Hello

Namastē

Goodbye

Alavidā

Good Morning

Suprabhāta

Please

Kr̥payā

Thanks

Dhan'yavāda

Do you speak english?

Kyā āpa aṅgrēzī bōlatē haiṁ?

How are you?

Āpa kaisē hai?

Sorry

Khēda

You're welcome

āpakā svāgata hai

I don't understand

Mujhē samajha nahīṁ ātā

Where are the toilets?

śaucālaya kahām̐ haiṁ?

There are 122 different languages spoken around India, but most common is Hindi. English is the country’s other official language, and you’ll find most people are able to speak some, especially in large towns and tourist areas. If you’d like to give Hindi a try, there are some useful words and phrases above. Also listen out for India’s unique ‘Hinglish’, which mixes up a bit of both Hindi and English.