German German Greetings

Hello in German

Learn how to say hello in German, goodbye in German, and other German greetings with free audio flash cards and the Lingo Dingo review game.

German mini-course

English German
Good morning. Guten Morgen.
Good afternoon. Guten Tag.
Good evening. Guten Abend.
Hello, my name is John. Hallo, ich heiße Hans.
What is your name? Wie heißen Sie/heißt Du?
How are things? Wie geht's?
Fine, thanks. Danke, gut.
How are you? Wie geht es Ihnen/Dir?
I am fine. Gut, danke.
Nice to meet you. Freut mich, Sie/Dich kennen zu lernen.
Goodbye. Auf Wiedersehen.
See you later Bis später!

Goodbye in German

Before you say goodbye in German and goodbye to this page, make sure that you have taken the time to learn all the German greetings. Some are more important than others, but as you learn more greetings you will sound more conversational. Do your best to clear your mind and learn. Start by learning hello in German, and finish by learning goodbye in German. Everything else is in between.

This list of German phrases will get you closer to speaking in complete sentences. There is also a list of German words which will help you as well. The German verbs will help you describe what you like to do. There are many free and paid resources for you to learn German.