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

 

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Q'anjob'al [kjb] (Guatemala.)
  Txajin general greeting
  Txajin mamin general greeting spoken to a man
  Txajin chicay general greeting spoken to a woman
  Txajej hinteq mamin general greeting spoken to a woman
  Txajej hinteq chikay general greeting spoken to a woman
  Janik' general greeting spoken in San Pedro Soloma
  Watx' mi ha k'ul? how are you?
  Watx' in k'ul reply to Watx' mi ha k'ul
  Watx' reply to Watx' mi ha k'ul
  Texi ha k'ul? how are you?
  Watx' k'al mi? how are you?
  Ja' watx' k'al reply to Watx' k'al mi
     
Qaqet [byx] (Papua New Guinea: Gazelle Peninsula.)
  Atlo general greeting
  Atlu general greeting
     
Qawasqar [alc] (Chile: Patagonia.)
  Kiávaru general greeting
  Jetaksta k'oának kucelakso greeting spoken to a group of friends
  Kusá? how are you?
  Che kulak reply to Kusá
     
Q'eqchi' [kek] (Guatemala: Alta Verapaz and Petén.)
  Sahil ch'oolejil general greeting
  Ma xatsaqewk? morning greeting
  Sa', b'antiox reply to Ma xatsaqewk
  Ma xatsaqewk laa'at? morning greeting, "how did you wake up?"
  Hehe', laa'in xinsaqewk reply to Ma xatsaqewk laa'at
  Hehe', laa'in xinsaqewk, b'antiox reply to Ma xatsaqewk laa'at
  Ch'owa' greeting spoken to an elder man
  Ch'owa'xin greeting spoken to an elder man
  Wa'xin greeting spoken to an elder man
  Wa'chin greeting spoken to an elder man
  Ch'ona greeting spoken to an elder woman
  Na'xin greeting spoken to an elder woman
  Na'chin greeting spoken to an elder woman
  Chan xakwil? how are you?
  Xo xaq'a'in reply to Chan xakwil
  Ma sa laach'ool? how are you, literally "is your heart rich/comfortable?"
  Sa sa' linch'ool reply to Ma sa laach'ool
  Sa sa' linch'ool, b'antiox reply to Ma sa laach'ool
  Chaab'il li e'qla morning greeting (calque from Spanish)
  Chaab'il li ewu afternoon and evening greeting (calque from Spanish)
  Chaab'il li q'ojy'ink nighttime greeting (calque from Spanish)
Qiang, Northern [cng] (China: Sichuan.)
  general greeting in the Goukou dialect
  Unn tsha morning greeting in the Goukou dialect
  Maekhua zhəsa evening greeting in the Goukou dialect
  Əzhi nighttime greeting in the Goukou dialect
  Unn jiu lea general greeting in the Huilong dialect
  Unn dha morning greeting in the Huilong dialect
  Mia yiae evening greeting in the Huilong dialect
  Nesha nighttime greeting in the Huilong dialect
  general greeting in the Luhua dialect
  Kun dadzha nyi morning greeting in the Luhua dialect
  Aeshyi na evening greeting in the Luhua dialect
  Kuejin nighttime greeting in the Luhua dialect
  Stəstə general greeting in the Luoxiang dialect
  Ku dzha morning greeting in the Luoxiang dialect
  Maerze na evening greeting in the Luoxiang dialect
  Təzd nighttime greeting in the Luoxiang dialect
  Ai general greeting in the Mawo dialect
  Kuə dzanyi morning greeting in the Mawo dialect
  Maerzə na evening greeting in the Mawo dialect
  Ankəm nighttime greeting in the Mawo dialect
  Ku dzhan morning greeting in the Wabo dialect
  Maekhae na evening greeting in the Wabo dialect
  Kə dalə morning greeting in the Weicheng dialect
  Gəsta na ma evening greeting in the Weicheng dialect
  Anema nighttime greeting in the Weicheng dialect
  Shtsyəsyə general greeting in the Weigu dialect [cng-wei]
  Ku dadzha nae morning greeting in the Weigu dialect [cng-wei]
  Gits nan evening greeting in the Weigu dialect [cng-wei]
  Kujən nighttime greeting in the Weigu dialect [cng-wei]
  Ste general greeting in the Xuecheng dialect
  No dzhə so morning greeting in the Xuecheng dialect
  Dzhie tsə na evening greeting in the Xuecheng dialect
  Ne tyi mo nighttime greeting in the Xuecheng dialect
     
