ́ reply to Jŋ n wɔ̀ẁ and Wɔ̀ẁ
  Dɛ̀nɛ̀mɔ́ evening greeting spoken to one person
  Jŋ dɛ̀nɔ́-ẁ reply to Dɛ̀nɛ̀mɔ́
  Ɔ u dɛnɛwɔ reply to Dɛ̀nɛ̀mɔ́
  Dɛnɛmɔn evening greeting spoken to a group
  Ɔ e dɛnɛwɔn reply to Dɛnɛmɔn
  slm lkŋ greeting used by Muslim men
  Mlkm ssl:m reply to slm lkŋ
  Mlkm ssl:m wbrk:d reply to slm lkŋ
  Jimɛlɛ? how are you?
  Yɔ̂w kɔ̀lɔ́? how are you ("is there trouble?")
  Yɔgɔnji? how are you? informal
  l wl l greeting to a person working, "you and the work"
  l brɛ̀ l greeting to a person working, "you and the work"
  l k:d l greeting to a person working, "you and the work"
  l d:l l greeting to a person working, "you and the fatigue"
  l dyy l greeting to a person working, "you and the fatigue"
  l gl l greeting to a person working in the garden, "you and the garden"
  Ginɛ dɔ welcome greeting
  Anbajɛlɛ welcome greeting
  Mandɛ welcome greeting
  Yeze welcome greeting
     
Dogon, Jamsay [djm] (Mali and Burkina Faso.)
  lp general greeting
  Pǒ pǒ general greeting
  Jm general greeting
  Jm sy reply to Jm
  Nm morning greeting
  Nk reply to Nm
  Nmyn morning greeting spoken to a group
  Jm nwn    morning greeting
  K nwn morning greeting
  Dɣn pǒ afternoon greeting
  Dɣ evening greetingǎǎ
     
Dogon, Mombo [dmb] (Mali.)
  Ty general greeting spoken to a person walking by
  Ty y general greeting spoken to a group walking by
  py ny g? morning greeting to one person, "did you spend the night well?" in the Songho dialect
  Knj-knj ab g? how are you, "are you in good form?" in the Songho dialect
  Knj-knj mb: g reply to Knj-knj ab g, "I'm in good form indeed"
  Slm greeting used by Muslim men
     
Dogon, Nanga Dama [nzz] (Mali.)
  slmlkm general greeting used by Muslim men
  Wălkmslm reply to slmlkm
  Nyn morning greeting spoken to one person
  Nnd morning greeting spoken to a group
  w reply to Nyn and Nnd
  Jng nwn m? morning greeting, "did you sleep well?", familiar spoken to one person
  Ns reply to Jng nwn m
  Jng nwn? morning greeting, "did you sleep well?", respectful spoken to one person
  Ns reply to Jng nwn
  jng nwn? morning greeting, "did you sleep well?", spoken to a group
  Ń reply to jng nwn
  daytime greeting spoken to one person
  Pǒnd daytime greeting spoken to a group
  Pǒ bɛ̀rɛ̀rm midday greeting (older dialect)
  Dὲndὲs pǒ afternoon greeting spoken to one person
  Dὲndὲs pǒnd afternoon greeting spoken to a group
  Dὲndὲs pǒ bɛ̀rɛ̀rm late afternoon greeting (older dialect)
  Dεrnέny nighttime greeting spoken to one person
  Dεrnέnynd nighttime greeting spoken to a group
  Dεrn bɛ̀rɛ̀rm nighttime greeting (older dialect)
Jng n nighttime greeting spoken to one person
  Jng n m nighttime greeting spoken to one person
  Jng n nd nighttime greeting spoken to a group
  Jng nmyn nighttime greeting spoken to a group
  Amn reply to Jng n, Jng n m, Jng n nd, and Jng nmyn
  Brɛ́ g pǒ greeting spoken to a person returning from work
  g pǒ greeting spoken to a person returning from work in the fields
  Ɛ́wɛ́ g pǒ greeting spoken to a person returning from the market
  Ɛ́ǵ pǒ greeting spoken to a person returning from getting water
  y br y greeting spoken to a person returning from work; "you and the work"
  y ǒ y greeting spoken to a person returning from work in the fields; "you and the field"
  y ɛ́́ y greeting spoken to a person returning from the market; "you and the market"
  y n y greeting spoken to a person returning from getting water; "you and the well"
  Jŋ nwn ? how are you? in the morning
  Ns reply to Jŋ nwspoken by one person
  Nsέ reply to Jŋ nwspoken by a group
  Jŋ nwn m? how are you? in the morning, spoken to one person, informal
  Ns reply to Jŋ nwn m
  Ńd g dɔ̂ welcome greeting spoken to a visitor, "approach the house"
  Bsml welcome greeting used by Muslims
     
