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Urdu Greetings

Greetings are some of the most important phrases in any language. So, if you've been looking to learn some greetings in Urdu to expand your vocabulary, then you've come to the right place.

Below you will find several ways to say hello and goodbye, plus timely greetings, and holiday phrases.

Note: Words in bold added during the last update. You can also view this list of greeting words from English to Urdu.

Hello in Urdu:

Salaam ➔ Hello

Wa alaikum assalam ➔ Reply to hello

Helo ➔ Hello (when answering the phone)

Khush aamdeed ➔ Welcome

Timely Greetings:

Salaam alaikum ➔ Good morning

Subha bakhair ➔ Good morning

Roz bakhair ➔ Good afternoon

Salaam walekum ➔ Good night

Shabb bakhair ➔ Good night

Goodbye in Urdu:

Khuda hafiz ➔ Goodbye

Phir milenge ➔ See you later / We'll meet again

Holiday Phrases in Urdu:

Krismas mubarak ➔ Merry Christmas

Salgirah mubarak ➔ Happy birthday

Other Useful Phrases in Urdu:

Aap ka din acha guzrae ➔ Have a nice day

Assalam o alaikum ➔ Peace be upon you (Greeting)

Suhane khuwab ➔ Sweet dreams

*List of greetings last updated: April 3, 2018.

English to Urdu Comprehension:

Can you answer these questions about Urdu greetings?

1. How do you say hello in Urdu?
2. How do you say goodbye in Urdu?
3. How do you say good morning in Urdu?
4. What is peace be upon you in Urdu?
5. What is the translation for good night in Urdu?
6. How do you say good afternoon in Urdu?
7. What is see you later in Urdu?
8. How do you say welcome in Urdu?
9. What is have a nice day in Urdu?

Urdu to English Comprehension:

How about these questions that give you just the Urdu? Can you translate them back to English?

1. What is the English translation of salaam walekum?
2. What is the English meaning of assalam o alaikum?
3. What is the meaning of khuda hafiz in English?
4. What is the English meaning of salaam alaikum?


As many of the translations in the list above are user submitted, it's quite possible for there to be mistakes on the page. If you speak Urdu and have a correction you'd like to share, feel free to leave a message below. Thanks again for any help you can provide.

The Fine Print

I don't speak Urdu 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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