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Obispeo [obi] (United States of America: southern California.)
 

Hatyu

general greeting
     
Obolo [ann] (Nigeria: Andoni LGA and Ikot Abasi LGA.)
  Owele egwe general greeting spoken to one person
  Owele egwe o general greeting spoken to one person
  Owele informal greeting spoken to one person
  Enyi miwele egwe  general greeting spoken to a group
  Enyi miwele egwe o  general greeting spoken to a group
  Ogwugani owele egwe greeting spoken to an elder
  Owu ogwa general greeting spoken to one person
  Enyi eba general greeting spoken to a group
  Oka welcome greeting, "you've returned"
  Onu welcome greeting, "you've come"
     
Obulom [obu] (Nigeria: Port Harcourt LGA.)
  sb general greeting
     
Ocaina [oca] (Peru.)
  Fnjun tyfuura general greeting
  nah tynoma ma general greeting
  nah pohu ou? general greeting
  Pohu ou reply to nah pohu ou
  Bajnma, oounh?  how are you?
  Unah ds anjinh?  how are you?
  Jan, ds canjin reply to Bajnma oounh and Unah ds anjinh 
  Jmah informal greeting spoken to a man
  Bah jmah informal greeting spoken to a man
  Jncoh informal greeting spoken to a woman
  Bah jncoh informal greeting spoken to a woman
     
Occitan [oci] (France.)
  Adieu general greeting in the Auvergnat dialect [oci-auv]
  Adissiatz formal greeting in the Auvergnat dialect [oci-auv]
  Bonsra evening greeting in the Auvergnat dialect [oci-auv]
  Coma'qu vai? how are you? in the Auvergnat dialect [oci-auv]
Be, grand-merc reply to Coma'qu vai in the Auvergnat dialect [oci-auv]
  Coma va? how are you? in the Auvergnat dialect [oci-auv]
  Qu de nu? how are you? in the Auvergnat dialect [oci-auv]
Adiu general greeting spoken to one person in the Gascon dialect
  Adishatz general greeting in the Gascon dialect
  A Diu siatz general greeting in the Gascon dialect
  Bonjorn general daytime greeting in the Gascon dialect
  Bon dia general daytime greeting in the Gascon dialect
  Bon ser evening greeting in the Gascon dialect
  Bona nueit nighttime greeting in the Gascon dialect
  Quin vas? how are you? in the Gascon dialect
  Quin hes? how are you? in the Gascon dialect
  Que va plan reply to Quin vas and Quin hes
  Adieu general greeting spoken to one person in the Languedoc dialect [oci-lnc]
  Adieussiatz general greeting  in the Languedoc dialect [oci-lnc]
  Bonjorn general daytime greeting  in the Languedoc dialect [oci-lnc]
  Bonser evening greeting  in the Languedoc dialect [oci-lnc]
  Aqu vai? how are you? in the Languedoc dialect [oci-lnc]
Coma vai aqu? how are you? in the Languedoc dialect [oci-lnc]
Ben, merceg reply to Aqu vai and Coma vai aqu in the Languedoc dialect [oci-lnc]
  Cossi fas? how are you? in the Languedoc dialect [oci-lnc]
  Bujort general greeting in the Nissart dialect [oci-nic]
  Boanjorn general greeting in the Nissart dialect [oci-nic]
  Bouonjou general greeting in the Nissart dialect [oci-nic]
  Couma vas? how are you? in the Nissart dialect [oci-nic]
  Bounjou general daytime greeting in the Provenal dialect [oci-prv]
  Bon vspre afternoon and evening greeting in the Provenal dialect [oci-prv]
  Bonser evening greeting in the Provenal dialect [oci-prv]
  Coma vai? how are you? in the Provenal dialect [oci-prv]
  Coumo vai? how are you? in the Provenal dialect [oci-prv]
  Aqu vai? how are you? in the Provenal dialect [oci-prv]
  Ac vai? how are you? in the Provenal dialect [oci-prv]
Bnvenguda welcome greeting in the Provenal dialect [oci-prv]
  Adishatz general greeting in the Bearnais dialect of France [oci-bea]
  Bonser evening greeting in the Bearnais dialect of France [oci-bea]
  Bon dia morning greeting in the Aranese dialect of Spain [oci-ara]
  Bona tarde afternoon greeting in the Aranese dialect of Spain [oci-ara]
  Bona net nighttime greeting in the Aranese dialect of Spain [oci-ara]
  Com estatz? how are you? in the Aranese dialect of Spain [oci-ara]
  Plan ben, grcies reply to Com estatz in the Aranese dialect of Spain [oci-ara]
     
