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Vaeakau-Taumako [piv] (Solomon Islands.)
  Tele ki hea? where are you going?
  Kone au i muahea? where did you come from?
     
Vai [vai] (Liberia and Sierra Leone.)
  bɛ̀ n? general greeting, "are you there?"
  Ya na? general greeting, "have you come?"
  Y knὲ? morning greeting spoken to one person, "have you awakened?"
  Y knὲ ? morning greeting spoken to one person, "have you awakened?"
  ɛ͂ɛ͂ reply to bɛ̀ n, Ya na, Y knὲ and Y knὲ
  Igpo reply to Y knὲ and Y knὲ
  Wa knὲ general greeting spoken to a group
  kĭ'a km? morning greeting, "how did you sleep?"
  Ŋ́ kĭ' bέ'ὲn reply to kĭ'a km
  Ks b' Kmb m reply to kĭ'a km
  E kpoor? how are you?
  Mb k bὲ n? how are you?, "what news is there?"
  Mb k bὲ nὲ? how are you?, "what news is there here?"
  Mb k te'e'a nὲ? how are you?
  Ks b' Kmb m reply to Mb k bὲ nὲ and Mb k te'e'a nὲ
  B'k ya na kowa welcome greeting
     
Vame [mlr] (Cameroon: Far North Region.)
  Kə zaya de? general greeting, literally "where are you coming from?"
     
Varli [vav] (India: Maharashtra, Thane District.)
  Ay general greeting
  Kasak aahes? how are you?
  Mi bes aahu na tu kasak reply to Kasak aahes
  Baki kasa chalu aahe? how are you? informal
  Asaga bes aahe reply to Baki kasa chalu aahe
     
Vasekele [vaj] (Namibia: Caprivi.)
!Gao general greeting
 

|xa

morning greeting
  ǂxa morning greeting
     
Veluws [vel] (Netherlands: Gelderland Province.)
  Aja general greeting
  Dag general greeting in the Nunspeets dialect
  Hallo general greeting in the Nunspeets dialect
  Huj general greeting in the Nunspeets dialect
  Hoi general greeting in the Nunspeets dialect
  Gemurregen morning greeting in the Urkers dialect
  Gemurgen morning greeting in the Urkers dialect
  Murregen morning greeting in the Urkers dialect
  Oe got ut? how are you? in the Urkers dialect
     
Venda [ven] (South Africa: Transvaal.)
  Ndaa general greeting spoken by a man
  Aa general greeting spoken by a woman
  Lotsha morning greeting
  Lokovhela evening greeting
  Ndi matsheloni morning greeting
  Ndi matsheloni avhuḓi reply to Ndi matsheloni
  Ndi masiari afternoon greeting
  Ndi masiari avhuḓi reply to Ndi masiari
  Ndi mathabama late afternoon and early evening greeting
  Ndi mathabama avhuḓi reply to Ndi mathabama
  Ndi madekwana evening greeting
  Ndi madekwana avhuḓi reply to Ndi madekwana
  Avhuḓi reply to Ndi matsheloni, Ndi masiari, and Ndi madekwana
  Vhadali greeting spoken to a person who is returning from somewhere
Vhashumi greeting spoken to a person who is working
  Vho twa? how are you? ("was your day good?")
  Vho twa hani? how are you? ("was your day good?")
  Ndo twa reply to Vho twa and Vho twa hani
  Ndo twa zwavhudi reply to Vho twa and Vho twa hani
  Hu rini? how are you?
  Hu ita hani? how are you? informal
  Ndi hone reply to Hu rini and Hu ita hani
  Uri mini? how are you? ("what do you say?")
  Uri mini fhedzi? how are you? ("what do you say?")
  A thi ambi reply to Uri mini and Uri mini fhedzi
  Vho vuwa? how are you? used in the morning ("how did you wake up?")
  Vho vuwa hani? how are you? used in the morning ("how did you wake up?")
  Ndo vuwa reply to Vho vuwa and Vho vuwa hani
  Nṋe ndo takala vhukuma reply to Vho vuwa and Vho vuwa hani
 

Avuwani

how are you? used in the morning (contraction of Vho vuwa hani)
  Avuwa reply to Avuwani
  Vho tanganedzwa welcome greeting
     
V'nen Taut [nmb] (Vanuatu: northwest Malekula.)
  Ipas general greeting
  Ipas metavaren morning greeting
  Ipas kenarev evening greeting
  Ipas lirate nighttime greeting
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Venetian [vec] (Italy.)