Qiang, Southern [qxs] (China: Sichuan.)
  Unn nan general greeting
  Ssuxxi vhunngu nay greeting spoken to a group of people
  Ozwgvu nan morning greeting
  Zzea sed nyi nan afternoon greeting
  Maeva nan evening greeting
  Ili nay? how are you?
  Ili na ya? how are you?
  Gva na gvulea reply to Ili nay and Ili na ya
  Na gvulea reply to Ili nay and Ili na ya
  Tie general greeting in the Taoping dialect [qxs-tao]
  No dzhə so morning greeting in the Taoping dialect [qxs-tao]
  Pə dzhie na evening greeting in the Taoping dialect [qxs-tao]
  Kər ku ne nighttime greeting in the Taoping dialect [qxs-tao]
     
Quapaw [qua] (United States of America: Oklahoma.)
  Hawé general greeting
  Haníší? how are you?
  Huníše? how are you?
  Hoaniakhé? how are you?
  Hákoaniakshé? how are you?
  Ógaše ahanike? how are you?
  Ógaše díge reply to Ógaše ahanike
  Hankítte? where are you going?
     
Quechan [yum] (United States: Fort Yuma, California.)
  Kumathum general greeting
  Kawits kumathum informal greeting
  Kiyi greeting spoken by a man to a male friend
  Shiyi greeting spoken by a woman to a female friend
  Ma axot moovak? how are you?
  Axot reply to Ma axot moovak
  Axoyt'ta reply to Ma axot moovak
     
Quechua, Ambo-Pasco [qva] (Peru.)
  Alilachu? how are you?
  Alilachu caycanqui? how are you?
  Imanuylatag caycanqui? how are you?
  Alilam caycä reply to Alilachu, Alilachu caycanqui and Imanuylatag caycanqui
  Wasilayqui? greeting spoken at a house, "is anyone home?"
  Shamushcä greeting spoken by a visitor, "I've come"
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Quechua, Arequipa [qxu] (Peru: Arequipa Department.)
  Imaynallataq kachkanki? how are you? spoken to one person
  Imaynallataq kachkankichis? how are you? spoken to a group of people
  Allinllam reply to Imaynallataq kachkanki and Imaynallataq kachkankichis
  Allinllachu? how are you?
  Allinllachu kakuchanki? how are you? spoken to one person
  Allinllachu kakuchankichis? how are you? spoken to a group of people
  Allinllataqmi reply to Allinllachu and Allinllachu kakuchanki
     
Quechua, Ayacucho [quy] (Peru: Ayacucho.)
  Rimaykullayki taytay general greeting spoken to a man
  Rimaykullayki mamay general greeting spoken to a woman
  Chaskillaykim taytay reply to Rimaykullayki spoken to a man
  Chaskillaykim mamay reply to Rimaykullayki spoken to a woman
  Allin punchaw morning greeting
  Imaynalla paqarimunki? morning greeting
  Imaynalla paqarinki? morning greeting
  Imaynalla achikyanki? morning greeting
  Imaynalla achikyakunki? morning greeting
  Allin sukha afternoon greeting
  Imayna sukhanki? afternoon greeting
  Imaynalla sukhanki? afternoon greeting
  Allin ch'isi evening greeting
  Allin tuta nighttime greeting
  Imaynallataq kachkanki? how are you?
  Allinllam reply to Imaynallataq kachkanki
  Allinllachu? how are you?
  Allinllachu kanki? how are you? spoken to one person
  Allinllachu kankichik? how are you? spoken to a group
  Allinllachu kachkanki? how are you? spoken to one person
  Allinllachu kachkankichik? how are you? spoken to a group
  Allinllam kachkani reply to Allinllachu kachkanki
  Imaynalla purinki? how are you? spoken to one person
  Imaynalla purinkichik? how are you? spoken to a group
  Imayna risunki? how are you?  informal
  Haykuykuy welcome greeting: "come in"
     
Quechua, Cajamarca [qvc] (Peru: Chetilla and Los Baños.)
  Allin punchaw morning greeting
  Allin chishi afternoon greeting
  Allillachu kangi? how are you? spoken to one person
  Allillachu kangichij? how are you? spoken to a group
  Imashinam kangi? how are you? spoken to one person
  Imashinam kangichij? how are you? spoken to a group
  Allilla reply to Allillachu kangi and Imashinam kangi
  Allillám reply to Allillachu kangi and Imashinam kangi
     
Quechua, Cajatambo North Lima [qvl] (Peru.)
  Alilacu caycanqui? how are you?
     
Quechua, Chilean [cqu] (Chile: northern second region.)
  Allin p'unchaj morning greeting
  Allin sukha afternoon greeting
  Allin tuta nighttime greeting
  Imaynalla kasanki? how are you?
     
