Spanish translation of 'hello'
1. (= greeting) ¡hola! ⧫ ¿qué tal? ⧫ ¿qué hubo? (Mexico, Chile)
(= answering) ¡diga! ⧫ ¡hola! ⧫ ¡bueno! (Mexico) ⧫ ¡aló! (Southern Cone)
(= calling) ¡oiga! ⧫ ¡escuche!
3. (= surprise) ¡vaya! ⧫ ¡ándale! (Latin America)
hello, what’s all this! ¡vaya or hombre!, ¿qué tenemos aquí?
4. (= attention) ¡oiga! ⧫ ¡escuche!
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Example Sentences Including 'hello'
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A year earlier he had hired the Portuguese with a 4.6 million golden hello and his judgment was now on the line.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
So it could mean that any probing questions about his 8.1 million golden hello and 7.6 million annual pay package could go unanswered.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The former TV executive will also receive a $150,000 golden hello and substantial stock options.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Big crowded dinner parties where you only get to say hello and goodbye to people are not for me.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
I then accepted a golden hello from AEG.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
If you're single your new love first says hello in a health food restaurant.The Sun (2016)
If you're single, your new love says hello where many people sing.The Sun (2016)
People on telly are always weird about that, but how hard is it to just say hello to people and be polite?The Sun (2017)
Say goodbye to sticky eye and say hello to your party.The Sun (2009)
She gives us a big hello and sends us to the back of the room to await our induction chat.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Then say hello to your big, bouncy barnet!The Sun (2014)
You go on board and say hello.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Your dream lover says hello in a book store.The Sun (2010)
Still, it was a good chance to say hello.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
His mother stumbles towards us, lit cigarette in hand, and gives a throaty hello.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It is saying goodbye without knowing when you'll say hello again.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Not once in this very small restaurant did he offer a single hello or goodbye.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
She invited us over to say hello.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
A new love first says hello where forms are filled in.The Sun (2016)
And I was excited to be able to come and say hello again.The Sun (2010)
Give him a hug to say hello and goodbye.The Sun (2013)
He met a Norwegian minister last week just for a quick hello.The Sun (2016)
I saw her in the street once and put my hand up to say hello and she went to wave back.The Sun (2016)
If open-ended calls fill you with dread say you're just calling to say a quick hello.The Sun (2016)
If we were about he would say hello too.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Ten years on, hello again.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
That was a big hello for me.The Sun (2013)
They were constantly touching each other and always hugged each other hello and goodbye.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We want good relations with Germans but if we say hello they give us a funny look.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Can you contact them and say a quick hello and invite them to your next meeting?Christianity Today (2000)
A year to the day after she said goodbye to him, she was saying hello again somewhere.FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)
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'hello' in Other Languages
British English: hello! /hʌˈləʊ/ INTERJECTION
You say `hello!' to someone when you meet them.
- American English: hello!
- Arabic: مَرْحَبَاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: olá!
- Chinese: 您好！
- Croatian: bok!
- Czech: ahoj!
- Danish: goddag
- Dutch: hallo!
- European Spanish: ¡hola!
- Finnish: hei!
- French: bonjour !
- German: Hallo!
- Greek: γεια!
- Italian: ciao!
- Japanese: こんにちは！
- Korean: 안녕!
- Norwegian: hallo!
- Polish: cześć!
- European Portuguese: olá!
- Romanian: salut!
- Russian: привет!
- Spanish: ¡hola!
- Swedish: hej!
- Thai: สวัสดี
- Turkish: merhaba!
- Ukrainian: вітаю!
- Vietnamese: xin chào!
Translation of hello from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary