Best Ways To Say Goodbye In 100 Different Languages

A goodbye is a form of particular saying or expression people use to signify good wishes when parting with someone, usually at the end of a conversation or a meeting. It’s the way to say that one person is leaving or departing. The words of farewell, in particular, are socially constructed by people and language speakers all around the globe, making the art of farewell a global norm and culture.

Why Saying Goodbye Is Important?

goodbye in different languages

Just like saying hello, the pronunciation of farewell words is important as it’s a part of one person’s manner in conversation. Imagine you’re saying things and right after that, your interlocutor is busy packing his bag, showing signs he’s about to leave. Without articulating and saying a word to just end the conversation and signify your parting, the entire interaction may end up awkwardly.

Yes, saying goodbye and farewell is actually quite crucial – we’re not merely saying goodbye or seeing you later; it’s a sign of respect to our friend and maybe a portrayal of a continuous bond or friendship. Plus, from now on, you’ll have a basic idea of the way to say goodbye in various different languages.

Again, saying goodbye is as simple as saying hello in different languages – it’s a basic phrase one needs to know to fully experience and understand the language of a foreign society. In today’s blog post, we’ll look at the unique ways to say goodbye in different languages. Yes, I provide you with a list of vocabulary – the great vocabulary of 100 goodbye phrases. Let’s go!

 

How To Say Goodbye In Different Languages

Today, you’ll learn the words and phrases that language speakers all over the world use to say goodbye. Yes, you’ll learn 100 different ways to say goodbye and I also included the transliteration section to help you in terms of the pronunciation of the farewell phrases of all different languages.

LanguageTranslation
AfrikaansTotsiens
Arabic وداعاً (wadaeaan)
AlbanianMirupafshim
Amharic ቻው (chaw)
Aragonese Adiós
Armenian Ցտեսություն (tstesutyun)
AzerbaijaniSalamat qalın
BasqueAgur / Aio (informal)
Bavarian auf wiedersehen
Belarusianда пабачэння (da pabačeńnya)
Bengaliবিদায় (Biday)
Bretonkenavo
Bosniando viđenja (formal) / ćao (informal)
BulgarianДовиждане (dovizhdane)
Burmeseႏႈတ္ ဆက္ ပါ တယ္ (note Sat Par Tal)
Cantonese再見 (joi3 gin3)
Chinese再见 (zài jiàn)
Cebuano uli nako/adto nako
CherokeeDonadagohvi
CorsicanAvvedeci
Croatian: Doviđenja
CzechNa shledanou
Danish Farvel
DutchTot ziens
English Goodbye/bye (standard) take care, see you later, see you soon
Estonian Nägemist
FinnishNäkemiin
FrenchAu revoir
Georgianნახვამდის (nakhvamdis)
German Tschüss
GreekΑντίο (antio)
YasouΓειά σου (informal) (YAH-soo)
Gujarati આવજો (aavjo)
Haitian CreoleOrévwa
Hausasai an jima
HawaiianAloha
Hebrew להתראות (le’hitraot)
Hindiअलविदा (alavida)
HungarianViszontlátásra (formal) / Viszlát (informal)
IgboKa ọ dị
Icelandic Vertu sæll
Indonesian Sampai jumpa / Sampai ketemu lagi (See you later)
IrishSlán
Italian Arrivederci
Japaneseさようなら (sayounara)
Javanesepamit
Kannada ವಿದಾಯ (Vidāya)
KazakhCау болыңыз (saw bolıñız)
Khmerលា សិន ហើយ។ (Lea sen heuy)
Korean잘 가요 (jal gayo)
Kurdishbi xatre te
Latin Vale (singular) / valete (plural)
Laoລາກ່ອນ (la kon)
LatvianUz redzēšanos
LithuanianIki
Luxembourgishäddi
Macedonian Довидување (doh-vee-DOO-vah-nyeh)
MalagasyVeloma
MalaySelamat tinggal (formal) / babai (informal) / jumpa lagi
Malayalamവിട (vita)
MalteseAddiju
MaoriPoroporoaki
Mandarin再见 (Zài jiàn)
Marathiगुडबाय (punha bhetu)
MikmaqNmultis
MongolianБаяртай (bayartai)
Nepali बिदा भए है त। (bida bhaye hai ta)
Norman Boujou
Norwegian: Hade (formal) / Ha det bra
Odia: ସୁବିଦାୟ (shubidaaya)
Persian / Farsiخداحافظ (khodâhâfez)
Polish Do widzenia
Portuguese Adeus
Punjabiਅਲਵਿਦਾ (alvida)
Romani Devlesa
RomanianLa revedere
RussianДо свидания (da svidània)
SamoanTofa
SerbianДовиђења (Doviđenja) (formal) / Zdravo (casual)
Scottish GaelicBeannachd leat (singular, familiar) / Beannacht leibh (plural, respectful)
SlovakZbohom
SlovenianZbogom
Somali Macsalaamo
Spanish Adiós
SwahiliKwaheri
SwedishHejdå
Tagalog / FilipinoPaalam
TahitianNānā
Tamilபிரியாவிடை (Piriyāviṭai)
Thaiลาก่อน (laa-gɔ̀ɔn)
Telugu సెలవు (selavu)
Tswana Go siame
Turkish Hoşçakalın
Ukrainian До побачення (do pobachennya) (formal) / Пока (poka) (informal)
Urduخدا حافظ (kkhuda hafiz)
UzbekKo’rishguncha
Vietnamese Tạm biệt
Welsh Hwyl fawr (formal) / Hwyl (hoo-eel) (informal) 
Xhosa Uhambe kakuhle
Yiddish זײַ געזונט (zay gezunt)
Zulu Hamba kahle

Learn How To Say Words And Phrases In Different Languages

bye In Different Languages

It’s interesting how all cultures all around the world have many different ways of saying the same thing. From today’s lesson, you may now understand that saying goodbye is actually a big deal since all native speakers worldwide say it. If you struggle to imagine what these farewell and goodbye phrases sound like in terms of pronunciation, learn how to say them by going to Ling App from.

By having Ling as your personal digital tutor, you can surely master the way to say goodbye in another language. If you’re a fast learner, you might just sound like a native speaker of the language! Now you know the common way to say goodbye in different languages, feel free to learn more and discover the depths of other languages.

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Apart from knowing how to say goodbye, learn what are the other basic phrases, expressions, and vocabulary in different languages (any that you prefer) through Ling App. Other than helping you master the art of saying goodbye, Ling can teach you how to speak different languages, understand their words, phrases, expressions, sentences and so much more. Master languages with Ling today and have fun learning different languages!

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