Ways of greetings in Japanese :
What are ways of greetings in Japanese
- お 早う御座います (おはよう ございます ohayou gozaimasu) – Good morning! Used in the morning, from early morning to 10 a.m, this is a formal way. If you’re close with the person, you can use お早う (おはよう ohayou) only, this is used for people who are close.
- 今 日は こんにちは konnichiha – Good day! Used from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- 今 晩は こんばんは konbanha. Good evening/night! Used from 6 p.m. till late at night.
2. Greetings in various situations
おひさしぶり – Long time no see! Add です to sound more formal.
もしもし – Hello! (when picking up the phone).
はじめまして – Nice to see you/Pleased to meet you)! (When you first meet someone)
おす – Morning short form of お早う御座います, used for people who are extremely close.
よ : Hi! Used for people who are close.
Most common way – さようなら – Goodbye!
おやすみなさい – Goodnight!
じゃ、また – See you later!
またあした- See you tomorrow!
またあいましょう- See you next time!
バイバイ : Bye bye
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