Odoodee [kkc] (Papua New Guinea: Western Province.)
  Emegei general greeting spoken to a friend
  Gesikolo tekepo morning greeting
  Gesikolo tekepogo morning greeting spoken to a person who is far away
  Beeame tekepo daytime greeting
  Beeame tekepogo daytime greeting spoken to someone who is far away
     
Ofay [opy] (Brazil: Mato Grosso do Sul.)
  Te-rh? how are you?
     
Ofo [ofo] (United States of America: Mississippi Valley.)
  He' ha general greeting
     
Ogbah [ogc] (Nigera: Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni LGA.)
lọ general greeting
  Mbọghạni morning greeting
     
Ogbia [ogb] (Nigera: Bayelsa State.)
  Ala general greeting in the Agholo dialect [ogb-agh]
  Wgule general daytime greeting in the Agholo dialect [ogb-agh]
  Wbali morning greeting in the Agholo dialect [ogb-agh]
  Obebi pobh morning greeting in the Agholo dialect [ogb-agh]
  Wdile evening greeting in the Agholo dialect [ogb-agh]
     
Ogea [eri] (Papua New Guinea.)
  Eringe hilobainga morning greeting (calque from English)
  Ooru hilobainga evening greeting (calque from English)
     
Ohlone, Northern [cst] (United States of America: north central California.)
  Hors tuuxi general greeting in the Chocheo dialect of the East Bay
  'Em kaymi? how are you? in the Chocheo dialect of the East Bay
     
Ohlone, Southern [css] (United States of America: north central California.)
  Pasip-inyi general greeting in the Mutsun dialect
  Misymin tuuhis morning greeting in the Mutsun dialect
  Misymin aruh'a afternoon greeting in the Mutsun dialect
  Misymin yukasyte evening greeting in the Mutsun dialect
  Misymin murut nighttime greeting in the Mutsun dialect
  Hinakahte-m? how are you? in the Mutsun dialect
  Miste-ka reply to Hinakate-m in the Mutsun dialect
  Akkuy misymin welcome greeting in the Mutsun dialect
  Akkuy misimpi welcome greeting in the Mutsun dialect
  Akkuyut misimpi welcome greeting spoken to a group of people in the Mutsun dialect
  Misimpin mes am Dios acquenpin morning greeting in an older (19th century) Mutsun dialect
  Misimpin mes am Dios huicanpin afternoon greeting in an older (19th century) Mutsun dialect
  Misimpin mes am Dios murchunpun nighttime greeting in an older (19th century) Mutsun dialect
  Moths me hinkahte ethsthre murtei? how are you? spoken in the morning, in an older (19th century) Mutsun dialect
  Miste reply to Moths me hinkahte ethsthre murtei in an older (19th century) Mutsun dialect
     
Ojibwa, Eastern [ojg] (Canada: Ontario.)
  Kwey general greeting in the Pikwakanagan dialect
  Mino kigijebawan morning greeting in the Pikwakanagan dialect
  Mini ishkwa nawakwe afternoon greeting in the Pikwakanagan dialect
  Anin eji-pimadizin? how are you? in the Pikwakanagan dialect
  Ni mino bimadiz reply to Anin eji-pimadizin in the Pikwakanagan dialect
  Anin tash epideg? how are you? informal in the Pikwakanagan dialect
  Minobide reply to Anin tash epideg in the Pikwakanagan dialect
     
