French Greetings

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

Hi!: Salut!
Good morning!: Bonjour!
Good afternoon!: Bon après-midi!
Good evening!: Bonsoir!
Welcome!: Bienvenue!
How are you? (friendly): Comment ca va?
How are you? (polite): Comment allez-vous?
What's up? (colloquial) : Ça va?
I'm fine, thank you!: Ca va, merci.
And you? (friendly): Et toi?
And you? (polite): Et vous?
Good: Bien.
Bad: Mal.
Happy: Heureux.
Sad: Triste.
Thank you!: Merci.
Thank you very much!: Merci beaucoup.
You're welcome!: Je vous en prie.
Have a nice day!: Bonne journée.
Good night!: Bonne nuit.
See you later!: A tout à l'heure.
Have a good trip!: Bon voyage!
It was nice talking to you!: C'était bien de te parler.

The above greetings in French 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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