Quechua, Chiquian [qxa] (Peru: Ancash Department.)
  Alilacu caycanqui? how are you?
  Imanollatak quecanqui? how are you?
  Yamellam quecaa reply to Imanollatak quecanqui
     
Quechua, Classical [qwc] (Peru.)
  Ama sua, ama llulla, ama qhella traditional greeting formerly used in the Incan Empire ("don't steal, don't lie, don't be lazy")
     
Quechua, Conchucos [qxn] (Peru: Pomabamba.)
  Winchis general greeting
     
Quechua, Corongo Ancash [qwa] (Peru.)
  Imanöllatan quëcanqui? how are you?
     
Quechua, Cusco [quz] (Peru: Cusco.)
  Napaykullayki general greeting
  Napaykuyin general greeting
  Rimaykullayki general greeting
  Allin p'unchay morning greeting
  Allin p'unchay kachun morning greeting
  Allin p'unchay kachun qampaq morning greeting
  Wuynus diyas morning greeting (from Spanish)
  Allin ch'isi afternoon greeting
  Allin ch'isi kachun afternoon greeting
  Allin ch'isi kachun qampaq afternoon greeting
  Wuynas tardis afternoon greeting (from Spanish)
  Allin tuta evening and nighttime greeting
  Allin tuta kachun evening and nighttime greeting
  Allin tuta kachun qampaq evening and nighttime greeting
  Wuynas nuchis evening and nighttime greeting (from Spanish)
  Allillanchu? how are you?
  Imaynan kasanki? how are you?
  Imaynalla kasanki? how are you?
  Imaynallam kasanki? how are you?
  Imaynallataq kasanki? how are you?
  Allillanmi reply to Allillanchu, Imaynam kasanki, Imaynalla kasanki, etc.
  Allillanmi, sulpayki reply to Allillanchu, Imaynam kasanki, Imaynalla kasanki, etc.
  Allillanpuni reply to Allillanchu, Imaynam kasanki, Imaynalla kasanki, etc.
  Pasaykamuy welcome greeting: "come in"
  Haykuykamuy welcome greeting: "come in"
  Haykuykuy welcome greeting: "come in"
     
Quechua, Eastern Apurímac [qve] (Peru: Apurímac.)
  Allin punchaw morning greeting
  Allin suka afternoon greeting
  Allin tuta evening and nighttime greeting
  Allillanchu? how are you?
  Allillanmi reply to Allillanchu
  Imaynallan kashanki? how are you?
     
Quechua, Huallaga [qub] (Peru: Huánuco Department.)
  Iy general greeting used to get someone's attention
  Y general greeting used to get someone's attention
  Iy öye general greeting used to get someone's attention
  Y öye general greeting used to get someone's attention
  Allichu caycanqui? how are you?
  Allillachu caycanqui? how are you?
  Imanöllataj goyaycanqui? how are you?
  Imanöllataj caycanqui? how are you?
  Imanötaj caycanqui? how are you?
  Allillanmi reply to Imanötaj caycanqui
  Ö, allillani cayca reply to Imanötaj caycanqui
  Allichu waräshcanqui? how are you? used in the morning
  Allichu warämushcanqui? how are you? used in the morning, spoken to a person who came from afar
  Shay greeting spoken by a man to a male friend
  Wasillayqui? greeting spoken when approaching a house
Wasi callan reply to Wasillayqui
  Jaucallachu? greeting spoken after a long absence
     
Quechua, Huamalíes [qvh] (Peru.)
  Alilacu caycanqui? how are you?
  Imanölatä caycanqui? how are you?
     
Quechua, Huaylas Ancash [qwh] (Peru.)
  Winchis general greeting
  Jey general greeting
  Jaw general greeting
  Imanowllataq keykanki? how are you?
  Yameyllaku? how are you?
  Yameyllaku keykanki? how are you?
  Yameyllam keykä reply to Yameyllaku keykanki
     
Quechua, Huaylla Wanca [qvw] (Peru: South Junin.)
  Allinllachun? how are you?
Quechua, Jauja Wanca [qxw] (Peru: South Junin.)
  Allinllachun? how are you?
     
Quechua, Lambayeque [quf] (Peru: Lambayeque.)
  Allilanchu kanki? how are you?
  Allilanmi kani reply to Allillanchu kanki
  Chaynupalachu? how are you?
Imanutaq kanki? how are you?
  Imanu kanki? how are you?
     
