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"Hasta luego" doesn't mean "adios" in Spanish. It could be traslate as "see you soon". But you can say it abuway, I use this word almost everyday when I leave a place. :)
The origin of the word "Adios" is the sentence: "A Dios" or "Vaya con Dios", wich could mean in english: Go with God.
BTW: I'm spanish and I don't know if I explained it well but I hope it helps.
While it would be a substitute, it directly translates to "until later," rather than "bye."
It is spelled "ciao" in Italian (and we spell it that way when we use it in English as well), but in Spanish it's "chao" or "chau."
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It makes no difference. Some are used more in certain areas, or by certain people, but it really doesn't matter which you use.
How do I know when to spell it "chao" or "chau" or does it not make any diference? (btw in portuguese it is spelt tchau) :)
I am not being stupid because my best friend is cuban and we have conversations in spanish all the time
Not related..but how do I turn my microphone back on?; Cant find settings on android app.
log in - click your username - click settings - it should show up there, depending on how duolingo works on android.
Esta un pregunta bien. I wasnt able to find this in my settings either! I would suggets searching microphone controls for your soecific phone(pc)'s model
'Adiòs'= adiOS Whereas "Adíos"= aDIos Its a matter of what vowel you stress. Imagine you throw a punch when you say the 'os' part of the word 'adiós'
That means 'see you tomorrow.' It doesn't directly mean 'goodbye,' though, so in this case you should just use 'adios.'
In español, they put punctuation marks before the sentence; like how you adjust this sentence at the beginning based on its type:
"He was going to the mall" vs "He was going to the mall?"
Spanish just sets your brain up for it faster when you're reading!
That's not the right order, though, and they specifically ask for it in the order 'gracias, adios' so it might be picky about that.
You guys have already answered my question! My teachers always spelled it "ciao"
Why wouldn't thanks, bye not make sense. It's like saying "thank you for your services good night"
if youre going on a mission trip to another country, how important is spelling really? they are the ones that i can not get...
When you say yo you are using more emphasis. Soy un hombre is casual. Yo soy un hombre is "I am a man and I mean it" (even politely if I say it softly). If I am raising my voice using Yo I am saying I am a man and you better understand that I mean it. I am liking this program. I just found it today...
Chao means bye. The direct translation of adios is like go with god. Adios is more formal like if you're leaving for a long time. Chao is like bye. I say chao at school and adios to my english teacher bc we have english on wednesdays :P
I have studied spanish for 3 years and I put an accent on gracias. I am such a ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ mug.
Gracias, hasta luego. That's what I thought would have been correct. What do you guys think?
hey, i also agree "hasta luego" would suit better! it does sound more like "see you soon" indeed, but, at least in portuguese (i'm brazilian), "adiós" is a kind of "bye" used only when you know you won't see the person anymore for a long time or kind of forever. all the rest is "tchau", which is much more like "hasta luego", "see you soon" or this kind of casual "bye"
I said gracias adios and am a fluent Spanish speaker I don't understand why it told me wrong because that is the was I say it at home
this is very boring but it pays off in spanish class, and tell me when i can copy off one of you peppy peeps
Chao/chau means bye and it's the most common way to say it casually in many countries. Better get used to it.