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Eastern Maroon Creole [djk] (Suriname.)
  U weki oo morning greeting
  Iya, u weki yee reply to U weki oo
  U molugu oo morning greeting
  Molugu oo morning greeting
  Molugu morning greeting
  U miti general greeting, "we meet"
  U miti oo general greeting, "we meet"
  Iya, u miti yee reply to U miti oo
  U miti baka oo general greeting, "we meet again"
  Iya, u miti baka yee reply to U miti oo
  Kuneti evening greeting
  A tapu wi oo late evening and nighttime greeting
  A tapu u oo late evening and nighttime greeting
  Iya, a tapu u yee reply to A tapu u oo
  A tapu u baka oo late evening and nighttime greeting
  Iya, a tapu u yee reply to A tapu u baka oo
  Naafu nighttime greeting
  Fa i tan? how are you?
  Fa a e go? how are you?
  Saaflio reply to Fa i tan and Fa a e go
  Saafsaafi reply to Fa i tan and Fa a e go
  Mi de reply to Fa i tan and Fa a e go
  On fa how are you?
  Mi de reply to On fa
  Sani bun how are you?
  Ya, ala sani bun reply to Sani bun
  Ya, ala sani bun na mi reply to Sani bun
  Da u de? how are you? ("then we exist?")
  Dda, da u de? how are you? spoken to an elder man
  Mma, da u de? how are you? spoken to an elder woman
  Iya, u de yee reply to Da u de
  A kiin un baka respectful greeting in older dialect, used around 1970
  A kiin un baka ye baa reply to A kiin un baka
Ebira [igb] (Nigeria.)
  Wadahi general greeting
  Wadahi oo general greeting
  Wao wadahi general greeting
  Yene morning greeting
  Etemeya? how are you?
  Iyina etemeya? how is your family?
  Tao general greeting in the Okene dialect [igb-oke]
  Chao general greeting in the Igara dialect [igb-iga]
  Yanrodu afternoon greeting in the Igara dialect [igb-iga]
  Yanroruva evening greeting in the Igara dialect [igb-iga]
  Otaru greeting spoken to a chief in the Koto dialect [igb-kot]
  Kane welcome greeting
     
Ebri [ebr] (Cte d'Ivoire.)
  Ekoa general greeting
  Ahin morning greeting
  Anou evening greeting
     
Ede Idaca [idd] (Benin.)
  Ekoni morning greeting
  O wa r? how are you?
  O wa rr ni? how are you?
  Eeh reply to O wa r and O wa rr ni
     
Ede Nago [nqg] (Benin.)
  karo morning greeting
  Ojidada morning greeting used in Ogoutdo
  Adedada morning greeting used in Malt
  Adoukp repl to Ojidada and Adedada
  kass midday greeting
  kall evening greeting
  Okoun? how are you?
  Mmm reply to Okoun
  Kabo welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Ekabo welcome greeting spoken to a group
Edo [bin] (Nigeria.)
  Kyo general greeting
  Ado general greeting
  b'wie morning greeting
  b'vn afternoon greeting
  b't evening greeting
  Vb ye h? how are you?
  Vbo y h? how are you? informal
  Vbo y hh? how are you? informal
  y s reply to Vb ye h, Vbo y h, and Vbo y hh
  y's reply to Vb ye h, Vbo y h, and Vbo y hh
  b'nwn greeting spoken to a person who is working
  b'wa greeting spoken to a person who is at home
  b'khan welcome greeting
  Labo morning greeting used by the Osuan, Enogie, and Osenugba families
  Dalaeho morning greeting used by the Enogie family of Ehor
  Laeru morning greeting used by the Ise family of Utekon
  Lagba morning greeting used by the Elema family of Benin
  Lagia morning greeting used by the Agia family
  Lagierua morning greeting used by the Enogie family of Erua
  Lagiesan morning greeting used by the Ezomo family of Benin
  Lagiewan morning greeting used by the Iyase family of Udo
  Lagite morning greeting used by the Enogie family of Ute
  Delagun morning greeting used by the Olokhunmwun famly
  Lagun morning greeting used by the Olokhunmwun famly
  Laide morning greeting used by the Aide family
  Laigena morning greeting used by the Igiena family
  Delaihon morning greeting used by hte Eholor family of Igieduma
  Laihon morning greeting used by hte Eholor family of Igieduma
  Delaiki morning greeting used by the Osa family of Benin
  Laiki morning greeting used by the Osa family of Benin
  Laidu morning greeting used by the Idu and Ogiefa families
  Laigie morning greeting used by the Igie family
  Delaihe morning greeting used by the Ohenukoni family of Eviekoi
  Laihe morning greeting used by the Ohenukoni family of Eviekoi
  Laire morning greeting used by the Eholor Nire and Ogiamen families
  Lairen morning greeting used by the Iren family
  Delaiso morning greeting used by the royal family from the Ogiso era
  Laiso morning greeting used by the royal family from the Ogiso era
  Laize morning greeting used by the Ize family
  Delakun morning greeting used by the Enogie famly of Ugo N'eki
  Delakpan morning greeting used by the Akpan family
  Lakpan morning greeting used by the Akpan family
  Lakun morning greeting used by the Enogie famly of Ugo N'eki
  Laloke morning greeting used by the Oloke family
  Delalu morning greeting used by the Enogie family of Irhue
  Lalu morning greeting used by the Enogie family of Irhue
  Lamehe morning greeting used by hte Emehe family
  Lamehi morning greeting used by the Oloton family of Benin
  Lameri morning greeting used by the Emeri family
  Lamero morning greeting used by the Eze family
  Lamezi morning greeting used by the Eni family of Uzae
  Lamodu morning greeting used by the Umodu family
  Lamogun morning greeting used by the royal family from Ewaka 1
  Lamekon morning greeting used by the Emekon family
  Lamokun morning greeting used by the Umokun family
  Lamolu morning greeting used by the Umolu family
  Lamosun morning greeting used by the Ero family of Benin
  Lamoru morning greeting used by the Olumoru family
  Delani morning greeting used by the Ine N'Igun family of Benin
  Lani morning greeting used by the Ine N'Igun family of Benin
  Laogele morning greeting used by the Oliha family of Benin
  Lareni morning greeting used by the Ureni family
  Larendo morning greeting used by the Ogiefa family of Benin
  Latose morning greeting used by the Edohen and Isiemwenro families
  Laugha morning greeting used by the Ugha family
  Laughe morning greeting used by the Ughe family
  Delauhe morning greeting used by the Elawure family of Usen
  Lauhe morning greeting used by the Elawure family of Usen
  Lauvbe morning greeting used by the Enogie family of Uvbe
  Lavbieze morning greeting used by the Iyase family of Benin
  Lavbiuwa morning greeting used by the Enogie family of Evbokabua
  Layede morning greeting used by the Iyase famly of Uselu
  Layeru morning greeting used by the Ezima family of Okeluhen
     
