Quick answer
"Welcome" is an interjection which is often translated as "bienvenido", and "hello" is an interjection which is often translated as "hola". Learn more about the difference between "welcome" and "hello" below.
welcome(
wehl
-
kuhm
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (greeting)
a. bienvenido
Welcome! You've been away for too long, aunt.¡Bienvenida! Estuvo fuera mucho tiempo, tía.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (salutation)
a. la bienvenida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Another year and another great welcome from the staff.Otro año, otra gran bienvenida por parte del personal.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (received gladly)
a. bienvenido
Good news is always welcome.Las buenas noticias siempre son bienvenidas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to greet gladly)
a. dar la bienvenida
We're happy to welcome you to our new website.Nos complace darles la bienvenida a nuestro nuevo sitio web.
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hello(
heh
-
lo
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (greeting)
a. hola
Hello! How is everything?¡Hola! ¿Cómo te va todo?
2. (used to answer the telephone)
a.
Hello. Who is calling?Sí. ¿Quién es?
b. hola
Hello. - Hi, it's Ricardo.Hola. - Hola, soy Ricardo.
c. diga
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Hello. - Hi. Is Maria there?Diga. - Hola. ¿Se encuentra María?
d. aló (Southern Cone)
Hello. Who is this?Aló. ¿Quién es?
e. bueno
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Hello? I can't hear you.¿Bueno? No te escucho.
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