Greetings from Around the World
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“Greetings from Around the World,” Friend, Sept. 2004, 27

Greetings from Around the World

Match these children and their greetings with the languages they speak. (See answers below.)

Konichiwa (Koh-NEE-chee-wah)

Italian

Hola (OH-lah)

Tahitian

Akwaaba (ah-KWAH-bah)

Swedish

Ia ora na (YAO-rawna)

Japanese

Privet (pree-vyet)

Russian

Buon giorno (bwohn JOR-noh)

Ghanaian (from the Fante and Twi tribes in Ghana, Africa.)

God dag (goo dahg)

Spanish

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