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hi

exclamation uk   /haɪ/ informal us  
A1 used as an informal greeting, usually to people who you know: Hi, there! Hi, how are you doing?
More examples
  • Love from Sophie. PS Say hi to Gemma.
  • Hi, Lewis. How are you?
  • Oh hi, Ben.
Translations of “hi”
in Korean 안녕…
in Arabic أهلاً وسَهْلاً, مَرْحَباً…
in French salut!…
in Turkish Merhaba!', 'Selâm!'…
in Italian ciao, salve…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常用作熟人間的問候語)嗨,喂…
in Russian привет!…
in Polish cześć…
in Spanish hola…
in Portuguese oi!…
in German Hallo, Hi…
in Catalan hola…
in Japanese こんにちは, やあ(挨拶や呼びかけ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常用作熟人间的问候语)嗨,喂…
(Definition of hi exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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