Edolo [etr] (Papua New Guinea: Southern Highlands and Western Provinces.)
 

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  Esoa general greeting
     
Efate, North [llp] (Vanuatu: Efate Island.)
  Malbong morning greeting
  Malbong wia morning greeting
  Rammel wia afternoon greeting
  Bon wia nighttime greeting
     
Efate, South [erk] (Vanuatu: Efate Island.)
  Aliat wi general greeting
  Pulpog wi morning greeting
  Pog wi morning greeting
  Kotfan wi afternoon greeting
  Iwi ko? how are you?
  Pa fak eswa? where are you going?
  Ku to ewan mai? where are you coming from?
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Efik [efi] (Nigeria.)
  Amesiere morning greeting spoken to one person
  Amesiere nde reply to Amesiere
  Emesiere morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Emesiere nde reply to Emesiere
  Mɔkɔm afternoon greeting
  Asiere evening greeting spoken to one person
  Asiere nde reply to Asiere
  Esiere evening greeting spoken to a group of people
  Esiere nde reply to Esiere
  Aba die? how are you?
  Idem mfo? how are you?
  Etie didie? how are you?
  Idem mi ɔsɔŋ reply to Aba die, Idem mfo, and Etie didie
  A me di o welcome greeting
     
Ega [ega] (Cte d'Ivoire.)
  Mʊka general greeting spoken to one person
  Mʊkanʊ general greeting spoken to a group
  Mʊkabɛ formal greeting spoken to one person
  Mʊkanʊbɛ formal greeting spoken to a group
  Ofli mʊka morning greeting spoken to one person
  Ofli mʊkanʊ morning greeting spoken to a group
  Onyodho mʊka evening greeting spoken to one person
  Onyodho mʊkanʊ evening greeting spoken to a group
     
Eggon [ego] (Nigeria: Nasarawa State.)
  Agba general greeting
  Gbagba general greeting
  No kso bugu? morning greeting
  No kso pyan pyan? morning greeting
     
Egyptian [egy] (ancient Egypt: from 1300 BC to 700 BC.)
  Iiti general greeting
  Iiti em hotep general greeting
  Em hotep nefer general greeting
  Em hotep nefer weret general greeting
  Yii em hoptem general greeting
  Yeh informal greeting
  Aw ibek greeting spoken to a man
  Aw ibetj greeting spoken to a woman
     
Ejagham [etu] (Cameroon and Nigeria.)
  Nkuba general greeting
  Ekoba general greeting
  O nyim a morning greeting
  O nyimelong reply to O nyim a
     
Ekari [ekg] (Indonesia: West Papua.)
  Koyaa general greeting
  Koyaa agapi general daytime greeting
  Koya agapi general daytime greeting
  Koya abata morning greeting
  Kadanii? how are you?
  Kawedanii? how are you?
     
