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13:05 Aug 2, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: hello

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na +1ohayou gozaimasu, konnichiwa, kombanwaJ_R_Tuladhar
nakonnichi-waAlessandra Hall



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that's all I learned when I took a Japanese class in college :)

    Webster's Japanese-English Dictionary
Alessandra Hall
United States
Local time: 14:34
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ohayou gozaimasu, konnichiwa, kombanwa

There is no
Japanese greeting corresponding to the
English "Hello".

In the morning (till 10 am), you have to say
"Ohayou gozaimasu",which means "good

In the afternoon(10 am till darkness sets in) , it is "konnichiwa".

This means "good afternoon".
In the evening, it is "kombanwa", which
is "Good Evening".

Hope these help.

Local time: 00:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in NepaliNepali
PRO pts in pair: 14

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agree  Judith Shimai
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