Dogon, Tene Kan [dtk] (Mali: Kani-Kombol.)
O sέwe m? how are you?
O sέwe dege m? how are you?
Sέwe reply to O sέwe m and O sέwe dege m
  Ɲŋ-n:? how are you?, "how is it?"
  brɛ̀ greeting spoken to one person who is working
  brɛ̀ greeting spoken to a group of people who are working
  Br pŏ: greeting spoken to one person who is returning from the fields
  Br pŏ:-ỳ greeting spoken to a group of people who are returning from the fields
  t pŏ: greeting spoken to one person who is returning from the well
  t pŏ:-ỳ greeting spoken to a group of people who are returning from the well
  Ɛ́wɛ̀ pŏ: greeting spoken to one person who is returning from the market
  Ɛ́wɛ̀ pŏ:-ỳ greeting spoken to a group of people who are returning from the market
  m-: jɛ̆rɛ̆: welcome greeting spoken to one person who is returning, "welcome back"
  m-: jɛ̆rɛ̆: welcome greeting spoken to a group of people who are returning, "welcome back"
  Nwn morning greeting spoken to one person in the Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  Nwn morning greeting spoken to a group in the Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  Sέw nε m? morning greeting in the Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  Sέwo reply to Sέw nε m in the Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  daytime greeting spoken to one person in the Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  Pǒỳ daytime greeting spoken to a group in the Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  Nnŋ kn afternoon greeting spoken to one in the early afternoon in Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  Nnŋ kn pǒỳ afternoon greeting spoken to a group in the early afternoon in Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  Dg nŋ pǒ late afternoon and evening greeting spoken to one person in Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  Dg nŋ pǒỳ late afternoon and evening greeting spoken to a group in Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  Dg pǒ nighttime greeting spoken to one person in the Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  Dg pǒỳ nighttime greeting spoken to a group in the Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  brε greeting spoken to one person working, in the Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
  brε greeting spoken to a group working, in the Togo Kan dialect [dtk-tog]
     
Dogon, Tiranige Diga [tde] (Mali: Mopti.)
  Ty general greeting spoken to one person
Ty-y general greeting spoken to a group
  N: l? morning greeting, "did you spend the night?" spoken to one person
  n: l? morning greeting, "did you spend the night?" spoken to a group
  w reply to Ty, Ty-y, N: l and n: l
  Mɔ̀: ny l? morning greeting, "did you spend the night well?" spoken to one person
  Mɔ̀: ny reply to Mɔ̀: ny l, "yes, I spent the night well"
  Mɔ̀: ny l? morning greeting, "did you spend the night well?" spoken to a group
  Mɔ̀: n ny reply to Mɔ̀: ny l, "yes, we spent the night well"
  Mɔ̀:-wⁿ dɛ̀nɛ̀-l lé? afternoon or evening greeting, "did you have a good day?" spoken to one person
  Mɔ̀: è dɛ̀nɛ̀ lé? afternoon or evening greeting, "did you have a good day?" spoken to a group
  Mɔ̀:-wⁿ dɛ̀nɛ̌-yⁿ reply to Mɔ̀:-wⁿ dɛ̀nɛ̀-l lé and Mɔ̀: è dɛ̀nɛ̀ lé
     
