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17:57 Oct 9, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: hello
hello my friend

Summary of answers provided
5 +1ohayou gozaimasu/konnichiwa/konbanwa
mónica alfonso
4 +1やあ、君



2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
ohayou gozaimasu/konnichiwa/konbanwa


ohayou gozaimasu = hello ! good morning !
konnichiwa = hello ! good day ! good afternoon !
konbanwa = hello ! good evening !

mónica alfonso
Local time: 02:28
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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disagree  xxxFumiko: Tomoyo konnichiwa
9 mins

agree  J_R_Tuladhar: In Japan, we skip the "my friend" part. We usually use his/her name instead.
11 hrs

agree  Alief Yahya: Agree with Jina
13 hrs
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1

my friend=君(きみ)
(In the case that the addresser is male.)
Although "my friend" literally means ぼくの(orわたしの)友だち,it's absolutely unusaual to say so in this informal context. When the addresser is female, you had better say あら、あなた.

Local time: 14:28
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in pair: 355

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agree  kotobuki
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