Ekegusii [guz] (Kenya: Nyanza Province. Tanzania: Mara region.)
  Mbiore general greeting
  Imbuya ore? general greeting spoken to one person
  Imbuya ande reply to Imbuya ore
  Imbuya more? general greeting spoken to a group of people
  Imbuya tore reply to Imbuya more
  Bwakire morning greeting
  Bwakire buya morning greeting
  Bwairire buya afternoon greeting
  Kwabokire? morning greeting, literally "how was the night?"
  Buya reply to Kwabokire
     
Eleme [elm] (Nigeria: Rivers State.)
  Ade ageta morning greeting
  Mmuji aba evening greeting
  Jaa bee ɔdɔ jaa? how are you? spoken to one person
  Nɔ akaa reply to Jaa bee ɔdɔ jaa
  Jaa bee ɔdɔi jaa? how are you? spoken to a group
  Re dɔ akaa reply to Jaa bee ɔdɔi jaa
     
Elip [ekm] (Cameroon: Yambasa.)
  A m hnyge general greeting
  Mbgld general greeting
     
Elmolo [elo] (Kenya.)
  Nyai general greeting
     
Emai-Iuleha-Ora [ema] (Nigeria: Eda State, Owen LGA.)
  s general greeting in the Emai dialect [ema-ema]
  Edi general greeting in the Emai dialect [ema-ema]
  Edioo morning greeting spoken by a man in the Emai dialect [ema-ema]
  Laoba morning greeting spoken by a woman in the Emai dialect [ema-ema]
     
Ember-Cato [cto] (Colombia. Panama.)
  Kʉa general greeting
     
Ember, Cham [cmi] (Colombia: Antioqua and Choc.)
  Baka general greeting
  Ba chiruca general greeting
  S ewarisma morning greeting
  Saka ewarisma morning greeting
  S kuruma afternoon greeting
  Saka kiubwdama afternoon greeting
  Saka kiusma nighttime greeting
  Bur rij? how are you?
  Sakabuma welcome greeting
     
Ember, Northern [emp] (Panama: southern region.)
  Mena general greeting
  Dapeda ebariba morning greeting
  Quebara ebariba afternoon greeting
  Damasi ebariba evening greeting
  Bur saa? how are you?
  Ba ba reply to Bur saa
  Mer? how are you?
  Cas? how are you?
  Sambabu? how are you?
  Mena chapa greeting spoken to a man in the Darin dialect
  Mena chapa weena greeting spoken to a woman in the Darin dialect
  Mena java greeting spoken to a man in the Ipeti dialect
  Mena kahu greeting spoken to a woman in the Ipeti dialect
  Ba ze buruar welcome greeting
     
Emerillon [eme] (French Guiana.)
  Tʔw po general greeting
  Tʔw peledʒuɲ general greeting
  Elemaʔẽ ba general greeting
  Elepakatu morning greeting
  Sidʒapɨakaneŋ evening greeting
     
Emilian [egl] (Italy.)
  A t salt informal greeting spoken in the Bologna dialect
  Bn d morning greeting in the Bologna dialect
  At salut informal greeting spoken in the Modenese dialect
  Bon giran morning greeting in the Piacentino dialect [egl-wes]
  At salot informal greeting spoken in the Reggiano dialect
  Bona not nighttime greeting spoken in the Reggiano dialect
  Bonzrni morning greeting in the San Marino dialect
  Cum vla how are you?
  A si 'rivet welcome greeting
     
E'apa Woromaipu [phb] (Venezuela: Bolivar State.)
  Aw'sa' kam? greeting spoken to one person arriving, "have you arrived?"
  Aw'sa' kam amnton? greeting spoken to a group arriving, "have you arrived?"
  'se yu reply to Aw'sa' kam and Aw'sa' kam amnton
     
Enawen-Naw [unk] (Brazil: Mato Grosso.)
  Haitanokasina general greeting
     
Enets, Forest [enf] (Russia: Potapovo and Dudinka.)
  Дорово dorovo: general greeting
     
Enets, Tundra [enh] (Russia: Vorontsovo, Karepovsk, and Tukhard.)
Дорово dorovo: general greeting
  Ань дороба an' doroba: welcome greeting
     
