The most common verbal greeting is a simple “Hey”, “Hello”, or “Hi”. Some people may use Australian slang and say “Gday” or “Gday mate”. However, this is less common in cities. Many Australians greet by saying “Hey, how are you?”.
How do you greet someone from Australia?
Australians often greet each other by saying Gday or Gday, mate. Women will often greet others with a kiss on the cheek, while men will often shake hands with each other. Foreign visitors to Australia should say hello or how are you? instead of Gday to avoid sounding patronizing.
How do you talk Australian slang?
Aussie lingo to add to your vocabGday mate = hello friend.Fair dinkum = its the truth.You beauty = thats great.Better hit the frog and toad = better get going.Flat out like a lizard drinking = very busy.Bog in and have some tucker = eat dinner.What a stinker of a day = its a hot day.I reckon! = absolutely.More items •25 Jan 2018