What’s the first word you need to learn when taking on a new language?

Before learning how to count in Spanish or say ‘I love you’ in French, one has to learn how to say ‘hello’. Even if you’re just passing through for a stopover at the airport, learning the basic phrase can instantly build connections with people around you.

The infographic covers 21 different ways to say the greeting, from popular countries around the world.

For those who want to know how to write the phrase instead of saying it, the infographic also shows the correct spelling.

The most important part about learning how to say ‘hello’ 21 different ways is the origin of the language. Each caption comes with the icon of the corresponding country, as well as the general dialect.

The visual diagram only takes 10 minutes to master, which can help pave the way for other useful phrases.

21 Ways to Say Hello | Visual.ly

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