Greetings in French language

Learn how to say common greeting phrases in French.


Below are some basic greetings in French. Click on an English phrase for additional translations into French, pronunciation, and grammar notes if available.

French greeting        English translation
Cher Monsieur! Dear Sir!
Chère Madame! Dear Madam!
Сher… Dear.
Comment vous appellez-vous? What's your name?
Je m'appelle… My name is…
Je m'appelle Alex. My name is Alex.
Ravi de te voir! It is nice to see you!
Ça ne casse rien. It is nothing special.
Ça ne casse rien. It is nothing to get excited about.
Je vais bien. Great.
Enchanté! Nice to meet you!
Moi de même! Nice to meet you, too!
Qu'est-ce que tu fais maintenant? What are you doing now?
Qu'est-ce que tu fais maintenant? What are you doing right now?
Qu'est-ce que tu fais? What are you doing?
Quoi de neuf? What's the news?
Quoi de neuf? Is there any news?

Index of French greetings

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