Hellos and Goodbyes from English to Dutch
Greetings are important to learn, regardless of the language in question. See below for our growing list of simple Dutch greetings.
On this page you will find several ways to say hello and goodbye, plus the English to Dutch translations for good morning, good afternoon, and good evening.
Note: Words in bold added during the last update. You can also view this list of common words and phrases from Dutch to English.
English to Dutch Greetings:
Hello from English to Dutch:
Hello ➔ Goedendag
Hello ➔ Hallo
Hello (informal) ➔ Hoi
Hi (lit. day, but means hi / good day) ➔ Dag
Good Morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening:
Good morning ➔ Goedemorgen
Good afternoon ➔ Goedemiddag
Good evening ➔ Goedenavond
Good night ➔ Goedenacht
Goodbye from English to Dutch:
Bye ➔ Doei
Farewell ➔ Vaarwel
I'll see you later ➔ Ik zie je later
See you later ➔ Tot ziens
See you soon (usually later that day) ➔ Tot zo
*Basic Dutch words list last updated: March 19, 2018.
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