Afrikaans Greetings

This is a list of greetings in Afrikaans. Helpful when trying to check how others are doing or feeling during different times of the day.

Hi!: Haai!
Good morning!: Goeiemôre!
Good afternoon!: Goeiemiddag!
Good evening!: Goeienaand!
Welcome!: Welkom!
How are you? (friendly): Hoe gaan dit?
How are you? (polite): Hoe gaan dit met jou?
What's up? (colloquial) : Wat doen jy?
I'm fine, thank you!: Dit gaan goed, dankie!
And you? (friendly): En jy?
And you? (polite): En met jou?
Good: Goed
Bad: Sleg
Happy: Bly
Sad: Ongelukkig
Thank you!: Dankie!
Thank you very much!: Baie dankie!
You're welcome!: Dis 'n plesier
Have a nice day!: Geniet jou dag!
Good night!: Goeienag!
See you later!: Sien jou later!
Have a good trip!: Geniet jou reis!
It was nice talking to you!: Dit was lekker om met jou te gesels!

The above greetings in Afrikaans are essential to daily conversations. You are very likely to use at least one of them in any given day. Check out the next topic below or choose your own subject from the menu above.

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