Ojibwa, Northwestern [ojb] (Canada: Manitoba.)
  Aaniin general greeting
     
Ojibwa, Severn [ojs] (Canada: Ontario and Manitoba.)
  Aaniin general greeting
     
Okanagan [oka] (United States: Montana.  Canada: British Columbia.)
  Way̓ general greeting
  Xast sx̌el̓x̌ʕlt general greeting
  Way̓ x̌ast sx̌el̓x̌ʕlt general greeting
  Way̓ p͜͜͜   isnqslxʷ general greeting, "greetings to my relations"
  Way̓ x̌ast słkʷkʷʕast morning greeting
  Way̓ x̌ast łkʷkʷʕast morning greeting
  X̌ast słkʷkʷʕast morning greeting
  X̌ast łkʷkʷʕast morning greeting
  Way̓ x̌ast senyak̓ʷqn afternoon greeting
  X̌ast senyak̓ʷqn afternoon greeting
  X̌ast sk̓la evening greeting
  X̌ast snkʷkʷʔac nighttime greeting
  Ha t̓iʔ ͜   x̌ast? how are you? spoken to one person, "are you well?"
  Ha t̓iʔ p͜   x̌ast? how are you? spoken to a group, "are you well?"
  C̓kin̓ aspuʔs? how are you?
  Ki reply to Ha t̓iʔ ͜   x̌ast and Ha t̓iʔ p͜   x̌ast
  T̓iʔ kn͜   x̌ast reply to Ha t̓iʔ ͜   x̌ast and Ha t̓iʔ p͜   x̌ast
  Kʷ͜   ckicx welcome greeting to one person, "you have arrived"
  Kʷ͜   ckicx, kn͜   n̓pyil̓s welcome greeting to one person, "you've arrived, I'm happy"
  Kiw, kn͜   ckicx reply, "yes, I have arrived"
  ͜   cyʕap welcome greeting to a group, "you have arrived"
  ͜   cyʕap, kn͜   n̓pyil̓s welcome greeting to a group, "you've arrived, I'm happy"
  Kiw, kʷu͜͜   cyʕap reply, "yes, we have arrived"
     
Okiek [oki] (Kenya: Rift Valley Province.)
  Camgei general greeting
  Camgei laakokcu greeting spoken to a mother, "how are the children"
     
Okinawan, Central [ryu] (Japan: Okinawa.)
  ちゅうをぅがなびら chuu wuganabira: general greeting
  ちゅーがなびら chuuganabira: general greeting
  ちゅーが chuuga: general greeting
  ウキミソーチイー ukimi soo chii: morning greeting
  ユクィミソーレー yukuimi soori: nighttime greeting
  ガンジューサソーイビーミ ganjuu sasooibimi: how are you?
  チュー ウガンジューヤミセーミ chuuganjuu yami seemii: how are you?
  ガンジューヤミセーミ ganjuu yami seemii: how are you?
  ハイサイ haisai: greeting used by elder men
  へーせー heesee: greeting used by elder men
  ハイタイ haitai: greeting used by elder women
  へーてー heetee: greeting used by elder women
  はじみてぃをぅがなびら hajimite wuganabira: greeting used when meeting somone
 

ちゃーびらさい

chaabira sai: welcome greeting
  めんそーれー mensoree: welcome greeting
  めんそおれえ mensooree: welcome greeting
  いみそーれー imisooree: welcome greeting
  いみそーれ imisoore: welcome greeting
  Jiccosajaa greeting spoken to a person sitting down, spoken in the Motobu dialect
  Jicciisajaa greeting spoken to a person sitting down, spoken in the Motobu dialect
  Jiccimensheesajaa greeting spoken to an older person sitting down, spoken in the Motobu dialect
  Taccoosajaa greeting spoken to a person standing up, spoken in the Motobu dialect
  Taccimensheesajaa greeting spoken to an older person standing up, spoken in the Motobu dialect
  Jukutimensheesajaa greeting spoken to an older person who is resting, spoken in the Motobu dialect
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Okinoerabu [okn] (Japan: north central Okinawa.)
 

うがみやぶら

ugami yabura: general greeting
  うがみやぶらー ugami yaburaa: general greeting
     
Okpamheri [opa] (Nigeria.)
  Ojeh, ojeh general greeting spoken in the Ekpe dialect
     
Oksapmin [opm] (Papua New Guinea: Sandaun Province.)
 

Mon

greeting spoken by one man to another

  Nohn

greeting spoken by one man to another

 

Hn yot

greeting spoken by one man to another

 

Ku wangang

greeting spoken to a woman

  Awariha greeting spoken to an older person (grandparent)
  Kwia greeting spoken to a sibling (brother or sister)
  Kwiher greeting spoken to a group of siblings (brothers or sisters)
  Wei greeting spoken from one sister to another
  Kutkut hei early morning greeting
  Gowa? how are you?
  Go denu spato? where are you going?
     
