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What is the best word to use when saying "Goodbye" in Turkish?

I am not sure which one to use. formal or informal. Thanks for your help!

For learning: Turkish
Base language: English
Category: Language


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    Görüşürüz is often used in Turkish. It means see you. It is used by friends generally.
    Hoşçakal is one of the most used words to say goodbye. You can say it to your friends. If you want to make it formal you are supposed to say hoşçakalın.
    Kendine iyi bak means take care of yourself and it is used by friends or close people.

    I hope this helps! :)

    i can add 'güle güle'this is used at a beginnig travell.we say güle güle to someone go to long distance.

    and 'elveda' . i think this is the romantic version.:)

    finally 'allahaısmarladık' this is more religious.

    elvedaa .. !! :)
    See you: Görüşürüz , Görüşmek üzere.
    Take care yourself: Kendine iyi bak.
    Have a nice day : iyi günler.

    If you wanna use Goodbye in Turkish, u can use "güle güle", "hoşçakal", "Allah'a ısmarladık".

    But there r some diferences.

    hoşçakal : Hoşçakal is said to the person who stays by the person who is leaving. (first situation)
    güle güle: It is opposite of Hoşçakal. (second situation)
    Allah'a ısmarladık: it can be used in both situations.

    Formal using: Hoşça kalın (first situation). Güle güle (second situation)
    Informal using: Hoşça kal (first situation). Güle güle is also for informal using (second situation).

    We usually use "iyi günler/akşamlar/geceler for formal using more. Also u can use these for informal too. Already there isnt a sharp border between formal and informal in Turkish except for a few things. When u use words as plural they r converted to formal.

    But if u r seeking best word, it is "selamun aleyküm" for hello and goodbye. it means "peace be upon you" or "Allah's selam be upon you". This is muslim word. So it is used in all muslim countries.

    selamun aleyküm :)

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