Telugu Language Telugu Vocabulary: How to Say Hello and Greetings

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

నమస్కారము, Telugu 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 Telugu, keep reading to discover some of the most important greetings.

Let’s get started!

Telugu Language[edit | edit source]

Telugu (తెలుగు) is a Dravidian language spoken by people living in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

  • It is one among the six languages designated as a classical language of India.
  • It ranks fourth among the languages with the highest number of native speakers in India, with nearly 82 million speakers in 2011.

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

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

నమస్కారము (namaskaaram):

Main Greetings in Telugu[edit | edit source]

Telugu తెలుగు Pronunciation Translation
నమస్కారము namaskaaram general greeting
నమస్కారమండి namaskaaramandi general greeting
ఏమండీ aemandi general greeting
ఇదోవినండి idovinandi general greeting
సుప్రభాతం suprabhaatam morning greeting
శుభ దినం shubhadhinan general daytime greeting
శుభ రాత్రి shubharaathri nighttime greeting
మీరు ఏలా ఉన్నారు? meeru ela unnaaru how are you?
నేను బాగున్నాన naenu baagunnaanu reply to మీరు ఏలా ఉన్నారు
నేను బాగున్నాను, ధన్యవాదములు naenu baagunnaanu, dhanyavaadhamulu reply to మీరు ఏలా ఉన్నారు
నువ్వు ఎలా ఉన్నావు? nuvvu ela unnaaru how are you? informal
స్వాగతం svaagatam welcome greeting
సుస్వాగతం susvaagatam welcome greeting

Videos[edit | edit source]

General and Personal Greetings in Telugu[edit | edit source]

Commonly used Sentences for Greetings in Telugu[edit | edit source]


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