Oku [oku] (Cameroon: northwestern region.)
  Moy sul general greeting
  Mɛ chakte wɛ̀ general greeting
     
Olo [ong] (Papua New Guinea: Sandaun Province.)
  Onom malye general greeting, "calm heart"
 

Mul teingi

morning greeting

  Enke malye

morning greeting

  Roum enke malye

morning greeting

  Ningli teingi afternoon greeting
  Mulpou teingi nighttime greeting
     
Olrat [olr] (Vanuatu: Gaua island)
  Matvas gawē morning greeting
  Matvas gawē mun kimi morning greeting spoken to a group
     
Olukhayo [lko] (Kenya: Western Province.)
  Milembe general greeting
     
Olumarachi [lri] (Kenya: Western Province.)
  Milembe general greeting
     
Olumarama [lrm] (Kenya: Western Province.)
  Milembe general greeting
     
Olunyole [nyd] (Kenya: Western Province.)
  Milembe general greeting
  Mbwena? how are you?
     
Olushisa [lks] (Kenya: Western Province.)
  Milembe general greeting
     
Olutsotso [lto] (Kenya: Western Province.)
  Milembe general greeting
     
Oluwanga [lwg] (Kenya: Western Province.)
  Mulembe general greeting
  Bushere morning greeting
  Bwakhera evening greeting
  Bwirire evening greeting
  Basunga shina? how are you?, "what's the news?"
  Tawe reply to Basunga shina
     
Omaha-Ponca [oma] (United States of America: Nebraska and Oklahoma.)
  Ahau' general greeting spoken by one man to another in the Ponca dialect of Oklahoma
  Dhathi' a? greeting spoken to one person in the Ponca dialect of Oklahoma
  An'han, athi' reply to Dhathi' a in the Ponca dialect of Oklahoma
  Dhathi'i a? greeting spoken to a group of people in the Ponca dialect of Oklahoma
  An'han, anga'thi i reply to Dhathi'i a in the Ponca dialect of Oklahoma
  Ein' niya? how are you? in the Ponca dialect of Oklahoma
  U'don bdhin reply to Ein' niya in the Ponca dialect of Oklahoma
     
Ombamba [mbm] (Congo.)
  Ambulu general greeting
     
mie [aom] (Papua New Guinea: Oro province.)
  Kaiwa kaiwa general greeting
     
Ona [ona] (Argentina: Patagonia.)
  Juane guesse general greeting
  Wehiksier maxeʂ iop'en greeting spoken to friends
  Kįrrįnn o'lįčįnn morning greeting ("the day is beautiful")
  ʔa'uş kp'a'ş ma? are you okay?
     
Oneida [one] (Canada: Ontario.  United States of America: northeastern region.)
  Sheklih general greeting
  Skʌnʌk: kʌ́? how are you? ("is there peace with you?")
  Hʌ́: skʌnʌk: kih reply to Skʌnʌk: kʌ́
  Oh niyohtuhti'? how are you? ("how is it going?")
  Yoyanlti reply to Oh niyohtuhti', "it is going good"
  Nhte' ol:wase how are you ("what's new?")
  Yah oh nhohte reply to Nhte' ol:wase, "nothing"
  Satakalí:te: kʌ? are you well?
  Wakatakali:té: kih reply to Satakali:́te: kʌ, "I am well"
  She:k general greeting used in Wisconsin
  She:k kyatʌ́ greeting spoken to a friend, used in Wisconsin
  She:k kyʌ greeting spoken to a son or daughter, used in Wisconsin
  She:k kyhse greeting spoken to a cousin, used in Wisconsin
  She:k nʌ greeting spoken to a mother or aunt, used in Wisconsin
  Wʌhnisliy daytime greeting ("good day", calque from English), used in Wisconsin
  Wastehtsihsliy morning greeting ("good morning", calque from English), used in Wisconsin
  Wakatshanu:n: tsi' sakúkʌ́ welcome greeting used in Canada, "I'm happy to see you"
     
nge [one] (India: Andaman Islands.)
  Konyune onorange-tanka? general greeting, literally "how is your nose?"
  Enekutata bangey? how are you?
  Kwace na-amborebe reply to Enekutata bangey
     
Ongota [bxe] (Ethiopia: SNNPR, Weyt'o River in Omo Zone.)
  ana itag? morning greeting, "how did you sleep?"
  Janta ngayko tg? morning greeting, "did you sleep in peace?"
  Abba katg reply to ana itag and Janta ngayko tg, "good sleep"
  Ngayko reply to Janta ngayko tg, "in peace"
     
