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goodbye Explained

goodbye at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['gu:d'baı]

goodbye at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: God be with you]// used when you are leaving someone, or when they are leaving// hello// --Goodbye, John, see you tomorrow.// --I just have to say goodbye to Jane.// say your goodbyes (=say goodbye to several people or everyone) // --We said our goodbyes and left.//

goodbye at Croatian => English Of Explained:

Goodbye!

Zbogom!

goodbye at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Departure): departure, embarkation, outset, start, removal, exit, egress, exodus, flight, leave taking, adieu, farewell, goodbye, starting point, point of departure, point of embarkation, place of departure.

goodbye at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

exclamation, noun
used when you are leaving sb or when sb else is leaving:
She didn't even say goodbye to her mother. * Say goodbye to Mary for me. * We waved them goodbye. * We've already said our goodbyes. * Kiss me goodbye! * (figurative) Take out our service contract and say goodbye to costly repair bills.
IDIOMS see KISS v.

goodbye at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

goodbye
n : a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes" [syn: {adieu},
{adios}, {arrivederci}, {auf wiedersehen}, {au revoir},
{bye}, {bye-bye}, {cheerio}, {good-by}, {goodby}, {good-bye},
{good day}, {sayonara}, {so long}]

goodbye at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* good-by
  • good-bye
  • good bye

    Etymology

    From earlier Inter: term » Godby|lang=en, Inter: term » Godby'e|lang=en, Inter: term » Godbwye|lang=en, Inter: term » God b'w'y|lang=en, Inter: term » God bwy yee|lang=en, Inter: term » God buy you|lang=en, Inter: term » God be wi' you|lang=en: each a progressively shorter contraction of Inter: term » |God be with you, with change of Inter: term » God|lang=en to Inter: term » good|lang=en by confusion with Inter: term » good morning|lang=en, Inter: term » good day|lang=en, etc.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: enPR » go͝odbīʹ, Inter: IPA » /ɡʊdˈbaɪ/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /gUd"baI/
  • Inter: audio » En-us-goodbye.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » aɪ

    Interjection

    Inter: en-inter » j

  • farewell; a formula used to another person or persons when the speaker or writer or person addressed is departing.

    Synonyms

    * Inter: a » informal catch you later, bye, bye-bye, ciao, sayonara, see you, so long, ta ta, toodeloo, TTFN, ttyl
    • Inter: a » formal adieu, adios, farewell
    • Inter: a » slang hasta la vista, hasta la vista, baby, later, laters, keep it real, peace out. take it easy, toodles, peace, cya
    • Inter: a » UK, informal cheerio, cheery-bye, toodle pip Inter: a » dated


  • good morn, good morning (during the morning)
  • good afternoon, good midday (during midday)
  • good day (during day)
  • good eve, good evening (during the evening)
  • good night (during night)
  • See also Category: Wikisaurus:goodbye -

