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

 

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Uab Meto [aoz] (Indonesia: Timor and Nuso Tenggara.)
  Tabe' general greeting
  Halo general greeting
  Selamat pagi morning greeting
  Selamat siang afternoon greeting
  Selamat sore evening greeting
  Selamat malam nighttime greeting
  Onm? how are you?
  Noe me? greeting to a person who is going somewhere, "where are you going?"
  Tkoenoktm welcome greeting
     
Ubaghara [byc] (Nigeria: Akampka LGA.)
  Araima morning greeting
  Araima ureme morning greeting spoken to a friend
     
Ubir [ubr] (Papua New Guinea: Oro Province.)
  Tuf aurim inama general greeting
     
Uda [uda] (Nigeria: lower Cross River region.)
  Alla morning greeting
     
Udi [udi] (Azerbaijan: Oghuz.)
  Чахчоьк čaxčk: general greeting
  Чахкоьк čaxkk: general greeting
  Хеиркъанбаки xeirkanbaki: general greeting
  Березарин хеир berezarin xeir: general daytime greeting
  Савах хеир savah xeir: morning greeting
  Сабахеир sabaxeir: morning greeting, informal
  Бийаьс хеир biys xeir: evening greeting
  Гьетаьрну? ğetarnu: how are you? spoken to one person
  Дирист|бака, шагьат|зу diristbaka, ağatzu: reply to Гьетаьрну
  Гьетаьрнан? ğetarnan: how are you? spoken to a group
  Дирист|бака, шагьат|йан diristbaka, ağatyan: reply to Гьетаьрнан
  Таьзаь хавар тенебу? taza havar tenebu: how are you?, "what's new?"
  Гьик|аьбу гьик|аь тенебу glikabu gika tenebu: how are you?, "what's new?"
  К|аьву каьтейаву kavu kateyabu: how are you?, "what's new?"
  Агъатхеир ağatxeir: welcome greeting
  Къонагъ бака q'onağ baka: welcome greeting spoken to a guest
  Усумун гьари usumun ğari: welcome greeting spoken to one person
Усумнан гьари usumnan ğari: welcome greeting spoken to a group
     
Ubykh [uby] (Turkey: Haci Osmsan village.)
  Селам алейкум selam alaykum: general greeting used by Muslims
Ваалейкум асселам vaaleykum asselam: reply to Селам алейкум
  Дгьэулєтый? dğawla'tıj: how are you?
  Дгьолєтый? dğola'tıj: how are you?
     
Udihe [ude] (Russia: Siberia.)
 

Багдыфи

bagdifi: general greeting in the southern dialect

  Солоде

solodie: general greeting in the northern dialect

     
Udmurt [udm] (Russia: Udmurtia.)
 

Ӟеч буресь

ziech buries: general greeting

 

Ӟеч бур

ziech bur: informal greeting

  Чырткем chyrtkiem: general greeting
  Чырткемесь chyrtkiemies: general greeting
  Ӟеч нуналэн ziech nunalen: general greeting
 

Ӟеч ӵукнаен

ziech chuknayen: morning greeting

 

Выль чукнаен

byl chuknayen: morning greeting

 

Ӟеч ӝытень

ziech zhytien: evening greeting

  Бур ӝытень

bur zhytien: evening greeting

 

Кыӵе ужъёсты?

kychie uzhyosty: how are you?

 

Кызьы улӥськоды?

kyzy uliskody: how are you?

 

Умой

umoi: reply to Кыӵе ужъёсты

 

Тау, умой

tau umoi: reply to Кыӵе ужъёсты

 

Тау, номыр вл

tau nomyr vl: reply to Кыӵе ужъёсты

 

Гажаса тиськом

gazhasa tis'kom: welcome greeting

     
Ugaritic [uga] (Syria.)
  Ylm lk general greeting
  Ylm lk, ilm tġrk tlmk general greeting
     
Ughele [uge] (Solomon Islands: Rendova Island.)
  Leana general greeting
  Vei lao ghoi? where are you going? spoken to one person
  Vei lao ghamu? where are you going? spoken to a group
  Pa vei mai mu ghoi? where are you coming from? spoken to one person
  Pa vei mai mu ghamu? where are you coming from? spoken to a group
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Ugong [ugo] (Thailand: Kanchanaburi and Suphanaburi.)
  Nwng a nwng kww? greeting to a person who is going somewhere, "where are you going?"
  A nwng kww? greeting to a person who is going somewhere, "where are you going?"
  Ng kawng di-o greeting spoken by a visitor, "I have come to visit"
  Kawng di-o greeting spoken by a visitor, "I have come to visit"
  Mang sa l? greeting spoken to a visitor, "have you eaten?"
  Mang s hke reply to Mang sa l, "I have eaten"
     