Dogon, Tommo So [dto] (Mali: Sangha region.)
Năm p general greeting
  g ymɔ morning greeting spoken to one person, "let's go into the morning"
  g ymɔɲ morning greeting spoken to a group, "let's go into the morning"
  y? morning greeting spoken by a person arriving
  wɔɔ, y reply to y
  n wɔmbe y? morning greeting spoken to an older person, used after hearing a response to y
  Nnmbe y? morning greeting spoken to a young girl, used after hearing a response to y
  bmbe y? morning greeting spoken to a young boy, used after hearing a response to y
  Y morning greeting and reply to U y and n wɔmbe y
  Dɛnɛmɔ afternoon greeting spoken to one person
  Dɛnɛmɔɲ afternoon greeting spoken to a group
  wɔɔ, dɛn reply to Dɛnɛmɔ
  n wɔmbe dɛn? morning greeting spoken to an older person, used after hearing a response to Dɛnɛmɔ
  Nnmbe dɛn? morning greeting spoken to a young girl, used after hearing a response to Dɛnɛmɔ
  bmbe dɛn? morning greeting spoken to a young boy, used after hearing a response to Dɛnɛmɔ
  dɛnɛwuh? afternoon greeting, spoken to one person by a person arriving
  Dɛnɛwuh afternoon greeting and reply to dɛnɛwuh
  jmly? how are you? spoken to one person, "are you without sickness?"
  jmly? how are you? spoken to a group, "are you without sickness?"
  Jmly reply to jmly and jmly
  jnn? general greeting, literally "are you at peace?"
  jnnwɛ? general greeting, literally "are you all at peace?"
  Jnnwɛ reply to jnnwɛ
  l kl greeting spoken to one person who is working
  l kl greeting spoken to a group of people who are working
  Kalpo greeting spoken to one or more people who are working
  mb jɛɛlɛ welcome greeting, "God grant you welcome"
  Gnɛ dɔɔ welcome greeting spoken at a house, "be at home"
  Mndyɛ welcome greeting used in Kansongho
  wɔɔ reply to acknowledge any greeting
     
Dogon, Tomo Kam [dtm] (Mali and Burkina Faso.)
  Fɔ́: general greeting
  Aga po? how are you?
  Swa reply to Aga po
     
Dogon, Toro So [dts] (Mali: Sangha region.)
  Agap morning greeting
  Digap evening greeting
  Po informal greeting
  Sewa? how are you?
  Y-ŋn-: how are you? in the Yorno So dialect [dts-yor]
     
Dogon, Toro Tegu [dtt] (Mali: near Douentza.)
  Ba ni cwon general greeting
  Ba ni con general greeting
  Nwn morning greeting
  N:kɔ̀ reply to Nwn
  b:n l d? morning greeting
  b:n l d m? morning greeting
  b:n dε̆n d? daytime greeting
  b:n dε̆n d m? daytime greeting
  Bn kɔ̀n reply to b:n l d and b:n dε̆n d
  p: dε̆n d? afternoon greeting
  p: dε̆n d m? afternoon greeting
  Dε̆rm evening greeting
  dε̆rm evening greeting
  Syε reply to p dε̆n d and Dε̆rm
  P greeting spoken to a person coming from the field
  P l greeting spoken to a person at work or coming from work
  P tg greeting spoken to a person at a well or coming from a well
  P br greeting spoken to a person at a market or coming from a market
  sl:m l:km greeting spoken by Muslim men
  W'l:kmmsl:m reply to sl:m l:km
  Bsmll welcome greeting used by Muslims
  S reply to Bsmll
     
Dogon, Yanda Dom [dym] (Mali.)
  general greeting spoken to one person
  Pŏ: general greeting spoken to a group
  reply to and Pŏ: spoken by men
  wɔ̀ reply to and Pŏ: spoken by women
  Nnd-l morning greeting
  Nnd morning greeting
  Nă:-m morning greeting spoken to one person
  W: nă:-m morning greeting spoken to one person
  Nă:m-ǹ morning greeting spoken to a group
  W: nă:m-ǹ morning greeting spoken to a group
  sɛ́:w n-yn-w? morning greeting spoken to one person, "did you have a good night?"
  Sɛ́w n-yn-m reply to sɛ́:w n-yn-w
  W sɛ́:w n-yn-y? morning greeting spoken to a group, "did you have a good night?"
  Sɛ́w n-yn-y reply to W sɛ́:w n-yn-y
  Drnɛ̀-m evening and nighttime greeting spoken to one person
  Drnɛ̀-m- evening and nighttime greeting spoken to a group
  sɛ́:w drnɛ̀-w? evening and nighttime greeting spoken to one person, "did you have a good day?"
  Sɛ́:w drnɛ̀-m reply to sɛ́:w drnɛ̀-w
  W sɛ́:w drnɛ̀-y? evening and nighttime greeting spoken to a group, "did you have a good day?"
  Sɛ́:w drnɛ̀-y reply to W sɛ́:w drnɛ̀-y
  mba dn syɛ́ ǹd daytime greeting, "may God give a good day"
  Syɛ́ g y drnɛ́-m daytime greeting, "may God make us pass the day well"
  m:n reply to mba dn syɛ́ ǹd and Syɛ́ g y drnɛ́-m
  Ŏl pŏ: greeting spoken to a person working in the field
  nj pŏ: greeting spoken to a person at a well or returning from a well
  Ɛ́b pŏ: greeting spoken to a person  at a market or returning from a market
  m bdɛ́ m greeting spoken to a person who is working
  sɛ́:w b-w? how are you?, "are you well?" spoken to one person
  Sɛ́:w b-m reply to sɛ́:w b-w
  W sɛ́:w b-y? how are you?, "are you well?" spoken to a group
  Sɛ́:w b-y reply to W sɛ́:w b-y
  Ɂəĺ n dɔ welcome greeting spoken to a person arriving at a house
  Ɂəĺ n dɔǹ welcome greeting spoken to a group of people arriving at a house
  mb - zy welcome greeting spoken to a returning traveler, "God has brought you [back]"
  mb w- zy welcome greeting spoken to group of returning travelers, "God has brought you [back]"
     