Enga [enq] (Papua New Guinea: Enga Province.)
  Kotka general greeting
  Yongma morning greeting
  Yongm'o morning greeting
  Yongm eret morning greeting
  Kuakam nighttime greeting
  Kuakam'o nighttime greeting
  Kuakam eret nighttime greeting
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English [eng] (United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, Australia, various other countries.)
  Hello formal greeting
  Hi informal greeting
  Good morning morning greeting (until noon)
  Good afternoon afternoon greeting
  Good evening formal evening greeting
  Good day formal daytime greeting
  How are you? how are you?
  Fine reply to how are you
  Fine, how are you? reply to how are you
  Fine, and how are you? reply to how are you
  Fine, how're you? reply to how are you (spoken language only)
  Fine, and you? reply to how are you
  I'm fine, thank you, and you? formal reply to how are you
  How's it going? how are you? informal
  How's it goin'? how are you? informal (spoken language only)
  What's new? how are you? informal
  Welcome formal greeting spoken to a person who is arriving
  Did you have a safe trip? greeting spoken to a person arriving from a long trip
  Did you have a good trip? greeting spoken to a person arriving from a long trip
  G'day general greeting used in some parts of Australia [eng-aus]
  Hiya informal greeting used in parts of Australia and UK (spoken language only) [eng-aus]
  How are you going? how are you? used in some parts of Australia [eng-aus]
  How ya goin' informal greeting used in some parts of Australia (spoken language only) [eng-aus]
  Hay gaan informal greeting used in some parts of Australia (spoken language only) [eng-aus]
  Hezza gaan informal greeting used in some parts of Australia (spoken language only) [eng-aus]
  Hoo ya gannin? how are you? in the Geordie dialect spoken in North East England [eng-geo]
  Hoo's ya fettle? how are you? in the Geordie dialect spoken in North East England [eng-geo]
  Aal reet? how are you? in the Geordie dialect spoken in North East England [eng-geo]
  Hey up informal greeting in the Yorkshire dialect of England [eng-noy]
  Ay up informal greeting in the East Midlands and Yorkshire dialects of England [eng-noy]
  Ey up informal greeting in the East Midlands dialect of England [eng-noy]
  Worrow informal greeting in the West Midlands dialect of England [eng-bir]
  Am yow awight? how are you? in the West Midlands dialect of England [eng-bir]
  Oyamwa? how are you? in the West Midlands dialect of England [eng-bir]
  Mornin' morning greeting in the West Midlands dialect of England [eng-bir]
  Afternoon afternoon greeting in the West Midlands dialect of England [eng-bir]
  Evenin' evening greeting in the West Midlands dialect of England [eng-bir]
  How goes it? how are you? in the Cumberland dialect of England, 19th century [eng-cum]
  How are ye the day? how are you? in the Cumberland dialect of England, 19th century [eng-cum]
  Gyly reply to How are ye the day in the Cumberland dialect, 19th century [eng-cum]
  Whit wey are ye? how are you? spoken in the Ulster dialect [eng-noh]
  What about ye? how are you? in the Ulster dialect  [eng-noh]
  How bist? how are you? in the Bristol dialect of England (spoken language only)
  How bist yow? how are you? in the Bristol dialect of England (spoken language only)
  How bist yer? how are you? in the south Worcestershire dialect of England (spoken language only)
  How bist ye? how are you? in the Montgomeryshire dialect of England (spoken language only)
  How bist 'e? how are you? in the Northamptonshire dialect of England (spoken language only)
  Ow bist? how are you? in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Shropshire, Wolverhampton dialects of England
  Bay too ba reply to Ow bist
  Howdy informal greeting used in Texas, United States of America
  Where ya'at? informal greeting used in New Orleans, United States (spoken language only)
  Hi y'all informal greeting spoken to a group of people in southern United States
  Howzit? how are you? used in South Africa and Namibia
  Feeling somehow? how are you? used in Namibia
  How is the morning? morning greeting used in Namibia
  How now general greeting used in the 16th century
  Well met general greeting used in the 16th century
  Good den general greeting used in the 16th century
  Give you a good day formal greeting used in the 16th century
  Give thee a good day informal greeting used in the 16th century
  Good morrow morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Give you good morrow formal morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Give thee good morrow informal morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Good even evening greeting used in the 16th century
  Good e'en evening greeting used in the 16th century
  Give you good e'en formal evening greeting used in the 16th century
  Give thee good e'en informal evening greeting used in the 16th century
     
English, Middle [enm] (England: 11th through 15th centuries.)
  Gode dai general greeting
  Gode dei general greeting
  Gode morne morning greeting
  Gode morwe morning greeting
  Gode morwene morning greeting
  Gode morweninge morning greeting
  Gode fen afternoon greeting
  Gode even evening greeting
     
English, Old [ang] (England: 7th through 11th centuries.)
  Hāl general greeting spoken to one person
  Ēalā general greeting spoken to one person
  Wes hāl general greeting spoken to one person
  Wesa hāl general greeting spoken to a group of people
  Wesa hāle general greeting spoken to a group of men
  Wesa hāla general greeting spoken to a group of women
  Wesa ge hāl general greeting spoken to a group of people
  Sīe hāl general greeting spoken to one person
  Hāl wes ū general greeting spoken to one person
  Ic grete e general greeting spoken to one person
  Gōd dg general greeting
  Gōdne dg general greeting
  Gōd morgen morning greeting
  Gōdne morgen morning greeting
  Gōd fen afternoon greeting
  Gōdne fen afternoon greeting
  frst ū? how are you?
  Hū g? how are you?
  Hū g hit ē? how are you?
  Hū g hit for ē todg? how are you today?
  Ic eom gesund reply to Hū g, Hū g hit ē and Hū g hit for ē todg
  Ic is gōd reply to Hū g, Hū g hit ē and Hū g hit for ē todg
  Wel, ancie reply to Hū g, Hū g hit ē and Hū g hit for ē todg
  Gōd, ancie reply to Hū g, Hū g hit ē and Hū g hit for ē todg
  Wilcume welcome greeting
  Willcume welcome greeting
     
