English to Spanish Greetings, Goodbyes, and Conversational Introductions
Basic greetings are some of the most important words to learn in any language. To help you understand and extend such greetings in Spanish, this page has outlined several useful translations from English to Spanish.
On this page you will find three lists - first is the hellos, next is the conversational introductions, and last is the goodbyes.
English to Spanish Greetings and Goodbyes:
You can also view this list of greetings and goodbyes with translations from Spanish to English. Words in bold added during the last update.
Various Greetings from English to Spanish:
Greeting ➔ Saludo
Hello (Informal) ➔ Buenas
Hi / Hello ➔ Hola
Long time no see! ➔ Hacía mucho que no nos veíamos!
Welcome ➔ Bienvenido
Welcome to (place) ➔ Bienvenido a (place)
Welcome to our home. ➔ Bienvenidos a nuestro hogar.
Good morning ➔ Buenos dias
Good afternoon ➔ Buenas tardes
Good evening ➔ Buenas noches
What's up? ➔ Qué hay (de nuevo)?
How's it going? ➔ Qué pasa?
Conversational Introductions from English to Spanish:
Let me introduce myself. My name is... ➔ Déjame presentarme. Mi nombre es...
I'd like you to meet... ➔ Le presento a...
I want to introduce you to a friend (female) ➔ Te quiero presentar a una amiga
I want to introduce you to a friend (male) ➔ Te quiero presentar a un amigo
Pleased to meet you ➔ Encantado (m) / Encantada (f)
Nice to meet you ➔ Es un gusto conocerte
It's nice to meet you ➔ Mucho gusto
I'm happy to meet you ➔ Mucho gusto en conocerle
It's nice to meet you too ➔ El gusto es mío
A pleasure ➔ Un placer
Saying Goodbye from English to Spanish:
Bye / Goodbye ➔ Adiós
Farewell ➔ Despidido
Bye, friend! ➔ Adiós, amigo!
See you ➔ Nos vemos
See you later! ➔ Nos vemos más tarde!
See you later ➔ Hasta luego
See you in a minute ➔ Hasta ahora
See you soon ➔ Hasta pronto
See you very soon ➔ Hasta muy pronto
See you tomorrow ➔ Hasta mañana
Until next time ➔ Hasta la vista
See you next time ➔ Hasta la proximo
Take care ➔ Cuidate
Have a nice day ➔ Que tengas un buen dia
*List of Spanish greetings updated: March 13, 2018.
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