"Hallo!"

Translation:Hello!

January 14, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/Zach1337

Is there a more informal way of saying "Hello" in German? I almost never say "Hello" in English and instead say "Hi". I know "Hallo" can be translated as "Hi" btw.

October 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/MatthiasM

You can go less formal if you know the local customs. In Hamburg for example, you could say "Moin!" or "Tach" (local dialect for "Guten Morgen" and "Guten Tag". Or just say "Hi".

January 1, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/GutoBrasile
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That's exactly what the German descendants of my region in Brazil would say: ''Moin''.

April 7, 2016

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There are a lot of German descendants in Brazil?

February 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/WalterTheves

In the region I live in, South Brazil, yes. In my hometown a lot of people actually speak "pomerano", which is a dialect of German. But as you go further north in the country, the number of German descendants decrease a lot.

September 2, 2018

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Drop the 'n' and you're greeting in Finnish (Moi!) :)

February 2, 2017

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Can anyone the differences between standard German, and German from Köln, Berlin, Bavaria, Hamburg, or Swabia?

March 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/az_p
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Not in the space offered by a comment on Duolingo :) Start a discussion in the general forum if you like.

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Amir.pro
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Do we have something like stress or syllables in German like what we see in Spanish or not?

March 2, 2017

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Yes, there are stressed syllabes, like in English, but I would be interested if someone could explain the rules, as they don't appear on Duolingo.

February 9, 2018

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Seems like people are saying Hallo is as short/informal as it gets, but does anyone know if people in germany typically just say "hi" in english since I know some non-english speaking countries do.

February 12, 2015

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Yes, younger people will also say hi (even less informal than hello). I seldom use it and my parents wouldn't use it at all.

February 1, 2016
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