Learn How to Bid Farewell and Say Goodbye in Different Languages

Learn How to Bid Farewell and Say Goodbye in Different Languages
Saying 'goodbye' is indeed difficult anyway, but one can make it more heartfelt and positive by learning to say it in different languages just so that it brings a smile on the other person's faces. We, in this Buzzle article, tell you how to say goodbye in different languages.
Goodbye Letter
"Don't be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetime, is certain for those who are friends."
― Richard Bach
Saying goodbye to a loved one can be painful when you are parting ways, be it for the shortest of time. Hold on! Goodbyes need not always be sad and unwanted, as it can also be for a short while as a promise that also says "see you later". In many languages, the equivalent phrase for 'goodbye', actually means see you later!

Learning to say 'goodbye' in different languages is a great way to wish the departing person more warmly. Knowing different languages can prove helpful in this era of globalization. It is a way to explore a whole new culture altogether. When a person travels all around the world for one reason or the other, saying goodbye in the local language becomes necessary. This is as important as the 'hello' and 'thank you'. So, without getting too sentimental, let's try to learn some ways to say goodbye in a few languages!

Ways to Say Goodbye in Different Languages

As Ben Jonson said, "In the hope to meet shortly again, and make our absence sweet." Let's learn to say goodbye in different languages to make the longing less sad and more exciting.

Afrikaans
Totsiens (tôt s ns)
Alaska
Ukudigada
Arabic
Ma'as Salaam (Ma as-salaamah)
Australian
Hooroo (very informal)
Basque
Agur
Bengali (India)
Abar Dekha Hobe
Bosnian
zbogom
Cherokee
Donadagohvi (Do-na-da-go-hv-i)
Chinese (Mandarin)
Zai Jian, Zai Hui, Bai Bai
Chinese (Cantonese)
Zai Geen
Czech
Na Shledanou, Ahoj (informal)
Croatian
Do viđenja
Danish
Farvel, Hej (informal)
Dutch
Tot Ziens, Vaarwel, Doei (informal)
Finnish
Näkemiin, Heippa (informal)
Fijian
Ni Sa Moce, Moce Mada
Filipino
Paalam na
French
Au revoir, À bientôt
Farsi
Ba'adan Mibinamet, Khoda Hafiz, Be Omide Didar
German
Auf Wiedersehen
Ghana
Kan Ga Waanaa
Greek
antio
Gujrati (India)
Aavjo
Hawaiian
Aloha
Hebrew
Shalom
Hindi (India)
Alvida, Namaste, Chalte Hain
Hungarian
viszontlátásra
Italian
Arrivederci, Addio
Indonesian
selamat tinggal
Irish (Gaelic)
Slán, Slán Leat
Israel
Le-Hitra-Ot, Lehit
Japanese
Sayonara
Korean
Annyeong-hi Kashipshio
Latin
Vale, Valete
Latvian
ardievas
Lithuanian
sudie
Mexican
Adiós, Ya Da Ma
Mongolian
bayartai
Norwegian
farvel, Ha Det
Portuguese
Adeus
Polish
Do Widzenia
Romanian
La Revedere, A damaun
Russian
Dasvidaniya
Somali
macsalaameyn
Spanish
Adiós,
Hasta la Vista, Hasta Pronto, Nos Vemos
Sinhala
gihin ennan
Swahili
Kwaheri
Swedish
Hej då
Swiss
Tschüss
Taiwan
Minnan/Hoklo
Thai
Sawatdi
Turkish
Eyvallah, Allaha Ismarladik, Elveda
Ukrainian
Do Pobatchenya, Bud Zdorov
Urdu
Khuda Hafiz
Vietnamese
Xin chào ông
Welsh
Hwyl fawr, Da Boch
Xhosa (Africa)
Rhonanai
Xucuru (Brazil)
Ambera
Yiddish
Zay Gesunt
Zulu
Hamba Kahle

These were a few words that represent the phrase 'goodbye' in different languages around the world The most important thing is to learn the accent of that particular language, as the pronunciations differ from one language to the other. It is not too difficult though, all you have to do is to learn the correct pronunciation techniques of that particular language and practice the word to perfection! Ciao!
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