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This page contains greetings in the languages listed below, which begin with the letter G.  There are 113 languages on this page.

 

   

 


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Ga [gaa] (Ghana: southeastern coast.)
  Miiŋa bo general greeting spoken to one person ("I am greeting you")
  Miiŋa bo ekoŋŋ general greeting spoken to a group ("I am greeting you again")
  Miiŋa nyɛ general greeting spoken to one person ("I am greeting you")
  Miiŋa nyɛ ekoŋŋ general greeting spoken to a group ("I am greeting you again")
  Minaokoo general greeting spoken to one person ("I have seen you again")
  Ŋ-nao koo general greeting spoken to one person ("I have seen you again")
  Ojekoo morning greeting ("you have woken up again")
  Ojemra reply to Ojekoo
  Oshwiee late afternoon and early evening greeting
  Ŋ-shwie mra reply to Oshwiee spoken to one person
  Wɔshwie mra reply to Oshwiee spoken to a group
  Te oyɔɔ tɛŋŋ? how are you?
  Te tɛŋŋ? how are you? informal
  Mi yɛ ojogbaŋŋ reply to Te oyɔɔ tɛŋŋ  by one person
  Ŋ-yɛ ojogbaŋŋ reply to Te oyɔɔ tɛŋŋ  by one person
  Wɔ yɛ ojogbaŋŋ reply to Te oyɔɔ tɛŋŋ by a group of people
  Te nibii yaa nɔtɛŋŋ? how are things with you?
  Mɛni yaa nɔ? how are you? informal, "what's up?"
  He ni ojɛ? how are you?, literally "is everything okay where you are coming from?"
  Jɛi jɔ reply to He ni ojɛ, "it is well there"
  Biɛ fɛɛ? how are you?, literally "how are things here?"
  Biɛ jogbaŋŋ reply to Biɛ fɛɛ, "it is well here"
  Biɛ jogbaŋŋ, he ni ojɛ hu? reply to Biɛ fɛɛ, "it is well here, and what about the place where you are coming from?"
Miifala bo welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Miifala nyɛ welcome greeting spoken to a group
  Miihere bo welcome greeting spoken to one person
  Miihere nyɛ welcome greeting spoken to a group
  Miihere bo atuu kɛmiiba miwe lɛ welcome greeting spoken at a house, "I am fondly welcoming you to my home"
  Miihere bo nɔ reply greeting spoken to one person
  Miihere nyɛ nɔ reply greeting spoken to a group
     
Gaam [tbi] (Sudan: northern region.)
  Taa izi? general greeting
     
Gabi-Gabi [gbw] (Australia: Queensland.)
  Wunya general greeting
  Wunya ngulum general greeting spoken to a group
  Ngara general greeting
  Nara general greeting
Ngara, kai ngai general greeting, "hello, here I am"
  Wenyari? how are you?
     
Gabrieliño-Fernandeño [xgf] (United States of America: southern California.)
  Miiyu general greeting
  Nachochan general greeting
     
Ga'dang [gdg] (Philippines.)
  Ayowak greeting spoken by a person approaching a house
  Ayokayu reply to Ayowak
  Sintaw naggabwattannu? greeting spoken to a person arriving, "where are you coming from?"
  Sintaw angannu? greeting spoken to a person going where, "where are you going?"
  Se'oy reply to Sintaw naggabwattanu and Sintaw angannu
     
Gaddang [gad] (Philippines.)
  Macasta a daddaramat morning greeting
  Dios si daddaramat morning greeting
  Macasta a fuwab afternoon greeting
  Dios si pananganaw afternoon greeting
  Macasta a gaffi evening and nighttime greeting
  Dios si gaffi evening and nighttime greeting
  Manantaw si kayu? how are you?
  Manantaw ka? how are you?
  Mappia ac pay reply to Manantaw ka
     
Gade [ged] (Nigeria.) 
  Ńnàba welcome greeting
     
Gadsup [gaj] (Papua New Guinea: East Highlands Province.)
  Ayufumi nighttime greeting
  Ayupumi nighttime greeting
     
Gamo [gmv] (Ethiopia: Omo region.)
  Saro general greeting
  Ai malaa de'aii? how are you?
     
Gagauz [gag] (Moldova, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Ukraine.)
  Гÿн айдын gün aydin: general greeting
  Салaм salam: general greeting
  Заман хайыр олсун zaman hayir olsun: general greeting
  Сабаа хайыр олсун sabaa hayir olsun: morning greeting
  Авшам хайыр олсун avsham hayir olsun: evening greeting
  Нябэрсыныз? nyabersynyz: how are you?
  Не сой ишлериниз? ne soy ishleriniz: how are you?
     
Galela [gbi] (Indonesia: Maluku.)
  Tabea general greeting
  Kiaka notagi? greeting spoken to a person travelling, literally "where are you going?"
     
Galician [glg] (Spain: Galicia. Portugal: Tras os Montes.)
  Ola general greeting
  Bo día morning greeting
  Boa tarde afternoon greeting
  Boas tardes afternoon greeting
  Bo serán evening greeting
  Boa noite nighttime greeting
  Boas noites nighttime greeting
  Como está? how are you? formal
  Como estás? how are you? informal
  Que tal está? how are you? formal
  Que tal estás? how are you? informal
  Ben reply to Como está, Como estás, Que tal está and Que tal estás
  Moi ben, grazas reply to Como está, Como estás, Que tal está and Que tal estás
  Benvidos welcome greeting
  Benvido welcome greeting spoken to a man
  Benvida welcome greeting spoken to a woman
     
Galindan [xgl] (Northern Poland and Russia before the 14th century.)
  Kailas general greeting
     
Galolen [gal] (East Timor. Indonesia.)
  Lalan e taik? how are you?
  Lalan ka taik? how are you?
     
Gamilaraay [kld] (Australia.)
  Yaama general greeting
  Yaamagara general greeting
  Yaama nginda general greeting
  Yaama ngindaay general greeting spoken to a group of people
  Yaama kuru kuru greeting spoken to a group of people ("hello everyone")
  Yaama maliyaa greeting spoken to a friend ("hello friend")
  Yaama mari maliyaa greeting spoken to a group of friends ("hello friends")
  Yaama dhagaan greeting spoken to a man of the same generation as the speaker ("hello brother")
  Yaama baawaa greeting spoken to a woman of the same generation as the speaker ("hello sister")
  Yaama birralii greeting spoken to a group of children ("hello children")
  Yaama gaba nginda? how are you?
  Gaba reply to any greeting that begins with Yaama
     
Gamo [gmv] (Ethiopia: Omo region.)
  Saro general greeting
  Ai malaa de'aii? how are you?
     
