Before we take a deep dive into Dutch conversations, let’s get some basics down. This lesson will teach you how to say hello, goodbye, see you tomorrow and other useful phrases in Dutch.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Dutch“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Saying Hello and Goodbye

Previous lesson: Numbers in Dutch

Video: Dutch in Three Minutes – Greetings

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Hello / ByeHallo!
Good morning / Good DayGoedemorgen!
Good eveningGoedenavond!
Good nightGoedenacht!
Welcome! (informal)Welkom!
Welcome! (formal)Welkom!
Welcome back!Welkom terug!


Goodbye!Tot ziens!
Sleep well!Welterusten!
So long!Tot snel!
See you tomorrow!Tot morgen!
Get out of here!Ga weg!
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