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Spanish translation: ¿Qué hay de nuevo?

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16:25 Sep 15, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: What's up?
what's up?
jon
Spanish translation:¿Qué hay de nuevo?
Explanation:
"¿Qué hay de nuevo?" or "¿Qué pasa?" or "¿Que tal?" or "¿Cómo va la cosa?" Basically, an informal greeting. What you use in Spanish will depend on the country where it's going to be used.
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Sebastian Lopez
Local time: 12:13
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Summary of answers provided
na¿Qué onda?, ¿Qué hay de nuevo?
fdais
nasee belowximecea
na¿Qué hay?
Parrot
nasee below please for ¿Que hubo, mano?Megdalina
na¿Que es lo que hay?
George Rabel
na¿Qué hay de nuevo?
Sebastian Lopez
naQue pasa?Troy Fowler


  

Answers


7 mins
Que pasa?


Explanation:
Que pasa? is a commonly used informal greeting for speakers of Mexican Spanish.

Hope this helps.

Troy Fowler
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2 hrs
¿Que es lo que hay?


Explanation:
or...
¿Que paso?
¿Que tal?
¿Como andamos?
¿Que vuelta?
¿Que vola?
¿Que onda?
etc, etc. ...


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George Rabel
Local time: 07:13
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 3538
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2 hrs
¿Qué hay de nuevo?


Explanation:
"¿Qué hay de nuevo?" or "¿Qué pasa?" or "¿Que tal?" or "¿Cómo va la cosa?" Basically, an informal greeting. What you use in Spanish will depend on the country where it's going to be used.

Sebastian Lopez
Local time: 12:13
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 992
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Tomeu

GiselleB
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8 hrs
see below please for ¿Que hubo, mano?


Explanation:
¿Que pasa? or ¿Que hay de neuvo? works but when I spent my youth in Mexico the closest thing to your phrase would be
¿Que hubo mano? which translates as "what it was, bro" (and I think that's where it came from) but it's not so harsh there - just an everyday greeting like "what's up?"
Hope this helps you out some! Good luck!

Megdalina
PRO pts in pair: 55
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10 hrs
¿Qué hay?


Explanation:
Sortest, most colloquial answer I can give. All the foregoing are correct.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 13:13
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 330
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17 hrs
¿Qué onda?, ¿Qué hay de nuevo?


Explanation:
If it's Mexican Spanish, the usual greeting expression, whether young or adult, is "¿Qué onda?", also used as an expression of surprise: "¡Qué onda!". Less colloquial, always speaking in Mexican Spanish, would be "¿Qué hay de nuevo?"

Best of lucks!

fdais
Local time: 06:13
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 24
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1 day 4 mins
see below


Explanation:
I'm Chilean and here we use:
¿Qué onda?
¿Qué pasa?
these are informal, there are others not so informal, like
¿Qué ocurre?
¿Qué sucede?
but I think that you need an informal question, so I think that the first two are the best options.
Good luck!!!!!

ximecea
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