Good Day

French translation: Bonne journée

15:30 Jan 15, 2002
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Good Day
Good day Mrs. Armando.
Neil Savoy
French translation:Bonne journée
Explanation:
Bonne jouurnée madame Armando.

HTH, Olivier
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Olivier San Léandro
Local time: 02:54
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Summary of answers provided
4 +3Bonne journée
Olivier San Léandro
4 +3Bonjour, Mme Armando!
DPolice
5Bonjour
ohlala (X)
5Bonjour - or - Bonne journée
Joeri Van Liefferinge
4Je vous donne le bonjour, Madame Armando...
irat56
5 -3Bon jour, M. Armando
María Elena Guerrero


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Bonne journée


Explanation:
Bonne jouurnée madame Armando.

HTH, Olivier

Olivier San Léandro
Local time: 02:54
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 455
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fernando Muela Sopeña: "journée"
4 hrs

agree  stephy
21 hrs

agree  CGagnon
6 days
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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): -3
Bon jour, M. Armando


Explanation:
And a good day to you, too!

María Elena Guerrero
Mexico
Local time: 19:54
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  ohlala (X): Bonjour en un seul mot en français de France
1 hr
  -> Thank you for your remark.

disagree  CGagnon: Bonjour est une salutation. Bonne journée est un souhait; c'est la bonne traduction de good day ou have a good day.
12 hrs

disagree  stephy: CGagnon already gave the reason
21 hrs
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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Bonjour, Mme Armando!


Explanation:
Bonjour in one word
Bonne journée in two words

DPolice
Local time: 02:54
PRO pts in pair: 779

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Anne Amar: In Canadian French, you can also use "bonjour" to say goodbye.
13 mins

agree  Thierry LOTTE
1 hr

agree  vlelecta (X): OK
7 days
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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Bonjour - or - Bonne journée


Explanation:
The translation depends on the context:

1. If 'Good day' means 'hello':
Bonjour, Mme Armando.

2. If 'Good day' means 'bye':
Bonne journée, Mme Armando.
or: Bonne fin de journée, Mme Armando.
(The latter is in fact 'Enjoy the rest of your day, Mrs. Armando.')


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Joeri Van Liefferinge
Belgium
Local time: 02:54
Native speaker of: Native in FlemishFlemish, Native in DutchDutch

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Anne Amar: you can use bonjour even to say 'bye', but only in Canadian French.
14 mins
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34 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Je vous donne le bonjour, Madame Armando...


Explanation:
Oldish maybe, but with an outdated charm!

irat56
France
Local time: 02:54
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 1483
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Bonjour


Explanation:
Good day : Br.dated, Am. dated means
Bonjour !
Am.dated also means : Adieu

Dans le sud de la France on utilise cette expression pour dire au revoir

Mais on peut dire aussi : bonne journée !
A vous de voir avec le contexte

ohlala (X)
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 247
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