Basque Greetings

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

Hi!: Kaixo!
Good morning!: Egun on!
Good afternoon!: Arratsalde on!
Good evening!: Gabon!
Welcome!: Ongi etorri!
How are you? (friendly): Zer moduz?
How are you? (polite): Zer moduz zaude?
What's up? (colloquial) : Zer gertatzen da?
I'm fine, thank you!: Ondo nago, eskerrik asko!
And you? (friendly): Eta zu?
And you? (polite): Eta zu zer moduz zaude?
Good: Ondo. Ongi. Ederto.
Bad: Txarto. Gaizki.
Happy: Pozik.
Sad: Triste.
Thank you!: Eskerrik asko.
Thank you very much!: Mila esker. Esker anitz. Eskerrik asko.
You're welcome!: Ez dago zergatik. Ez horregatik. Ez da ezer.
Have a nice day!: Egun ona izan!
Good night!: Gabon.
See you later!: Gero arte.
Have a good trip!: Bidai ona izan. Bidai ona eduki.
It was nice talking to you!: Plazer bat zurekin hitz egitea! Pozten naiz zurekin hitzegiteaz.

The above greetings in Basque 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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