Greetings in Italian

Italians like to eat and they like to socialize – and the two go hand in hand. The first step to socializing in Italian is learning the common greetings Italians use when introducing themselves and others. Knowing how to greet people properly in Italian is one of the most important aspects of learning the Italian language and culture. Below we'll explore common greetings in Italian including Hello! Good Morning! Good Day! and How are you? – among many others! To hear a greeting, click on any blue button. Then repeat the phrase out load to practice its pronunciation and commit it to memory.
English
Italian
Good day!
Buon pomeriggio!
Hello!
Ciao!/Salve!
Good morning!
Buon giorno!
Good evening!
Buona sera!
How are you?
Come va?
Very well.
Molto bene.
Fine.
Bene.
So-so.
Cosė cosė.
What's your name?
Come si chiama?
My name is Giuseppe Russo.
Mi chiamo Giuseppe Russo.
It's nice to meet you.
Piacere (di conoscerla).
See you soon.
A presto!
Goodbye.
Arrivederla/ci.
Goodnight.
Buona notte!
Where do you live? (sg./pl.)
Dove abiti/abitate?
I live in Florence.
Abito a Florence.
I had a wonderful time. (m./f.)
Mi sono divertito/divertita.
Please visit me!
Vieni a trovarmi!
This is my friend. (m./f.)
Ti presento il mio amico/la mia amica.
This is my wife.
Questa č (la) mia moglie.
This is my husband.
Questo č (il) mio marito.
This is my girlfriend.
Questa č la mia ragazza.
This is my boyfriend.
Questo č il mio ragazzo.
hello/ goodbye
Ciao
thanks
grazie
and you?
e tu?
not too bad
Non c'`e male
mister
signor
Mrs
signora
Miss
signorina
very well
Benissimo
Take care of yourself
Riguardati
See you
Ci vediam
Hi everyone
Ciao a tutti!
How nice it is to see you! [Informal]
Che piacere vederti!