How to Say Goodbye Different Languages

Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Other, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Welsh

To paraphrase Shakespeare, parting can be such sweet sorrow. . . Especially if the person you’re speaking to has no idea what you’re saying! So here’s how to say goodbye in different languages.

Chinese — 再见 Zàijiàn
Croatian — Do videnja; zbogom
Czech — sbohem
Danish — farvel
Dutch — tot ziens; doei
Finnish — näkemiin
French — au revoir; à bientôt
German — Auf Wiedersehen
Greek — αντίο (antío)
Haitian Creole — orevwa
Irish — slán
Italian — arrivederci; ciao
Japanese — さようなら (sayōnara)
Norwegian — ha det; farvel
Polish — do widzenia
Portuguese — até logo; adeus
Russian — до свидания (da svidaniya); пока (paka)
Spanish — adiós
Swedish — Hej då; adjö
Vietnamese — tạm biệt
Welsh — hwyl; da bo

How to Say Purple in Different Languages

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Here’s how to say purple in different languages:

Chinese –  zǐ (紫)

Danish – lilla

Dutch – paars

Finnish – purppura

French – pourpre

German –  violett

Greek – móv (μωβ)

Haitian Creole – violèt

Icelandic – purpurarauður

Irish – corcra

Italian – porpora

Japanese – murasaki (紫)

Norwegian – lilla

Portuguese – roxo

Russian – fioletovyĭ (фиолетовый)

Purple sky over St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Russia
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Spanish – morado

Swedish – violett

Vietnamese – tím

Welsh – porffor

How to Say Orange in Different Languages

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Here’s how to say orange in different languages (these refer to the color orange, adjective, not the fruit, noun):

Chinese –  chéng (橙)

Danish – orange

Dutch – oranje

Finnish – oranssi

French – orange

German – orange

Greek – portokalí (πορτοκαλί)

how to say orange in different languages
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Haitian Creole – zoranj

Icelandic – appelsínugulur

Irish – oráiste

Italian – arancione

Japanese – orenji (オレンジ)

Norwegian – oransje

Portuguese – laranja

Russian – oranžhevui (оранжевый)

Spanish – anaranjado

Swedish – orange

Vietnamese – cam

Welsh – oren

How to Say Brown in Different Languages

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Here’s how to say brown in different languages:

Chinese –  zōng sè (棕色)

Danish – brun

Dutch – bruin

Finnish – ruskea

French – brun

German – braun

how to say brown in German - braun
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Greek – kafé (καφέ)

Haitian Creole – mawon

Icelandic – brúnn

Irish – donn

Italian – marrone

Japanese – chairo (茶色)

Norwegian – brun

Portuguese – castanho

Russian – korichnevuĭ (коричневый)

Spanish – castaño

Swedish – brun

Vietnamese – nâu

Welsh – brown