Ciau

general greeting
 

Ciao

general greeting
  Adio general greeting
  'Dio general greeting
  Viva general greeting
  Bond general daytime greeting
  Bongorno general daytime greeting
  Bona sera evening greeting
  Bona note nighttime greeting
  Come xeła? how are you?
  Come vała? how are you?
  Stago ben, grassie reply to Come xeła and Come vała
  Stago ben reply to Come xeła and Come vała
  Benvegno welcome greeting
  Benvegn welcome greeting spoken to a man
  Benvegna welcome greeting spoken to a woman
  Benvegni welcome greeting spoken to a group
  Benvegne welcome greeting spoken to a group of women
  Benvegnesto welcome greeting spoken to a man
  Benvegnesta welcome greeting spoken to a woman
  Benvegnesti welcome greeting spoken to a group
  Benvegneste welcome greeting spoken to a group of women
  Zdravo general greeting in the Istrian dialect of Croatia
  Benvenudo welcome greeting in the Istrian dialect of Croatia
  Bondi general greeting in the Tałian (Brazilian Vneto) dialect of Brazil
  Bonasera evening greeting in the Tałian (Brazilian Vneto) dialect of Brazil
  Bonanote nighttime greeting in the Tałian (Brazilian Vneto) dialect of Brazill
  Come vala? how are you? in the Tałian (Brazilian Vneto) dialect of Brazil
  Come st? how are you? in the Tałian (Brazilian Vneto) dialect of Brazil
  Ben, grassie reply to Come st
     
Ventureo [veo] (United States of America: southern California.)
 

Haku

general greeting
  Haku kiy'aliwət general greeting to a group of people
  Lahupwawət? how are you? to one person
  Lahupiwawət? how are you? to a group of people
  Lakwawət reply to Lahupwawət and Lahupiwawət
  Kalaqwa'ay reply to Lahupwawət and Lahupiwawət
  Huki pałhin? general greeting, "what are you doing?"
  Tap, tap welcome greeting to a person arriving, "come in"
     
Veps [vep] (Russia: western region.)
 

Tervhen

general greeting
  Tervhen elt formal greeting
  Tervhen elt t formal greeting
  Tervhen eld informal greeting
  Tervhen eld sin informal greeting
  Hvd pivd general daytime greeting
  Hvd homendest morning greeting
  Hvd ehtad evening greeting
  Kut elt? how are you? formal
  Kut elt-olet? how are you? formal
  Kut eld? how are you? informal
  Hvin reply to Kut elt and Kut eld
  Spasib, hvin reply to Kut elt and Kut eld
  Spasib, ei hubin reply to Kut elt and Kut eld
  Kut azjad oma? how are you?
  Kut teiden azjad oma? how are you?, how are things?
  Kut sinun azjad oma? how are you?, how are things?
  Olgat hvd reply to Kut azjad oma
  Voit-ik? how are you? formal
  Voit-ik t? how are you? formal
  Void-ik sin? how are you? informal
  Kut void-ik? how are you? informal
  Voin tervhelaze reply to Voit-ik, Voit-ik t, Void-ik sin, and Kut void-ik
  Mid ut? what's new?
  Kut t mujat ičtatoi? how are you?
  Kitn, nimid reply to Kut t mujat ičtatoi
  Kut teiden tervhuz om? how are you?
  Kitn teid, hvd om reply to Kut teiden tervhuz om
  Tervhen tuldes welcome greeting
  Tulgat tervhin welcome greeting
  Tulendanke welcome greeting
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Vietnamese [vie] (Vietnam.)
  Xin cho  general greeting
  Xin knh cho formal greeting
  Cho bạn   informal greeting spoken to a group of people
  Cho cụ ạ respectful greeting spoken to a senior citizen ("great grandmother/great grandfather")
  Cho ng greeting spoken to an older man ("grandfather")
  Cho bc  greeting spoken to an older man or woman ("uncle/aunt older than father")
  Cho b   greeting spoken to an older woman ("grandmother")
  Cho anh  greeting spoken to a male friend ("older brother")
  Cho ch  greeting spoken to a male friend of similar age ("uncle younger than father")
  Cho ba  informal greeting spoken to an older male friend ("father")
  Cho cậu  greeting spoken to a young male friend ("uncle")
  Cho chị   greeting spoken to a close female friend ("older sister")
  Cho thm   greeting spoken to a young married woman ("aunt")
  Cho c  greeting spoken to a young unmarried woman ("aunt")
  Cho em greeting spoken to a child ("younger sibling")
  Cho chu greeting spoken to the child of a close friend ("niece," "nephew," "grandchild")
  Cho con greeting spoken to the child of a close friend ("son", "daughter")
  Cho qy vị   formal greeting spoken to a group of people
 

