How to Say Goodbye in Different Languages

Goodbye in Different Languages: Goodbyes are said when you are leaving a place, ending a phone call or biding a farewell to someone. Goodbyes are the informal way to end a conversation for the people you know. Don’t be sad while saying goodbyes, a farewell is necessary before you can meet again. Some goodbyes are really painful when you two will never meet again. But still some make happy because it gives hope of meeting again. Like saying a “see you soon” is less harsh. There are many ways to say goodbye depending upon of the language of that particular country.

How to Say Goodbye in 88 Different Languages

Different LanguagesWord Good Bye
Albanianlamtumirë
Basqueagur
Belarusianда пабачэння
Bosnianzbogom
BulgarianДовиждане
Catalanadéu
CroatianDoviđenja
CzechAhoj
Danishfarvel
DutchVaarwel
Estonianhüvasti
FinnishHeippa
FrenchAu Revoir
Galicianadeus
GermanAuf Wiedersehen
Greekαντιο σας (antio sas)
Hungarianviszontlátásra
Icelandicbless
Irishslán
Italianaddio
Latvianardievas
Lithuaniansudie
Macedonianзбогум
Malteseaddiju
Norwegianha det
Polishdo widzenia
PortugueseTchau
Romanianla revedere
RussianПрощай (Proshchay)
Serbianзбогом (zbogom)
SlovakZbohom
Slovenianzbogom
Spanishadiós
Swedishadjö
Ukrainianдо побачення (do pobachennya)
WelshHwyl fawr
Yiddishזייַ געזונט
Armenianցտեսություն
Azerbaijanigoodbye
Bengaliবিদায়
Chinese Simplified再见 (zàijiàn)
Chinese Traditional再見 (zàijiàn)
Georgianმშვიდობით
Gujaratiગુડબાય
Hindiअलविदा
Hmonggoodbye
Japaneseさようなら
Kannadaವಿದಾಯ
KazakhСау болыңыз
Khmerលា
Korean안녕 (annyeong)
Laogoodbye
Malayalamവിട
Marathiगुडबाय
MongolianБаяртай
Myanmar (Burmese)သွားတော့မယ်
Nepaliअलविदा
Sinhalaආයුබෝවන්
TajikХайр
Tamilகுட்பை
Teluguవీడ్కోలు
Thaiลาก่อน
TurkishGüle güle
Urduخدا حافظ
UzbekXayr
VietnameseTạm biệt
Arabicوداعا (wadaeaan)
Hebrewהֱיה שלום
Persianخداحافظ
Afrikaanstotsiens
ChichewaBayi
Hausasai wata rana
IgboKa ọ dị
SesothoSala hantle
Somalimacsalaamo
Swahilikwaheri
YorubaO dabọ
ZuluHamba kahle
CebuanoGoodbye
Filipinopaalam
IndonesianSelamat tinggal
Javanesepamit
MalagasyVeloma
Malayselamat tinggal
Maoriporoporoaki
Esperantoadiaŭ
Haitian Creoleorevwa
Latinvale

There are some basic words of every language that learners pick up very easily like goodbye, farewell, see you soon, nice to meet. These are the words of daily use with nearly same meaning.

There are some formal and informal tone of words all of which are used on regular basis. Goodbye itself is a very formal word. There are some situations for which goodbye is the most appropriate like breaking up with someone. This type of goodbye can’t be used in offices.

More formal Goodbyes:

Farewell: farewell is an emotional phrase usually said when you’re not going to see that person again. It is to wish someone luck.

Have a good day: It is more formal and used for people you do not know much.

Take care: Take care is for people you know. This word is used for someone really close. It is quite less formal than have a good day.

Casual goodbyes:

Bye: Bye is the most commonly said goodbye in English. It is mostly used with people you know like friends and family.

Bye Bye: It is the most casual tone of goodbyes and sounds a bit childish.

See you later: You can use this with anyone you’re talking in person. Or you can say “talk to you later” before hanging up the call.

All the best: it is used to wish someone luck for their future.

Every language has its own specific words. Learning a language can introduce you to some new words and make it understandable. Goodbye is not just confined to this word, there are certain phrases in every language which can be used instead.

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