    Derived terms

    * kiss goodbye
  • say goodbye

    Related terms

    * good riddance

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » farewell
  • Abkhaz: Inter: t- » ab|абзиараҙы|tr=abziaraʒy|sc=Cyrl
  • Afrikaans: Inter: t- » af|totsiens
  • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|mirë u pafshim, Inter: t- » sq|mirupafshim
  • American Sign Language: Inter: tø » ase|OpenB@SideChesthigh-PalmForward BentB@SideChesthigh-PalmForward
  • Arabic: Inter: t+ » ar|مع السلامة|tr=ma3a as-salaama, Inter: t- » ar|إلى اللقاء|tr=ilaa al-liqaa', Inter: t- » ar|وداعا|alt=وداعًا|tr=wadaa3an
  • : Moroccan: Inter: t- » ar|بسلامة|tr=bslāma
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|ցտեսություն|tr=c’tesut’yun, Inter: t- » hy|հաջողություն|tr=haǰoġut’yun
  • Inter: trreq » Azeri
  • Basque: Inter: t- » eu|agur
  • Belarusian: Inter: t- » be|да пабачэння|tr=da pabáčennja
  • Breton: Inter: t+ » br|kenavo
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|довиждане|tr=dovíždane|sc=Cyrl
  • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|adéu
  • Chamicuro: Inter: tø » ccc|alyos
  • Cherokee: Inter: t- » chr|ᏙᎾᏓᎪᎲ|tr=donadagohv (sing.)|sc=Cher, Inter: t- » chr|ᏙᏓᏓᎪᎲ|tr=dodadagohv (pl.)|sc=Cher
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t- » cmn|再見|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|再见|tr=zàijiàn|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|再會|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|再会|tr=zàihuì|sc=Hani, Inter: t- » cmn|拜拜|tr=báibái|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|na shledanou, Inter: t+ » cs|sbohem
  • Danish: Inter: t+ » da|farvel
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|tot ziens, Inter: t+ » nl|doei, Inter: t+ » nl|dag, Inter: t- » nl|houdoe
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|adiaŭ
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|head aega, Inter: t- » et|nägemist
  • Ewe: Inter: tø » ee|hede nyuie
  • Fijian: Inter: t- » fj|moce
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|näkemiin, Inter: t+ » fi|hyvästi; Inter: t+ » fi|kuulemiin Inter: qualifier » telephone
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|au revoir, Inter: t+ » fr|adieu
  • Galician: Inter: t+ » gl|adeus, Inter: t- » gl|deica logo
  • Garífuna: ayó
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|ნახვამდის|tr=naxvamdis|sc=Geor
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|auf Wiedersehen, Inter: t- » de|auf Wiederschauen Inter: qualifier » Austria, Inter: t- » de|auf Wiederhören Inter: gloss » telephone, Inter: t+ » de|tschüss, Inter: t+ » de|tschau Inter: gloss » ciao, Inter: t- » de|bis später, Inter: t+ » de|bis bald
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|γεια|tr=geia, Inter: t+ » el|αντίο|tr=antío, Inter: t+ » el|εις το επανιδείν|tr=eis to epanideín
  • Greenlandic: Inter: t- » kl|baj
  • Guernésiais: Inter: tø » roa-grn|à la perchôine
  • Gujarati: Inter: t- » gu|આવજો|tr=āvjo
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|להתראות|alt=לְהִתְרָאוֹת|tr=lə-hitraót, Inter: t+ » he|שלום|m|tr=shalóm|sc=Hebr
  • Hindi: Inter: t+ » hi|नमस्ते|tr=namaste|sc=Deva Inter: qualifier » hello/goodbye, Inter: t- » hi|ख़ुदा हाफ़िज़|tr=xudā hāfiz|sc=Deva Inter: qualifier » Muslim, Inter: t- » hi|सत श्री अकाल|tr=sat śrī akāl|sc=Deva Inter: qualifier » Sikh, hello/goodbye, Inter: t- » hi|राम-राम|tr=rāma-rāma|sc=Deva Inter: qualifier » Hindu
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|viszlát, Inter: t+ » hu|viszontlátásra
  • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|bless, Inter: t+ » is|bæInter: t+ » is|bæ Inter: qualifier » colloquial, Inter: t- » is|vertu sæll (if its a man), Inter: t- » is|vertu sæl (if it's a woman'')
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|til rivido
  • Igbo: Inter: tø » ig|kōmẹsia
  • Indonesian: selamat tinggal (the leaving person), selamat jalan (the person remaining), dag / bye / bye-bye (slang)
  • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|adeo
  • Inuktitut: Inter: t » iu|ᓴᐃᒧ|tr=saimu|sc=Cans
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|slán agat Inter: qualifier » the person leaving, Inter: t- » ga|slán leat Inter: qualifier » the person remaining
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|arrivederci, Inter: t- » it|arrivederla, Inter: t+ » it|ciao
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|さようなら|tr=sayōnara, Inter: qualifier » leaving, formal Inter: t- » ja|失礼します|tr=しつれいします, shitsurei-shimasu, Inter: t+ » ja|それでは|tr=sore dewa, Inter: t- » ja|では|tr=dewa, Inter: qualifier » informal Inter: t- » ja|じゃあ|tr=jā
  • Khmer: Inter: t- » km|លាហើយ|tr=lea hey|sc=Khmr
  • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|안녕히 계세요|tr=annyeonghi gyeseyo|sc=Kore Inter: qualifier » formal, person leaving, Inter: t- » ko|안녕히 가세요|tr=annyeonghi gaseyo|sc=Kore Inter: qualifier » formal, person remaining, Inter: t- » ko|잘있어|tr=jar-isseo|sc=Kore Inter: qualifier » informal, person leaving, Inter: t- » ko|잘가|tr=jalga|sc=Kore Inter: qualifier » informal, person remaining, Inter: t+ » ko|안녕|tr=annyeong|sc=Kore Inter: qualifier » informal, generic
  • Kurdish:
  • : Sorani: Inter: t- » ku|خوا حافیز|tr=xwa hafîz|sc=ku-Arab, Inter: t- » ku|خوات له‌گه‌ڵ|tr=xwat legell|sc=ku-Arab
  • Ladino: Inter: tø » lad|adio

