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14:13 Jul 30, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Good Bye
I need to know how to spell
Jim
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Summary of answers provided
nagoodbye, goodby (US) / Auf Wiedersehen
Michaela Müller
naAuf Wiedersehen
Kateabc
nagoodbye / auf Wiedersehen
Yves Georges
nagoodbye / auf Wiedersehen
Yves Georges
naAuf WiedersehenSabine Cane
nagoodbye
IngePreiss
naAuf Wiedersehen
Parrot


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8 mins
Auf Wiedersehen


Explanation:
Literally, "till we meet again".

Parrot
Spain
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10 mins
Auf Wiedersehen


Explanation:
Auf Wiedersehen (Good bye!)
Tschüß (or Tschüss - Bye)
Bis bald (See you soon)

Hope it helps



Sabine Cane
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14 mins
goodbye


Explanation:
langenscheid and duden-oxford also state
goodby but would say the less common form

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IngePreiss
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1 hr
goodbye / auf Wiedersehen


Explanation:
what do you need to spell ?

goodbye or auf Wiedersehen ? Your question appears in English to German on my computer).

To my knowledge "goodbye" is normally only one word.
"auf Wiedersehen" is made of a preposition and a substantivated verb, which needs a capital letter in german.

HTH

Yves Georges
France
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1 hr
goodbye / auf Wiedersehen


Explanation:
What do you ned to spell?
Goodbye or au Wiedersehen?

to my limited knowledge "goodbye" can be spelled either goodbye (most common) in a single word, or good-bye in an hyphenated word.

"auf Wiedersehen" is made of a preposition and a substantivated verb, which needs a capital letter in German.

Yves Georges
France
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2 hrs
goodbye, goodby (US) / Auf Wiedersehen


Explanation:
"goodbye" is the correct spelling of the British expression, "goodby" stands for the American version.

"Auf Wiedersehen" is the most common translation of it.
"Bye" means "Tschüß" (old spelling) or "Tschüs (after the German spelling reform).


    Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus
Michaela Müller
Germany
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3 days 4 hrs
Auf Wiedersehen


Explanation:
Auf Wiedersehen is the German translation of good-bye, for which you asked.
However, as an aside to add to the "conversation", my Webster's Dictionary shows that the correct English spelling is hyphenated, and therefore "Good-bye".
For interest, check out the site listed below for many different ways to say good-bye in other languages.
God be with ye (archaic English good-bye!)




    Reference: http://www.elite.net/~runner/jennifers/goodbye.htm
Kateabc
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