ආයුබෝවන් Ayubowan (Sinhala)
ދުވަސް Dhuvas (Dhivehi (Maldivian))
नमस्कार Namaskar (Chhattisgarhi)
നമസ്കാരം Namaskaram (Malayalam)
سلام Salaam (Kashmiri)
সালামু আলাইকুম Salamu Alaikum (Chittagonian)
नमस्कारः Namaskarah (Sanskrit)
નમસ્તે Namaste (Gujarati)
سلام Salaam (Urdu)
নমস্কার Nomoskar (Chakma)
হাই Hai (Karbi)
નમસ્તે Namaste (Kachchi)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Konkani)
সালাম Salam (Bishnupriya Manipuri)
হাই Hai (Bodo)
আগতৈ রোক Agatai rok (Kokborok)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Awadhi)
নমস্কাৰ Nomoskar (Assamese)
જય શ્રી કૃષ્ણ Jay Shree Krishna (Saurashtra)
সলাম Salam (Khasi)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Banjari)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Garhwali)
হাই Hai (Tripuri (Kokborok))
नमस्ते Namaste (Haryanvi)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Kumaoni)
سلام عليڪم Salaam Aleikum (Sindhi)
नमस्ते Namaste (Hindi)
ᱥᱤᱱᱟᱹ Hor Hopon (Santali)
హలో Halo (Telugu)
سلام Salaam (Sindhi (Saraiki))
नमस्कार Namaskar (Magahi)
নমস্কার Nomoskar (Bengali)
'helo Helo (Naga languages (e.g., Angami, Ao, etc.))
ਸਤ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ Sat Sri Akaal (Punjabi)
नमस्ते Namaste (Nepali)
ಹಲೋ Halo (Kannada)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Gondi)
வணக்கம் Vanakkam (Tamil)
হাই Hai (Meitei (Manipuri))
नमस्कार Namaskar (Maithili)
ନମସ୍କାର Namaskar (Oriya)
অসসালামু আলাইকুম Assalamu Alaikum (Sylheti)
नमस्ते Namaste (Dogri)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Marathi)
မဂ္ဂင်း Mangnga (Mizo)
मंगलम् Manglam (Mundari)
ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ Namaskara (Tulu)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Kurukh)
ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ Namaskara (Kodava)
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ආයුබෝවන් Ayubowan (Sinhala)
ދުވަސް Dhuvas (Dhivehi (Maldivian))
नमस्कार Namaskar (Chhattisgarhi)
നമസ്കാരം Namaskaram (Malayalam)
سلام Salaam (Kashmiri)
সালামু আলাইকুম Salamu Alaikum (Chittagonian)
नमस्कारः Namaskarah (Sanskrit)
નમસ્તે Namaste (Gujarati)
سلام Salaam (Urdu)
নমস্কার Nomoskar (Chakma)
হাই Hai (Karbi)
નમસ્તે Namaste (Kachchi)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Konkani)
সালাম Salam (Bishnupriya Manipuri)
হাই Hai (Bodo)
আগতৈ রোক Agatai rok (Kokborok)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Awadhi)
নমস্কাৰ Nomoskar (Assamese)
જય શ્રી કૃષ્ણ Jay Shree Krishna (Saurashtra)
সলাম Salam (Khasi)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Banjari)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Garhwali)
হাই Hai (Tripuri (Kokborok))
नमस्ते Namaste (Haryanvi)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Kumaoni)
سلام عليڪم Salaam Aleikum (Sindhi)
नमस्ते Namaste (Hindi)
ᱥᱤᱱᱟᱹ Hor Hopon (Santali)
హలో Halo (Telugu)
سلام Salaam (Sindhi (Saraiki))
नमस्कार Namaskar (Magahi)
নমস্কার Nomoskar (Bengali)
'helo Helo (Naga languages (e.g., Angami, Ao, etc.))
ਸਤ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ Sat Sri Akaal (Punjabi)
नमस्ते Namaste (Nepali)
ಹಲೋ Halo (Kannada)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Gondi)
வணக்கம் Vanakkam (Tamil)
হাই Hai (Meitei (Manipuri))
नमस्कार Namaskar (Maithili)
ନମସ୍କାର Namaskar (Oriya)
অসসালামু আলাইকুম Assalamu Alaikum (Sylheti)
नमस्ते Namaste (Dogri)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Marathi)
မဂ္ဂင်း Mangnga (Mizo)
मंगलम् Manglam (Mundari)
ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ Namaskara (Tulu)
नमस्कार Namaskar (Kurukh)
ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ Namaskara (Kodava)
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