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hello(
heh
-
lo
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (salutation)
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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hello
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1. (general)
a. ¡hola!
2. (on phone; when answering)
a. ¿sí?
b. ¿diga?
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. ¿dígame?
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
d. ¿aló?
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
e. ¿oigo?
f. ¿bueno?
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
g. ¿hola? (River Plate)
3. (when calling)
a. ¡hola!
to say hello to somebodysaludar a alguien
hello, what's this?caramba, ¿qué es esto?
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hello [hʌˈləʊ]
interjection
1 (greeting) ¡hola!; ¿qué tal?; ¿qué hubo?; (Méx) (Chile)
2 (Telec) (answering) ¡diga!; ¡hola!; ¡bueno!; (Méx) ¡aló!; (S. Cone) (calling) ¡oiga!; ¡escuche!
3 (surprise) ¡vaya!; ¡ándale!; (LAm)
hello, what's all this! ¡vaya or hombre!, ¿qué tenemos aquí?
4 (attention) ¡oiga!; ¡escuche!
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