Gana [gnq] (Malaysia: Sabah.)
  Guana mu lenin sihak dok general greeting
     
||Gana [gnk] (Botswana.)
  Xai o general greeting
     
Ganda [lug] (Uganda.)
  Otya nno general greeting
  Wasuze otya morning greeting
  Wasuze otya nno morning greeting
  Mwasuze mutya morning greeting spoken to a group
  Wasuze otya ssebo morning greeting spoken to a man
  Wasuze otya nno ssebo morning greeting spoken to a man
  Mwasuze mutya bassebo morning greeting spoken to a group of men
  Wasuze otya nnyabo morning greeting spoken to a woman
  Wasuze otya nno nnyabo morning greeting spoken to a woman
  Mwasuze mutya bannyabo morning greeting spoken to a group of women
  Bulungi, wasuze otya nno reply to Wasuze otya nno
  Wasuz'otya morning greeting
  Ibuto morning greeting
  Ibuto maber morning greeting
  Abuto morning greeting
  Abuto maber morning greeting
  Osiibye otya nno afternoon and evening greeting
  Osiibye otya nno ssebo afternoon and evening greeting spoken to a man
  Osiibye otya nno nnyabo afternoon and evening greeting spoken to a woman
  Musiibye mutya bassebo afternoon and evening greeting spoken to a group of men
  Musiibye mutya bannyabo afternoon and evening greeting spoken to a group of women
  Osiib'otya afternoon and evening greeting
  Bulungi reply to Wasuze otya nno, Wasuz'otya, Osiibye otya nno, and Osiib'otya
  Gyebaleko greeting spoken to a person who is working
  Weebale emirimo greeting spoken to a person who is working
  Kale reply to Gyebaleko and Weebale emirimo
  Ki kate? informal greeting
  Tewali reply to Ki kate
  Oli otya? how are you? spoken to one person
  Gyendi reply to Oli otya
  Muli mutya? how are you? spoken to a group
  Gyetuli reply to Muli mutya
     
Gapapaiwa [pwg] (Papua New Guinea: Ruaba River.)
 

Kiiwa kiiwa

general greeting

  Boiboi biibiina morning greeting
  Didibara biibiina nighttime greeting
  Enosaire welcome greeting
     
Garhwali [gbm] (India.)
  प्रणाम। praṇāma: formal greeting
  आप कैसे है? āpa kaisē hai: how are you?
  आपके क्या हाल है? āpakē kyā hāla hai: how are you?
  आपक हाल क्या छन? āpaka hāla kyā chana: how are you?
  मी ठीक छौं। mī ṭhīka chauṁ: reply to आप कैसे है, आपके क्या हाल है, and आपक हाल क्या छन
  मै ठीक हूँ। mai ṭhīka hūṁ: reply to आप कैसे है, आपके क्या हाल है, and आपक हाल क्या छन
  क्या हाल छन? kyā hāla chana: how are you?
  ठीक छन। ṭhīka chana: reply to क्या हाल छन
     
Garifuna [cab] (Honduras and Guatemala.)
  Mabuiga general greeting
  Buiti binafi morning greeting
  Buiti amidi noontime greeting
  Buiti rabanweyu afternoon greeting
  Buiti guñaun nighttime greeting
  Buiti guñon nighttime greeting
  Buiti binafin morning greeting spoken in the Labuga dialect of Guatemala
  Buiti guñon nighttime greeting spoken in the Labuga dialect of Guatemala
  Ida biña? how are you?
  Ida biña uguñe? how are you?
  Úadigiati reply to Ida biña and Ida biña uguñe
  Magadietina reply to Ida biña and Ida biña uguñe
  Aban le reply to Ida biña and Ida biña uguñe
  Mabouë general greeting in the older dialect spoken in the 17th century
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Garo [grt] (India and Bangladesh: Garo Hills.)
  Nomoskar general greeting (from Hindi)
  Nang'i pring namchina morning greeting in the Achik dialect [grt-ack]
  Pring nam morning geeting
  Nang'i sal namchina daytime greeting in the Achik dialect [grt-ack]
  Sal nam daytime greeting
  Wal nam nighttime greeting
  Namedongama? how are you?
  Namengama? how are you? in the Achik dialect [grt-ack]
  Namenga reply to Namengama
  Namengada reply to Namengama, more polite
  Mai dake nga? what are you doing?, informal greeting
  Re'babo welcome greeting in the Achik dialect [grt-ack] (literally: "come")
  Re'baboda welcome greeting in the Achik dialect [grt-ack], more polite
  Napbado welcome greeting spoken at a house in the Achik dialect [grt-ack]
  Napbadoda welcome greeting spoken at a house in the Achik dialect [grt-ack], more polite
     
Garre [gex] (Somalia: Shabelle and Bay.)
  Akam? general greeting
  Dansa reply to Akam
  Nagay bulte morning greeting
  Nabadle ma shirto? how are you?
  Nageeni badaadaa? how are you?
  Badaad reply to Nageeni badaadaa
     
Garrwa [wrk] (Australia: Northern Territory.)
  Yangka barri? how are you?
     
Garus [gyb] (Papua New Guinea: Astrolabe Bay.)
  Iluk morning greeting
  Tiro:m nighttime greeting
     
Gavião do Jiparaná [gvo] (Brazil: Rondônia.)
  Té en ebákoá general greeting
     
Gayo [gay] (Indonesia: Sumatra.)
  Assalamu'alaikum general greeting
  Wa'alaikumsalam reply to Assalamu'alaikum
  Hana këber? how are you?
  Këber jeroh reply to Hana këber
  Sana këber? how are you?
  Kune këber? how are you?
     
Gayón [qtp] (Venezuela: Lara region.)
  Kónt hi general greeting
  Aro stá? how are you?
  Bapurí welcome greeting
  Güe ub morning greeting in the Ayomán language [no ISO code for Ayomán. Linguist List: 085]
  Güe uch? how are you? in the Ayomán language [085]
  Bastagapó welcome greeting in the Ayomán language [085], "come in"
  Batastá welcome greeting in the Ayomán language [085], "sit down"
     
Gbagyi [gbr] (Nigeria: Niger State.)
  Nkwa general greeting
     
Gbari [gby] (Nigeria: Niger State.)
  Nkwa general greeting in the Gbagyi-Nkwa dialect [gby-gba]
  Arife morning greeting in the Kwali-Sumwakpna dialect [gby-kwa]
  Habi morning greeting in the Kwali-Sumwakpna dialect [gby-kwa]
  Abwaawyi evening greeting in the Kwali-Sumwakpna dialect [gby-kwa]
  Faari greeting to a person coming from a farm in the Kwali-Sumwakpna dialect [gby-kwa]
  Hajingezun evening greeting in the Zubakpna dialect
  Hazowyi evening greeting in the Zubakpna dialect
     
Gbaya [krs] (Sudan.)
  Gbo-gbi general greeting
     
Gbaya-Mbodomo [gmm] (Cameroon.)
  Sàmé general greeting
     
Gbaya, Northwest [gya] (Central African Republic. Cameroon.)
  Mɛɛ general greeting
  Wúr mɔ general greeting
  Ɂàsábìnà formal greeting
  Mɔ sààmɛ ndé morning greeting
  Ma te welcome greeting
     
Gbaya, Southwest [gso] (Cameroon.)
  Sàmé general greeting
  Mosàmé general greeting
     
Gbe, Waci [wci] (Togo.  Benin: Mono Province.)
  Woezon general greeting
     
Gedaged [gdd] (Papua New Guinea: Madang Province.)
 

