This year, say 'hello' differently!
On 21 November, the world celebrates 'Hello Day' just to encourage people to take the opportunity to simply greet people, and recognise how important simple communication is in our lives.
The purpose is pretty simple, to promote peace all over the world, and bridge barriers between every nationality. Quite a simple, right? But, holds a great message within it.
*FYI* The day began in 1973 in acknowledgement to the conflict between Israel and Egypt and after that over 180 countries have taken part in it.
Now, it's your time to start and greet strangers today, and I am here to guide you with simple but different languages to say hello!
Pronounced as: bohn-ZHOOR
Majorly speak in: France, Belgium, Switzerland.
You can also use Salut (sah-LUU) to greet your friends any time of the day.
Pronounced as: oh-LA
Majorly speak in: Apart from Spain, Spanish is the main language of Central and South American countries.
Pronounced as: guten-tag
Majorly speak in: Germany, Australia, Switzerland
Pronounced as: chow
No doubt, majorly speak in Italy only.
Pronounced as: oh-LAH
Majorly speak in: Portugal, Brazil, Angola
Majorly speak in: Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Bahrain.
Pronounced as: ZDRA-stvooy-tyeh
Majorly speak in: Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan.
You can also use word: Konnichi Ha (Kon-nee-chee-wa)
Now, we know something other than just 'bullet trains' from Japan.
Now, it seems a bit tough to learn!
Majorly speak in: Turkey and Cyprus
Heard about this language before?
Majorly speak in: Mongolia, China
Majorly speak in: Hungry, Austria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia
Pronounced as: nee-how
Now, this is something, most of us might be knowing before!
Majorly speak in: Greece and Cyprus
You might not have heard the name of this language.
Well, Hausa is the native language of inhabitants of Nigeria and Northen Nigeria, but it is also used as lingua franca in many countries of Central and West Africa.
What are you supposed to do on World Hello Day? Greet 10 people. That's it!
They might be your friends and family, but how interesting it would be if you greet strangers? And, do try it with the people you barely speak.
These different languages are the best way to prepare for the day. So, try it out and enjoy your day.
Also, if you know any other languages, then do share it with us. Share this with your friends.