Ukaan [kcf] (Nigeria.)
  Bɛ́ tː general greeting
     
Ukrainian [ukr] (Ukraine.)
  Привіт privit: general greeting
 

Вітаю

vitayu: general greeting
  Здоровенькі zdorovenki: general greeting
  Здорово zdorovo: general greeting
  Здоров був zdorov buv: general greeting
  Здрастуй zdrastui: informal greeting
  Доброго здоров'я dobroho zdorovya: formal greeting
 

Добрий день

dobriy den: general daytime greeting
  Добридень dobriden: informal daytime greeting
  Доброго ранку dobroho ranku: morning greeting spoken in the eastern dialect
 

Добрий ранок

dobriy ranok: morning greeting spoken in the western and diaspora dialects
  Доброго дня dobroho dnia: afternoon greeting
 

Добрий вечір

dobriy vechir: evening greeting
  Доброго вечора dobroho vechora: evening greeting
  Як почуваєте себе? yak pochuvayete sebe: how are you? formal spoken in the eastern dialect
  Як почуваєш себе? yak pochuvayesh sebe: how are you? informal spoken in the eastern dialect
  Як себе почуваєш? yak sebe pochuvayesh: how are you? informal spoken in the eastern dialect
  Як почуваєшся? yak pochuvayeshsya: how are you? formal spoken in the eastern dialect
  Як ти поживаєш? yak ti pochuvayete: how are you? formal spoken in the eastern dialect
  Як ви поживаєте? yak vi pochuvayesh: how are you? informal spoken in the eastern dialect
  Добре dobre: reply to Як ти поживаєш and Як ви поживаєте
  Добре, дякую dobre dyakuyu: reply to Як ти поживаєш and Як ви поживаєте
  У мене все гаразд, дякую u mene vse garazd dyakuyu: reply to Як ти поживаєш and Як ви поживаєте
  Нормально normalno: reply to Як ти поживаєш and Як ви поживаєте
  Як справи? yak spravi: how are you? informal
  Як ся маєш? yak sya mayesh: how are you? spoken in the western dialect
  Дай Боже щастя dai bozhe shchastya: greeting to a person working, spoken in the western dialect
  Боже помагай bozhe pomagai: greeting to a person working, spoken in the eastern dialect
  Ласкаво просимо laskavo prosimo: welcome greeting
  Вітаємо vitayemo: welcome greeting
     
Ukwuani Aboh Ndoni [ukw] (Nigeria.)
  Daile' general greeting in the Ukwuani dialect
     
Ulithian [uli] (Micronesia.)
  Adiyoos general greeting
  Mwommwaay llemaaeliyel morning greeting
  Ho sa haitfah? how are you?
  Sa fait? how are you?
  Faaoroey choeg reply to Ho sa haitfah and Sa fait
  Ichiil faaoroey choeg reply to Ho sa haitfah and Sa fait
  Taor ichiil faaoroey choeg reply to Ho sa haitfah and Sa fait
  Madae kofamw? how are you?
  Yamamai lal? how are you?
  Ho be loagh ya? greeting spoken to a person who is going somewhere, "where are you going?"
  Buudoh hobe mongoay welcome greeting, literally "come in and eat"
     
Ulwa [ulw] (Nicaragua and Honduras.)
  Ampa man? how are you?
  Naksa general greeting
  Yampara general greeting
  Lau man general greeting
  Lau man pih? how are you?
     
Uma [ppk] (Indonesia: Sulawesi.)
  Wori' tabe general greeting
  Salamat pagi morning greeting (from Indonesian)
  Salamat sore afternoon greeting (from Indonesian)
  Lou lau ko? where are you going?
  Ngkaiapa ta? where are you coming from? spoken to an adult
  Ngkaiapa ko? where are you coming from? spoken to a child
  Rei moto koi, pue' tomi? greeting spoken when approaching a house, "is anyone home?"
  Oi moto kai reply to Rei moto koi, pue' tomi
  Tumai mencua' a greeting spoken by a visitor, "I've come to visit"
  Ngkahe' tomi welcome greeting, "come in"
  Hura mi welcome greeting, "have a seat"
  Mohura welcome greeting, "have a seat"
     