Bomon gawai

general greeting

  Ad gawai midday greeting
  Uza gawai afternoon greeting
  Tidom gawai nighttime greeting
     
Geez [gez] (Ethiopia.)
  Sālam lāki religious greeting
  Ḥawisā welcome greeting
  Ḥawesā welcome greeting
  Bāḥ general greeting
  Bāḥ general greeting
  Bāḥā general greeting
  Bāḥāka general greeting spoken to one man
  Bāḥka general greeting spoken to one woman
     
Geji [gji] (Nigeria: Bauchi State.)
  Láfíya general greeting
     
Gen [gej] (Togo and Benin.)
  Sobedo general greeting
  Doso reply to Sobedo
  Nisobedo general greeting after a long absence
  Doyeeso reply to Nisobedo
  Wo fwa? how are you?
  Mufo reply to Wo fwa
  Ofoin? how are you?
  Aa reply to Ofoin
  O fon nwede a? morning greeting
  Mi fon nwede a? morning greeting
  Enh, mm fon nwede reply to O fon nwede a and Mi fon nwede a
  Enh reply to O fon nwede a and Mi fon nwede a
  Wheyzon welcome greeting
  Mi wheyzon welcome greeting
     
Gende [gaf] (Papua New Guinea: Madang Province.)
 

Mimike mogri

morning greeting
  Ivunana mogri afternoon greeting
  Tumrana mogri nighttime greeting
  Mogri mino? how are you?
     
Georgian [kat] (Georgia.)
  გამარჯობა gamarjoba: general greeting
  გამარჯობათ gamarjobat: general greeting
  გაუმარჯოს gaumarjos: general greeting
  გაგიმარჯოს gagimarjos: reply to გამარჯობა and გაუმარჯოს
  სალამი salami: general greeting (from Arabic)
  ზდაროვა zdarava: general greeting (from Russian)
  დილა მშვიდობისა dili mshvidobisa: morning greeting
  საღამო მშვიდობისა saghamo mshivodibsa: evening and nighttime greeting
  ძილი ნებისა dzili nebisa: nighttime greeting
  როგორა ხარ? rogora khar: how are you?
  კარგად ვარ kargard var: reply to როგორა ხარ
  გმადლობთ კარგად gmadlobt kargard: reply to როგორა ხარ
  მე კარგად, გმადლობთ me kargard, gmadlobt: reply to როგორა ხარ
  კეთილი იყოს თქვენი kethili iqos tkveni: welcome greeting
  მობრძანდით mobrdzandit: welcome greeting
  შენი მობრძანება sheni mobrdzaneba: welcome greeting
     
German, Standard [deu] (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and various other countries in central Europe.)
  Guten Tag general greeting
  Guten Morgen morning greeting
  Guten Abend evening greeting
  Hallo general greeting
  Grüß dich informal greeting
  Tag informal greeting
  Wie geht's? how are you?
  Wie geht es Ihnen? how are you? formal
  Wie geht es dir? how are you? informal
  Es geht mir gut reply to Wie geht's, Wie geht es Ihnen, and Wie geht es dir
  Mir geht es gut reply to Wie geht's, Wie geht es Ihnen, and Wie geht es dir
  Wilkommen welcome greeting
  Hoi informal greeting used in Austria, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein (spoken language only)
  Grüß Gott general greeting spoken in Bavaria and Warttemburg (spoken language only)
  Griass God general greeting spoken in Vienna (spoken language only)
  Seavas informal greeting spoken in Vienna (spoken language only)
  Gun moagn morning greeting spoken in Vienna (spoken language only)
  Dere afternoon greeting spoken in Vienna (spoken language only)
  Juten Morjen morning greeting in the Berlin dialect (spoken language only)
  Juten Abend evening greeting in the Berlin dialect  (spoken language only)
  Gudä tag general greeting in the Badisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Guude general greeting in the Hessisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Guude wiie general greeting in the Hessisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Ei, guude wiie general greeting in the Hessisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Morsche general greeting in the Hessisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Guden Dach general greeting in the Hessisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Gemorje monring greeting in the Hessisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Gut Nacht nighttime greeting in the Hessisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Juten Tach general greeting in the Rheinisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Juten Morjen morning greeting in the Rheinisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Juten Abend eveninggreeting in the Rheinisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Juten Nacht nighttime greeting in the Rheinisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Wie jeht et? how are you? in the Rheinisch dialect (spoken language only)
  Jut reply to Wie jeht et in the Rheinisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Un informal greeting in the Saarländisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Gendach general greeting in the Saarländisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Genaachd nighttime greeting in the Saarländisch dialect  (spoken language only)
  Gudden Dach general greeting in the Saarländisch dialect of Germany (spoken language only)
  Guude Nöet nighttime greeting in the Saarländisch dialect of Germany (spoken language only)
  Guud general greeting in the Südhessisch dialect of Germany (spoken language only)
  Ei guude wie general greeting in the Südhessisch dialect of Germany (spoken language only)
  Moin general greeting in the Südhessisch dialect of Germany (spoken language only)
  Gute Owend evening greeting in the Südhessisch dialect of Germany (spoken language only)
  Ers Gott general greeting spoken in South Tyrol (spoken language only)
 

N'obed

evening greeting in the Vorarlberg dialect of Austria (spoken language only)

 

Noobe

evening greeting in the Vorarlberg dialect of Austria (spoken language only)

     
German, Middle High [gmh] (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland: 11th to 14th century A.D.)
  Willekommen welcome greeting
     
German, Middle Low [gml] (northern Germany: 12th to 14th century A.D.)
  Grōt formal greeting
  Guoten tac general greeting
  Guoten morgen morning greeting
  Guote naht nighttime greeting
  Willekome welcome greeting
  Willekōmen welcome greeting
     
German, Old High [goh] (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland: 8th to 11th century A.D.)
  Willechomen welcome greeting
  Williquemo welcome greeting
     
