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English definition of “hallo”

hallo

exclamation UK (UK/US hello)     /həˈləʊ/
GREET used to greet someone: Hallo, Chris, how are things?Welcoming, greeting and greetings
TELEPHONE used to start a conversation on the telephone: Hallo, this is Alex.Welcoming, greeting and greetingsCommunicating by telephone
(Definition of hallo exclamation from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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