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Spanish Greetings & Goodbyes, Plus Conversational Introductions

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.

On this page of Spanish hellos and goodbyes, you will find:

↪ Spanish introductions, conversations and responses
↪ basic Spanish expressions and salutations
↪ translations for speaking simple, common, and conversational Spanish greetings and farewells
↪ various words, phrases, and sentences to expand your Spanish greetings vocabulary

The list of Spanish to English language translations on this page includes:

↪ a range of basic and simple Spanish words
↪ more advanced and complicated Spanish sayings
↪ a mixture of informal and formal Spanish expressions
↪ some popular and general Spanish responses
↪ both proper Spanish and slang vocabulary

and much more...

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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The Fine Print

I don't speak Spanish 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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