How do you respond to greetings in French?

How do you respond to greetings in French?

So to say “hello, how are you?” in French, simply say bonjour, ça va? or salut, ça va? If someone says this to you, you can respond with ça va bien (“it’s going well”) or tout va bien (“everything’s going well”).

What are some formal greetings in French?


English Phrase Formal Greetings Informal Greetings
Hello/Good Morning Bonjour Salut
Good Afternoon (only used to bid goodbye) Bon aprés midi Bon aprés midi
Good Evening Bonsoir (after 6 pm) Salut
Welcome Bienvenue Bienvenue

Is Bon Matin right?

“Bon matin” is an attempt at saying “Good morning.” Anyone who does not really know French will sometimes attempt to use this as a greeting. The phrase technically is nonexistent as a greeting in the French language and therefore should never be used as such.

What’s the difference between Bon Soir and Bonne Soiree?

BONSOIR means GOOD EVENING. BONNE SOIRÉE means HAVE A NICE EVENING. And then, if we were going out to a bar or to meet some friends somewhere, she would say to us BONNE SOIRÉE, wishing us to have a nice time for the rest of our evening.

Is Bonjour feminine or masculine?

Bonjour. 2. Je m’appelle Paul….

masculine adjectives feminine adjectives
French français française
American américain américaine
Chinese chinois chinoise
Japanese japonais japonaise

Do you pronounce the r in Bonjour?

“Bonjour” means hello in French. Be careful with the pronunciation of the nasal vowel “on” in “bonjour” (you don’t have to pronounce the N like in an English word). Be careful with the “r “ sound too, which is also very different from English, : it’s like a gargling type sound in the throat.

What’s the meaning of comments?

: a spoken or written statement that expresses an opinion about someone or something. : a written note that explains or discusses the meaning of something (such as a piece of writing) : spoken or written discussion about something (such as an event in the news)

How do you respond to Merci?

The usual answer to “merci” in French is “de rien” which has about the same meaning as “no problem” and translates to “it’s nothing”. The most commonly used is probably “De rien”. Your “Pas de problème” is used also, and is more casual.