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How do you write Hello in Spanish - I need the correct translation with accents, etc..

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dietqueen Mon 03-Aug-09 10:03:36

I know its Hola but what accents do I use?

macaco Mon 03-Aug-09 15:06:20

no accents. it's just Hola.

Shitemum Sat 08-Aug-09 01:41:56

The H is silent and the stress is on the first syllable...

DeathbyDora Sat 08-Aug-09 06:37:49

Tried one of those computer translation tools once. I typed in "Hola! Como estas?" which is Spanish for "Hello! How are you?".

The translation was "Hello! Like these?"
Became the catch phrase for our girlie weekend in Barcelona...

macaco Tue 11-Aug-09 22:15:17

Sorry, thought you meant written accents. Shitemum is right about the pronunciation.
DeathbyDora, then translation was right cos you didn't include the accent on the second word. Hello how are you = ¿Como estás?
Like these? ¿Como estas?

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