Enlhet [enl] (Paraguay.)
  Lheiap nak greeting spoken to a man
  Lheia anak greeting spoken to a woman
     
Enwan [enw] (Nigeria: Akwa Ibom State.)
  Alaha morning greeting
  Okio nighttime greeting
  Sala dighi? how are you?
  Ofo, edioko reply to Sala dighi
  Ile, ofuo? how are you?
  Out reply to Ile ofuo
     
Epena [sja] (Colombia.)
  K'apɨa pia bɨk general greeting
  Pia bapari iji general greeting
     
Equatorial Guinea Pidgin [fpe] (Equatorial Guinea.)
  Mɔnin morning greeting spoken to one person
  Gud mɔnin morning greeting spoken to one person
  na gud mɔnin morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Gud ftnun afternoon greeting spoken to one person
  na gud ftnun afternoon greeting spoken to a group of people
  Gud ivin evening greeting spoken to one person
  na gud ivin evening greeting spoken to a group of people
  Kusέ greeting spoken to one person who is working
  na kusέ greeting spoken to a group of people who are working
  Haw fɔ yu? how are you? spoken to one person
  Haw fɔ na? how are you? spoken to a group of people
  Haw fa? how are you? informal
  de reply to Haw fɔ yu and Haw fɔ na
  wɛl reply to Haw fɔ yu and Haw fɔ na
  Wɛlkɔm welcome greeting
     
Ere [twp] (Papua New Guinea: Manus Province.)
  Maping morning greeting
     
Ersu [ers] (China: south central Sichuan.)
  Nə kha ʒɿgɛ̀? where are you going?
  Nə kha ʒɿgəɛ̀? where are you going?
     
Erzya [myv] (Russia: Mordvin region.)
  Шумбрат shumbrat: general greeting spoken to one person
  Шумбратадо shumbratado: general greeting spoken to a group of people
  Шумбрачи shumbrachi: general greeting
  Паро чи paro chi: general daytime greeting
  Сюкпря syukprya: informal greeting
  Валске марто valske marto: morning greeting
  Паро валске paro valske: morning greeting
  Чокшне марто chokshne marto: evening greeting
  Паро чокшне paro chokshne: evening greeting
  Шумбра чокшне shumbra chokshne: evening greeting
  Кода теветь? koda tevet: how are you?
  Кода тевтне? koda tevtne: how are you?
  Сюкпря, вадрясто syukprya, vadryasto: reply to Кода теветь and Кода тевтне
  Сюкпря, паро syukprya, paro: reply to Кода теветь and Кода тевтне
  Кода эрятадо? koda eryatado: how are you?
  Парсте parste: reply to Кода эрятадо
  Васттадызь паро мельсэ vasttadyz paro melse: welcome greeting
  Эсь мелень коряс es' melen' koryas: welcome greeting
  Инеськеть, садо inesket sado: welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Инеськеть, совадо insetket sovado: welcome greeting spoken to a group
     
Esan [ish] (Nigeria: Edo State.)
  Aesan morning greeting spoken by a man
  Khara morning greeting spoken by a man
  Dojie morning greeting spoken by a woman
  Wa bodiaye? how are you?
  Bdiay how are you?
  Mefure reply to Bodiaye
  fure reply to Bodiaye
  Egbe daen? are you well?
  Obokhian welcome
     
Ese [mcq] (Papua New Guinea: Oro Province.)
  Ese general greeting
  Esu'ua general greeting
     
Ese Ejja [ese] (Bolivia and Peru.)
  Yatini general greeting
  Achajja ami? how are you?
  Achajja amiani? how are you?
  Yapametani reply to Achajja amiani
     
Eskayan [esy] (Philippines: Taytay, Bohol.)
  Abilaki general greeting
  Griyalu aga morning greeting
  Griyalu agatacang midday greeting
  Griyalu lingay afternoon greeting
  Griyalu cloper evening greeting
  Lamis samyal thank you
     