Quechua, Margos-Yarowilca-Lauricocha [qvm] (Peru.)
  Alilacu caycanqui? how are you?
  Alilami caycä reply to Alilacu caycanqui
  Imanölatag caycanqui? how are you?
  Wayilayqui greeting spoken at a house, "is anyone home?"
  Wayicalan reply to Wayilayqui
     
Quechua, Napo [qvo] (Ecuador: Alto Napo.)
  Alli puncha general greeting
  Alli chishi morning greeting
  Alli tuta nighttime greeting
  Imasnara angui? how are you?
  Alliyachu angui? how are you?
  Kausanguichu? how are you?
  Allimi ani reply to Imasnara angui, Alliyachu angui, and Kausanguichu
     
Quechua, Northern Bolivian [qul] (Bolivia: Taquile and Lake Titicaca.)
  Allin p'unchaw general greeting
     
Quechua, North Conchucos Ancash [qxn] (Peru.)
  Imanötan caycanqui? how are you?
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Quechua, North Junín [qvn] (Peru: Junín Department.)
Winus tyas morning greeting (from Spanish)
  Alilachu kayanki? how are you?
  Alilachu kayaalanki? how are you?
  Alim kayaalaa reply to Alilachu kayanki and Alilachu kayaalanki
     
Quechua, Panao [qxh] (Peru: Huánuco Department.)
  Allichu caycanqui? how are you?
  Allillachu caycanqui? how are you?
  Imanuyllataj caycanqui? how are you?
  Allillami caycä reply to Imanuyllataj caycanqui
     
Quechua, Puno [qxp] (Peru: Puno Department.)
  Allillanchu general greeting
  Allin punchay morning greeting
  Allin chisi afternoon greeting
  Allin tuta evening and nighttime greeting
  Imaynallan cashanki? how are you?
     
Quechua, San Martín [qvs] (Peru.)
  Allichu? how are you?
  Alli reply to Allichu
  Allillachu kanki? how are you?
  Allillami kani reply to Allillachu kanki
  Imashnatí kanki? how are you?
  Imashnatá kanki? how are you?
  Bellullami kani reply to Imashnatí kanki and Imashnatá kanki
     
Quechua, Southern Bolivian [quh] (Bolivia: Cochabamba.)
  Allin p'unchaj morning greeting
  Allin sukha afternoon greeting
     
Quechua, Southern Conchucos Ancash [qxo] (Peru: Ancash.)
  Imanöllatä caycanqui? how are you?
  Imanötä caycanqui? how are you?
  Allillacu caycanqui? how are you?
  Allillacu? how are you?
  Allillam caycä reply to Allillacu caycanqui and Allillacu
     
Quechua, Southern Pastaza [qup] (Peru: Tigre.)
  Alichu? how are you?
  Alimi reply to Alichu
  Ali puncha morning greeting
  Ali chishi afternoon greeting
  Ali tuta nighttime greeting
     
Quechua, Yauyos [qux] (Peru: Huancavelica.)
  Rimallasayki general greeting
  Saludallasayki general greeting
  Buynus diyas morning greeting (from Spanish)
  Buynas tardis afternoon greeting (from Spanish)
  Buynas nuchis nighttime greeting (from Spanish)
  Imamish kayanki? how are you?
     
Quichua, Calderón Highland [qud] (Ecuador: Pichincha, Quito, Calderón, and Cayambe.)
  Alli punlla morning greeting
  Alli chishi afternoon greeting
  Alli tuta nighttime greeting
  Allilachu gangui? how are you?
  Ari, allilami gani reply to Allilachu gangui
  Imanallataj gangui? how are you?
  Imanalla gangui? how are you?
  Imanalla? how are you?
  Allilami gani reply to Imanallataj gangui, Imanalla gangui, and Imanalla
  Shamupashun greeting spoken by a visitor
  Shamupaichij reply to Shamupashun
     
Quichua, Cañar [qxr] (Ecuador.)
  Alli punzha general greeting
  Allillachu cangui? how are you?
  Allimari cangui? how are you?
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Quichua, Chimborazo [qug] (Ecuador.)
  Alli puncha general greeting
  Alli chishi morning greeting
  Alli tuta nighttime greeting
  Imanalla? how are you?
  Allillachu cangui? how are you?
  Allillachu canguichij? how are you?
  Allillami cani reply to Imanalla, Allillachu cangui and Allillachu canguichij
  Ari, allillami cani reply to Allillachu cangui and Allillachu canguichij
  Aris, allillami cani reply to Allillachu cangui and Allillachu canguichij in the Colta dialect
  Alli shamushca welcome greeting
  Alli shamushca capai welcome greeting
  Alli shamushca capaichi welcome greeting
     