German, Colonia Tovar [gct] (Venezuela: Colonia Tovar.)
Cot nojt nighttime greeting
     
German, Pennsylvania [pdc] (United States and Canada.)
  Hallo general greeting
  Guder Daag general greeting
  Guder Mariye morning greeting
  Guder Numidaag afternoon greeting
  Guder Owend evening greeting
  Guti Nacht nighttime greeting
  Wie geht's? how are you?
  Wie bischt? how are you?
  Wie bischt du? how are you?
  Gut reply to Wie geht's, Wie bischt, and Wie bischt du
  Zimmlich gut reply to Wie geht's, Wie bischt, and Wie bischt du
  Ich bin gut reply to Wie bischt and Wie bischt du
  Wilkum welcome greeting
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German, Swiss [gsw] (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and various other countries in central Europe.)
  Grüß Gott general greeting
  Bùschùr general greeting
 

Gru-etsi

general greeting

 

Gru-essuch

general greeting

  Guàtertag general greeting
  Guetä Morgä morning greeting
  Güete morje morning greeting
  Güete-n-owe evening greeting
  Hoi informal greeting
  Salü bisàmme afternoon and evening greeting
  Wie geht's? how are you?
  Wie geht's Ihr? how are you? formal
  Wie geht's dir? how are you? informal
  Ganz güet reply to Wie geht's, Wie geht's Ihr, and Wie geht's dir
  Willkumme welcome greeting
  Göte Tàij general greeting spoken in the Alsatian dialect of France [gsw-als]
  Salü general greeting spoken in the Alsatian dialect of France [gsw-als]
  Bùschùr morning greeting spoken in the Alsatian dialect of France [gsw-als]
  Bùschùr alli morning greeting spoken in the Alsatian dialect of France [gsw-als]
  Güete Morje morning greeting spoken in the Alsatian dialect of France [gsw-als]
  Griezi polite greeting spoken in Basel [gsw-bas]
  Grü-essech general greeting spoken in Bern [gsw-ber]
  Grü-esdi general greeting spoken in Bern [gsw-ber]
  Gu-ete Morge morning greeting spoken in Bern [gsw-ber]
  Gu-eten Abe evening greeting spoken in Bern [gsw-ber]
  Grazi general greeting spoken in Chur [gsw-gra]
  Gruiazi general greeting spoken in Chur [gsw-gra]
  Ciao informal greeting spoken in Chur [gsw-gra]
  Grüazi general greeting spoken in Schaffhausen [gsw-stg]
  Grüezi general greeting spoken in Schaffhausen [gsw-stg]
  Grüezi mitenand general greeting spoken in Schaffhausen [gsw-stg]
  Guete Morge morning greeting spoken in Schaffhausen [gsw-stg]
  Guete Taag daytimel greeting spoken in Schaffhausen [gsw-stg]
  Gueten Obig evening greeting spoken in Schaffhausen [gsw-stg]
  Guet Nacht nighttime greeting spoken in Schaffhausen [gsw-stg]
  Hoi informal greeting spoken in Schaffhausen [gsw-stg]
  Wi gohts? how are you? spoken in Schaffhausen [gsw-stg]
 

Solli

general greeting from Südbaden dialect [gsw-low]

 

Salli

general greeting from Südbaden dialect [gsw-low]

  Grüezi general greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Grueziwohl polite greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Salutti general greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Hoi informal greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Salü informal greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Tschau informal greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Gu-ëte Tag general greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Gu-etä Tag general greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Gu-ëte Morgë morning greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Gu-etä Morge morning greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Morgë morning greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Gu-ëten Aabig evening greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Gu-etän Aabig evening greeting spoken in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Hoa informal greeting used by youth in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Ha informal greeting used by youth in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Tag wohl older greeting formerly used in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Aabig older evening greeting formerly used in Zurich [gsw-zur]
  Willkomme welcome greeting spoken in the Alsatian dialect of France [gsw-als]
     
Ghadamès [gha] (Libya: Ghadamès. Tunisia.)
  Azul general greeting
  Ta lkheber ennouen? how are you?, informal
  Ta lkheber ennek? how are you?, informal
  Ta lkheber? how are you?, informal
     
Ghanaian Pidgin [gpe] (Ghana.)
  How are you? how are you?
  How be? how are you?
  How be bodi? how are you?
  How now? how are you?
  How? how are you?
  Fine reply to How be, How now, How, and How are you
  Chale, how be? how are you? informal
  Cool things reply to How be
  Wassop? how are you? informal, "what's up"
  Good morning morning greeting
  Good afternoon afternoon greeting
  Good evening evening greeting
     

Ghomálá' [bbj] (Cameroon: West Province.)

  Otia general greeting spoken in the Bafoussam dialect
  Olia general greeting spoken in the Baleng dialect
  Olila general greeting spoken in the Banjoun dialect [bbj-gho]
     
Ghayavi [bmk] (Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay.)
  Kaiwa general greeting
  Boiboi beibeina morning greeting
  Ku gwani literally "my friend"
  Enosaire welcome greeting
     
Gikuyu [kik] (Kenya: west central region.)
  Naya general greeting
  Ni kwega general greeting
  Wi mwega? greeting spoken to one person
  Di mwega reply to Wi mwega
  Di mwega muno reply to Wi mwega
  Uri mwega? greeting spoken to a group of people
  Muri ega? greeting spoken to a group of people
  Uhoro waku greeting spoken to one person
  Uhoro wanyu greeting spoken to a group of people
  Kweruo atia? informal greeting
  Wi muhoro morning greeting
  Wi mwega ruciini morning greeting spoken to one person
  Muriega ruciini morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Wi mwega hwaiini evening greeting spoken to one person
  Muriega hwaiini evening greeting spoken to a group of people
  Raara uhoro evening greeting
  Kweruo atia? how are you?
  Ni kwega reply to Kweruo atia
  Waiguo atia? how are you?
  Asha, ndi mwega reply to Waiguo atia
     
Gilaki [glk] (Iran.)
  Səlam aleykum general greeting
  Alaykum səlam reply to Səlam aleykum
  Ruj badahat general greeting
  Ti ahvål chutorə? how are you?
  Mi ahvål xobə reply to Ti avål chutorə
  Či kuni? how are you?
  Či kår kuni? how are you?
  Alhamdullå bəd níyəm reply to Či kuni and Či kår kuni
  Bəd níyəm reply to Či kuni and Či kår kuni
     
Gimi [gim] (Papua New Guinea: Eastern Highlands Province.)
  Mahalora morning greeting
  Folalaie midday greeting
  Nugita afternoon greeting
  Utunabi evening greeting
     
Girawa [bbr] (Papua New Guinea: Madang Province.)
  Ku san general greeting
  Pere greeting when meeting someone for the first time
     
Gitua [ggt] (Papua New Guinea: Morobe Province.)
  Bodzodzoogo puaia morning greeting
  Raraviina puaia afternoon greeting
  Dorooman puaia nighttime greeting
     
Gitxsan [git] (Canada: British Columbia.)
  'Nit general greeting
  'Nit amhl wila wina? how are you?
  'Nit ndehl ligi wila wina? how are you?
  Amma laxha greeting used during good weather
  Amma sa' daytime greeting
  Amma hiihluxw morning greeting
  Amma galenhl silkwsaxs afternoon greeting
  Amma yuxwsa evening greeting
  Amma axxw nighttime greeting
     
Godié [god] (Côte d'Ivoire.)
  Àyóka general greeting
  Àyó general greeting
  Àglɔɔ morning greeting
     
Gofa [gof] (Ethiopia: Gamo-Gafo Zone.)
  Saro general greeting
  Saro de'ay? how are you?
     