Esselen [esq] (United States of America: Big Sur, California.)
  Saleki atsa general greeting
  Saleki asatsa morning greeting
  Saleki itsa afternoon greeting
  Saleki itsa kominan afternoon greeting spoken to a group
  Saleki itsu evening greeting
  Saleki tomanis nighttime greeting
  Ketsapam nenipuk? where are you going?
  Iyu iyu welcome greeting
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Estonian [ekk] (Estonia.)
  Tere general greeting
  Tervist general greeting
  Tere pevast general daytime greeting
  Tere hommikust morning greeting
Tere htust evening greeting
  Hommikust informal morning greeting
  Tere hommikut informal morning greeting
  Hommikut informal morning greeting
  Hommik informal morning greeting
  htust informal evening greeting
  htut informal evening greeting
  Tere htut informal evening greeting
  Tere judu greeting spoken to a person who is working
  Judu greeting spoken to a person who is working
  Judu tle greeting spoken to a person who is working
  Tarvis reply to Tere judu, Judu, and Judu tle
  Judu tarvis reply to Tere judu, Judu, and Judu tle
  Terekest informal greeting
  Tau informal greeting
  Kuidas lheb? how are you?
  Kuidas teil lheb? how are you?, formal
  Kuidas sul lheb? how are you?, informal
  Kuidas sinul lheb? how are you?, informal
  Kuidas sa elad? how are you?, informal
  Kuidas ksi kib? how are you?
  Hsti reply to Kuidas lheb, Kuidas teil lheb, Kuidas sul lheb, and Kuidas ksi kib
  Tnan hsti reply to Kuidas lheb, Kuidas teil lheb, Kuidas sul lheb, and Kuidas ksi kib
  Tnan ksimast, hsti reply to Kuidas lheb, Kuidas teil lheb, Kuidas sul lheb, and Kuidas ksi kib
  Lheb reply to Kuidas lheb, Kuidas teil lheb, and Kuidas sul lheb
  Mul lheb hsti reply to Kuidas lheb, Kuidas teil lheb, and Kuidas sul lheb
  Mul lheb hsti, aith reply to Kuidas lheb, Kuidas teil lheb, and Kuidas sul lheb
  Minul lheb hsti reply to Kuidas lheb, Kuidas teil lheb, and Kuidas sul lheb
  Minul lheb hsti, aith reply to Kuidas lheb, Kuidas teil lheb, and Kuidas sul lheb
  Mis uudist? how are you? informal, "what's new?"
  Mitte midagi reply to Mis uudist
  Mitte midagi erilist reply to Mis uudist
  Ei midagi erilist reply to Mis uudist
  Ei midagi reply to Mis uudist
  Ei midagi, tnan ksimast reply to Mis uudist
  Tere tulemast welcome greeting
  Terit general greeting in the Saaremaa and Muhu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Terit teitele general greeting in the Saaremaa and Muhu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Terbist general greeting in the Lne dialect of Paimvere  [ekk-wes]
Tere ommikkust morning greeting in the Kesk dialects of Pltsamaa and Viru-Jaagupi [ekk-mid]
  Tere uomigut morning greeting in the Kirde dialect of Prangli [ekk-nce]
  Tere ommigust morning greeting in the Kirde dialect of Viru-Nigula [ekk-nce]
  Tere ommikkust morning greeting in the Kirde dialects of Lganuse and Jhvi [ekk-nce]
  Tere ommuguss morning greeting in the Ida dialect of Kodavere [ekk-eas]
  Tere omigust morning greeting in the Lne dialect of Hanila [ekk-wes]
  Tere omikust morning greeting in the Lne dialect of Hdemeeste [ekk-wes]
  Tere omikkust morning greeting in the Lne dialect of Martna [ekk-wes]
Tere omingust morning greeting in the Saaremaa and Muhu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Tere ommikkust morning greeting in the Saaremaa dialect of Mustjala [ekk-isl]
  Tere omigust morning greeting in the Saaremaa dialect of Ansekla [ekk-isl]
  Tere oomigust morning greeting in the Saaremaa dialect of Kihelkonna [ekk-isl]
  Tere omingust morning greeting in the Muhu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Tere omikkud morning greeting in the Kihnu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Tere ommukust morning greeting in the Mulgi dialect of Karksi [ekk-mul]
  Tere ommukut morning greeting in the Mulgi dialect [ekk-mul]
  Ommukust morning greeting in the Mulgi dialect [ekk-mul]
  Tere hommikut morning greeting spoken in the Tartu dialect [ekk-tar]
  Tere pivast general daytime greeting in the Kirde dialect of Kuusalu [ekk-nce]
  Tere pvast general daytime greeting in the Saaremaa and Muhu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Tere lunast midday greeting in the Lne dialect of Hdemeeste [ekk-wes]
  Tere 'htast evening greeting in the Lne dialects of Hdemeeste and Mihkli [ekk-wes]
  Tere htast evening greeting in the Kirde dialect of Lganuse [ekk-nce]
  Tere htast evening greeting in the Saaremaa and Muhu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Tere dagut evening greeting spoken in the Tartu dialect [ekk-tar]
Kudas so ksi kib? how are you? in the Kesk dialect of Kose [ekk-mid]
  Kudas so kbrd kivd? how are you? in the Kesk dialect of Juuru [ekk-mid]
  Kuida ksi kib? how are you? in the Kirde dialect of Vaivara [ekk-nce]
  Kuida kbrd kivd? how are you? in the Kirde dialect of Vaivara [ekk-nce]
  Kuda kbrd kivd? how are you? in the Kirde dialect of Jhvi [ekk-nce]
