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German translation: Guten Morgen allerseits.

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English term or phrase:good morning guys
German translation:Guten Morgen allerseits.
Entered by: Barbara O.
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17:19 Aug 15, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: good morning guys
to say good morning to a group of friends
gary sullivan
Guten Morgen allerseits.
Explanation:
You could simply say:
Guten Morgen, and leave the "guys" away.
If you want to make sure that everybody is included I would say:
Guten Morgen allerseits which is more like "good morning everybody" but more commonly used in German, than something like "Kumpels" or "Freunde". As "good morning guys" is very colloquial I'd stay with "Guten Morgen allerseits".
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Barbara O.
United States
Local time: 13:11
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Summary of answers provided
na +3Guten Morgen allerseits.Barbara O.
na +1Moin Jungs!Carsten Weber
na +1Guten Morgen, Leute! / Hallo, guten Morgen!
Michaela Müller
na +1highly depends on situation , people addressed and age group
IngePreiss


  

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15 mins peer agreement (net): +3
Guten Morgen allerseits.


Explanation:
You could simply say:
Guten Morgen, and leave the "guys" away.
If you want to make sure that everybody is included I would say:
Guten Morgen allerseits which is more like "good morning everybody" but more commonly used in German, than something like "Kumpels" or "Freunde". As "good morning guys" is very colloquial I'd stay with "Guten Morgen allerseits".


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Barbara O.
United States
Local time: 13:11
PRO pts in pair: 4
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Liebgard Harkness
4 mins

agree  Sonja Cooper
56 mins

agree  Mats Wiman
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59 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Guten Morgen, Leute! / Hallo, guten Morgen!


Explanation:
I don't know how old you or your friends are, because this fact matters here.
I think, "Guten Morgen allerseits!" sounds a bit funny, oldfashioned, among young people.

So I'd suggest to say "(Guten) Morgen, Leute!" which is really colloquial and usually used in a relaxed situation (maybe after a party, everybody is glad and tired). (Without "Guten" it is a really relaxed expression)Or you could just leave away the guys and say "Hallo, guten Morgen!" (with a short break between "hallo" and "guten", and everybody in the room feels addressed, too.

HTH,

Michaela

Michaela Müller
Germany
Local time: 22:11
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 16

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  VivianRose: In Norddeutschland hört man durchaus auch "Moin"
35 days
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4 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
highly depends on situation , people addressed and age group


Explanation:
I agree with michaela that it depends on the people you are talking to

so it could be
guten morgen zusammen
guten morgen allerseits
guten morgen leute
guten morgen jungs

and even with leaving out the "guten" or replacing guten morgen by hallo since it is very informal

inge

experience with all age groups
sons 20 - 22
husband and me 40 - 48
dad 90

;-)))

have a nice day

inge

IngePreiss
Germany
Local time: 22:11
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 82

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxBarbaraW: Yes, this is definitely slang needing further specification.
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7 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
Moin Jungs!


Explanation:
This is specifically northern german, but I like it because of its shortness and because it really sounds relaxed; "Guten Morgen" is simply too formal to say hello to good friends.


    own experience; native german
Carsten Weber
Local time: 22:11
PRO pts in pair: 11

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  VivianRose
35 days
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