Translation of greeting in Spanish:

greeting

Pronunciation: /ˈgriːtɪŋ/

n

  • 1.1 (spoken) saludo (masculine) (as interjection/como interjección) greetings! [archaic or humorous/arcaico o humorístico] ¡buenas! [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Theresa will be greatly missed by her many friends and neighbours as she always had a kind word and a greeting for everyone.
    • Some stopped what they were doing to stare openly, others just waved or shouted a greeting and returned to work.
    • Arrive a little early, make sure you're neatly dressed, and step forward with a polite greeting and handshake.
    1.2 (message) (usually plural/generalmente en plural) she sends you her greetings te manda saludos, me dio recuerdos para ti birthday/Christmas greetings feliz cumpleaños/Navidad greetings from London recuerdos (masculine plural) desde Londres (before noun/delante del nombre) a greeting o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) greetings card/telegram una tarjeta/un telegrama de felicitación
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    • Thank you to y'all who left me birthday greetings - they made me feel all warm and fuzzy!
    • With this, I'll end my first post and send you all warm greetings from cold rainy Germany.
    • Birthday greetings this week go to Declan Patton, who has now reached the ripe old age of 31.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.