  Kuda ksi kib? how are you? in the Kirde dialect of Kuusalu [ekk-nce]
  Kudas kbld kvd? how are you? in the Kirde dialect of Kuusalu [ekk-nce]
  Kuda kbrd kevad? how are you? in the Ida dialect of Kodavere [ekk-eas]
  Iass reply to Kuda kbrd kevad in the Ida dialect of Kodavere [ekk-eas]
  Kudas elad? how are you? in the Lne dialect of Martna and Prnu-Jaagupi [ekk-wes]
  Kudas ksi keib? how are you? in the Lne dialect of Martna [ekk-wes]
  Hiaste reply to Kudas elad and Kudas ksi keib in the Lne dialect of Martna [ekk-wes]
  Kudas kpp kib? how are you? in the Lne dialect of Prnu-Jaagupi [ekk-wes]
  Kudas kbrd kivad? how are you? in the Lne dialect of Prnu-Jaagupi [ekk-wes]
  Kuda elu lhb? how are you? in the Saaremaa and Muhu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Kuda lhb? how are you? in the Saaremaa and Muhu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Kudas lhb? how are you? in the Kihnu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Mis elu sa elad? how are you? in the Saaremaa and Muhu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Kuda elad? how are you? in the Saaremaa and Muhu dialect [ekk-isl]
  Kudas ksi kib? how are you? in the Saaremaa dialect of Karja [ekk-isl]
  Kuidas ksi keib? how are you? in the Saaremaa dialect of Kihelkonna [ekk-isl]
  Kuidas kpad keivad? how are you? in the Saaremaa dialect of Kihelkonna [ekk-isl]
  Kudas kbarad kivad? how are you? in the Saaremaa dialect of Pide [ekk-isl]
  Kuidas kpad kivad? how are you? in the Hiiumaa dialect of Kina [ekk-isl]
  Kuidas kbalad kevad? how are you? in the Muhu dialect  [ekk-isl]
  Kuda lp? how are you? in the Mulgi dialect [ekk-mul]
  Kuda lb? how are you? in the Mulgi dialect [ekk-mul]
  Kudas elu lp? how are you? in the Mulgi dialect [ekk-mul]
  Kudas lks? how are you? in the Mulgi dialect of Kolga-Jaani [ekk-mul]
  Tere pvast morning greeting in the Mulgi dialect of Tarvastu [ekk-mul]
  Kudas ksi kib? how are you? in the Mulgi dialect of Tarvastu [ekk-mul]
  Kuiss kbre kiv? how are you? in the Mulgi dialect of Helme [ekk-mul]
  ste reply to Kuda lp, Kuda lb, Kudas ksi kib, Kuiss kbre kiv in Mulgi dialect
  Kuda lheb? how are you? spoken in the Tartu dialect [ekk-tar]
  Kuda lks? how are you? spoken in the Tartu dialect of Tartu-Maarja [ekk-tar]
  Kuda ksi kib? how are you? spoken in the Tartu dialect [ekk-tar]
  Kudas ksi kib? how are you? spoken in the Tartu dialect of Puhja [ekk-tar]
  Kudass ksi kib? how are you? spoken in the Tartu dialect of No [ekk-tar]
  ste reply to Kuda lheb, Kuda ksi kib, and Kudass ksi kib in the Tartu dialect
  Terre general greeting used in the 18th century
  Terre, terre general greeting used in the 18th century
  Terre lounat midday greeting used in the 18th century
  Terre lounast midday greeting used in the 18th century
  Terre htust midday greeting used in the 18th century
  Kuida kssi kib? how are you? used in the 18th century
  Kuida teie kssi kib? how are you? used in the 18th century
  Terre tullemast welcome greeting used in the 18th century
  Olle terwe tullemast welcome greeting used in the 18th century
  Olge terwe tullemast welcome greeting used in the 18th century
  Terre general greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre pwast general daytime greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre hommikost morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre hommiko morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre homiko morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre hommest morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre homikust morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre homikult morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre homselt morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre hommogult morning greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre lounast midday greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre lounat midday greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre htust evening greeting used in the 16th century
  Terre ddangult evening greeting used in the 16th century
  Kuida kssi kib? how are you? used in the 16th century in the northern dialect
  Kuis kssi kp? how are you? used in the 16th century in the southern dialect
  Terre tullemast welcome greeting used in the 16th century
  Terwe general greeting used in the 15th century
  Terwe pehwast daytime greeting used in the 15th century
  Terwe hohmickust morning greeting used in the 15th century
  Terwe chtust evening greeting used in the 15th century
  Terveh general greeting used in the 12th century
  Terveh pevst aigaa formal daytime greeting used in the 12th century
  Terveh hoommikkosta aigaa formal morning greeting used in the 12th century
  Terveh htagosta aigaa formal evening greeting used in the 12th century
Eten [etx] (Nigeria: Plateau State.)
  d greeting spoken to an older woman
     