Umanakaina [gdn] (Papua New Guinea: Milne Bay Province.)
  Kaiwa kaiwa general greeting
     
Umatilla [uma] (United States of America: Oregon.)
  Niix pačway general greeting
  Niix pačway iimxama general greeting spoken to a group of friends
  Niix maicqi morning greeting
  Niix thlkwii afternoon greeting
  Niix kwlauit evening greeting
  Niix sčat nighttime greeting
  Niix sup't nighttime greeting
     
Umbundu [umb] (Angola, Namibia.)
  Kalunga general greeting spoken to one person
  Kalungi general greeting spoken to a group
  Walale morning greeting spoken to one person when you see him for the first time that day
  Walali morning greeting spoken to a group when you see them for the first time that day
  Wosala? morning greeting spoken to one person
  Wosala ndati? morning greeting spoken to one person
  Ame ndosala ciwa reply to Wosala and Wosala ndati
  Wosali? morning greeting spoken to a group
  Tosala reply to Wosali
  Walale ndati? morning greeting
  Ame ndalale ciwa reply to Walale ndati
  Walale-po ciwa? morning greeting
  H, ndalale reply to Walale-po ciwa
  H, ndalale nda l'ove reply to Walale-po ciwa
  Wakola-po ciwa? how are you?
  H, ndakola-po ciwa reply to Wakola-po ciwa
  H, ndakola-po nda l'ove reply to Wakola-po ciwa
  Kuambe? how are you? informal
  Uiza kiambote welcome greeting
  Tanaku welcome greeting
  Tanenuku welcome greeting
  Tuatondela welcome greeting
     
Umbu-Ungu [ubu] (Papua New Guinea: Western Highlands Province.)
  Okonoye? greeting to a person arriving
 

Okombeleye?

how are you?

     
Unami [unm] (United States of America: Delaware and Oklahoma.)
  H general greeting
  Kwapanacheen morning greeting
  Kwapanacheen hummo morning greeting
  Kulakween evening greeting
  Kulakween hummo evening greeting
 

Kulamalsi hach?

how are you?
  Kulamalsihmo hach?  how are you?
  Nulamalsi reply to Kulamalsi hach
  Nulamalsihna reply to Kulamalsihmo hach
  Osomi reply to Kulamalsi hach and Kulamalsihmo hach
  Kwangomel older greeting (no longer used)
  Kwangomel wemiak older greeting spoken to a group of people (no longer used)
  Itah older greeting (no longer used)
     
Uneapa [bbn] (Papua New Guinea: Unea Island in West New Britain Province.)
  Damapeita morning greeting
     
Uneme [une] (Nigeria: Edo State.)
  Vhagbe rano morning greeting
  Agbe no morning greeting
  Kinako evening greeting
  Marota welcome greeting
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Unubahe [unu] (Papua New Guinea: Gumini village in Milne Bay Province.)
  Maimaitaya hofihofina morning greeting
  Mahana hofihofina daytime greeting
  Awabuawabuli hofihofina afternoon greeting
  Waduwaduga hofihofina evening greeting
     
Urak Lawoi' [urk] (Thailand: Phuket and Langta islands.)
  Kaɲaq pi diha? where are you going?
     
Urarina [ura] (Peru.)
  Janohara morning greeting
  Iaen turuanu greeting spoken by a person arriving
  Eeen, iaen turui reply to Iaen turuanu
     
Urat [urt] (Papua New Guinea: East Sepik Province.)
  N'donge m'bure morning greeting
  Ngau m'bure midday greeting
  Yungiris m'bure afternoon greeting
  Miye m'bure evening greeting
  Ayai ngam greeting spoken to a respected man
Amai ngam greeting spoken to a respected woman
     
Urdu [urd] (India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.)
  سلام salaam: general greeting
  سلام علیکم asalaam aleikum: general greeting
  السلام عليكم salaam aleikum: general greeting
  وعليكم السلام walaikum salaam: reply to سلام علیکم and  السلام عليكم
  صبح بخیر subha ba khair: morning greeting
 

کیا حال ہے

kya hal hai: how are you?
  میں ٹھیک ہوں main theek hun: reply to کیا حال ہے
  میں ٹھیک ہوں،شکر یہ main theek hun shukriya: reply to کیا حال ہے
 