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Latin: Inter: t+ » la|ave, Inter: t- » la|vale, Inter: t- » la|salve
    • Latvian: Inter: t+ » lv|atā, Inter: t+ » lv|visu labu
    • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|viso gero
    • Logudorese Sardinian: Inter: tø » src|adiòsu
    • Lojban: Inter: t- » jbo|co'o
    • Luganda: Inter: tø » lg|weeraba
    • Luxembourgish: Inter: t- » lb|äddi
    • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|чао|tr=čáо Inter: qualifier » informal, Inter: t- » mk|пријатно|tr=príjatno, Inter: t- » mk|со здравје|tr=so zdrávje(regular), Inter: t- » mk|довидување|tr=dovidúvanje Inter: qualifier » formal
    • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|selamat tinggal, Inter: t- » ms|selamat jalan, Inter: t- » ms|jumpa lagi
    • Maltese: Inter: t- » mt|ċaw, Inter: t- » mt|ċaw ċaw, Inter: t+ » mt|saħħa
    • Mongolian: Inter: t- » mn|баяртай|tr=bayartai|sc=Cyrl
    • Nahuatl: Inter: t+ » nah|anej
    • Navajo: Inter: tø » nv|hágoóneeʼ
    • Neapolitan: Inter: tø » nap|ce verimmo
    • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|adjø, Inter: t- » no|farvel, Inter: t- » no|avskjed, Inter: t- » no|hadet bra, Inter: t- » no|hadet, Inter: t+ » no|ses, Inter: t- » no|snakkes, Inter: t+ » no|hei Inter: qualifier » telephone
    • Novial: Inter: tø » nov|adie
    • Palauan: Inter: tø » pau|mechikung
    • Papiamentu: Inter: tø » pap|ayo, te mayan, te aworo, te'oro
    • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|خدا حافظ|tr=xodâ hâfez|sc=fa-Arab, Inter: t- » fa|می بینمت|tr=mi binamet|sc=fa-Arab, Inter: t- » fa|به امید دیدار|tr=be omide didar|sc=fa-Arab, Inter: t+ » fa|بدرود|tr=bedrud|sc=fa-Arab, Inter: t- » fa|خدا نگهدار|tr=xodâ negahdâr|sc=fa-Arab
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|do widzenia
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|adeus, Inter: t- » pt|até-logo, Inter: t- » pt|passe-bem, Inter: t+ » pt|tchau
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|la revedere, Inter: t- » ro|pa
    • Romansch: Inter: t- » rm|a revair
    • Russian: Inter: qualifier » formal Inter: t+ » ru|до свидания|tr=do svidánija, Inter: t- » ru|до встречи|tr=do vstréči, Inter: qualifier » formal Inter: t+ » ru|счастливо|tr=sčastlívo, Inter: qualifier » informal, Inter: t+ » ru|пока|tr=poká, Inter: t- » ru|чао|tr=čáo, Inter: t- » ru|с богом|tr=s bógom|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » ru|увидимся|tr=uvídimsja|sc=Cyrl
    • Sardinian:
    • : Campidanese Sardinian: Inter: tø » sro|adiòsu
    • Sassarese Sardinian: Inter: tø » sdc|adiòssu
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|beannachd leat Inter: qualifier » familiar, Inter: t- » gd|beannachd leibh Inter: qualifier » formal, Inter: t- » gd|soraidh
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|до виђења, Inter: t- » sh|довиђења, Inter: t- » sh|збогом, Inter: t- » sh|поздрав
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|do viđenja, Inter: t- » sh|doviđenja, Inter: t- » sh|zbogom, Inter: t- » sh|pozdrav
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|zbohom, Inter: t- » sk|do videnia
    • Slovene: Inter: t- » sl|adijo, Inter: t- » sl|čao Inter: qualifier » informal; Inter: t- » sl|nasvidenje, Inter: t- » sl|lep pozdrav, Inter: t- » sl|srečno Inter: qualifier » formal; Inter: t- » sl|zbogom Inter: qualifier » archaic
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|adiós, Inter: t- » es|hasta luego, Inter: t- » es|hasta la vista, Inter: t- » es|hasta pronto, Inter: t- » es|nos vemos
    • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|kwaheri, Inter: t- » sw|tuonane tena, Inter: t+ » sw|majaliwea
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|adjö, Inter: t+ » sv|hej då, Inter: t+ » sv|hej, Inter: t+ » sv|farväl
    • Tagalog: Inter: t+ » tl|paalam
    • Tamil: Inter: t- » ta|சென்று வருகிறேன்|tr=sentru varukirean
    • Tatar: сау булыгыз, хушыгыз, исән булыгыз
    • Thai: Inter: t- » th|ลา ก่อน|tr=lâ kon
    • Tok Pisin: Inter: t- » tpi|lukim yu bihain, Inter: t- » tpi|bai, Inter: t- » tpi|lukim yu
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|güle güle, Inter: t- » tr|hoşça kalın, Inter: t- » tr|Allah'a ısmarladık
    • Tzutujil: naan''
    • Udmurt: ӟеч лу
    • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|до побачення|tr=do pobáčennja
    • Urdu: Inter: t- » ur|خدا حافظ|tr=xudā hāfiz, Inter: t- » ur|نمستے|tr=namaste|sc=ur-Arab
    • Uzbek: Inter: t- » uz|xayr
    • Vietnamese: Inter: t+ » vi|tạm biệt, Inter: t- » vi|xin chào
    • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|ledit
    • Walloon: Inter: t- » wa|årvey
    • Welsh: hwyl fawr (have fun)
    • Xhosa: hamba kahle (go well)
    • Zulu: hamba kahle (go well)
    • ǃXóõ: ǁám ǃāo (stay well)


