If you're looking to learn some German greetings, you'll hopefully find this page useful.
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'.
Now go forth and learn some German greetings and goodbyes!
Notes: You can also view this list of German greetings and goodbyes with translations from English to German. Words in bold added during the last update.
German to English Greetings and Goodbyes:
Hallo ➔ Hello
Willkommen ➔ Welcome
Guten Morgen ➔ Good morning
Guten Tag alle miteinander ➔ Good morning everyone
Guten Tag ➔ Good day
Guten Abend ➔ Good evening
Gute Nacht ➔ Good night
Auf Wiedersehen ➔ Good bye
Tschüss / Tschüß / Tschau ➔ Bye (Friendly)
Bis bald ➔ See you soon
Bis dann ➔ See you later
Wir sehen uns dann ➔ See you then
Bis zum nächsten Mal ➔ See you next time
Other Related Words
Gruß ➔ Greeting
Gruße ➔ Greetings
*List of German hellos and goodbyes last updated: March 21, 2018.
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8. How do you say good evening in German?
9. How do you say good morning everyone in German?
10. What is the German translation of good night?
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