Gujarati Language Gujarati Vocabulary: How to Say Hello and Greetings

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🤗 Gujarati Greetings for Everyday Life[edit | edit source]

નમસ્તે, Gujarati learners!

Greetings are an important part of any language because they allow you to connect and communicate with others. If you’re planning a trip to the country or are trying to learn Gujarati, keep reading to discover some of the most important greetings.

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Gujarati Language[edit | edit source]

  • Gujarati (ગુજરાતી, Gujarātī) is a language native to the Indian state of Gujarat and spoken predominantly by the Gujarati people.
  • In India, it is the official language in the state of Gujarat, as well as an official language in the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.

How to say "Hello" in Gujarati[edit | edit source]

Listen to the following recording to learn how to say “Hello” in Gujarati (pronunciation from a native speaker):

નમસ્તે (namaste):

Main Greetings in Gujarati[edit | edit source]

Gujarati (writing) Gujarati (pronunciation) Translation
નમસ્તે namaste general greeting used by Hindus
નમસ્કાર namaskar general greeting used by Hindus
જય જય jay jay informal greeting
આપને કેમ છે aapne kem chhe How are you? (singular)
તમે કેમ છો tame kem chho
કેમ છો kem chho how are you?
તમને કેમ છે tamane kem chhe How are you? (plural / formal)
મને સારું છે  mane saru chhe Reply to 'How are you?'
હું મજા માં છું hu maja ma chhu
મજામાં majamam
સારુન sarun
આભાર hum majamam abhar
Gujarati (writing) Gujarati (pronunciation) Translation
ઘણા વખતે દેખના ghana vakhate dekhana Long time no see (formal)
ઘણા સમય થી દેખાતા નથી ghana samay thi dekhata nathi Long time no see (formal)
તમે ક્યાંના છો?આપ ક્યાંના છો tame kyaan na chho Where are you from?
હું ... નો છું hun ... no chhu I'm from ... (masculine / singular)
હું ... ની છું hun ... ni chhu I'm from ... (feminine / singular)
અમે ... નાં છે ame ... na chhe I'm from ... (plural)
તમને મળીને આનંદ થયો tamne maline anand thaiyo Pleased to meet you
Gujarati (writing) Gujarati (pronunciation) Translation
તમારું નામ શું છ tamaru naam su chhe? What's your name? (plural / formal)
આપનું નામ શું છે aapnu naam su chhe? What's your name? (singular)
તારું નામ શું છે taru naam su chhe? What's your name? (singular / informal)
મારું નામ ... છે maru naam ... chhe My name is ...
તમારા નસીબ તમને સાથ આપે tamara nasib tamne saath aape Good luck!
સ્વાગત svaagat welcome greeting
પધારો padhaaro Welcome
શુભ સંધ્યા shubh sandhya Good evening (Evening greeting) (archaic)
શુભરાત્રિ shubh ratri Good night
સુપ્રભાત suprabhat Good morning (Morning greeting)
આવજો avjo Goodbye (Come back some other time/day) (Parting phrases)

Video: Learn Gujarati Phrases - General and Personal Greetings[edit | edit source]


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