tschuss

English translation: "ciao" , "see you", "bye", "so long"

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12:09 Aug 26, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
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German term or phrase: tschuss
signed at the end of a letter.
English translation:"ciao" , "see you", "bye", "so long"
Explanation:
"ciao" would be understood in all of Europe I think, tho' Italian. "Bye" seems rather weak. "See you" or "catch you later" is fine if it is a correspondent one does see from time to time or often.
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Jeanne Haunschild
Germany
Local time: 12:09
Grading comment
Thank you very much. I didin't realize it was such a common little word.. :) I feel a bit silly now having professionals answer this little inquiry. I'm really gald I stumbled across this site.
For a non-native speaker, you've really put in context and captured the essence of the word. Thank you...

nancy :)
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Summary of answers provided
na"ciao" , "see you", "bye", "so long"
Jeanne Haunschild
nacheerio
Desre Derda
naGoodbye (in Bavaria/ Austria)
xxxrnoel
nacheerio
Anita Millar
nabye
Anya Malhotra
naBye
Nick Smith, BA (Hons.), Dipl. Uebers. (FH Koeln)


  

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3 mins
Bye


Explanation:
Tschuss means goodbye in an informal sense. Hope this helps. Nick

Nick Smith, BA (Hons.), Dipl. Uebers. (FH Koeln)
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:09
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4 mins
bye


Explanation:
Tchüss means bye. It's an informal sign off.

Anya Malhotra
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37 mins
cheerio


Explanation:
It is a very informal way of saying good bye

Anita Millar
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1 hr
Goodbye (in Bavaria/ Austria)


Explanation:
Believe it or not, it is etymologically related to Spanish adios!

xxxrnoel
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11 hrs
"ciao" , "see you", "bye", "so long"


Explanation:
"ciao" would be understood in all of Europe I think, tho' Italian. "Bye" seems rather weak. "See you" or "catch you later" is fine if it is a correspondent one does see from time to time or often.

Jeanne Haunschild
Germany
Local time: 12:09
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 5
Grading comment
Thank you very much. I didin't realize it was such a common little word.. :) I feel a bit silly now having professionals answer this little inquiry. I'm really gald I stumbled across this site.
For a non-native speaker, you've really put in context and captured the essence of the word. Thank you...

nancy :)
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19 hrs
cheerio


Explanation:
Or any other informal way of saying good-bye

Desre Derda
Switzerland
Local time: 12:09
PRO pts in pair: 8
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