سلام علیکم

khush amdeed: welcome greeting
     
Urhobo [urh] (Nigeria.)
  Mĩgu greeting spoken to an elder, "I am on my knees"
  Mĩguẹ o greeting spoken to an elder, "I am on my knees"
  Vrẹ, do reply to Mĩguẹ and Mĩgu o
  Deguo greeting spoken to an elder, "I am on my knees"
  Boma do reply to Deguo, "stand up"
  Do general greeting
  E, mĩguẹ o reply to Do spoken to an elder
  E, do reply to Do spoken to a younger person
  Mavo? how are you?
  Oyoma reply to Mavo
  Dedee welcome greeting spoken after a long absence
  Wa rhire? greeting spoken to one person after a short absence
  Wa do greeting spoken to one person after a short absence
  Wo rhire? greeting spoken to a group after a short absence
  Wo do greeting spoken to a group after a short absence
  E reply to Wa rhire, Wa do, Wo rhire, and Wo do
     
Urim [uri] (Papua New Guinea: East Sepik Province.)
  Kitn rpma? greeting spoken by a visitor, "are you there?"
  Kitn kai anong ahi? where are you going?
  Kitn wet angkai ai wuli? where are you coming from?
     
Uripiv-Wala-Rano-Atchin [upv] (Vanuatu.)
  Ipij meteveren morning greeting in the Tape dialect
  Eres rolbong morning greeting in the Tautu dialect
  Eres natanbong evening greeting in the Tautu dialect
  Er pese? how are you? in the Tautu dialect
     
Uru [ure] (Bolivia: Oruro.)
  Epalai morning greeting in the Ancoaqui dialect
  Shesi evening greeting in the Ancoaqui dialect
  Chuikasikai? how are you? in the Ancoaqui dialect
  Chuikasicha wiski reply to Chuikasikai in the Ancoaqui dialect
  Walikase general greeting in the Carangas dialect
  Hapya morning greeting in the Polo dialect
  Sekese sinchilita nighttime greeting in the Polo dialect
     
Urum [uum] (Georgia. Ukraine.)
  Селам selam: general greeting used in the Staryi Krym and Granitne dialects
  Алейкем селам aleikem selam: reply to Селам in the Staryi Krym dialect
  Алейким селам aleikim selam: reply to Селам in the Staryi Krym dialect
  Селам альт'им selam alt'im: general greeting in the Starolapsa and Starognativka dialects
  Альт'им селам alt'im selam: reply to Селам альтˊим
  Хош т'ельдин xosh t'eldin: welcome greeting in Starobesheve, Pershotravneve, & Ulakli dialects
  Хош т'ельдиниз xosh t'eldiniz: welcome greeting in Starobesheve, Pershotravneve, & Ulakli dialects
  Хош сефа д'ельдин xosh sefa d'eldin: welcome greeting in the Starognativka and Komar dialects
  Хош сефа д'ельдиниз xosh sefa d'eldiniz: welcome greeting in the Starognativka and Komar dialects
     
Usarufa [usa] (Papua New Guinea: Eastern Highlands Province.)
  Kakedo abayanapi ne morning greeting
  Kakedo waga'e midday greeting
  Kekedo enai'kare afternoon greeting
  Kakedo nokane nighttime greeting
     
Uspanteko [usp] (Guatemala: Las Pacayas.)
 

Saqari'n

general greeting
  Saqariin general greeting
  Xoc ak'ab'  nighttime greeting
  Chaach respectful greeting used when speaking to older people
 

Tiqaya jun jtzil aawch

formal greeting
     
Ute-Southern Paiute [ute] (United States of America: Colorado and Utah.)
 

Maik'w

general greeting

 

Maik

general greeting

 

Mique wush tagooven

general greeting
  Ati'wichgusak morning greeting
  Ati'tog'otavivinakwayak afternoon greeting
  Ati'tavayaakwiyak' evening greeting
  Manaho general greeting spoken in the Owens Valley (California) dialect
  Hagaruajɨ? how are you? in the Chemehuevi dialect
     
Uyghur [uig] (China and various countries in Central Asia.)
  Salam general greeting
  Assalamu alaykum general greeting
  Wa'alaykum assalam reply to Assalamu alaykum
  Attiganlikingiz khayrilik bolsun morning greeting
 

