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United Russian Soviet States
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Postby United Russian Soviet States » Fri Apr 10, 2015 3:53 pm

Hello is здравствуйте.
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Caribica
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Postby Caribica » Fri Apr 10, 2015 4:07 pm

Spanish
Hello- Hola
How are you?- Como estais vosotros?
My name is... - Yo me llamo...
Welcome - Bienvenida
Goodbye - Adiós

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Yeungwai
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Postby Yeungwai » Sat Apr 11, 2015 4:11 pm








hello你好лийхоуlihou[liː hou]
how are you (pol.)你好呀*лийхоу њааlihou ngaa[liː hou ŋaː]
how are you (inf.)啥啲呀саадий њааsaadi ngaa[saː diː ŋaː]
welcome歡迎фунйињfunying[fuːn jɪŋ]
my name is ...倻呢...叫йаана ... гиуyaana ... giu[jaː nɐ ... gɪu]
goodbye**再見жойгийнjoigin[dzɔi giːn]
goodbye**再講жойкоњjoikong[dzɔi kɔŋ]
Greenlandic Arctic綠國北極Лөйгуок БакгикLeuigwok Bakgik[lɵy gwɔk bɐk gɪk]


*呀 is formally pronounced 'ngaa' but is often shortened to 'aa' or 'yaa'.
**再 means again; 見 means to see; 講 means to speak. So when you’re with someone face to face, 再見 is used; when you’re texting, on the phone, etc., 再講 is used.

(Traditional Chinese and Yeungyu Cyrillic are co-official scripts for the Yeungwainese language, Latin is not)
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Claanyad
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Postby Claanyad » Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:30 pm

The majority of Clányad's population speak Clányan (Cílányane).

Hello:

Formal single: Gurayáten vú
Formal dual: Gurayáten vúl
Formal plural: Gurayáten vúten

Informal single: Grávú
Informal dual: Grávúl
Informal plural: Grávúten

Goodbye:

Formal single: Hamácen vú
Formal dual: Hamácen vúl
Formal plural: Hamácen vúten

Informal single: Hamávú
Informal dual: Hamávúl
Informal plural: Hamávúten

Other forms:

Greetings: Gúratgeŧ
Many greetings: Śagúratgeŧ
Eternal greetings: Mánt gúratgeŧ
How are you? Pfege ðona?
My name is... Ge réiana gán...
Welcome: Źídací gona ðon... (lit. I welcome you to...)

Greenlandic Arctic: Cálisutyad-Árecatíc
Latter-Inuit Greenlandic: Śoceínyúwít-Cítálisutyane
Clányad: Clányad
Clányan language: Cílányane
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Shayminea
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Postby Shayminea » Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:48 pm

This is how people greet each other in Shayminean

Hello: Heiá
How are you: Hán seí tú
Welcome: Vienúdia
Good Morning: Vie Mornú
Good Afternoon: Vie Aúterní
Good Evening: Vie Evenú
Good Night: Vie Nás
My name is: Mei namú es
Goodbye: Baiá

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Scandinavian Nations
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Postby Scandinavian Nations » Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:50 pm

Greenlandic Arctic wrote:How To Say Hello In Your Nation's Language

Saying hello in our nation happens to be more art than science.

In our culture, politeness plays a major role, but it also gives value to social insults. As such, the best way to greet someone is to insult them just a little below the threshold where they would be offended. This threshold depends greatly on familiarity, of course.

The ritual usually consists of a question and a rude answer to it. The most common business greeting is "Wassup man?" responded to with "F--- you nigga".

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The Highlander Alliance
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Postby The Highlander Alliance » Sun Apr 12, 2015 3:15 pm

Highlander Tongue
Hello- Heyl
How are you?- Ghoed Thyryst Thu?
My name is... - Yd Tyturga da...
Welcome - Kaymherguth
Goodbye - Fyrfylla
Greenlandic Arctic - Gryynlydan Nathric

Baltiluvian
Hello- Ahar
How are you?- Kharimaai dahan?
My name is....- Tuk athkahajar Dar-na'an....
Welcome- Etskrrat
Goodbye- Har
Greenlandic Arctic- Nakktakaonasahasar
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Government Type: Absolute Hereditary Monarchy
Sovereign: Heneryst IV Yldagwenytth
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Wintanceastre
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Postby Wintanceastre » Sun Apr 12, 2015 4:44 pm

English is the most widely spoken language in Wintanceastre, however Kernowek also exists. Kernowek is further divided into two dialects, which can vary widely at times. St. John's Kernowek is used in St. John's Province of Bryher Island, while Drake's Isle Kernowek is used in the Province of Drake's Isle. St. John's Kernowek has more influence from English than Drake's Isle Kernowek does, and centuries of separation has caused them to evolve differently. Below are phrases in both.

