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10:29 Apr 10, 2001
English to Swedish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Hello
Marva Banks

Summary of answers provided
nahej, halla{o}, tjenaxxxHenri
nahej or hejsanxxxmxlxoxmxb



31 mins
hej or hejsan

Hello can be translated in different ways. Hej is very common to use in a letter(instead for Dear)or to say if you meet someone you want to say "hello" to. You can also use hejsan in both ways which is a little bit more cheerful.

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Local time: 20:51
PRO pts in pair: 18

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21 hrs
hej, halla{o}, tjena

Please note that {o} means a small circle (above the letter a).

hello =

[to greet] hej, halla{o}, tjena
[to attract the attention] halla{o} (där)
[answering the phone] halla{o}
[expressing surprise] halla{o} (där) , va

Who is calling ? =
halla{o}, vem talar jag med ?

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