How To Say ‘Good Morning’ And ‘Good Night’ In 10 Languages

Make new friends abroad or in your community by learning basic greetings. Here’s how to say ‘good morning’ and ‘good night’ in 10 languages.
September 3, 2018
How To Say ‘Good Morning’ And ‘Good Night’ In 10 Languages

Learning how to greet someone is one of the first things you should master when taking on a new language. Whether you’re traveling abroad or interacting with non-English speakers in your local community, it’s important to know how to be friendly and polite in another language. It’s the first step in making new friends and forging authentic connections. Want to get started? Here’s how to say ‘good morning’ and ‘good night’ in 10 world languages.

Spanish

Good morning: Buenos días

Good night: Buenas noches


French

Good morning: Bonjour

Good night: Bonne nuit


German

Good morning: Guten Morgen

Good night: Gute Nacht


Italian

Good morning: Buongiorno

Good night: Buona notte


Portuguese

Good morning: Bom dia

Good night: Boa noite


Swedish

Good morning: God morgon

Good night: God natt


Indonesian

Good morning: Selamat pagi

Good night: Selamat tidur


Dutch

Good morning: Goedemorgen

Good night: Welterusten

 

Norwegian

Good morning: God morgen

Good night: God natt


Russian

Good morning: доброе утро (Dobroye utro)

Good night: Спокойной ночи (Spokoynoy nochi)

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Dylan Lyons
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and previously managed social media for CBS News. He’s currently pursuing his MBA part-time at NYU Stern. His interests include podcasts, puppies, politics, alliteration, reading, writing, and dessert. Dylan lives in New York City.
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and previously managed social media for CBS News. He’s currently pursuing his MBA part-time at NYU Stern. His interests include podcasts, puppies, politics, alliteration, reading, writing, and dessert. Dylan lives in New York City.

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