Quiz: Can you say ‘Hello’ in 10 languages?
Share this on
54191

Quiz: Can you say ‘Hello’ in 10 languages?

Quiz: Can you say ‘Hello’ in 10 languages?

If you were to look back at how your friendships started, chances are, they began with the word ‘hello’ or its equivalent.

Have you travelled abroad to a country where citizens speak little to no English? The odds are that the extent of the locals’ knowledge of the English language starts and ends with ‘hello’.

As a traveller, one of the first few words you would teach yourself to say is ‘hello’ in the local language, which the locals almost always appreciate.  

Clearly, languages play an important role in our lives and are crucial when it comes to communicating and connecting with people of different continents and cultures. But how well do you know how to say ‘hello’ in the world’s languages?

It’s time to test your knowledge with our quiz.

1. Mandarin

Mandarin  Source: Shutterstock

2. French

Mandarin  French-1  Source: Shutterstock

3. Spanish

Mandarin  French-1  Spanish  Source: Shutterstock

4. German

Mandarin  French-1  Spanish  German  Source: Shutterstock

5. Italian

Mandarin  French-1  Spanish  German  Italy  Source: Shutterstock

6. Arabic

Mandarin  French-1  Spanish  German  Italy  Arabic  Source: Shutterstock

7. Swahili

Mandarin  French-1  Spanish  German  Italy  Arabic  Africa  Source: Shutterstock

8. Swedish

Mandarin  French-1  Spanish  German  Italy  Arabic  Africa  Sweden  Source: Shutterstock

9. Hindi

Mandarin  French-1  Spanish  German  Italy  Arabic  Africa  Sweden  Hindi  Source: Shutterstock

10. Korean

Mandarin  French-1  Spanish  German  Italy  Arabic  Africa  Sweden  Hindi  Korean  Source: Shutterstock

Liked this? Then you’ll love…

4 useful tips for picking up a new language

Should more schools teach Mandarin Chinese?