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This page will teach you the Italian words for hello and goodbye, plus timely greetings like good morning, good afternoon, and good evening. There's also translations for how to say see you soon, later, and tomorrow.
Note: Words in bold added during the last update. You can also view this list of greetings from English to Italian.
Hello in Italian:
Ciao ➔ Hello (Informal)
Ciao ➔ Hi (Informal)
Ciao a tutti ➔ Hi everyone
Pronto ➔ Said when answering the phone. (Lit. Ready)
Salve ➔ Hello (Formal)
Buon giorno ➔ Good morning
Buon giorno ➔ Good day
Buon pomeriggio ➔ Good afternoon
Buona sera ➔ Good evening
Buona notte ➔ Good night
Goodbye in Italian:
Arrivederci ➔ Goodbye
Arrivederla ➔ Goodbye (Formal)
Ciao ➔ Bye (Informal)
Ciao ciao ➔ Bye bye
A presto ➔ See you soon
A dopo ➔ See you later
A domani ➔ See you tomorrow
*Greetings last updated: May 10, 2018.
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