Dogoso [dgs] (Burkina Faso: Dangougou, Torokoro, Sokoura, Bondokoro, Talandougou, and Sakedougou.)
  Mou an morning greeting
  Moon morning greeting
  Zonnga evening greeting
  Sounouga evening greeting
  Ymon youa? where are you going?
  Emmiyo? where are you going?
  Hemm koundo? where have you come from?
     
Dogri [dgo] (India: Jammu and Kashmir.)
  Namste general greeting
  Ki haal chal hai general greeting
  Ki haal chal ney informal greeting
  Ooji informal greeting
  Ki haal a? how are you?
  Kiyaan ooji? how are you?
  Badiyaa reply to Kiyaan ooji
     
Dogrib [dgr] (Canada: Northwest Territories.)
  Mahs general greeting, "thank you"
  Mas general greeting, "thank you"
  Sı̨n neehʔı̨ general greeting, "I'm happy to see you", spoken to one person
  Hazdǫ sı̨n nexeehʔı̨ general greeting, "I'm happy to see you", spoken to a group
  Emedǫ̨ hoı̨zı̨ morning greeting
  K'omdǫ̨ hoı̨zı̨ morning greeting
  Desanı k'̨ hoı̨zı̨ afternoon greeting
  Dzęę̀ tanı k'̨ hoı̨zı̨ afternoon greeting
  Dnet'e? how are you?
  Esat'ele reply to Dnet'e
  Nezı̨ reply to Dnet'e
     
Dolgan [dlg] (Russia: Sakha Republic.)
 

Дорообо

doroobo: general greeting

  Дорооболоруң

doroobolorung: general greeting

     
Domari [rmt] (Iran. Egypt. India. Libya. Syria.)
  Salam general greeting
  Lacho deves general greeting
  Mishto avelan welcome greeting
     
Dong [kmc] (China: Hunan, Guangxi.)
  Nyac lail general greeting
  Zaop lail general greeting
  Maenl lail ah general greeting
  Biingc banx lail greeting spoken to a friend
  Biingc banx nyac lail greeting spoken to a friend
  Wagx xangh lail greeting spoken to a group of people
  Daengc doux lail greeting spoken to a group of people
  Nyac lail kgeis? how are you?
  Janl oux mix? have you eaten yet?
  Nyac janl oux mix? have you eaten yet?
  Nyac yuv bail nup? where are you going?
Bail yuv? where are you going?
     
Dongxiang [sce] (China: southwest Gansu.)
  Əndu tshini dzhingshən? how are you?
  Tshi matu giəwo? how are you?
     
Dorig [wwo] (Vanuatu: Gaua Island.)
  Rorwor vawē morning greeting
  Rorwor vawē min kmi dōl morning greeting spoken to a group
  Daksa? how are you?
  Bek, vawē wor reply to Daksa
     
Doromu-Koki [kqc] (Papua New Guinea: Central Province.)
  Ya bi buni ba? how are you? in the Koki dialect [kqc-kki]
  Ya buni ba? how are you? in the Koki dialect [kqc-kki]
  Yo reply to Ya bi buni ba and Ya buni ba [kqc-kki]
  Ya goidu disa? where are you going? in the Koki dialect [kqc-kki]
     
Dotyali [dty] (Nepal and India.)
  नमस्कार namaskaar: general greeting
  नमस्ते namast: general greeting
  स्वागत svāgat: welcome greeting
     
Doyayo [dow] (Cameroon.)
  Mi dāgo general greeting
  Gamya morning greeting in the Sewe dialect [dow-sew]
  Legumaya evening greeting in the Sewe dialect [dow-sew]
     