Gogo [gog] (Tanzania: central region.)
  Mbukwenyi respectful greeting
  Mbukwa reply to Mbukwenyi
  Za wuso general greeting
  Za wuso wedo wako reply to Za wuso
  A wuwu za wuso wako reply to Za wuso
  Za wagono? morning greeting
  Gwegwe reply to Za wuso and Za wagono spoken to one person
  Za wugono gwegwe reply to Za wagono spoken to one person
  Za wugono nyenye reply to Za wagono spoken to a group
  Za wugono wenyu reply to Za wagono spoken to a group
  Mihanya afternoon greeting spoken to one person
  Mihanyenyi afternoon greeting spoken to a group of people
  Misaa reply to Mihanya and Mihanyenyi
  Mwasinuka? how are you?
  Welaa reply to Mwasinuka
  Ntaule? how are you?, informal
  Cholo kiona reply to Ntaule
     
Gogodala [ggw] (Papua New Guinea: Western Province.)
  Nagala general greeting
  Selenapa ibasege morning greeting
  Selenapa kadepa tepa midday greeting
  Selenapa debe afternoon greeting
  Selenapa isa nighttime greeting
     
Gola [gol] (Liberia and Sierra Leone.) 
  Markeer general greeting
  Markeer yea general greeting
  De mun tuvo? how are you?
  Baika wee ehniay mea welcome greeting
     
Golin [gvf] (Papua New Guinea: Simbu Province.)
  Taanima wai morning greeting
  Puduga wai afternoon greeting
  Glaa wai evening greeting
  Kwimol wai greeting spoken to a man
  Yaa kuna greeting spoken to a man
  Gi wai greeting spoken to a woman
  Abal kunaa greeting spoken to a woman
     
Gondi, Northern [gno] (India.)
  जोहार johar: general greeting
 

राम राम

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

राम राम

rām rām: general greeting
 

चोकोट मनित

cokoṭ manti: how are you?
 

चोकोट मनतोन

cokoṭ mantōn: reply to चोकोट मनित
     
Gonja [gjn] (Ghana: Northern Region.)
  Me choro general greeting, "I greet you"
  Anshumaa morning greeting
  Klada reply to Anshumaa
  Adesba? morning greeting, "did you sleep well?"
  Antire afternoon greeting
  Aninwulaa evening greeting
  Anwula evening greeting
  Ebɔre esa karichɛ lela nighttime greeting
  Asaŋ kushuŋ greeting spoken to a person who is working, "thank you"
  Fo kalade-a? how are you?
  Nkɔ elenfia reply to Fo kalade-a
  Awoo reply to greetings
  Maraaba welcome greeting
  Fo maraaba welcome greeting
  Ngooyaa reply to Maraaba and Fo maraaba
     
Gooniyandi [gni] (Australia: Western Australia.)
  Ngoonyiyirra warginggiri? where are you going?
     
Gorontalo [gor] (Indonesia: Sulawesi.)
  Salamu general greeting
  Salamu alayikum general greeting
  Salamati dumodupo morning greeting
  Dumodupo nga'amila morning greeting
  Wololo habari? how are you?
  Piyo-piyohu reply to Wololo habari
  Mopiyohu reply to Wololo habari
  Watiya piyo-piyohu reply to Wololo habari
  Botulo pomayi de bele welcome greeting, "come in"
  Hulo'o pomayi welcome greeting, "have a seat"
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Gorowa [gow] (Tanzania: Arusha region.)
  Laowai general greeting
  Lauimerayi reply to Laowai
     
Gothic [got] (Crimea during the 16th century.)
  Hails general greeting
  Knauen tag general greeting
  Golja izwis general greeting
     
Gourmanchéma [gux] (Burkina Faso: eastern region.)
  N'fanda general greeting
  Din tè general greeting
  Lafia reply to Din tè
  Lafia dè reply to Din tè
  Biali biala welcome greeting
  Npoo reply to Biali biala
     
Great Andamanese [gac] (India: Andaman and Nicobar.)
  Kʰitani ŋiyo be? how are you?
  Enɔlwe? how are you?
  Dinɔl? are you okay?
  Ala greeting used for arrival
     
Grebo, Northern [gbo] (Liberia.)
  Na wie general greeting spoken to one person
  A wie general greeting spoken to a group of people
  Na weya o general greeting
  Na fede? how are you?
  Na fe nu te reply to Na fede
  Mo wie welcome greeting
     
