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'Narnia' has opened my eyes to a lot of things. I feel lucky that I'm able to travel; I'm not stuck in my hometown, meeting the same kind of girls and saying hi to the same people, week after week. There are so many interesting, intelligent girls out there.
William Moseley

Meaning of "hi" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HI

Originally US, from hiya.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HI

hi  [haɪ] play
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WHAT DOES HI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

HI

HI or Hi may refer to: ▪ Hello, a greeting in the English language ▪ Hi, Japanese character ▪ Hi, teen lifestyle publication ▪ Hi ▪ Hi, a character in the comic strip Hi and Lois ▪ Hi Records, in music, a Memphis soul and rockabilly label ▪ Hi River, also known as the Ili River, in northwestern China ▪ Hindi, an Indo-Aryan language by ISO 639-1 language code ▪ Hydrogen iodide, in chemistry, a diatomic molecule ▪ Hi, mobile phone brand of Dutch company KPN The abbreviation HI or H.I. may refer to: ▪ Hainan, as abbreviated on the pertinent Chinese government site URL ▪ Harlem International Film Festival, an annual five-day film festival ▪ Harper's Island, a CBS television show ▪ HÍ, nickname for the University of Iceland, from Háskóli Íslands ▪ Hawaii, a state in the United States ▪ Health informatics, a discipline at the intersection of information science, computer science, and health...

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HI

hi tech
hi-def
hi-fi
hi-fi system
hi-hat
hi-tec(h)
hi-tech
Hialeah
hiant
hiatal
hiatal hernia
hiatus
hiatus hernia
Hiawatha
Hib
hibachi
hibakusha
hibernacle
hibernacula

Synonyms and antonyms of hi in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hi» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HI

Find out the translation of hi to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hi from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hi» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

你好!
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

¡hola!
570 millions of speakers

English

hi
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हाय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَرْحَبَاً
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

привет!
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

olá!
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হাই
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

salut !
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hi!
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

やあ!
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

안녕!
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xin chào!
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வணக்கம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हाय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Merhaba
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ciao!
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cześć!
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

привіт!
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bună!
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γεια σου!
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hi
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hej!
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hei!
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hi

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HI»

The term «hi» is very widely used and occupies the 1.125 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HI» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hi

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10 QUOTES WITH «HI»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hi.
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Chuck Brown
I can't lie - I love talking to the people at my shows. I'm so grateful to all my fans. I couldn't do it for this long without them. So if they want to come past to say hi and whatnot, then it's part of my job to talk to them - and you know, it might be the best part of my job, too.
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Michael Davis
I went over to say hi to Rob and he introduced me to Wayne and Fred. I had made a radical purchase of some brown Beatle boots. Wayne was like 'Where did you get those boots! Who is this guy?
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Jackie Evancho
I just wanted to say hi to Pittsburgh as well because I miss it.
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Diego Giacometti
Yes, people do come across the street to say hi, but as they approach and get near, my perception of space begins to dissolve, and a new interest takes over that is primarily emotional, and with it comes a desire to touch, which may be a human interest, but not the interest of my work.
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Martin Henderson
It is a little weird now, going over to Heath's place. It's like, 'Hi Heath, hi Nomes.' Very strange!
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Juliette Lewis
Fame can be just so annoying because people are so critical of you. You can't just say, 'hi'. You say hi and people whisper' man did you see the way she said hi? What an attitude.
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Karen McDougal
If you want to meet a woman, it's best just to smile and say hi.
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William Moseley
'Narnia' has opened my eyes to a lot of things. I feel lucky that I'm able to travel; I'm not stuck in my hometown, meeting the same kind of girls and saying hi to the same people, week after week. There are so many interesting, intelligent girls out there.
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Ryan Newman
I love when fans recognize me. Most of the time they don't have the guts to come up, so I'm like, 'Come here, say hi! I don't bite!'
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Lennon Parham
For me, I met my husband when I was going full steam ahead of what I wanted in my career. We sort of intersected and were like, 'Oh, hi, hello!' We were both on our way somewhere to speak and then just kept going together.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HI»

