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Top Greetings in Hindi Posted by on Nov 6, 2012 in Hindi Language

In this post, I would like to share with you something very basic and yet, something very important. Today, I will show you the important greetings in Hindi. The greetings are translated in Hindi and their romanized spellings are also provided.

Greetings in Hindi:

Hello – नमस्ते / नमस्कार – Namaste / Namaskar

Good Day – शुभ दिन – Shubh Din

Good Morning – सुप्रभात – Suprabhat

Good Afternoon – नमस्ते / नमस्कार – Namaste / Namaskar

Good Evening – शुभ संध्या – Shubh Sandhya

How are you? – आप कैसे हैं। – Aap kaise hain? (to male, to a group, male or female)
आप कैसी हैं। – App kaisi hain? (to female, to a group of female)

How’s it going? – कैसा चल रहा है। – kaisa chal raha hai?

See you later – बाद में मिलते हैं। – Baad mein milte hain.

See you soon – जल्दी ही मिलते हैं। – Jaldi hi milte hain.

See you tomorrow – कल मिलते हैं। – Kal milte hain.

See you again – फिर मिलते हैं। – Fir milte hain.

Good night – शुभ रात्रि – Shubh Raatri

Goodbye – नमस्ते / नमस्कार – Namaste / Namaskar


1. नमस्कार (Namaskar) is used on more formal occasion.
2. Greeting with “See you..” are usually constructed with “to meet” and not with “to see” in Hindi. The verb for “to meet” is “मिलना” (milna).

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Nitin Kumar is a native Hindi speaker from New Delhi, India. His education qualification include Masters in Robotics and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. Currently, he is working in the Research and Development in Robotics in Germany. He is avid language learner with varied level of proficiency in English, German, Spanish, and Japanese. He wish to learn French one day. His passion for languages motivated him to share his mother tongue, Hindi, and culture and traditions associated with its speakers. He has been working with Transparent Language since 2010 and has written over 430 blogs on various topics on Hindi language and India, its culture and traditions. He is also the Administrator for Hindi Facebook page which has a community of over 330,000 members.