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12:56 Jul 7, 2001
English to Norwegian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: hello

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na +1Hei!, Goddag! Hallo!
Mats Wiman
naHei!/Hallo!/God dag.Tina Shortland



27 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Hei!, Goddag! Hallo!

Hei is normal and casual
Goddag=(I wish you a good day)is more formal
Hallo is often used to-day (anglo-saxon influence)

    Native Scandinavian (Swede) with Norwegian friends
Mats Wiman
Local time: 15:29
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 75

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agree  Even Eifring
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2 days16 hrs
Hei!/Hallo!/God dag.

"Hei" is colloquial. Used a lot in spoken and written language.

"Hallo" is used just like "hei".

"God dag" is more formal.

Tina Shortland
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:29
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
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