Question: What is hello in southern Germany?

How do you greet someone in German slang?

You might also learn Hallo (Hello) for more informal situations and, luckily, Hi in German works just as well. But that’s child’s play.

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German English
Hallo Hello
Hi Hi
Guten Tag Hello (lit. Good day)
Guten Morgen Good morning

How do you greet informally in German?

Informal greetings in German

  1. “Grüß dich!” = Hello there! …
  2. “Was geht?” / “Was ist los?” / “Was läuft?” = What’s going on?
  3. “Was geht ab?” / “Was liegt an?” = What’s up?
  4. “Hey, Alter!” = Hey, dude!
  5. “Schön dich zu sehen!” = Good to see you!
  6. “Schön dich wiederzusehen!” = Nice to see you again!

Where do they say Servus?

The word may be used as a greeting, a parting salutation, or as both, depending on the region and context. Despite its formal origins, “servus” is now used as an informal salute in Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, Austria, Südtirol, Slovenia, Hungary, and Romania.

What is considered rude in Germany?

Germans are extremely punctual and well-mannered. Showing up late, losing your cool, or raising your voice are all considered rude and thoughtless. If you step out of line, don’t be surprised or offended if someone corrects your behavior, as this is very common in the German culture.

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What do you reply to Wie Gehts?

The following are acceptable answers to the question Wie geht es Ihnen? (How are you?): Danke, gut. (dân-ke, gooht.) (Thanks, I’m fine.) or Gut, danke.

How do you introduce yourself in German?

Introducing yourself

The simplest greeting is Hallo or Guten Tag, which means Hello or Good Day. If you’re in Southern Germany, they say Grüß Gott instead. Introduce yourself. The two most common ways to introduce yourself are to say Ich heiße Name (My name is Name) or Ich bin Name (I’m Name).

Is Guten Nacht a greeting?

If Guten Abend is “good evening”, meant to be used during the night period as a “hello” when arriving a place, Gute Nacht is our “good night”, used not as a greeting but rather as a “goodbye” when you are going to bed.

Is it Guten Nacht or Gute Nacht?

Guten Nacht is grammatically incorrect and doesn’t exist. Gute Nacht is correct.