Oniyan [bsc] (Senegal and Gambia.)
  Mocciend general greeting
  Ayetou general greeting
     
Ono [ons] (Papua New Guinea: Morobe Province.)
  Peamngo gerop payake general greeting
  Rarap maine afternoon greeting
     
Onobasulu [onn] (Papua New Guinea: Southern Highlands Province.)
  Haloa nafulu general greeting
  Keafa nafulu morning greeting
  Geide nafulu afternoon greeting
  Nigiliba nafulu nighttime greeting
     
Onondaga [ono] (United States of America: New York.  Canada: Ontario.)
  Sk:noh general greeting
  S:goh general greeting
  S:goh swagwe:gih general greeting spoken to a group
  Nyaweha sk:noh general greeting, "I am thankful that you are well"
  Nyaweha sk:no swagwe:gih general greeting spoken to a group
  Sadǫgwethaʼ khęh? how are you?
  Hę: gadǫgwethaʼ reply to Sadǫgwethaʼ khęh
  Nwadęʼ niyohdiha:dyeʼ? how are you?
  Oyandyeʼ goʼ reply to Nwadęʼ niyohdiha:dyeʼ
     
Ontong Java [ojv] (Solomon Islands: Luangiua Atoll.)
  Alohai general greeting
Orejn [ore] (Peru.)
  Buenos dias general greeting (borrowed from Spanish)
  Mi ue daiyi general greeting ("I am arriving at your house")
     
Oring [org] (Nigeria: Okpokwu and Ishielu.)
  Ǹd general greeting spoken to one person
  Ǹd ŋɔ general greeting spoken to a group
  Pp greeting spoken to an older man
  Mm greeting spoken to an older woman
  phịǹn greeting spoken to a child
  y ọtọm greeting spoken to a person working
  Tw morning greeting
  Lkp welcome greeting
     
Oriya [ory] (India and Bangladesh.)
  ନମସ୍କର namaskara: general greeting
  ନମସ୍ତେ namaste: general greeting
  ଶୁଣିବେ shunibe: general greeting
  ହାଏ hae: informal greeting
  ସୁପ୍ରଭାତ୍ suprabhaat: morning greeting
  ସୁପ୍ରଭାତ suprabhaata: morning greeting
  ସୁଭସନ୍ଧ୍ଯା shubhashandhaa: afternoon greeting
  ସୁଭସନ୍ଧ୍ୟା shubhashandhyaa: afternoon greeting
  ସୁଭରାତ୍ର subharatra: nighttime greeting
  କିମିଥିହି ଅତ୍ଚନ୍ଥି? kimithi achhanti: how are you?
  ଆଗ୍ଣ କେମିତି ଅଛନ୍ତି? aapana kemiti achhanti: how are you?
  ମୁଁ ଭଲ ଅଛି ଧନ୍ଯବାଦ muu bhala achi dhanyabada: reply to କିମିଥିହି ଅତ୍ଚନ୍ଥି and ଆଗ୍ଧଣ କେମିତି ଅଛନ୍ତି
  ମୁଁ ଭଲ ଅଛି muu bhala achi: reply to କିମିଥିହି ଅତ୍ଚନ୍ଥି and ଆଗ୍ଧଣ କେମିତି ଅଛନ୍ତି
  ସ୍ବାଗତମ sbagotom: welcome greeting
     
Orok [oaa] (Russia: Sakhalin Island.)
 

Сороде

sorode: general greeting

 

Сороǯē

sorozhee: general greeting

  Богачигапу bogachiganu: general greeting
  Бачигоапу bachigoanu: welcome greeting
  Ургут хун ве urgut hun ve: welcome greeting
     