Drehu [dhv] (New Caledonia: Lifou and Loyalty Islands.)
  Bozu s general greeting
  Bozu general greeting
  Talofa general greeting
  Hapeu la?  how are you?, asked by an older person to a younger person
  Egcatr? how are you?
  Moi hi? how are you?
  Egcatr reply to Hape ue lai and Egcatr
  Pk reply to Hape ue lai and Egcatr
  Kaloi reply to Hape ue lai and Egcatr
  Kaloi la reply to Hape ue lai and Egcatr
  E a tro i? where are you going?
  Italofa welcome greeting
     
Drents [drt] (Netherlands: Drenthe.)
  Allo general greeting
  Huj general greeting
  Moi general greeting
  Moie general greeting
  Moijuh general greeting
  Goedendag general greeting
  Goeie'morn morning greeting
  Hoe giet et? how are you?
     
Drubea [duf] (New Caledonia: Paita and Unia.)
  Mocu re mu general greeting
  Akka kto re mu? how are you?
     
Duala [dua] (Cameroon.)
  Idib'a bwam morning greeting
  Idib'a bwam e morning greeting
  Idib'a bwam a sango morning greeting spoken to a man
  Idib'a bwam a nango morning greeting spoken to a woman
  O busi neni? morning greeting
  Na busi bwam reply to O busi neni
  Lo busi neni? morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Di busi bwam reply to Lo busi neni
  O busi morning greeting
  Mwese mwa bwam afternoon greeting
  Ebiamu'a bwam evening greeting
  Bula ba bwam evening greeting
  O windele neni? evening greeting
  Na windele bwam reply to O windele neni
  E m'ala neni? how are you?
  E m'ala bwam reply to E m'ala neni
  Po la bwam welcome greeting
     
Duau [dva] (Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay Province.)
  Gonagona bwebweana morning greeting
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Dugun [ndu] (Cameroon.)
  Midataini general greeting
     
Dumagat, Remontado [agv] (Philippines.)
  Mapiyang abe-abe morning greeting in the Kaliwa Dumagat dialect
  Kanna ka pupure? general greeting, "where are you going?" in the Kaliwa Dumagat dialect
  Piyon na abe-abe morning greeting in the Kanan Dumagat dialect
  Dino ka paago? general greeting, "where are you going?" in the Kanan Dumagat dialect
  Magandang umagha-a morning greeting in the Remontado dialect
     
Dumi [dus] (Nepal.)
  Asewa formal greeting
  Sewa informal greeting
  Namgrim asewa evening greeting
     
Duna [duc] (Papua New Guinea: Southern Highlands Province.)
  Tira gura morning greeting
  Yopo afternoon greeting
  Agura nighttime greeting
     
Dungan [dng] (Kyrgyzstan: Gansu.  Kazakhstan: Shaanxi.  Uzbekistan: Fergana.)
  Ассалам алейкум assalam aleikum: general greeting
  Алейкум ассалам aleikum assalam: reply to Ассалам алейкум
  Хома homa: general greeting
  Ходинима hodinima: general greeting
  Ниму ходинима? nimu hodinima: how are you?
  Ниму ду ходинима? nimu du hodinima: how are you?
  Гончон ходинима? gonchon hodinima: how are you?
  Гончон хома? gonchon homa: how are you?
  Хома ни? homa ni: how are you?
  Ни хома? ni homa: how are you?
  Хо ho: reply to Хома ни and Ни хома
  Xуанйин huanying: welcome greeting
     
Dura [drq] (Nepal: Dura Danda.)
  Kotho po? how are you?
  No kadu khautepo? where are you going?
     
Duri [mvp] (Indonesia: Sulawesi.)
  Salama' general greeting
     
Dusun, Central [dtp] (Malaysia: Sabah.)
  Kopivosian general greeting
  Kopisanangan dongkosuabon morning greeting
  Kopisanangan kosuabon morning greeting
  Kopisanangan dangadou noontime greeting
  Kopisanangan dongsosodopon afternoon/evening greeting
  Kopisanangan dososodopon afternoon/evening greeting
  Kopisanangan minsosodop afternoon/evening greeting
  Kopisanangan dongosodop afternoon/evening greeting
  Kopisanangan dongotuong nighttime greeting
  Okurokuro koh noh? how are you?
  Osonong ononong ih boh reply to Okurokuro koh noh
  Enu abar nu? how are you?
  Nunu abel nu? how are you?
  Osonong reply to Nunu abel mu
  Kopivosian om kopisanangan welcome greeting
  Kotobian do dongkosuabon morning greeting in the Ranau dialect [dtp-ran]
  Kotobian do sosodopon afternoon greeting in the Ranau dialect [dtp-ran]
  Kotobian do dongotuong evening greeting in the Ranau dialect [dtp-ran]
     