Greek [ell] (Greece, Cyprus, and Italy.)
  Γεια σας yeia sas: formal greeting
  Γεια σου yeia sou: informal greeting
  Γεια yeia: general greeting
  Καλημερα kalimera: daytime greeting
  Χαιρετε khairete: afternoon greeting
  Καλο μεσημερι kalo mesimeri: afternoon greeting
  Καλησπερα kalispera: evening greeting
  Καλό βράδυ kalo vrathi: evening greeting
  Καληνυχτα kalinikhta: nighttime greeting
  Πος εισαι; pos eisai: how are you? to one person
  Πος ειστε; pos eiste: how are you? to a group of people
  Πος εισαστε; pos eistaote: how are you? to a group of people
  Καλα. ευχαριστω kala efkharisto: reply to Πος εισαι, Πος ειστε and Πος εισαστε
  Τι κάνεις; ti kaneis: informal greeting
  Καλως ηρθατε kalos irthate: welcome greeting to a group
  Καλως ηρθες kalos irthes: informal welcome greeting to one person
  Καλωσ ορισατε kalos orisate: welcome greeting to a group in the Dimotiki (δημοτικη) dialect [ell-dim]
  Καλωσ ορισες kalos orises: informal welcome greeting to one in the Dimotiki dialect  [ell-dim]
  Καλωσ χορισατε kalos horisate: welcome to a group in the Katharevousa (Καθαρεύουσα) dialect [ell-kat]
  Τι βολj; ti volj: how are you? in the Chalkidiki (Χαλκιδική) dialect [ell-mac]
  Τι φκjανjs; ti fkjanjs : how are you? in the Chalkidiki (Χαλκιδική) dialect [ell-mac]
  Τι ρε φκjανjs; ti re fkjanjs : how are you? spoken to a man in the Chalkidiki dialect [ell-mac]
  Τι μαρί φκjανjs; ti mari fkjanjs : how are you? in the Chalkidiki (Χαλκιδική) dialect [ell-mac]
  Καληνυφτα kalinifta: evening greeting in the Salento (Κατωιταλιώτικα) dialect of Italy [ell-sal]
  Καλως ηρτε kalos irte: welcome greeting to a man in the Salento (Κατωιταλιώτικα) dialect [ell-sal]
  Καλη ηρτε kali irte: welcome to a woman in the Salento (Κατωιταλιώτικα) dialect of Italy [ell-sal]
  Καλως ηρτατε kalos irtato: welcome to a group in the Salento (Κατωιταλιώτικα) dialect of Italy [ell-sal]
  Ίντα μπου κάμνεις; inta bou kamneis:  how are you? in the Cypriot dialect of Cyprus [ell-cyp]
  Ίντα κάμνεις; inta kamneis:  how are you? in the Cypriot dialect of Cyprus [ell-cyp]
  Καλά κάμνω kala kamno: reply to Ίντα μπου κάμνεις; and Ίντα κάμνεις; in the Cypriot dialect [ell-cyp]
     
Greek, Ancient [grc] (Greece.)
  Χαῖρε khaiire:  greeting to one person
  Χαίρετε khairete: greeting to more than one person
  Μέγα χαρε mega khaire:  greeting to one person
  Μέγα χαίρετε mega khairete: greeting to more than one person
  Καὶ σὺ γε kai su ye: reply to Χαῖρε, Χαίρετε, Μέγα χαρε, and Μέγα χαίρετε
  Τί πράττεις; ti pratteis: how are you, spoken to one person
  Τί πράττετε; ti prattete: how are you, spoken to a group
  Πάντ' ἀγαθὰ πράττω, ὦ φίλε pant' agatha pratto o file: reply to Τί πράττεις and Τί πράττετε; 
  Πῶς ἐχεῖς; pos ekheis: how are you?
  Καλῶς ἔχω kalos ekho: reply to πῶς ἐχεῖς;
  Εὖ ἔχω eu ekho: reply to πῶς ἐχεῖς;
  Καλήμερον kalimeron: general greeting in the Koine dialect
  Πράσσεις; prasseis: how are you? in the Koine dialect
  Ἦλθες ilthes: welcome greeting in the Koine dialect, "have you come?"
  Ἀσπάζομαι aspazdomai: welcome greeting
     
Gresi [grs] (Indonesia: Papua near Lake Sentani.)
  Kepo kbare? how are you?
  Kyopo kabare? how are you?
     
Gronings [gos] (Netherlands: Groningen Province.)
  Moj general greeting
  Moije general greeting
  Moijn general greeting
  Moe general greeting
  He general greeting
  Goindag daytime greeting
  Goiedag daytime greeting
  Goidaag daytime greeting
  Gouttendaaig daytime greeting
  Hou gaait t? how are you?
  Hou wordt t? how are you?
  Hou wordt t nou den? how are you?
  Hou ist der mit? how are you?
  Moi general greeting in the Westerkwartiers dialect [gos-wes]
  Hoe gijt 't met dij? how are you? in the Westerkwartiers dialect [gos-wes]
     
Gros Ventre [ats] (United States: Montana.)
  Wahey general greeting spoken by a man
  Naha general greeting spoken by a woman
  Naneyha general greeting spoken by a woman
  Ne e na stake en morning greeting
     
Gua [gwx] (Ghana.)
  Akwaaba welcome greeting
  Maachi o morning greeting
     
Guadeloupean Creole [gcf] (Guadeloupe: St. Barthélemy.)
  general greeting
  Ka general greeting
  Bonjou general greeting
  Bonswa evening greeting
  Sa ou fé? how are you?
  Sa ka maché reply to Sa ou fé
  Kontan vinezot? how are you? spoken in Martinique
     
Guahibo [guh] (Colombia and Venezuela: plains region.)
  Jaco general greeting
  Bájaco general greeting
  Je reply to Jaco and Bájaco
  Pejania matakabi general greeting
  Pejania matakabi baja general greeting
  Pejania kanibiyo tsanükae afternoon greeting
  Pejania merabi tsanükae nighttime greeting
  Icá general greeting
  Necobéyo greeting used when shaking hands
  Je reply to Necobéyo
  Xánë rája greeting spoken by a person arriving, "it's me"
  Paxánëbeje rája greeting spoken by two people arriving, "it's us"
  Paxánë rája greeting spoken by a group of people arriving, "it's us"
  Je, páenajë rábaja reply to Xánë rája, spoken by a person inside a house
  Ecajë rábaja reply to Xánë rája, spoken by a person inside a house
  De itsimü? how are you?
  Joka jamúnoo? how are you?
  Jíca? how are you?
  Jãjã reply to Jíca
  Bajakora welcome greeting
     
Guajá [gvj] (Brazil: Maranhão.)
  Catu general greeting
  Zeng morning greeting
  Quarahó afternoon greeting
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Guajajára [gub] (Brazil.)
  Yané kuém morning greeting
  Yané koéma morning greeting
  Yané ara midday greeting
  Yané karu afternoon greeting
  Yané karúka afternoon greeting
  Yané pitúna nighttime greeting
  Indauê reply to Yané koéma, Yané ara, Yané karu, Yané karúka, and Yané pitúna
  Azéru'u? how are you?
  Ihé katu reply to Azéru´u
  A inwi used to call someone's attention
  çané cuêm morning greeting used in San Pedro Colônia
  çané caroc evening greeting used in San Pedro Colônia
  Erequé zepé aipó? how are you? used in San Pedro Colônia
  Equé zepé copá reply to Erequé zepé aipó used in San Pedro Colônia
     
Guaná [gva] (Paraguay.)
  Angva'atke nak lheya' greeting spoken to a man who is arriving
  Apva'atke nak lheyap greeting spoken to a woman who is arriving
  Haay', asva'aktehe' reply to Angva'atke nak lheya' and Apva'atke nak lheyap
  Angva'a nak lheya' greeting spoken to a man who is arriving for the first time
  Apva'a nak lheyap greeting spoken to a woman who is arriving for the first time
  Haay', asva'a reply to Angva'a nak lheya' and Apva'a nak lheyap
  Asva'aktek ko'o greeting spoken by a person arriving at a place
  Haay' reply to Asva'aktek ko'o
  Ase kke lha amya'a? how are you?
  Mamma', mam nempeema ma' reply to Ase kke lha amya'a
  Ma' amya'a ma' reply to Ase kke lha amya'a
     
