Indo-European languages

This language group includes almost all European languages and some languages of the Middle East countries.

1. The French greeting "Bonjour" in addition to France, Belgium and Switzerland will be clear in countries such as Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria, and also in some African countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, côte d'ivoire, Cameroon, Guinea, Gabon and Mauritania.

2. Spanish "Ola: apart from Spain, in Spanish or Castilian, as it is sometimes called, speak in the countries of Central and South America, except Brazil. It is also the second most spoken language in the United States. It has over 34 million Latin Americans.

3. The Italians greet each other with the word "Ciao."

4. The German language is the official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and parts of Italy. In these countries it is possible to hear greetings of "halo" (Hello) or "Guten tag" (good day).

5. "Namaste" is a greeting in Hindi. This language is common in the North of India and Nepal.

6. "Salam" - greeting the people of Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, parts of Uzbekistan and Bahrain, where they speak Persian, sometimes called Farsi.

7. The Greeks say "yasas" ("Hello", "YASU" ("Hello") or just "I" ("hi").

8. In Yiddish (Jewish language) you can say Hello way: "Sholem Aleichem" (the literal translation is "peace to you"), "gut morgn/tog/ovnt" ("good morning/afternoon/evening").

9. In the Latvian language (Latvia), the following greeting: "Sabden", "sveiki", "Chou" (an informal greeting).

10. In Lithuania they say "Laba dena" in a formal setting, "Labas" or "sveikas" (referring to a man), "sveika" (addressing a woman) and "sveiki" (referring to a group of people).

11. Ukrainians say "zdrastvuite" or "Privet".

12. In the Belarusian language, you can say "Dobry ranitsy/Zen/vecher", which means "good morning/afternoon/evening".

13. The Danes greet friends with "hi" or "Hayes". A more formal option is the "year Dag ("good day").

14. In Romania to greet the man: "Ziua Buna" or "Salut".

15. In Armenia it is accepted to say "barev" at the meeting.

Kartvelian languages

Kartvelian languages this group of languages spoken in the Western Caucasus. The most famous representatives of this group - the Georgian language. Georgians, greeting someone, say "gamardzhoba".

Ural-Altaic languages

1. In Japan they say "Ojai/Konnitiva/Konbanwa", which means "good morning/afternoon/evening".

2. In both North and South Korea greeting is: "Annen-hasee".

3. The Mongolia Hello: "baina uu".

4. Almost 7 million of the 10 million Kazakhs live in Kazakhstan. The remaining 3 million settled in the Chinese province of Xinxiang, Uzbekistan, Russia, Mongolia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Tajikistan. Kazakhs say "salemetsiz be", welcoming person. The literal translation of this expression: "how are you?"

5. Hungarian greeting is: "Servus" or "SIA".

6. In Estonia, you can greet the person with "Tere paevast", which means "good day."

7. The Finns say "khyuv, paivaa" ("good afternoon" or "Hello" or just "my" ("Hello").

8. In Turkey, welcoming person, you say "merhaba/Merab", "Salam" ("Hello", "Hello") or "Gunaydin" ("good day").

Afroasiatic languages

This language group includes the languages of the peoples of North Africa and Berber languages spoken by nomads living in the Sahara desert. In the Arab world, welcoming person, say "Maraba". In different dialects it may sound like "merhaba" or "Merab". Arabic spoken in North Africa and the Middle East. This is the main official language of the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Western Sahara, Yemen.

Sino-Tibetan languages

1. "No how" is the greeting in Mandarin. It is the most widely spoken language in the world in view of the number of Chinese. It says at least 50% of the population of China.

2. In southern China, Hong Kong and Macau speak Cantonese language. The greeting "NII haw" how and "how" in Mandarin means "you good."

Austronesian languages

1. In Malay, "good morning/good afternoon/good evening" sounds like "selamat Pagi/tengahari/petanque".

2. On the island of Hawaii welcome tourists with the word "Aloha".

3. In the Philippines speak Tagalog. To greet, say "kamusta".