Hello!

'Hello!' - All about our school, no 1 (© Kate Walker / BBC)

Hello!

Selamat pagi, jambo, hei!
Yassas, hola, konichiwa, tung!

Whatever way we say ‘Hello’,
It always means the same,
‘Hello and welcome from us all,
We’re very glad you came.’

Namaste, ei ji, ni ho, hej!
Dobradan, al salaam, bom dia, ahoj!

Whatever way we say ‘Hello’,
It always means the same,
‘Hello and welcome from us all,
We’re very glad you came.’
‘Hello and welcome from us all,
We’re very glad you came.’

Language and pronunciation guide:

selamat pagi: sell-a-mat-pagee (Indonesian)
jambo: yam-bo (Swahili)
hei: hi (Finnish)
yassas: ya-sas (Greek)
hola: o-la (Spanish)
konichiwa: kon-i-chee-wa (Japanese) tung: tung (Albanian)
namaste: na-mast-ay (Hindi)
ei ji: ay jay (Bengali)
ni ho: nee how (Mandarin)
hej: hi (Swedish)
dobradan: dob-ra-dan (Croatian)
al salaam: al sa-lom (Arabic)
bom dia: bom dia (Portuguese)
ahoj: ahoy (Czech)

'Hello!': Instrumental - All about our school, no 1 (© Kate Walker / BBC)

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