Dutch [nld] (Netherlands and Belgium.)
  Goedendag general greeting
  Goeiedag general greeting used in spoken language
  Dag polite informal greeting
  Hallo polite informal greeting
  Goedemorgen morning greeting
  Goeiemorgen morning greeting used in spoken language
  Morgen morning greeting
  Goedemiddag afternoon greeting
  Goeiemiddag afternoon greeting used in spoken language
  Goedenavond evening greeting
  Goeienavond evening greeting used in spoken language
  Hoe gaat het met jou? how are you?
  Hoe gaat het met u? how are you? formal
  Hoe gaat het? how are you? informal
  Goed, dank je reply to Hoe gaat het, Hoe gaat het met jou, and Hoe gaat het met u
  Goed reply to Hoe gaat het, Hoe gaat het met jou, and Hoe gaat het met u
  Welkom welcome greeting
  Hoi informal greeting used in the Netherlands
  Hey informal greeting used in Belgium
  Jow informal greeting used by young people in Belgium
  Hoe gt het met dij? how are you? in the Bildts dialect
  Hoe gaat ut? how are you? in the Delfts dialect
  Hallouo general greeting in the Rotterdam dialect
  Mogge morning greeting in the Rotterdam dialect
  Mgguh morning greeting in the Rotterdam dialect
  Was je zo gevalle? how are you? in the Rotterdam dialect
  Moh informal greeting in the Westlands dialect
  Mhge informal greeting in the Westlands dialect
  Loop ut? how are you? in the Westlands dialect
  Ja me reet uit reply to Loop ut
  Jha me reet uit reply to Loop ut
  Alles goed? how are you? in the Westlands dialect
     
Duwet [gve] (Papua New Guinea: Morobe Province.)
  Ahmiak morning greeting
     
Dyaabugay [dyy] (Australia: Queensland.)
  Djirri-nyurra general greeting
     
Dyangadi [dyn] (Australia: New South Wales.)
  Barrung marrung morning greeting
  Bimayi marrung evening greeting
  Minyanggan dhanang? how are you?
  Dhanang marrungga dhitiyndha barriya welcome greeting spoken to a group
     
Dyirbal [dbl] (Australia: Northeast Queensland.)
  Nginda nydjangum? general greeting
  Nginda wunydjangum? general greeting
  Nginda bayi wunydjangum? general greeting
  Wunydjangum nginda baningu? general greeting, "where have you come from?"
  Nginda general greeting
     
Dzalakha [dzl] (Bhutan: Lhuntse and Trashiyangtse districts.)
  I g bodu? where are you going?
  I g brok? where are you going?
     
Dzao Min [bpn] (China: Guandong Province.)
  Puang toa general greeting
     
Dzhidi [jpr] (Israel. Iran.)
  Shālūm general greeting
     
Dzongkha [dzo] (Bhutan: Ha, Paru, and Punakha districts.)
  Kuzu zangpo general greeting
  Kuzu zangpo la general greeting
  Yala general greeting
  Gadebe zhu ga? how are you?
  Gadebe zhu y ga? how are you?
  Gadebe zhui? how are you?
  Legshom be rang y reply to Gadebe zhui and Gadebe zhu y ga
  Legshom reply to Gadebe zhui and Gadebe zhu ga
  Gadebe yo la? how are you?
  Legshom be yo la reply to Gadebe yo la
  Ch gadebe y? how are you?
  Nga lzimbe ra y reply to Cho gadebe y
  Gate joni mo? where are you going?
  Ga le om? where are you coming from?
  Jn pa leg so welcome greeting
  Gapha ˀenim? where are you going? in Tasha Sili [a language related to Dzongkha; no ISO 639-3 code]
     
Dzuungoo [dnn] (Burkina Faso: Hauts-Bassins.)
  k ɲɛ́ɛ́ evening greeting
  k ā ɲɛ́ɛ́ evening greeting
  k fn nighttime greeting
  k bāārā greeting spoken to a person working
  Mb reply to k ā ɲɛ́ɛ, k fn and k bāārā
     
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