Guana [gqn] (Brazil: Mato Grosso do Sul.)
  Ako yuwâti general greeting
     
Guanano [gvc] (Brazil: northwest Amazonas.  Colombia: Lower Vaupés River.)
  Ne general greeting
  Dee general greeting
  Dee koiro general greeting spoken to a family member
  Jimajari? general greeting, literally "are you here?"
  Jimajari muhu? general greeting, literally "are you here?"
  Jimaja reply to Jimajari and Jimajari muhu
  Tamajari? general greeting, literally "have you come?"
  Tamajari muhu? general greeting, literally "have you come?"
  Tamaja reply to Tamajari and Tamajari muhu
  Wahcãmajari? morning greeting, literally "have you woken up?"
  Wahcãmaja reply to Wahcãmajari
  Noajari muhu? how are you?
  Noamajari muhu? how are you?
     
Guanche [gnc] (Spain: Canary Islands.)
  Tamaragua general greeting
  Ahul general greeting
  Ahul felak general greeting to a man
  Ahul felam general greeting to a woman
  Ahul felawen general greeting to a group of people
  Manik telit? how are you?
  Ma telit? how are you?
  Sansofi welcome greeting
  Sansofé welcome greeting
     
Guaraní, Mbyá [gun] (Brazil.)
  Javy ju general greeting
  Tapeiko porã general greeting
     
Guaraní, Paraguayan [gug] (Paraguay.)
  Maitei general greeting
  Maiteípa general greeting
  Mba'ẽichapa general greeting
  Mba'e teko piko? informal greeting
  Mba'etekoiko informal greeting
  Mba'ẽpa reiko? informal greeting
  Iporã reply to Mba'ẽichapa, Mba'etekoiko, and Mba'e la pórte
  Mba'ẽichapa neko'ẽ morning greeting
  Cheko'ẽ porã reply to Mba'ẽichapa ne ko'ẽ
  Mba'ẽichapa ndepyhareve morning greeting
  Chepyhareve porã reply to Mba'ẽichapa ndepyhareve
  Mba'ẽichapa ndeasaje afternoon greeting
  Cheasaje porã reply to Mba'ẽichapa ndeasaje
  Mba'ẽichapa ndeka'aru afternoon greeting
  Cheka'aru porã reply to Mba'ẽichapa ndeka'aru
  Mba'ẽichapa ndepyhare nighttime greeting
  Chepyhare porã reply to Mba'ẽichapa ndepyhare
  Eguahé porá welcome greeting
     
Guaraní, Western Argentine and Eastern Bolivian [gui] (Argentina and Bolivia.)
  Iyirobia general greeting used in the Bolivian dialect
  Puama morning greeting
  Puama pei morning greeting used in Cacique Hipolito Yumbay, Argentina
  Pe puama morning greeting used in Cacique Hipolito Yumbay, Argentina
  Karuma afternoon greeting used in Yacuy, Argentina
  Kaaruma afternoon greeting used in Cacique Hipolito Yumbay, Argentina, and Bolivia
  Kaaruma pei afternoon greeting used in Cacique Hipolito Yumbay, Argentina
  Pe kaaruma afternoon greeting used in Cacique Hipolito Yumbay, Argentina
  Pituma evening greeting used in Yacuy, Argentina and in Bolivia
  Pyntuma evening greeting used in Cacique Hipolito Yumbay, Argentina
  Pyntuma pei evening greeting used in Cacique Hipolito Yumbay, Argentina
  Pe pyntuma evening greeting used in Cacique Hipolito Yumbay, Argentina
  Keraï? how are you? in the Bolivian dialect
  Keraï nei? how are you? in the Bolivian dialect, spoken to one person
  Keraï pa reï? how are you? in the Bolivian dialect, spoken to a group
  Ikaviño reply to Keraï ne and Keraï pa rei
  Ikavi reply to Keraï ne and Keraï pa rei
  Ikaviete reply to Keraï ne and Keraï pa rei
  Ikaviño aiko reply to Keraï ne and Keraï pa rei
  Ikaviño aiko, nde no reply to Keraï ne and Keraï pa rei
     
Guarayu [gyr] (Bolivia.)
  Avɨrave general greeting
  Avɨrave cheru general greeting spoken to a man
  Avɨrave cheramoi general greeting spoken to an elder man
  Avɨrave mai general greeting spoken to a woman
  Avɨrave opakatu general greeting spoken to a group
  Aɨrave pa? how are you?
  Aɨrave reply to Aɨrave pa
     
Guarequena [gae] (Venezuela.)
  Kamé kákani general greeting
  Kamé kaka? how are you?
  Alé mawi morning greeting
  Cabá mawi afternoon greeting
  Bémi mawi nighttime greeting
     
Guató [gta] (Brazil: Mato Grosso do Sul.)
  Orrê general greeting
  Oihebí morning greeting
  Tedéfédyxádyrre morning greeting
  Candyderédicaye afternoon greeting
  Nykayé afternoon greeting
  Nyredy afternoon greeting
  Orrêkyracoygyn nighttime greeting
  Óhebè' welcome greeting spoken to a visitor
  Ōmbì' reply to Óhebè'
     
Guayabero [guo] (Colombia: Upper Guaviare River)
  Moi general greeting spoken to a visitor
  Xan reply to Moi, literally "it's me"
  Masnej amkatjim? how are you?
  Achax isam xam? what are you doing?
     
Guguyimidjir [kky] (Australia: Hopevale, Queensland.)
  Wanhdharra general greeting
  Wanhdharraga informal greeting
  Wanhdharra dhawuunh greeting spoken to a friend
  Nyundu wanhdharra? how are you?
  Nyundu ganaa? how are you?
  Ganaa reply to Ngayu ganaa and Nyundu wanhdharra
  Ngayu ganaa reply to Ngayu ganaa and Nyundu wanhdharra
  Nganthaanthirr gadiiwawuwi welcome greeting by a group of people, literally "we are happy to see you"
     
Guhu-Samane [ghs] (Papua New Guinea: Morobe Province.)
 

Dzoobe

general greeting

  Dzoobe ma kanakana general greeting
  Madzaqipa general greeting
  Eteba qidza general greeting
 

Saunaba qidza

morning greeting

 

Surena qidza

evening greeting

  Qupiba qidza nighttime greeting
  Idze paidza nighttime greeting
  Idze maidze nighttime greeting
  Girau eetaqu welcome greeting
  Dzoobe ma kanakana eetaqu welcome greeting
     
Guianese Creole [gcr] (French Guiana.)
  Bonjou general greeting
  A kouman general greeting
  Sa to fé? how are you?
     
