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Afrikaans translation: hallo, goeiedag

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Afrikaans term or phrase:hello
Afrikaans translation:hallo, goeiedag
Entered by: cowchica
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02:26 Jun 11, 2002
Afrikaans to Afrikaans translations [Non-PRO]
Afrikaans term or phrase: Hello
As in Hi
cowchica
hallo
Explanation:
The closest equivalent of the English greeting "hello" is "hallo" in Afrikaans.
Yet goeiedag (good day), goeiemiddag (good afternoon), goeienaand (good evening) are also used. Yet English forms like "hi" is also in common use.
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xxxJako
Local time: 09:34
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hallo


Explanation:
The closest equivalent of the English greeting "hello" is "hallo" in Afrikaans.
Yet goeiedag (good day), goeiemiddag (good afternoon), goeienaand (good evening) are also used. Yet English forms like "hi" is also in common use.

xxxJako
Local time: 09:34
Native speaker of: Native in AfrikaansAfrikaans, Native in EnglishEnglish

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