Cho buổi sng

morning greeting in the Thnh phố Hồ Ch Minh dialect [vie-sou]
  Cho buổi chiều afternoon greeting
  Cho buổi tối evening greeting
  Cho đồng ch  general greeting spoken to an equal in the H Nội dialect [vie-nor]
  Cho bc đồng nghiệp general greeting to a man of equal age/status in the H Nội dialect ("uncle") [vie-sou]
  D cho ng respectful greeting to an older man in the Thnh phố Hồ Ch Minh dialect [vie-sou]
  Con knh cho ng respectful greeting to an older man in the Thnh phố Hồ Ch Minh dialect [vie-sou]
  Bạn có kho khng? how are you?
  Anh c kho khng? how are you? spoken to a man
  Ch có kho khng? how are you? spoken to a woman
  Khỏe chứ? how are you? informal
  Hoanh nghnh formal welcome greeting
  Cho mừng welcome greeting
  Xin cho mừng welcome greeting
  Knh cho qu khch welcome greeting
  Xin knh cho qu khch welcome greeting
     
Vili [vif] (Congo: Yoombe Island.)
  Bwke general greeting
  , bwke reply to Bwke
  reply to Bwke
  Bwkanu general greeting
  Bwkanu bno boso general greeting
  , bwke djvaku reply to Bwkanu and Bwkanu bno boso
  Bwii general greeting
  Uke bu boti? morning greeting spoken to one person
  Luke bu boti? morning greeting spoken to a group
  Wa kotuk? morning greeting spoken to one person
  Lwa kotuk? morning greeting spoken to a group
  reply to Uke bu boti and Wa kotuk
  B nuke bu boti? morning greeting spoken to one person
  Fwati kwandi toke reply to B nuke bu boti
  Masika evening greeting
  Ba ti buni? how are you, "what's new?"
  Mpolo voo reply to Ba ti buni
  Mpolo ku andi e? how are you?
  Mpolo ku andi reply to Mpolo ku andi e
     
Vincentian Creole [svc] (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.)
  Mawnin' morning greeting
     
Vinza [vin] (Tanzania: Kigoma region.)
  Mahoro general greeting
  Kature ve gogo reply to Mahoro
     
Virgin Islands Creole [vic] (United States of America: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.)
  B jour general greeting
  B nẅit nighttime greeting
     
Vitu [wiv] (Papua New Guinea: West New Britain Province.)
 

Ho tu kemi?

how are you?

 

Ho tu kemi za?

how are you?

