Frequent question: How do you say hello in Australian slang?

How do you greet someone in Australia?

The average Australian greets with a simple Hey/Hello/Hi. Avoid saying “G’day” or “G’day mate” when first meeting someone as this can sound strange or patronising coming from a foreigner. Many Australians greet by saying “Hey, how are you?”. This is simply a greeting, not an actual enquiry about your wellbeing.

How do you speak Australian slang?

Aussie lingo to add to your vocab

  1. G’day mate = hello friend.
  2. Fair dinkum = it’s the truth.
  3. You beauty = that’s great.
  4. Better hit the frog and toad = better get going.
  5. Flat out like a lizard drinking = very busy.
  6. Bog in and have some tucker = eat dinner.
  7. What a stinker of a day = it’s a hot day.
  8. I reckon! = absolutely.

25 янв. 2018 г.

What are some Australian slang words?

100 Australian Slang Words & Phrases

Aussie slang word/phrase Meaning
Bloody oath Yes! Or “That’s very true”
Bludger Someone who’s lazy
Bogan Someone who’s not very sophisticated
Booze Bus Police vehicle used to catch drunk drivers

What is a slang word for hello?

howsyamomanem – how ya goin – howzit – killer – sup – ‘sup – ‘sup, b? – wassap – wassup – wassuper – what ho – what is the scene – what it be? –

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What is Australian slang for girl?

It’s usually Sheila I believe – it’s just a girl’s name which, for some reason, has come to be used to denote all females there.

Why do Aussies say mate?

In Australia, a ‘mate’ is more than just a friend and is a term that implies a sense of shared experience, mutual respect and unconditional assistance.

What do Aussies call their girlfriends?

Dear/Darling: Another term of endearment for one’s partner. Boyfriend/Girlfriend: Popularly used to refer to someone’s significant other. Honey: Another popular pet name used by Australian couples while addressing one another.

What is the most Australian word?

The 25 most common Australian slang words

  • See ya this arvo – See you this afternoon.
  • Being dacked – When someone pulls your pants down.
  • Give a wedgie – When someone pulls your pants up your bum.
  • Dunny – toilet, bathroom – D’ya know where the dunny is, mate?
  • Earbashing – constant talking – She gave me an earbashing for coming home at 2am.

12 дек. 2018 г.

How do you say love in Australian?

Most times Aussies will use luv, luvya, seeya luv, I ♥️ (or simply say I love you but not in french cos that’s like really bunging it on.) Hooroo.

How do you say no in Australian?

As in the word “No.” Say it like “nar” and chew the word and transform it into having a A-O sound.

What do Aussies call police?

Coppa. A police man or law enforcement officer. It turns out that this isn’t really 100% Australian slang, as it has its roots in English slang. Our version of the word is based on the English word “copper.” This derives from the verb “to cop” which means “to catch.” Americans also call police officers “cops.”

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What do Australians call Americans?

Seppo is most often used by Australians and New Zealanders. It’s mostly used to contemptuously refer to Americans, those bloody seppos.

What can I say instead of hi?

hello

  • greetings.
  • hi.
  • howdy.
  • welcome.
  • bonjour.
  • buenas noches.
  • buenos dias.
  • good day.

Is Hey a slang word?

Hey hey, besides doubling as a salutation, has been slang for such things as “a problem” and “sex” in the 20th century.

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