Eton [etn] (Cameroon: Lekie Division.)
  M t wa kon general greeting
  M t wa kone general greeting
  M t wa kone wale greeting used when calling to a person who is across the street
  Mbe mbe kiri morning greeting
  Kiri mbang reply to Mbe mbe kiri
  Mbe mbe n'gor early evening greeting
  N'gor mbang reply to Mbe mbe n'gor
  Mbe mbe alou late evening greeting
  Alumbang reply to Mbe mbe alou
     
Etulo [utr] (Nigeria: Benue and Taraba States.)
  tɔ́w morning greeting
  gbd greeting spoken to a chief
     
Even [eve] (Russia: Yakutia and Kamchatka.)
 

Дорова

dorova: general greeting

  Дорова дялбу

dorova dyalbu: greeting spoken to a group, "hello friends"

  Дорова ибдири

dorova ibdiri: greeting spoken to a group, "hello friends"

  Этти

etti: general greeting

  Ай бадирапач ai badirapach: morning greeting
  Ай инэнэч ai inenech: afternoon greeting
  Ай хиэсэтич ai hiesetich: evening greeting
 

Он тэлэнгэшь?

on telengesh: how are you?

  Или, или ili ili: welcome greeting
     
Evenki [evn] (China and Russia: Inner Mongolia.)
  Дорово dorovo: general greeting
  Мэнду mendu: general greeting
  Аялди ayaldi: general greeting
  Ая инэӈит aya inenit: morning greeting
  Ая тырганит aya tyrganit: morning greeting
  Ая тыманит aya tymanit: morning greeting
  Ая тэгэлтэнэт aya tegeltenet: afternoon greeting
  Ая ахилтанат aya ahiltanat: evening greeting
  Ая долболтоно aya dolboltono: evening greeting
  Он бидерэс? on bideres: how are you?
  Аят ayat: reply to Он бидерэс
  Ая бишинди? aya bishindi: how are you in the Hulunbuir dialect
  Ая aya: reply to Ая бишинди
  Авгарат бикэл avgarat bikel: welcome greeting
     
Ewage Notu [nou] (Papua New Guinea: Oro Province.)
 

Oro, oro

general greeting

 

Imo atega ena

general greeting

  Sipo dave morning greeting
  Sipo ewamei morning greeting
  Ongobo dave nighttime greeting
  Tumba dave nighttime greeting
  Imo awara? how are you?
  Awara reply to Imo awara
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w [ewe] (Ghana: southwestern region. Togo.)
  Ɛfɔa general greeting
  Mefɔ reply to Ɛfɔa
  Ɛ, mefɔ reply to Ɛfɔa
  Nilyenia general greeting
  Mile reply to Nilyenia
  Gbedoname general greeting
  Wayzo general greeting
  Ŋdi morning greeting
  Ŋdi apemetowo reply to Ŋdi
  Ŋdi na wo morning greeting
  Mudobo morning greeting
  Neefon morning greeting
  Ŋdi na mi lo midday greeting
  Ŋdɔ afternoon greeting
  Ŋdɔ na wo afternoon greeting
  Yoo, xɔ ŋdɔ afternoon greeting in the southern dialect
  Ŋdɔ goo afternoon greeting in the southern dialect
  Woale late afternoon greeting
  Wɔle na wo lo late afternoon greeting
  Fiẽ evening greeting
  Dɔ agbe nighttime greeting
  Egbe be dɔ greeting spoken to a person whom you saw earlier in the day
  Etsɔ be dɔ greeting spoken to a person whom you saw the day before
  Nyitsɔ be dɔ greeting spoken to a person whom you saw two days earlier
  Ayekoo greeting spoken to a person who is working
  Aanyekoo greeting spoken to a group of people who are working
  Woe zɔ welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Woe zɔ loo welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Miawoe zɔ welcome greeting spoken to a group of people
  Yoo reply to Wo zɔ and Miawoe zɔ
     
Ewondo [ewo] (Cameroon.)
  Mbolo general greeting
  Mbembe kiri general greeting
  Kiri mben reply to Mbembe kiri
  Mbembe amos morning greeting
  Amos mben reply to Mbembe amos
  Mbembe gaug afternoon greeting
  Gaug mben reply to Mbembe gaug
  Mbembe ngoge afternoon greeting
  Ngoge mben reply to Mbembe ngoge
  Mbembe alu evening greeting
  Alu mben reply to Mbembe alu
  One mvo? how are you?
  Ow mene mvo reply to One mvo
  Mbebe kiri general greeting in the Yebekolo dialect [ewo-yak]
  Mbebe tche general greeting in the Yebekolo dialect [ewo-yak]
     
Extremaduran [ext] (Spain: Extremadura)
  Hola general greeting
  Genos das morning greeting
  Genas tardis afternoon greeting
  Qu ju? how are you?
  Qu tal? how are you?
  Bienviniu welcome greeting
     
Eyak [eya] (United States of America: Alaska.)
  'I general greeting
  Ishu? general greeting, literally "is it you?"
  K'eet iit'eh? how are you?
  K'udzuu xiłeh reply to K'eet iit'eh
  Awa'ahdahaanda'laxsa'a'ch'i welcome greeting spoken to a visitor ("thank you for coming here")
  Awa'ahdah thank you
     
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