25+ Greetings In Urdu: An Epic Guide

السلام عليكم (Asalaam-u-alaikum) or hello everyone! Are you excited to learn the Urdu language? If Yes, Ling is here to help you out. This article will teach you some common greetings in Urdu to start a conversation with Pakistani people. So, السلام عليكم (Asalaam-u-alaikum) is the most common way to say hello in Pakistan.

Urdu is the official language of Pakistan and is widely spoken in six states of India. There are more than 40 million people in the world who speak Urdu, and almost twice of them are native speakers. As the mother tongue of one of the oldest and most fascinating regions globally, its influence is far-reaching and ever-changing. Furthermore, it is the language of countless literary works, from prose and poetry to philosophy and literature. Learn Urdu and embark on a fascinating journey through one of the most complex and delicate cultures of our time.

What Is The Urdu Language?

The ethics and traditions of the Urdu language encourage people to greet in Urdu. People of South Asia, specifically Pakistanis, speak the Urdu language and feel proud of speaking the Urdu language. It is not difficult to speak Urdu as this language is a combination of many languages. Let’s start learning greetings in Urdu. Say Assalam-u-alikum (اسلام و عليکم) and start learning best wishes and greetings using Urdu phrases in 2021. 

Introductory Greetings In Urdu

As you know, Pakistan is a beautiful country, and the people of Pakistan are helpful and sweet. It is the reason foreigners love to visit Pakistan. Whenever people come to Pakistan, they try to communicate with Pakistanis in Urdu. Using phone apps and other language apps, they translate their language into Urdu phrases and communicate. Believe me! Foreigners feel a sweet feeling of joy after hearing introductory greetings in Urdu. The phrases and meanings are lovely and soft. Initial greetings include your name and a basic introduction.

English TranslationUrduPronunciation
Helloالسلام علیکمAssalam- u -alikum
Take Careخیال رکھناKhayal rakhna
Goodbyeخدا حافظKhuda hafiz
Thank Youآپ کا شکریہAap ka shukriya
Nice Meetingآپ سے مل کر بہت خوشی ہوئیAap sey mil ker bohat Khushi hwui
How are You?تم کیسے ہوTum kaise hou
What’s your Name?آپ کا نام کیا ہےAap ka naam kiya hai
How’s it Going?کیاحال چال ہےKiya Haal chaal hai
It’s Nice to See Youتمہیں دیکھ کے اچھا لگاTumhe dekh key acha laga
What’s Up?کیا چل رہا ہےKiya chalraha hai

Specific Greetings In Urdu with Time Reference

English TranslationUrduPronunciation
Good morningصبح بخیرSubha bakhair
Good eveningشام بخیرShaam bakhair
Good nightشب بخیرShab bakhair

Other Useful Urdu Greeting Words And Phrases

Being in Pakistan and speaking the Urdu language, you will learn some common Urdu greeting words and phrases. You might use Urdu greeting words but using phrases is a bit critical. It does not mean that Urdu is a complex language; it is just like learning another language is always somehow challenging. Learning Urdu with the Ling app is fun and effective. Now, let us learn some phrases that we can use daily in convo.

English TranslationUrduPronunciation
Happy to meet youآپ سے مل کر خوشی ہوئیAap sey mil ker khushi huwi
It is nice to meet youآپ سے مل کر اچھا لگاAap sey mil ker acha kaga
Good to Meet You Againآپ سے دوبارہ مل کر اچھا لگاAap sey dobara mil ker acha laga
Do you have some place?کیا آپ کے پاس کوئی جگہ ہےAap key paas koi jaga hai
Can I stay here?کیا میں یہاں رہ سکتا ہوںKiya main yahan reh sakta hoon
You are so humbleتم بہت عاجز ہوTum bohat aajiz hou
I would love to travel againمیں دوبارہ سفر کرنا پسند کروں گاMain dobara safr kerna pasand keroonga
Hello beautifulالسلام علیکم پیارےAssalam-u-alikum pyaarey
Hello everyoneسب کو سلامSab ko salam
Hello dearالسلام علیکم عزیزAssalam-u-alikum aziz
Wide Era of 2021- Online Greetings In Urdu

People use gadgets in 2021 – mobile phones and computers to communicate with people around the globe and this communication can be different with people of different areas. Those people might speak another language, like the Urdu language. At this time, a greeting in Urdu can imprint a sharp impression of your personality if you are in Pakistan or talking to a Pakistani. The Pakistani people will feel more friendly when you greet them in Urdu. First of all, try to say Hello in Urdu, and for this, say salaam alaikum (السلام علیکم) and make more friends.

Formal Greetings In Urdu

Ok! Use formal greeting ways to mention some people. People like married women and older ones are highly respectful in Pakistan. While greeting them, you have to use some formal greetings. Don’t just say, How are you, say Dear Mam/Sir! How are you? It will show how ethical and respectful you are. Just be nice when you are around people who are not in a friendly relationship with you.

Sir, how are you?سر آپ کیسے ہیںSir aap kaise hain
Miss/Madam, how are you?مس آپ کیسی ہیںMiss aap kaisi hain
Informal Greetings In Urdu

Informal greetings are more on the friendly side. You can even use slang words and phrases in casual greetings. You can use this simple way of greeting children and people of your age. They do not mind your slang words, as humor is a bit high at this age.

Hey guys, how are you?سلام دوستوں آپ سب کیسے ہیںSalam dostoun, aap sab kaise hain
Hello friend, how are you?سلام دوست، کیسے ہو؟Salam dost kaise hou

Have Fun Learning With Ling App!

Until Now! You must have learned some basic ways to greet in Urdu. The people of Pakistan are amiable and will feel happy to teach you Urdu. And still, if you fail to learn some basic words and phrases in Urdu, you can use the Ling app to exceed in the Urdu language.

The Ling app is a reliable and straightforward language-learning app. Learning through the Ling App is like playing a game, and you never get bored playing a game. This language-learning app is effective, and it will help you achieve fluency in learning.

Download Ling from App Store or Google Play today!

Updated by Samawiyah Hasnain

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