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • An utterance of goodbye, the wishing of farewell to someone.
    1. : John gave Rebecca a goodbye to wish her luck on her holiday.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » an utterance of goodbye

  • American Sign Language: Inter: tø » ase|OpenB@SideChesthigh-PalmForward BentB@SideChesthigh-PalmForward
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|довиждане|n|tr=dovíjdane
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|走好|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|走好|tr=zouhao|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|rozloučení|n, Inter: t+ » cs|sbohem|n
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|adiaŭo
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|hyvästit|p, Inter: t- » fi|jäähyväiset|p
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|au revoir|m
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αποχαιρετισμός|m|tr=apochairetismós, Inter: t+ » el|αντίο|tr=antío

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|istenhozzád, Inter: t- » hu|búcsúszó
    • Kurdish:
    • : Sorani: Inter: t- » ku|خواحافیزی|tr=xwa hafízí|sc=ku-Arab
    • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|ucapan selamat tinggal
    • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|pożegnanie|n
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|adeus|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|прощание|n
    • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|zbohom|n
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|adiós|m
    • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|baibai, Inter: t+ » sw|majaliwea


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Farewells -
    Translation: ar » goodbye
    Category: ast:goodbye -
    Translation: bs » goodbye
    Translation: de » goodbye
    Translation: et » goodbye
    Translation: el » goodbye
    Translation: es » goodbye
    Translation: fa » goodbye
    Translation: fr » goodbye
    Translation: ko » goodbye
    Translation: io » goodbye
    Translation: it » goodbye
    Translation: sw » goodbye
    Translation: ku » goodbye
    Translation: hu » goodbye
    Translation: my » goodbye
    Translation: fj » goodbye
    Translation: nl » goodbye
    Translation: ja » goodbye
    Translation: no » goodbye
    Translation: pl » goodbye
    Category: simple:goodbye -
    Translation: fi » goodbye
    Translation: sv » goodbye
    Translation: ta » goodbye
    Translation: te » goodbye
    Translation: th » goodbye
    Translation: zh » goodbye