  E, hau ta kemi za reply to Ho tu kemi za
     
Vlaams [vls] (Belgium: Flanders. Netherlands: Zeeland.)
  Goeiendag general greeting
  Hallo general greeting
  Yo informal greeting
  Jow informal greeting
  Goedemorgen morning greeting
  Goedenavond afternoon greeting
  Goedenacht nighttime greeting
  Welgekommn welcome greeting
  Juij general greeting in the Aalsters dialect
  Oewist? how are you? in the Antwerp [vls-ant] and Iepers dialects
  Seluu general greeting in the Bergs dialect
  Eila general greeting in the Bergs dialect
  Hoe is't? how are you? in the Berlicums dialect
  Hoest nou? how are you? in the Bosch dialect
  Bonzoers general greeting in the Brakels dialect
  Halleej general greeting in the Brabants and Tilburgs dialects
  Hallee general greeting in the Brabants dialect [vls-bra]
  Heuj general greeting in the Brabants dialect [vls-bra]
  Euuj general greeting in the Brabants dialect [vls-bra]
  Gallow general greeting in the Brabants dialect [vls-bra]
  Guuin doag daytime greeting in the Brabants dialect [vls-bra]
  Goeie mrge morning greeting in the Brabants dialect [vls-bra]
  Hulloehoe general greeting in the Cuijks dialect
  Hoe gigget? how are you? in the Eindhoven dialect
  Hoest? how are you? informal greeting spoken in Eindhoven
  Djeur general greeting in the Hams and Zeels dialects
  Dsjuir general greeting in the Hams dialect
  Hoi general greeting in the Cuijks and Helmonds dialects
  Eej hoeist naw? how are you? in the Helmonds dialect
  Hoe wizt? how are you? in the Heuvellands dialect
  Hoe geeget? how are you? in the Hooge Mierde dialect
  Oewist me joen? how are you? in the Iepers dialect
  ava? how are you? in the Iepers dialect
  Cavatn? how are you? in the Koekelare dialect
  Oe wst? how are you? in the Lauws dialect
  Hoe goat ut? how are you? in the Made (Mays) dialect
  Oe est me gie? how are you? in the Menen dialect
  Oe wist? how are you? in the Roeselaars dialect
  Oe' ist? how are you? in the Roeselaars dialect
  Oe gaoget? how are you? in the Roosendaals dialect
  Eej informal greeting in the Oudenbosch dialect
  Hoes est? how are you? in the Tiens dialect
  Alo general greeting in the Tilburgs dialect
  Hall general greeting in the Tilburgs dialect
  Hoe goa het? how are you? in the Tilburgs dialect
  Hoe gao-g-ut? how are you? in the Tilburgs dialect
  Hoe ist? how are you? in the Tilburgs dialect
  Hoehedeuw? how are you? in the Turnhouts dialect
  Oewiest miaaw? how are you? in the Turnhouts dialect
  Tsjeur general greeting in the Vrasens dialect
  llo general greeting in the Westvlaams dialect [vls-wev]
  Mgge morning greeting in the Westvlaams dialect [vls-wev]
  Oe est? how are you? in the Westvlaams dialect [vls-wev]
  Oe ist? how are you? in the Westvlaams, Langemarks and Lauws dialects  [vls-wev]
  Oe ist me joun? how are you? in the Westvlaams dialect [vls-wev]
  Oewst? how are you? in the Westvlaams dialect [vls-wev]
  Wizt? how are you? in the Westvlaams dialect [vls-wev]
  Wist? how are you? in the Westvlaams dialect [vls-wev]
  Wist me je? how are you? in the Westvlaams dialect [vls-wev]
  Wist me je? how are you? in the Westvlaams dialect [vls-wev]
  Oe est me gie? how are you? in the Wevelgems dialect
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Vod [vot] (Russia: Kingisepp region.)
  Tere general greeting
  Terve general greeting
  Terveh general greeting
  Tervez general greeting
  Tervz general greeting
  vv tervtt general greeting
  Tere piv general daytime greeting
  vv piv general daytime greeting
  v piv general daytime greeting
  vv oomnikkoa morning greeting
  Tere oomnikkoa morning greeting
  v oomni morning greeting
  Tere htagoa evening greeting
  vv htgoa evening greeting
  v htago evening greeting
  Tere t nighttime greeting
  v t nighttime greeting
  Kui meneb? how are you?
  Kui meeb? how are you?
  Passibo, vssi meeb reply to Kui meeb
  vssi meeb reply to Kui meeb
  Kui tyy eltt? how are you?
  Tervett tuloa welcome greeting
  Terve tultua welcome greeting
     