Drake's Isle Kernowek
Hello: Hou/you/yow
My name is... : Ow hanow yw ...
How are you: Fatla genes?
Goodbye: Duw genes
Good morning: Myttin da
Good afternoon: Dohajydh da
Good night: Gorthugher da

St. John's Kernowek
Hello: Helô/yôw
My name is... : fy enw yw ...
How are you: Sut gen ti?
Goodbye: ffarwel / duw gyda chwi
Good morning: Bore da
Good afternoon: prynhawn da
Good night: noson dda
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Eschatopolis
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Postby Eschatopolis » Sun Apr 12, 2015 7:59 pm

Eschatopolian Demolect ("Eschatopolian English")

Hello - Hoi.
How are you? - Hau du thau bi?
My name is... - Mai neim bi...
Welcome - Wilcom.
Goodbye - Fewel.

Eschatopolian Politolect ("Latinitas nova")

Hello - Saluto.
How are you? - Quid agis?
My name is... - Mihi nomen est...
Welcome - Bene uenuto.
Goodbye - Saluto.
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Liberty and Alderney
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Postby Liberty and Alderney » Sun Apr 12, 2015 10:11 pm

Being a part of the US, Liberty's official language is english. However, just simply stating that doesn't give insight into the unique way the language of the state has evolved overtime, so the brave journalist Lazlo Jones ventured all over Big Applesauce, from the skyscrapers in Algonquin to the projects in Bohan, and tried to get a more realistic sense of the language in Liberty, while barely escaping with his life.

Hello - What the fuck are you lookin' at?
How are you? - Are you ok right now? Because you be acting all retarded.
My name is... - DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM? I AM [Name] AND I WILL DROP YOUR ASS RIGHT NOW!
Welcome - You are welcome to jump off the Rotterdam tower!
Goodbye - Go drown in the Humboldt river!
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Galmarch
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Postby Galmarch » Mon Apr 13, 2015 12:54 am

There are two main languages spoken in Galmarch, French and German.

French
Hello - Bonjour
How are you?- Comment allez-vous?
My name is... - Mon nom est...
Welcome - Bienvenue
Goodbye - Au Revoir
Greenlandic Arctic - Groenland Arctique

German
Hello - Hallo
How are you? - Wie geht es dir?
My name is... - Mein Name ist...
Welcome - Willkommen
Goodbye - Auf Wiedersehen
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Yossarian Herr
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Postby Yossarian Herr » Mon Apr 13, 2015 1:21 am

The language of Yossarian Herr is Eilandlijk. Eilandlijk is practically identical to Dutch, except it has a few local words, some of which were taken from the language of the indigenous Herr people who live on the island of Pianosa.

Hello - Hallo
How are you?- Hoe gaat het (met je/u)?
My name is... - Mijn naam is...
Welcome - Welkom
Goodbye - Wees vrolijk ---> This means something along the lines of "be happy". This phrase is used in Dutch in other contexts but is used to say goodbye in Eilandlijk.
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Nidrosia
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Postby Nidrosia » Mon Apr 13, 2015 4:02 am

Hello Hel [he:l]
How are you? Hvø is tu? [vø: is tˢu:]
My name is... Mit namm'st... [mit nɑˀmst]
Welcome - Vilkumme [ˈʋilˌkumə]
Goodbye - Farvele [ˈfɑ:ˌʋe:lə]

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The New Dog Nation
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Postby The New Dog Nation » Wed Apr 15, 2015 10:09 am

Hello - Woof
How are you - Woof Bark
My name is - Woof
Welcome - Woof
Goodbye - Bark
Greenlandic Arctic - Greenlandic Arctic (Formal names are not translated into dogspeak for convenience)
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Scriftland
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Postby Scriftland » Wed Apr 15, 2015 12:48 pm

Unless it is within "Free Speech Zones", saying hello is done with a simple nod of the head. Otherwise, hello, hi, greetings, etc. are used.
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Esperantujo 2
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Postby Esperantujo 2 » Wed Apr 15, 2015 1:01 pm

The Northern Kingdoms wrote:Hello
English: Hello / Hi
Swedish: Hallå / Hej
Esperanto: Saluton

How are you?
English: How are you?
Swedish: Hur mår du?
Esperanto: Kiel vi fartas?

My name is...
English: My name is...
Swedish: Mitt namn är...
Esperanto: Mia nomo estas...

Welcome
English: Welcome
Swedish: Välkommen
Esperanto: Bonvenon

Goodbye
English: Goodbye
Swedish: Adjö
Esperanto: Adiaŭ

Our language evolved into English and Swedish (by means of trade, immigration, diplomacy and ethnic roots from Swedes and Englishpeople). Esperanto is a recent add-on being pushed by the Northern Kingdom government.