Kachlikingiz khayrilik bolsun

evening greeting
  Yaxshimusiz? how are you?
  Qandaq ahwalingiz? how are you?
  Yaxshi reply to Yaxshimusiz and Qandaq ahwalingiz
  Tinchliqmu? how are you?
  Tinchliq reply to Tinchilqmu
  Qarshii alimiz welcome greeting
  Xush keldingiz welcome greeting
  Xush bolduk reply to Xush keldingiz
  Assilamu ilaykum general greeting in the Turfan dialect
  Wa alikum assilam reply to Assilamu ilaykum
  Qanday mijazliri? how are you? in the Turfan dialect
  Qandaq? how are you? in teh Kashgar dialect
  Aivalingiz? how are you? in the Kashgar dialect
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Uzbek, Northern [uzn] (Uzbekistan.)
  Assalomu alaykum general greeting
  Salomu alaykum general greeting
  Vaalaykum assalom reply to Assalomu alaykum and Salomu alaykum
  Vaalaykum assalom va rahmatullohi reply to Assalomu alaykum and Salomu alaykum
  Xayrli erta morning greeting
  Xayrli tong morning greeting
  Xayrli kun afternoon greeting
  Xayrli kech evening greeting
  Xayrli oqshom evening greeting
  Xayrli tun nighttime greeting
  Yaxshimisiz? how are you?
  Yaxshimisizlar? how are you?
  Qandaysiz? how are you?
  Qalaysiz? how are you? informal
  Ishlariz qalay? how are you?
  Ishlaringiz qalay? how are you?
  Ishlaringiz qanday? how are you?
  Ishlaringiz yaxshimi? how are you?
  Ahvolingiz qalay? how are you?
  Ahvolingiz qanday? how are you?
  Ahvollar yaxshimi? how are you?
  Ahvollar qalay? how are you?
  Omonmisiz? how are you? used by women
  Esonmisiz? how are you? used by women
  Yaxshi reply to Yaxshimisiz, Ishlariz qalay, Ishalringez qalay, Ishlaringiz yaxshimi, etc.
  Juda yaxshi reply to Yaxshimisiz, Ishlariz qalay, Ishalringez qalay, Ishlaringiz yaxshimi, etc.
  Rahmat, yaxshi reply to Yaxshimisiz, Ishlariz qalay, Ishalringez qalay, Ishlaringiz yaxshimi, etc.
  Rahmat, yaxshiman reply to Yaxshimisiz, Ishlariz qalay, Ishalringez qalay, Ishlaringiz yaxshimi, etc.
  Yomon emas reply to Yaxshimisiz, Ishlariz qalay, Ishalringez qalay, Ishlaringiz yaxshimi, etc.
  Xush kelibsiz welcome greeting
  Assalomaleykum general greeting in the Tashkent dialect
  Vaaleykim assalom reply to Assalomaleykum
  Yaxshimisila? how are you? in the Tashkent dialect
  Solulariyz yaxshimi? how are you? in the Tashkent dialect
  Qaleysis? how are you? in the Tashkent dialect
  Ishla yaxshimi? how are you? in the Tashkent dialect
  Salamaleykum general greeting in the Khorezmcha dialect
  Salam general greeting used by men in the Khorezmcha dialect
  Assalam general greeting used by women in the Khorezmcha dialect
  Nechiksiz? how are you? in the Khorezmcha dialect
  Yaxshe reply to Nechiksiz and Yaxshimisiz in the Khorezmcha dialect
  Yaxshe rahmad reply to Nechiksiz and Yaxshimisiz in the Khorezmcha dialect
     
Uzbek, Southern [uzs] (Afghanistan.)
  السلام عليكم assalom aleikom: general greeting
  و عليكم السلام va aleikom assalom: reply to السلام عليكم
  و عليكم السلام ورحمة الله va aleikom assalom va rahmatullohi:  reply to السلام عليكم
  و عليكم السلام ورحمة الله وبركاته va aleikom assalom va rahmatullohi va barokatuh:  reply to السلام عليكم
  السلام عليكم  ورحمة الله assalom aleikom va rahmatullohi: general greeting
  و عليكم السلام ورحمة الله va aleikom assalom va rahmatullohi reply to السلام عليكم  ورحمة الله
  و عليكم السلام ورحمة الله وبركاته va aleikom assalom va raḥmatullohi wa barokatuh:  reply to السلام عليكم
  السلام عليكم  ورحمة الله وبركاته assalom aleikom va rahmatullohi va barokatuh: general greeting
  و عليكم السلام ورحمة الله وبركاته va aleikom assalom va raḥmatullohi wa barokatuh:  reply to السلام عليكم
     
Uzekwe [eze] (Nigeria: Cross River State.)
  Ere niang? how are you?
  Ani niang how are you?
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