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Norwegian translation: Hei

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13:01 Apr 18, 2001
English to Norwegian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Hello
In conversation.
Lisa
Norwegian translation:Hei
Explanation:
Pronounced almost like "hey", but the "e" is more open, as the "a" in "that". Good luck!
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Ingvild Østensen
Norway
Local time: 13:57
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I was just wondering, is this the most formal reply to hello? would I use it when speaking to elderly?

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Hei


Explanation:
Pronounced almost like "hey", but the "e" is more open, as the "a" in "that". Good luck!

Ingvild Østensen
Norway
Local time: 13:57
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 22
Grading comment
I was just wondering, is this the most formal reply to hello? would I use it when speaking to elderly?
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Explanation:
You can say "hei" to anyone, regardless of age. If you want to very polite, you can say "God dag" (good morning/afternoon), or "God kveld" (good evening).

Ingvild Østensen
Norway
Local time: 13:57
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 22
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