Orokaiva [okv] (Papua New Guinea: Oro Province.)
  Puve? general greeting spoken to one person, literally "have you come?"
  Umo puvete? general greeting spoken to one person, literally "have you come?"
  En, puvena reply to Puve and Umo puvete
  En, na puvena reply to Puve and Umo puvete
  Puveve? general greeting spoken to a group of people, literally "have you all come?"
  Ungo puvevete? general greeting spoken to a group of people, literally "have you all come?"
  Puvera reply to Puveve and Ungo puvevete
  En, nango puvera reply to Puveve and Ungo puvevete
  Mite? general greeting spoken to one person, literally "are you here?
  Umo mite? general greeting spoken to one person, literally "are you here?
  En, mitena reply to Mite and Umo mite
  En, na mitema reply to Mite and Umo mite
  Ungo mitevete? general greeting spoken to a group of people, literally "are you all here?"
  En, nango mitera reply to Ungo mitevete
  Umo aravore? how are you? spoken to a friend or acquaintance, literally "are you alright?"
  En, na aravora reply to Umo aravore
  Iho javotoho morning greeting
  Iji javotoho midday greeting
  Hure javotoho afternoon greeting
  Mume javotoho evening greeting
  Oro, oro, oro welcome greeting
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Orokolo [oro] (Papua New Guinea: Sandaun Province.)
  Horo horo general greeting
  Horo horo meta general greeting in the Kaipi and Karama dialects
  Vevelare veveke morning greeting
  Hare veveke midday greeting
  Hailaea veveke afternoon greeting
  Oroa veveke nighttime greeting
  Faija sare meta afternoon greeting in the Kaipi dialect
  Faija meta evening and nighttime greeting in the Kaipi dialect
  A hofa ae? how are you?
  Hofa reply to A hofa ae
  Meta reply to A hofa ae
     
Oroko [bdu] (Cameroon.)
  O we li ni e general greeting
  Weri e general greeting
  Ie na owa e reply to Weri e
  Bocheri iyi morning greeting
  Oroko e welcome greeting
     
Oromo, Borana [gax] (Kenya. Ethiopia.)
  Harkafuune general greeting
  Nagaa general greeting
  Nagaya bulte morning greeting spoken to one person
  Fayyaa general greeting
  Jamboo general greeting (from Swahili)
     
Oromo, Eastern [hae] (Ethiopia.)
  Akkam general greeting
  Akkam jirta? how are you?
     
Oromo, West Central [gaz] (Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia.)
  Ashamaa general greeting
  Ashamaa obbo general greeting spoken to a man
  Ashamaa ayo general greeting spoken to a married woman
  Ashamaa aaddee general greeting spoken to a young woman
  Asham formal greeting spoken to one person
  Akkam general greeting
  Yooyyaa general greeting
  Akkam bultan morning greeting, formal, respectful or to a group
  Akkam bulte morning greeting, formal to one person
  Akkam ooltan afternoon greeting, formal or to a group
  Akkam oolte afternoon greeting, informal to one person
  Akkam galgala evening greeting
  Akkam isin? how are you? formal, respectful or to a group
  Akkam ati? how are you? formal to one person
  Akkam jirtu? how are you? formal, respectful or to a group
  Akkam jirta? how are you? formal to one person
  Nagaa reply to Attam jirta and Attam jirtu
  Fayyaa reply to Attam jirta and Attam jirtu
  Nagaadhaa? how are you? ("are you in peace?")
  Nagaadha reply to Nagaadhaa, "I am fine" or "we are fine"
  Warrana greeting spoken when approaching or passing by a house
  Warra manaa greeting spoken when calling at a house (passing by or calling from outside)
  Oo, eenyu jedhu reply to Warrana and Warra manaa, "yes, who is he/she?"
  Baga nagaan dhuftani welcome greeting, formal, respectful or to a group
  Baga nagaan dhufte welcome greeting, formal to one person
  Baga nagaan nu eegdan reply to Baga nagaan dhuftani and Baga nagaan dhufte
     
Orya [ury] (Indonesia: Papua.)
  Dawem general greeting ("good")
     
Osage [osa] (United States of America: north central Oklahoma.)
  Hawai greeting spoken by a man
  Havai greeting spoken by a woman
  Da heh ninksha? how are you?
  Way da han reply to Da heh ninksha
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Oshiwambo [kua] (Angola and Namibia.)
  Wa aluka general greeting spoken to one person
  Mwa aluka general greeting spoken to a group of people
  Ongaipi informal greeting
  Ongiini informal greeting
  Wa penduka morning greeting spoken to one person
  Mwa penduka morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Wa lala po morning greeting spoken to one person
  Mwa lala po morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Wa lele po nawa morning greeting
  Wa lala po nawa morning greeting
  Eee reply to Wa lele po nawa and Wa lala po nawa
  Wa shilwa morning greeting spoken to one person
  Mwa shilwa morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Wa lele po morning greeting spoken to one person
  Mwa lele po morning greeting spoken to a group of people
  Owa kotha nawa? morning greeting, "did you sleep well?"
  Wa uhala po noontime and afternoon spoken to one person
  Mwa uhala po noontime and afternoon greeting spoken to a group of people
  Mu uhala po afternoon greeting
  Wuhala po afternoon greeting
  Wa tokelwa evening greeting spoken to one person
  Mwa tokelwa evening greeting spoken to a group of people
  Wa tokelwa po evening greeting spoken to one person
  Mwa tokelwa po evening greeting spoken to a group of people
  Ee reply to Wa lele po, Mwa lele po, Wa uhala po, Mwa uhala po, and Wa tokelwa po
     
Osing [osi] (Indonesia: East Java.)
 

