How do you say goodbye in Quebec?
Note that the expression bonne journée (as opposed to bonjour) is also often used for “goodbye” in Quebec (similar to “Good Day”), which it is not in France (where it is more common to say au revoir or bye).
What is Dieu?
Dieu (“God”, 1891) is a long religious epic by Victor Hugo, parts of which were written between 1855 and 1862.
Is Bonne nuit French?
Bonne nuit is defined as good night in French. An example of bonne nuit is what someone would say before going to bed in France.
Does adieu mean goodbye forever?
Use “adieu” sparingly; this phrase means “goodbye forever” and is generally only used when you will never see this person again in your life. This phrase can also be said upon your last visit with someone who’s dying.
Can you use Salut to say goodbye?
Salut (Sah-lou). This is a very casual way of saying goodbye (or rather, ‘bye!) in French. Note that it also means “hi!”
How do you say goodnight in Quebec?
Here are the three most common ways to wish someone goodnight in French:
- Bonne nuit. Bonne nuit literally means “Good night” and is used the same way as in English. …
- Dors bien. Meaning “sleep well,” dors bien can also be used in the imperative form with vous: Dormez bien. …
- Fais de beaux rêves.
Do they say ciao in France?
Ciao is an Italian word often used in French too. The Italians use it to mean either “hi” or “bye”, but in French it generally means “bye”.
How do you reply 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”.
Other ways to answer a “Merci” are:
- “Il n’y a pas de quoi”, sometimes abbreviated in “Pas de quoi”
- around Toulouse: “Avec plaisir”
- in Belgium: “S’il vous plaît”