Gujarati [guj] (India.)
  નમસ્તે namaste: general greeting used by Hindus
  નમસ્કાર namaskar: general greeting used by Hindus
  જય જય jay jay: informal greeting
  કેમ છો? kem chho: how are you?
  તમે કેમ છો? tame kem chho: how are you?
  હું મજામાં છું, આભાર hum majamam abhar: reply to કેમ છો and તમે કેમ છો
  મજામાં majamam: reply to કેમ છો and તમે કેમ છો
  સારુન sarun: reply to કેમ છો and તમે કેમ છો
  સુપ્રભાત shubh prabhaat: morning greeting
  શુભરાત્રિ shubh ratri: nighttime greeting
  સ્વાગત svaagat: welcome greeting
  પધારો padhaaro: welcome greeting
     
Gumatj [gnn] (Australia: Yirrkala, Northern Territory.)
  Nhämirri nhe? general greeting spoken to one person
  Nhämirri manda? general greeting spoken to two people
  Nhämirri walala? general greeting spoken to three or more people
  Manymak reply to Nhämirri nhe, Nhämirri manda and Nhämirri walala
  Manymak bay' reply to Nhämirri nhe, Nhämirri manda and Nhämirri walala
  Latju reply to Nhämirri nhe, Nhämirri manda and Nhämirri walala
     
Gun [guw] (Benin.)
  Mi kaaro general greeting
  Mi kaaro roo general greeting
  Mi fon dagbe morning greeting
  Mi fon ya morning greeting
     
Gungu [rub] (Uganda.)
  Osiibiite general greeting spoken to one person
  Musiibiite general greeting spoken to a group
  Mirembe general greeting (from Luganda)
  Waaleete morning greeting spoken to one person
  Mwaleete morning greeting spoken to a group
  Bboola greeting spoken to the parents of twins
  Oli teetei how are you? spoken to one person
  Muli teetei how are you? spoken to a group
     
Gunwinggu [gup] (Australia: Arnhem Land.)
  Ngudda kamak? how are you? in the Kunwinjku dialect
  Ngudda kamak yini? how are you? in the Kunwinjku dialect
  Kamak reply to Ngudda kamak in the Kunwinjku dialect
  Yo kamak reply to Ngudda kamak in the Kunwinjku dialect
  Kamak ngaye reply to Ngudda kamak in the Kunwinjku dialect
  Baleh yire? where are you going? in the Kunwinjku dialect
  Wudda gamak? how are you? in the Gundjeihmi dialect
  Yo gamak reply to Wudda gamak
  Ayedgah yire? where are you going? in the Gundjeihmi dialect
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Gupapuyngu [guf] (Australia: Milingimi.)
  Nhämirri nhe? general greeting spoken to one person
  Nhämirri nhuma? general greeting spoken to two or more people
  Manymak reply to Nhämirri nhe and Nhämirri nhuma
  Märr ngamathirri welcome greeting
     
Gurani [hac] (Iraq and Iran.)
  Washni general greeting spoken to a man
  Washbi reply to Washni
  Washani general greeting spoken to a woman
  Washabi reply to Washani
     
Guro [goa] (Côte d'Ivoire.)
  I yoo general greeting
  Ignoho general greeting
  I a ka? how are you?
     
Gurung [ggn] (Nepal: Gandaki Zone.)
  Namaste general greeting  
  Bindi mu general greeting
  Ro informal greeting
  Kyi saban mu wa? how are you?
  Sabaun mu reply to Kyi saban mu wa
  Kyi khaiba mu? how are you?
  Nga saban mu reply to Kyi khaiba mu
  Chhyab nhaga morning greeting
  Chhyab mais nighttime greeting
  Kae cai' waa? general greeting, "have you eaten?"
  Cai' reply to Kae cai' waa
  O thaagu greeting spoken to the first son in a family
  O naa'ni greeting spoken to the first daughter in a family
  O mxalla greeting spoken to the second son in a family
  O mxalli greeting spoken to the second daughter in a family
  O sallaa greeting spoken to the third son in a family
  O salli greeting spoken to the third daughter in a family
  O cyo greeting spoken to the last son in a family
  O kaaji greeting spoken to the last daughter in a family
  Hajur reply to O thaagu, O naa'ni, O mxalla, O sallaa, etc.
Twonhba welcome greeting
  Tyenba welcome greeting
     
Guwar [0hf] (Australia: Moreton Island in Queensland.)
  Kooemba boodloongun general greeting
     
Guyanese Creole [gyn] (Guyana.)
  Hello general greeting
  Mawrnin morning greeting
  Good mawrnin morning greeting
  How yuh do? how are you?
  How yuh be? how are you?
  Wappenin? how are you?, informal
     
Gwahatike [dah] (Papua New Guinea: Madang Province.)
 

Wampot

morning greeting

  Wawuŋ evening greeting
     
Gwere [gwr] (Uganda: Pallisa District.)
  Koizeeyo? how are you?
  Tuliyo reply to Koizeeyo
  Munange greeting spoken to a friend
  Bunange greeting spoken to a group of friends
  Kitya? how are you?
  Eika? how are you? (literally, "how is home?")
  Basa reply to Eika
  Oyoaba yaina? where are you going?
     
|Gwi [gwj] (Botswana.)
  Xai o general greeting
  Tsamkwa|tge? morning greeting, "are your eyes open?"
     
Gwich'in [gwi] (United States of America: Alaska.  Canada: northwestern region.)
  Drin gwiinzii general greeting
  Neenjit dôonch'yáa? how are you? spoken in the the Alaskan dialect
  Neenjit dàgòoch'i? how are you? spoken in the Canadian dialect
  Neenjit dàgòonch’uu? how are you? spoken in the Canadian dialect
  Juk drin neenjit dàgòonch’uu? how are you today? spoken in the Canadian dialect
  Sheenjit gwiinzii reply to Neenjit dàgòonch’uu and Neenjit dôonch'yáa
  Nakhwanyàa'in geenjit shòh ìidìlii welcome greeting spoken in the Yukon dialect, "we are happy to see you"
  Nenànkäk nätäydëk häjit shò trì'nlay welcome greeting spoken in the Alaskan dialect
     
Gyele [gyi] (Cameroon.)
  Âsiâ morning greeting  in the Bagyeli dialect
  Oya mbâmbâ? morning greeting, "did you sleep well?" in the Bagyeli dialect
  Ikonda ko'ogó evening greeting in the Bagyeli dialect
  Ikyyibyju nighttime greeting in the Bagyeli dialect
  Ina'a wé i? how are you? in the Bagyeli dialect
     
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