Kelendi kabare?

how are you?
     
Ossetic [oss] (Georgia.)
  салам salam: general greeting spoken in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Салам д уд salam dae uaed: general greeting spoken in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  байрай bairai: general greeting spoken to one person in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  байрайай bairayai: general greeting spoken to a group of people in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  байрайут bairayut: general greeting spoken to a group of people  in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  гас цу aegas tsu: general greeting  spoken in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  гас цут aegas tsaeyut: general greeting spoken to a group of people in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  д райсом хорз dae raisom horz: morning greeting spoken to one person in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  у райсом хорз uae raisom horz: morning greeting spoken to a group in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
д бон хорз dae bon horz: afternoon greeting spoken to one person in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  у бон хорз uae bon horz: afternoon greeting spoken to a group in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  д изр хорз dae izaer horz: evening greeting spoken to one person sin the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  у изр хорз uae izaer horz: evening greeting spoken to a group of people in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Де 'зрт хорз de 'zaertae horz: evening greeting spoken to one person in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Уе 'зрт хорз ue 'zaertae horz: evening greeting spoken to a group in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Де 'хсвт хорз de 'hsaevtae horz: nighttime greeting spoken to one person in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Уе 'хсвт хорз ue 'hsaevtae horz: nighttime greeting spoken to a group in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Куыд црут? kuid tsaerut: how are you? spoken in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Куыд д? kuid dae: how are you? spoken to one person spoken in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Куыд ыстут? kuid istut: how are you? spoken to a group of people in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Бузныг, хорз buznig horz: reply to Куыд црут, Куыд д, Куыд ыстут in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
Хорз horz: reply to Куыд црут, Куыд д, and Куыд ыстут in the Iron  dialect [oss-iro]
  Куыд у? kuid u: how are you? spoken in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Куд у? kud u: how are you? spoken in the Iron dialect [oss-iro]
  Салан salan: general greeting spoken in the Digor dialect [oss-dig]
  Куд й? kud ae: how are you? spoken in the Digor dialect [oss-dig]
  Хуарз huarz: reply to Куд spoken in the Digor dialect [oss-dig]
     
Ot Danum [otd] (Indonesia: Kalimantan.)
  Tabe general greeting
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Otom, Eastern Highland [otm] (Mexico: Hidalgo and Veracruz.)
  Hats'i

morning greeting

  X hats'i morning greeting
  Ha c hx mnho? morning greeting, "how did you wake up?"
  X nho tho reply to Ha c hx mnho
  X te

afternoon greeting

 

Th

afternoon greeting

  Be'a ts'u guid ja tho? how are you?
  Xun hotho reply to Be'a ts'u guid ja tho
  Te xki hxa p? morning greeting spoken to a man in the San Jernimo Acazulco dialect
  Te xki hxa m? morning greeting spoken to a woman in the San Jernimo Acazulco dialect
  Ra za reply to Te xki hxa p and Te xki hxa m in the San Jernimo Acazulco dialect
  Te xka t p? afternoon and evening greeting to a man in the San Jernimo Acazulco dialect
  Te xka t m? afternoon and evening greeting o a woman in the San Jernimo Acazulco dialect
     
Otom, Estado de Mxico [ots] (Mexico: State of Mexico.)
 

