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Indonesian - 04-11-2010, 08:02 AM

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wow .. so interesting ..
i come from indonesia .. and to say hallo in indonesian is " apa kabar ?? "
"Apa kabar?" means "How are you?".

In Indonesian we simply say "Halo!" or "Hai!". Basically just like in English.

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04-11-2010, 08:06 AM

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"Apa kabar?" means "How are you?".

In Indonesian we simply say "Halo!" or "Hai!". Basically just like in English.

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In L33t it is

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I have no Friends- The cats have scratched and destroyed all of the DVDs!

I always owe someone- In fact I put two os in it!

I always ruin my clothes with Bleach!- The show is so dom suspensful I spill my grape soda on them!

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I'm belgian and in my mother language ( the french ) I will say : SALUT ! BONJOUR ! COUCOU ! HEY !


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In french ? Cela ne veut rien dire lol
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Ah, greetings everyone!

Mhmm... I'm from Latvia and here we say 'Sveiki!' (Hello), 'Čau!' (Ciao - both hello & goodbye), 'Labrīt!'(Good morning), 'Labdien!' (good day/good afternoon), 'Labvakar!' (good evening), 'Ar labu nakti!' (good night - technically this isn't a greeting but who cares)... 'Atā' & 'Uz redzēšanos' (Goodbye)

Alright, that's about it...
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Ah, greetings everyone!

Mhmm... I'm from Latvia and here we say 'Sveiki!' (Hello), 'Čau!' (Ciao - both hello & goodbye), 'Labrīt!'(Good morning), 'Labdien!' (good day/good afternoon), 'Labvakar!' (good evening), 'Ar labu nakti!' (good night - technically this isn't a greeting but who cares)... 'Atā' & 'Uz redzēšanos' (Goodbye)

Alright, that's about it...
Man ir savi mazie noslēpumi pa ko neviens nezina...

(alright... that was pretty random, I'm aware of that.)


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Man ir savi mazie noslēpumi pa ko neviens nezina...

(alright... that was pretty random, I'm aware of that.)
Heh.. Google translate?
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01-08-2011, 05:55 AM

I'm from Wales, and our native language is Welsh!
In Welsh, there isn't really a word for 'hello'
We use:

Bore da - Good Morning
P'nawn da - Good Afternoon
Noswaith da - Good Night

And just as a little side-word, this is the longest word in the Welsh language, it's the name of a train station:

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

Look it up if you don't believe me.
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02-06-2011, 12:46 PM

I too am from America so it would be Hi, Hello and Hey (though Hey is informal and depends on the tone when spoken) and waving
but that might be universal.


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And just as a little side-word, this is the longest word in the Welsh language, it's the name of a train station:
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
Look it up if you don't believe me.
I did look it up
that's an interesting fact, thank you.

I think the longest word in English (or American English anyway) i think is a medical term: Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
(But it is sometimes debated)

P.S I spelled that from memory.
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02-09-2011, 07:08 PM

I'm from Sweden and the most common way to say hi would be "hej" (hey).
Then of course you have to more casual "tja" (sha) or "tjena" (shena, with the e pronounced as the e(a) in "ear"), and "hallå", which is used for answering the phone.
Aaaaand then there's the more old fashioned greetings like
Good day - God dag
Good afternoon - God (efter)middag
Good evening - God kväll

Been lurking for some time now (mouahaha, I've got my eyes on you...), but I haven't really seen any other Swedes. Am I really the only (from now on) active Swede, or are they all just hiding? Or maybe they went into hibernation due to the bloody cold...


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