Yes And No In Different Languages: #1 Easy Guide

June 4, 2021

Ready to know exactly the best ways to say yes and no in different languages confidently? Read on below as we walk you through our list, as these simple words/answers can be a handy thing to know, especially when you are traveling or speaking with a native speaker. If you are up for that, off we go!

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There are many languages across the globe and what makes each unique is the fact that it has some sort of similarities with each other. Just take the case of the similar vocabularies for saying yes of Danish people, Dutch, Africans, and even German speakers. The same is true for the almost-the-same for the negative word "no" of Norwegians, Polish speakers, and German speakers. The same sign can also be witnessed in some Asian languages such as Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian, Tagalog, and Malay.

 

 

Yes And No In Different Languages

While learning common word categories like common verb or adjective used in day-to-day conversations, learning how to say a single word like yes or no can help you express your intentions to whoever you are speaking with. As we all know, not every nation speaks English which is why learning this can seriously help.

Listed below are the best form of yes and no responses used in different languages. We have added the exact script as well as the translation guide to help you in terms of pronunciation. Head on to our list below and start answering with style using these words today!

Country Language Yes No
South Africa Afrikaans Ja nee
Albania/ Kosovo/ Macedonia Albanian Po Jo / Jo aspak
The Maghreb, Near East Saudi Arabia Arabic Naem / نعم La / لا
Armenia, Armenian Highlands Armenian Ayo / այո Voch’ / ոչ
Bangladesh, India Bangla Hyām̐ / হ্যাঁ Nā / না
Belarus Belarusian Tak / так Niama / няма
Bulgaria, Turkey, Romania Bulgarian Da / да Ne/He
Czech Republic Czech Ano Ne
Denmark, Germany (Southern Schleswig), Greenland, Faroe Islands Danish Ja Ingen
Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname Dutch Ja Nee
Finland, Sweden Finnish Joo Ei
France, Canada (Quebec), Belgium (Wallonia), Switzerland (Romandie), Monaco, Luxembourg French Oui Non
Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy (South Tyrol), Belgium, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg German Ja Nein
Greece, Cyprus Greek Nai / Ναί óchi / όχι
India Hindi Haan / हाँ Nahin na /
नहीं न
Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Serbia Hungarian Igen Nem
Indonesia Indonesian
Iya
Tidak
Ireland Irish
Níl
Italy, San Marino, Switzerland Italian No
Japan Japanese Hai / はい Iie / いいえ
Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam Khmer bat /  chas បាទ / ចាស Te / ទេ
Korea, North Korea Korean Ye / 예 Ani / 아니
Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran Kurdish Erê Na
Roman Kingdom Latin Etiam Nihil 
Latvia Latvian Nē / Nav
Lithuania Lithuanian Taip Ne
Malaysia Malay Iya / ya Tidak
China Mandarin Chinese Shi de / 是的 Meiyou/ 没有
Norway Norwegian Ja Nei
Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Slovakia Polish Tak / Owszem Nie
Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Angola, São Tomé and Príncipe Portuguese Sim / o sim Não
Russia, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia Russian Da / да Net / нет
Samoan islands and parts of the United States Samoan Ioe Leai
UK Scottish Gaelic Tha Chan eil
Slovakia Slovak
Áno

č
Spain, Hispanic America, Equatorial Guinea Spanish No
Sweden, Finland Swedish Ja Nej
Philippines Tagalog Oo Hindi
Thailand Thai Châi / ใช่ Mâi / ไม่
Turkey, Cyprus, Greece Turkish Evet Hayır
UK Welsh Ie Na

So, which among these different versions for the word yes and no are you interested in trying out today? Speak with style to any person using any of these! If you enjoyed this post, feel free to read out other language tips perfect for expanding your vocabulary in whatever language you are really interested in learning. Want to master the Japanese names of the top food in Japan, the best way to learn Greek, Dutch greetings, or French or Italian ways to express love? Find out more in our exclusive blog posts only here at Ling App!

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