Te gihxa

morning greeting
  Te xkate afternoon greeting
     
Otom, Ixtenco [otz] (Mexico: Tlaxcala.)
  Hjatzi ya ku general greeting
     
Otom, Mezquital [ote] (Mexico: Hidalgo.)
  Hats'i general greeting
  Hats'i ndada general greeting spoken to a man
  Hats'i nn general greeting spoken to a woman
 

Hax'aju

general greeting
 

Hax'aju ndada

general greeting spoken to a man
 

Hax'aju nn

general greeting spoken to a woman
  Te sk hax'aju, tu formal greeting spoken to a man
  Te sk hax'aju, ndada formal greeting spoken to a man
  Te sk hax'aju, nn formal greeting spoken to a woman
  Ki hats'i ndada formal greeting spoken to a man
  Ki hats'i nn formal greeting spoken to a woman
  Ki hax'aju ndada respectful greeting spoken to a man
  Ki hax'aju nn respectful greeting spoken to a woman
  Ki hats'i informal greeting
  Te hats'i informal greeting
  Xk de, ndada afternoon greeting spoken to a man
  Xk de Aju, nn afternoon greeting spoken to a woman
  Xk de, ndada afternoon greeting spoken to a man
  Xk de Aju, nn afternoon greeting spoken to a woman
  Te ra mntho greeting used when you have already seen someone earlier that day
  Te g xadi ri t'ek'ei? how are you?
  Te g xadi? how are you?
  Te g jatho? how are you?
  Kinde morning greeting
  Mkj evening and nighttime greeting
  Hog ehe welcome greeting
  Kax'ju general greeting spoken in La Mesilla, Tecozautla
  M'anho r'a pa morning greeting in an older (19th century) dialect
  M'anho nsui nighttime greeting in an older (19th century) dialect
     
Otom, Quertaro [otq] (Mexico: Quertaro.)
  Haxukw general greeting
  Haxujw general greeting
  Haxujw, 'oho general greeting spoken to a man
  Haxujw, nxutsi general greeting spoken to a married woman
  Haxujw, 'beh general greeting spoken to a married woman
  Haxujw, ts'unt'u general greeting spoken to an unmarried woman
  Haxj general greeting
  Te xk de? general greeting
  Te xk nde? general greeting
  Te xk hats'i? general greeting
  Xk nde kw general greeting
  Nzaki general greeting used by adults
  Nzakihu general greeting used by adults
  Xk de? general greeting used by young people
  Xk nde? general greeting used by young people
  Xk hats'i? general greeting used by young people
  Temu xadi ir t'eje? how are you?
  Temu xk zahm? how are you?
  Temu g zahm? how are you?
  Temu g thogi? how are you?
  Hanja g bui? how are you?
  Hanja g bui? how are you?
  Hanja g thogi? how are you?
  Honja ir mui? how are you?
 

Hadi

informal greeting used by young people
 

Hadihu

informal greeting used by young people
 

Hadi ma 'nai

greeting used when you have already seen someone earlier that day
  Hadi indagj'e greeting spoken to a group of people in the Amealco dialect
  Jascon morning greeting spoken in the Amealco dialect
  Evinte afternoon greeting spoken in the Amealco dialect
  Evinchui nighttime greeting spoken in the Amealco dialect
  Te mu gi thogi? how are you? in the Amealco dialect
 

Ta mox

morning greeting spoken in the Guanajuato dialect
 

Te gixa r nd

afternoon greeting spoken in the Guanajuato dialect
  Te gixad? how are you? in the Guanajuato dialect
  Ma sndatho reply to Te gixad
  Thi gixande temo? how are you? in the Guanajuato dialect
     
Otom, Temoaya [ott] (Mexico: Estado de Mexico.)
  Hjatzi general greeting
  Zzengua ki general greeting
  Te gui thjohj? how are you?
  Sho hra zzo reply to Te gui thjohj
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Otom, Texcatepec [otx] (Mexico: Veracruz and Hidalgo.)
 

Haxa'jua

morning greeting spoken in Ixmiquilpan
  Ki de afternoon greeting spoken in Ixmiquilpan
  Hoga xui nighttime greeting spoken in Ixmiquilpan
  Hogan ntzente welcome greeting spoken in Ixmiquilpan
     
Otom, Tilapa [otl] (Mexico: Santiago Tilapa.)
 

Hx

morning greeting
 

Hx t

morning greeting spoken to a man
 

Hx mb

morning greeting spoken to a woman
  T afternoon greeting
  T t afternoon greeting spoken to a man
  T mb afternoon greeting spoken to a woman
  Texk hx t? how are you? spoken to a man
  Texk hx mb? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Razo reply to Texk hx t and Texk hx mb
     
Otuho [lot] (Sudan: Torit District.)
 

Mong

general greeting
  Angai general greeting
  Ungida bebee reply to Angai
     
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