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Learn Spanish Greetings & Saying Goodbye in Spanish

Some of the most important words to learn in any language are your basic greetings like hello and goodbye. This page not only provides a list for greeting words in Spanish, but also lists a number of ways to say goodbye in Spanish.

Whether you are just looking to give a general Hello or a more time sensitive Good morning, Good afternoon, or Good evening, this page can help. It can also help you to learn Spanish greeting phrases like What's up? and How's it going?

If you are in need of some more conversational Spanish greetings, we've also provided the translations for how to introduce yourself or a friend and many ways for replying It's nice to meet you.

When the conversation is over or it is time to leave, it will be important that you can say a proper goodbye in Spanish. Luckily, we've got several farewells for you to choose from. Wondering how to say Goodbye in Spanish? Wonder no more! We've got the basics like Bye, plus See you later, See you tomorrow, Take care, and Have a nice day among others.

If for some reason you are unable to find quite the right greeting or goodbye in Spanish to suit your needs, then by all means submit your Spanish translation request in our form below. We can't guarantee we'll find you a translation, but we'll do our best.

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So without further ado, please scroll down to see our full list of Spanish greetings and goodbyes.

Spanish to English Greetings and Goodbyes:

Whether you are learning about Spanish greetings in South America, taking an online Spanish class, or plan to enrol yourself in one of the many Spanish language immersion schools, our Spanish to English dictionary is always being updated with new Spanish greetings and goodbyes which makes it an excellent supplement for those trying to learn how to speak Spanish.

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

(Words in bold added during the last update. Latest additions can also been seen on our Twitter page: LearnSpanishCLT.)

Various Greetings in Spanish:

Saludo - Greeting

Buenas - Hello (Informal)
Hola - Hi / Hello

Bienvenido - Welcome
Bienvenido a (place) - Welcome to (place)

Buenos dias - Good morning
Buenas tardes - Good afternoon
Buenas noches - Good evening

Qué hay (de nuevo)? - What's up?
Qué pasa? - How's it going?

Conversational Introductions in Spanish:

Déjame presentarme. Mi nombre es... - Let me introduce myself. My name is...

Le presento a... - I'd like you to meet...
Te quiero presentar a una amiga - I want to introduce you to a friend (female)
Te quiero presentar a un amigo - I want to introduce you to a friend (male)

Encantado (m) / Encantada (f) - Pleased to meet you
Es un gusto conocerte - Nice to meet you
Mucho gusto - It's nice to meet you
Mucho gusto en conocerle - I'm happy to meet you
El gusto es mío - It's nice to meet you too
Un placer - A pleasure

Saying Goodbye in Spanish:

Adiós - Bye / Goodbye
Despidido - Farewell

Nos vemos - See you
Hasta luego - See you later
Hasta ahora - See you in a minute
Hasta muy pronto - See you very soon
Hasta mañana - See you tomorrow
Hasta la vista - Until next time
Hasta la proximo - See you next time

Cuidate - Take care

Que tengas un buen dia - Have a nice day

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Requested Spanish Translations

Do you know how to speak Spanish? Perhaps you can send in some translations to help the visitors of this site. Below are a list of greetings and farewells in English that people are looking to be translated into Spanish.

Good afternoon everyone
Good morning my queen
Good night
Good night my love
Goodbye friend
Happy to meet you
Happy to see you
Have a nice evening
Have a nice week
Hello, it's nice to meet you too
Hey friend
Hey, what's up?
Hi everyone how's it going?
I am glad I met you
I am happy to have met you
I am happy to meet you
It was nice to meet you
Nice to meet you too
Nice to see you
See you at school
See you soon
Sweet dreams
Welcome to Spain

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The Spanish to English Dictionary featured at the Chromlea Language Tutor may contain some errors in the Spanish language. It is to be seen with a grain of salt, as all the content is from actual user submissions and not checked for grammatical / spelling accuracy (though we do correct our content as we are informed of errors). We wish you the best with your learning Spanish and hope you can find this site helpful in your Spanish language study.