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German translation: hallo/guten Tag

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English term or phrase:hello
German translation:hallo/guten Tag
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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23:38 Mar 11, 2002
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: hello
hello
andee bell
hallo/guten Tag
Explanation:
Two ways to say the same thing in German.

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Note added at 2002-03-11 23:40:11 (GMT)
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hallo sounds like hollow
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 08:17
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2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +17hallo/guten Tag
Kim Metzger


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +17
hallo/guten Tag


Explanation:
Two ways to say the same thing in German.

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Note added at 2002-03-11 23:40:11 (GMT)
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hallo sounds like hollow

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 08:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2598

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Geneviève von Levetzow
3 mins

agree  xxxgenaa
58 mins

agree  Agnieszka Hayward: Hallo, Hallole, depending on how u r familiar with the person
1 hr

agree  xxxLilla: Genau
1 hr

agree  ingot
2 hrs

agree  Michael Sebold: Should this be in the context of the phone ringing, I would just point out that at least the Germans that I know answer the phone by simply saying their family name.
2 hrs

agree  nettranslatorde
6 hrs

agree  Elvira Stoianov
6 hrs

agree  Martina Keskintepe
7 hrs

agree  keystone
9 hrs

agree  GBChrista
9 hrs

agree  Teresa Duran-Sanchez: Good point that of Michael!!
13 hrs

agree  Ursula Peter-Czichi: also agree with Michael Sebold.
13 hrs

agree  Nicole Worbis
15 hrs

agree  rauhl
2 days10 hrs

agree  Harry Bornemann
4 days

agree  Tabea Petersen: Hallo is informal, Guten Tag is more formal
6 days
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