Vro [vro] (Estonia.)
  Tereq general greeting in the Vro dialect
  Tereq pvst general greeting in the Vro dialect
  Tere pvst general greeting in the Vro dialect
  Pvst general greeting in the Vro dialect
  Tere hummogust morning greeting in the Vro dialect
  Tereq hummogust morning greeting in the Vro dialect
  Hummogust morning greeting in the Vro dialect
  Hvv hummogut morning greeting in the Vro dialect
  Tere hummogut morning greeting in the Vro dialect of Plva
  Hvv lunaaigo afternoon greeting in the Vro dialect
  Tere dagust evening greeting in the Vro dialect
  Tereq dagust evening greeting in the Vro dialect
  dagust evening greeting in the Vro dialect
  Kuis ltt? how are you? in the Vro and Seto dialects
  Kuis elt? how are you? in the Vro dialect
  Kuis ksi k? how are you? in the Vro dialect
  Kuiss ksi k? how are you? in the Vro dialect of Hargla
  Kuiss sul kbr kv? how are you? in the Vro dialect of Urvaste
  Kuiss kbr kv? how are you? in the Vro dialect of Urvaste
  Kuiss kbre kv? how are you? in the Vro dialect of Ruge
  Hste reply to Kuis ltt, Kuis elt, and  Kuis ksi k
  Hsteq reply to Kuis ltt, Kuis elt, and  Kuis ksi k in the Eastern dialect
  Hste reply to Kuis ksi k in the Vastseliina dialect
  Ltt hste reply to Kuis ltt
  Aitjumma, ltt hste reply to Kuis ltt in the Vro dialect
  Aitmm, ltt hste reply to Kuis ltt in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Tere tulmast welcome greeting in the Vro dialect
  Olq terveq tulmast welcome greeting in the Vro dialect
  Ol terve tulmast welcome greeting in the Vro dialect
  Olkq terveq tulmast welcome greeting in the Vro dialect
  Olk terve tulmast welcome greeting in the Vro dialect
  Tereh general greeting in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Tervee general greeting in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Tereh pvst general daytime greeting in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Pvst general daytime greeting in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Tereh hummogust morning greeting in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Tereh dagust evening greeting in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Kuis ksi ka? how are you? in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Kuiss sul kbŕ ku? how are you? in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Hste reply to Kuis ksi ka and Kuiss sul kbŕ ku in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Tereh tulmast welcome greeting in the Seto dialect [vro-set]
  Tere piv general daytime greeting in the Lutsi dialect of Latvia
  Teŕve ka general daytime greeting in the Lutsi dialect of Latvia
  Kuis jelt? how are you? in the Lutsi dialect of Latvia
  Kuis sa jelt? how are you? in the Lutsi dialect of Latvia
  Kuis sa jelt omalt půůlelt? how are you? in the Lutsi dialect of Latvia
  Kuis ksi kib? how are you? in the Lutsi dialect of Latvia
  Kas tehrs um kva? how are you?, "are you healthy?", in the Lutsi dialect of Latvia
  Kui k'i k'les? how are you? in the Leivu dialect of Latvia
     
Vunjo [vun] (Tanzania: Kilimanjaro region.)
  Shimboni mbe general greeting spoken to a man
  Shimboni mai general greeting spoken to a woman
     
Vurs [msn] (Vanuatu: Vanua Lava.)
  Timiak avē? how are you?
  Odian̄ gōwē gem reply to Timiak avē
     
Vut [vut] (Cameroon.)
  Wu jb ? morning greeting
  Wu du r ? afternoon greeting 
     
Vwanji [wbi] (Tanzania: Iringa region.)
  Uwonile general greeting
  Mghonile general greeting
  Isagha welcome greeting
     
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