How to say “Hello” in 50 languages - Pointless Series #2

Simon Clement
2 min readMar 20, 2023

Hey there, guess what? I’ve started a blog series! I’ll be sharing a bunch of random, unrelated, and maybe even useless info — but it’s all for a good time! You might never need this stuff, but hey, it’s out there anyway. Sit back, have a read, and enjoy some pointless stuff.

Photo by Vie Studio: https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-holding-a-hello-sign-4439410/

How to say “Hello” in 50 languages

  1. English: Hello (heh-loh)
  2. Spanish (Español): Hola (oh-lah)
  3. French (Français): Bonjour (bawn-zhoor)
  4. German (Deutsch): Hallo (hah-loh)
  5. Italian (Italiano): Ciao (chow)
  6. Portuguese (Português): Olá (oh-lah)
  7. Dutch (Nederlands): Hallo (hah-loh)
  8. Swedish (Svenska): Hej (hay)
  9. Danish (Dansk): Hej (hay)
  10. Norwegian (Norsk): Hei (hay)
  11. Finnish (Suomi): Hei (hay)
  12. Polish (Polski): Cześć (cheshch)
  13. Russian (Русский): Привет (pree-vyet)
  14. Greek (Ελληνικά): Γεια (yeh-ah)
  15. Turkish (Türkçe): Merhaba (mehr-hah-bah)
  16. Arabic (العربية): مرحبا (mar-hah-bah)
  17. Hebrew (עברית): שלום (shah-lom)
  18. Farsi/Persian (فارسی): سلام (sah-lahm)
  19. Hindi (हिन्दी): नमस्ते (nah-mah-stay)
  20. Bengali (বাংলা): হ্যালো (hyah-loh)
  21. Gujarati (ગુજરાતી): હેલો (heh-loh)
  22. Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ): ਹੈਲੋ (hahy-loh)
  23. Tamil (தமிழ்): வணக்கம் (vah-nah-kahm)
  24. Telugu (తెలుగు): హలో (hah-loh)
  25. Malayalam (മലയാളം): ഹലോ (hah-loh)
  26. Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ): ಹಲೋ (hah-loh)
  27. Thai (ไทย): สวัสดี (sah-wah-dee)
  28. Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia): Halo (hah-loh)
  29. Filipino (Tagalog): Kumusta (koo-moos-tah)
  30. Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt): Xin chào (sin chow)
  31. Korean (한국어): 안녕하세요 (ahn-nyeong-ha-se-yo)
  32. Japanese (日本語): こんにちは (kon-ni-chi-wa)
  33. Mandarin Chinese (普通话): 你好 (nee how)
  34. Cantonese Chinese (广东话): 你好 (nay ho)
  35. Hakka Chinese (客家话): 你好 (ngi ho)
  36. Shanghainese (上海话): 你好 (nong ho)
  37. Mongolian (Монгол): Сайн байна уу (sain baina uu)
  38. Tibetan (བོད་སྐད་): བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས (tashi delek)
  39. Nepali (नेपाली): नमस्कार (namaskar)
  40. Burmese (မြန်မာစာ): ဟယ်လို (heh-lo)
  41. Georgian (ქართული): გამარჯობა (gamarjoba)
  42. Azerbaijani (Azərbaycanca): Salam (sah-lahm)
  43. Armenian (Հայերեն): Բարև (barev)
  44. Yoruba (Yorùbá): Bawo (bah-woh)
  45. Swahili (Kiswahili): Jambo (jahm-boh)
  46. Somali (Soomaaliga): Salaam (sah-lahm)
  47. Afrikaans: Hallo (hah-loh)
  48. Zulu (isiZulu): Sawubona (sah-woo-boh-nah)
  49. Xhosa (isiXhosa): Molo (moh-loh)
  50. Amharic (አማርኛ): ሰላም (sälam)

Now you have “Hello” in 50 popular languages, along with the language name and pronunciation! Enjoy greeting people from around the world.

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Simon Clement

24 y/o Business Marketing Major | Top Rated Fiverr Freelancer | Artist and Graphics Designer | Entrepreneur