Nepali Greetings

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

Hi!: नमस्ते
Good morning!: शुभ प्रभात
śubha prabhāta
Good afternoon!: शुभ दिन
śubha dina
Good evening!: शुभ रात्री
śubha rātrī
Welcome!: स्वतगम्
How are you? (friendly): सञ्चै ?
How are you? (polite): आरम हुनुहुन्छ ?
Ārama hunuhuncha?
What's up? (colloquial) : के छ ?
Kē cha?
I'm fine, thank you!: मलाईआराम छ, धन्यवाद !
Malā'ī'ārāma cha, dhan'yavāda!
And you? (friendly): अनि तिमीलाई?
Ani timīlā'ī?
And you? (polite): अनि तपाईलाई?
Ani tapā'īlā'ī?
Good: सन्चै छ। / आरामै छ।
Sancai cha. / Ārāmai cha.
Bad: सन्चो छैन।
Sancō chaina.
Happy: खुशी
Sad: दुखी
Thank you!: धन्यवाद
Thank you very much!: तपार्इंलार्इ धेरै धन्यवाद
tapār'inlār'i dhērai dhan'yavāda
You're welcome!: केही छैन ।
kēhī chaina.
Have a nice day!: दिन शुभ रहोस्
Dina śubha rahōs
Good night!: शुभ रात्रि
śubha rātri
See you later!: पछि भेटौला
pachi bhēṭaulā
Have a good trip!: शुभ यात्रा
śubha yātrā
It was nice talking to you!: तपार्इंलार्इ भेट्दा खुसी लाग्यो
tapār'inlār'i bhēṭdā khusī lāgyō

The above greetings in Nepali 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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