Discover the use of hi in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hi and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hi, I'm Adam: A Child's Book about Tourette Syndrome
He wrote and illustrated this book because he wanted everyone to know how he and other children with Tourette syndrome are not crazy. If your child has been so diagnosed this book will help them realize they are not alone.
‎1991
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Hi!
While waiting in line with her mother at the post office, Margarita greets the patrons who come in carrying different types of mail.
Ann Herbert Scott, Glo Coalson, 1994
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Hi-Fi Color For Comics: Digital Techniques For Professional ...
An instructional manual designed to teach readers how to incorporate color into their comic line art furnishes step-by-step instructions in color theory, scanning, equipment, setting up pages, flatting, rendering, special effects, color ...
Brian Miller, Kristy Miller, 2008
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Hi, Can We Be Friends?
It empowers you to harvest the potentials of relationships while putting your excesses in check. This book provides practical answers to a growing nagging nightmare of how to stand for purity amidst a sex-hyped generation.
Tekena Ikoko, 2011
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Audio and Hi-Fi Handbook
It is designed to help enthusiasts understand and modify their hi-fi equipment. This edition contains new chapters on servicing, and digital developments such as DVD, digital TV, digital radio, Internet audio and MP3 players.
Ian Robertson Sinclair, 2000
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Hi-de-ho: The Life of Cab Calloway
Drawing on first-hand accounts from Calloway's family, friends, and fellow musicians, the book traces the roots of this music icon, from his childhood in Rochester, New York, to his life of hustling on the streets of Baltimore.
Alyn Shipton, 2010
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Realistic Modeling for Toy Trains: A Hi-Rail Guide
The author shows you how to build a hi-rail toy train layout such as his Sandy Harbor Terminal Railway. He provides modeling concepts as well as practical techniques for incorporating toy trains and accessories into realistic settings.
Dennis Brennan, 2009
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Hi, My Name Is Book
The main character, BOOK, teaches you what books can be used for with examples of art, math, and colors. BOOKS friend, Piggie, shows the wrongdoings against books with examples of chewing, coloring and writing on pages, and many others.
‎2011
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Hi, Pizza Man!
Provides the amusing and imaginative story of an impatient, hungry child and his enthusiasm to see the pizza person deliver his food. Reprint.
Virginia Walter, Ponder Goembel, 1998
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Tell Everyone I Said Hi
Contains eighteen short stories by American author Chad Simpson.
Chad Simpson, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hi is used in the context of the following news items.
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Video: Canadian man sings 'Tum Hi Ho' for his Indian bride, leaves …
Canadian couple, Canadian couple tum hi ho, Canadian couple ... Gregoire performed Aashiqui 2's popular love ballad 'Tum Hi Ho' for his ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
2
First Pluto pictures in hi-def by Nasa reveals foot mountains made of …
Welcome to Iceworld: Stunning first hi-def image of Pluto reveals huge 11,000 foot mountains made of water ice and a geologically active ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
3
Home Game Heroes: Variations in Hi-Low Flop Games (Part 1 of 2 …
In this week's "Home Game Heroes," Ashley Adams looks at some of the many variations of hi-low flop games available in dealer's choice ... «PokerNews.com, Jul 15»
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Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi: Is Shikar jealous of Ranveer getting close …
The ongoing track of Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi has interested the viewers. Ritika, who has always posed as Ranveer and Ishani's wel-wisher, ... «India.com, Jul 15»
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News Smite: Hi-Rez Studios announces Smite World Championship …
The Smite World Championship presented by Xbox One will take place January 7-10, 2016 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in ... «IGN Africa, Jul 15»
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Hi Score Girl Lives on With New Nendoriod - Anime News Network
Rensuke Oshikiri 's Hi Score Girl and its publisher Square Enix got in legal trouble last year after game developers SNK Playmore allegedly ... «Anime News Network, Jul 15»
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Dutch hi-tech group ASML post small Q2 income dip - Phys.org
Dutch company ASML, which makes computer chip-making systems and is seen as a global hi-tech bellwether, announced an 8.1 percent ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
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Hi Nippon Restaurant in Kits | Georgia Straight
Kicking myself for not coming in to say hi, but didn't want to intrude. Need to see your smile again! When: Tuesday, July, 14 2015. Where: Hi ... «Straight.com, Jul 15»
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Axon Pro Launch: ZTE's All-American Premium Phone Features Hi
The device is also the first U.S. smartphone to feature Hi-fidelity, Hi-Fi audio production and playback. “Audio touches several aspects of our ... «iDigitalTimes.com, Jul 15»
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Hi-tech medical care available at Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center …
Hi-tech medical care available at Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center with push of button. First Posted: 11:33 am - July 15th, 2015. By Mark Guydish ... «Wilkes Barre Times-Leader, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hi [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hi>. Nov 2020 ».
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