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Learn Greetings, Farewells and Goodbyes in German

For those looking to improve on your basic German vocabulary - especially when it comes to learning greetings in German and the German good byes, you may find this page useful. With a little help, everyone can learn to give the proper German greetings or good byes with our German to English greetings dictionary!

Below, you will find our main list of greetings and goodbyes in German translated to English. There are also the translations for time sensitive sayings like, 'Good morning', 'Good day', 'Good evening', and 'Good night'.

Below the translations, you are free to leave a comment about the page or vote in our German Web Poll. There are also some articles about Germany listed on thepage if you are interested in learning more about the country itself.

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Now go forth and learn some German greetings and goodbyes!

German to English Greetings and Goodbyes:

Whether you are taking online German classes, doing distance learning German, or studying German abroad in Europe, our German to English dictionary is always being updated with new German greeting words which makes an excellent supplement for those trying to learn how to speak German.

View this list of German greetings and goodbyes with translations from: German to English or English to German

(Words in bold added during the last update.)


Hallo - Hello
Willkommen - Welcome

Guten Morgen - Good morning
Guten Tag - Good day
Guten Abend - Good evening


Gute Nacht - Good night
Auf Wiedersehen - Good bye
Tschüss / Tschüß / Tschau - Bye (Friendly)

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The Fine Print

I don't speak German myself, so there could be mistakes in the translations. Most of what is here is user-submitted, but I do try to check for accuracy and make corrections as I can. Thanks for your understanding.

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