We say goodbye in Esperanto as "Ghis"
In our minority language Pastarra:
Hello= Hajarr
How are you= Hauxarr arr juarr?
My name is= Majarr nejmarr iz..
Welcome= Uxelkumarr
Goodbye= Gudbajarr

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Prusenia
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Postby Prusenia » Sat Apr 18, 2015 2:52 pm

Hello! Kaīls / Būsei kailūsts/kailūsta
How are you? Kāi assei/astei?
My name is... Majs emmens ast...
Welcome Labbai perēitwei
Goodbye Deiwūtiskan!/Ērdiw!

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The Children of Mama
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Postby The Children of Mama » Sat Apr 18, 2015 6:44 pm

We just sing our names.

[Mama adds: Telepathy makes communication a lot simpler. If two of my Children meet up with each other, they can immediately tell how the other is feeling through the "life auras" their angels project. So, simple things like "are you there?", "who are you?", "how are you doing?" and so on are answered before they're even asked. My Children tend to be very direct; the concept of "small talk" is unknown to them. They don't need to set the tone of a conversation; it's established before they even start consciously communicating.

In the case of long-distance communication through the angel network, it's customary for a Child to transmit their names to their conversation partner and wait to be acknowledged by receiving the other Child's name, or be told their partner's unavailable. A Child's name is just a series of musical notes, a numerical string that's translated into a melody. So, conversations among my Children usually start with a duet of the two names sung and responded to.]

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Pavonistade
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Postby Pavonistade » Sat Apr 18, 2015 8:35 pm

Hello - Hiole (formal); Hio (informal)
How are you? - Qen mast ieu?
My name is... - Moitei nomne ast...
Welcome - Denteivue
Goodbye - Jeindebaie
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The Adeptus Machina
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Postby The Adeptus Machina » Sat Apr 18, 2015 8:42 pm

Hello - Salam.
How are you? - Kayfa ḥālak?
My name is... - ...ismee
Welcome - Ahlan wa sahlan.
Goodbye - Tosbeheena ‘ala khair.

Our language, strangely, despite not having any connections with Earth, grew to be a language practically identical to Arabic. Feminine forms are always used however, due to the matriarchal culture.
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Webus
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Postby Webus » Sat Apr 18, 2015 8:51 pm

German: Hallo
Arabic: مرحبا
Swahili: Hodi
They/them

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Tolmakia
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Postby Tolmakia » Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:52 pm

Hello - Hillu/He (Modern Tolmakian), Ftyyho (Archaic Tolmakian)
How are you? - Huv ari yuo? (Modern Tolmakian), Fhou aprt yhod? (Archaic Tolmakian)
My name is... - My nami esh... (Modern Tolmakian), Ily lailt hz... (Archaic Tolmakian)
Welcome - Vilchumi (Modern Tolmakian), Utyuhoilt (Archaic Tolmakian)
Goodbye - Juudvyi/Vyi (Modern Tolmakian), Uhoohoieit (Archaic Tolmakian)
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Kenzinia
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Postby Kenzinia » Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:57 pm

Hello
Kenzinian : Helo / Hai
Indonesian : Halo / Hai
Kenzinian English : Hello

How are you?
Kenzinian : Haw ar yu?
Indonesian : Bagaimana kabarmu?
Kenzinian English : How are you?

My name is...
Kenzinian : Mai neym iss...
Indonesian : Namaku...
Kenzinian English : My name is...

Welcome
Kenzinian : Welkam
Indonesian : Selamat datang
Kenzinian English : Welcome

Goodbye
Kenzinian : Gudbai
Indonesian : Sampai jumpa
Kenzinian English : Goodbye
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Vaikneland
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Postby Vaikneland » Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:58 pm

English: Hello
Estonian:tere
Latvian:sveiki
Vaiknel:türé

English: How are you?
Estonian:kuidas läheb?
Latvian:kā jums klājas?
Vaiknel:svan eren?

English: my name is...
Estonian:minu nimi on...
Latvian:mans vārds ir...
Vaiknel:mins näme ir...

English: welcome
Estonian:teretulnud
Latvian:teretulnud
Vaiknel:velcum

English: goodbye
Estonian:teretulnud
Latvian:gaidīts
Vaiknel:notüré

Vaiknel is the primary language, derived from Estonian and Latvian, which are also used. German and Russian are the least used language which are considered semi-official. Due to it's location in the Baltics, many languages are incorporated in our nation.
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Ashane
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Postby Ashane » Tue Apr 21, 2015 6:48 pm

English: Hello
Ashanese: Ålo

English: Goodbye
Ashanese: Gobí

English: How are you?
Ashanese: Yu ôw ar?

English: My name is Jacob.
Ashanese: Jacöb mé åme.
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