Quichua, Imbabura [qvi] (Ecuador: Otavalo.)
  Alli punlla general greeting
  Alli chishi morning greeting
  Alli tuta nighttime greeting
  Kawsanguichu? how are you? spoken to one person
  Kawsanimi reply to Kawsanguichu
  Kawsanguichichu? how are you? spoken to a group of people
  Kawsanchimi reply to Kawsanguichichu
  Imanalla? how are you?
  Alilla reply to Imanalla
  Sumak reply to Imanalla
  Alli shamushka kapaychik welcome greeting
  Shamupay welcome greeting
     
Quichua, Loja Highland [qvj] (Ecuador: Tambopamba.)
  Alli puncha general greeting
  Alli tutamanta early morning greeting
  Alli pakari morning greeting
  Alli chishi afternoon greeting
  Alli tuta nighttime greeting
  Kawsankichu? how are you?
  Kawsanimi reply to Kawsankichu
  Imanalla? how are you?
  Alli reply to Imanalla
  Allilla reply to Imanalla
  Allillachu kanki? how are you?
  Imapash tiyanchu? how are you? "what's new"
  Alli shamushka welcome greeting
     
Quichua, Northern Pastaza [qvz] (Ecuador.)
  Shamuhuni general greeting
  Alli punlla general greeting
  Pasiac shamui greeting spoken to a visitor
  Alichu? how are you?
  Alimi reply to Alichu
  Imasataungui? how are you?
  Alillamauni reply to Imasataungui
  Causaunguichu? how are you? used when speaking to a person you haven't seen for a while
  Indá, causaunimi reply to Causaunguichu
     
Quichua, Salasaca [qxl] (Ecuador.)
  Alli punlla morning greeting
  Alli chishi afternoon greeting
  Alli tuta nighttime greeting
  Is dias morning greeting (from Spanish)
  Is tardi afternoon greeting (from Spanish)
  Is nuchi nighttime greeting (from Spanish)
  Imanalla? how are you?
  Allillami kani reply to Imanalla
  Allillami kapani reply to Imanalla
  Allillachu kangui? how are you?
  Ari, allillami kani reply to Allillachu kangui
     
Quichua, Santiago del Estero [qus] (Argentina.)
  Imayna purinki? how are you? spoken to one person
  Noqa sumaj purini reply to Imayna purinki
  Imayna tianki? how are you? spoken to one person
  Noqa sumaj tiani reply to Imayna tianki
  Imayna risunki? how are you? spoken to one person
  Imayna purinkichis? how are you? spoken to a group of people
  Imayna tiankichis? how are you? spoken to a group of people
  Imayna paqarinki? how are you? spoken in the morning
  Noqa sumaj pakarini reply to Imayna paqarinki
  Imayna chisianki? how are you? spoken in the afternoon
  Noqa sumaj chisiani reply to Imayna chisianki
  Allilla reply to Imayna purinki, Imayna tianki, Imayna paqarinki, and Imaynka chisianki
  Allillata reply to Imayna purinki, Imayna tianki, Imayna paqarinki, and Imaynka chisianki
  Sumajta reply to Imayna purinki, Imayna tianki, Imayna paqarinki, and Imaynka chisianki
     
Quichua, Tena [quw] (Ecuador.)
  Alli puncha general daytime greeting
  Alli chishi morning greeting
  Alli tuta nighttime greeting
  Shamunguichu greeting spoken to a person arriving
  Ari, shamuni reply to Shamunguichu
  Kawsanguichu? how are you? spoken to one person
  Ari, kawsanimi reply to Kawsanguichu
  Kawsanimi reply to Kawsanguichu
  Kawsanguichichu? how are you? spoken to a group
  Kawsanchimi reply to Kawsanguichuchu
  Allillachu angui? how are you?
  Imasnara angui? how are you?
  Allillami ani reply to Allillachu angui and Imasnara agui
  Maymandara shamungui? where have you come from?
     
Quileute [qui] (United States of America: Washington.)
  Hí’cha kwá general greeting
  Li’àtskal ’axw general greeting spoken to one person
  Li’àtskal ’axwól xabá    general greeting spoken to a group
  Haćh chi'í morning greeting
  Haćh t'ochóķtiya afternoon greeting
  Haćh awí nighttime greeting
  Ayásocha? how are you? spoken to a man
  Ayásochid? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Ayásocha xaxíktiya? how are you? spoken to a man
  Ayásochid xaxíktiya? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Haćhli ho reply to Ayásocha, Ayásochid. Ayásocha xaxíktiya and Ayásochid xaxíktiya
     
Quinault [qun] (United States of America: Washington.)
  Oonugwito general greeting
     
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