Complete Definition of "welcome"

English

Etymology
Old English wilcuma

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËwÉl.kÉm/
SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
audio|en-us-welcome.ogg|Audio (US)

Interjection
welcome

  1. Greeting|greeting given upon someoneâs arrival.
Translations
trans-top|greeting given upon someone's arrival
Afrikaans: welkom!
Albanian: mirë se vjen!
Arabic: ARchar|! Ø§ÙÙا ÙسÙÙا|Ø£ÙÙا٠ÙسÙÙا٠(âáhlan wa-sáhlan)
Armenian: Õ¢Õ¡ÖÕ« Õ£Õ¡Õ¬Õ¸ÖÕ½Õ¿ (bari galust)
Aromanian: ghini vinishi s, ghini vinit p
Azeri: xoÅ gÉlmiÅsiniz!
Basque: ongi etorri!
Batak: menjuah-juah! horas!
Belarusian: вiÑаем (vitaem), пÑÑвiÑанне (pryvitaÅne)
Bosnian: dobrodošli!
Breton: degemer mat !
Bulgarian: добÑе доÑÑл (dobre došãl) s, добÑе доÑли (dobre doÅ¡li) p
Catalan: benvingut! m, benvinguda! f benvinguts p, benvingudes f|p
Cebuano: maayong pag-abot
Chechen: маÑÑÑа воагÓийл (märsha wooghiil) m, маÑÑÑа йогÓийл (märsha yooghiil) f, маÑÑÑа догÓийла (märsha dooghiila) p
Cherokee: á¤áµá®áµáá (ulihebisdi)
Chinese:
Cornish: dynnargh dhis
Corsican: bonavinuta
Croatian: dobrodošli!
Czech: vítáme tÄ (sg/informal), vítáme vás (pl/formal)
Danish: velkommen!
Dutch: welkom!
Esperanto: bonvenon!
Estonian: tere tulemast!
Ewe: wòe zÉ s, miawoe zÉ p
Finnish: tervetuloa!
French: bienvenue !
Frisian: wolkom!
Gaelic:
Georgian: áááááá áá§áá¡ áá¥áááá áááá á«ááááá (ket'ili ikos tkʼveni mobrżaneba) p, áááááá áá§áá¡ á¨ááá áááá á«ááááá (ket'ili ikos Å¡eni mobrżaneba) s
German: willkommen!
Greek:
Greenlandic: tikilluarit
Guaraní: teregÌuahẽ porãite!, eguahé porá!
Hawaiian: aloha
Hebrew: !×ר×× ×××|×ָּר×Ö¼×Ö° ×Ö·×Ö¸Ö¼× (barúkh habá) m, !×ר××× ×××× (brukhá habáa) f, !×ר×××× ××××× (brukhím habaím) p, !×ר×××ת ××××ת (brukhót habaót) f|p
Hindi: सà¥à¤µà¤¾à¤à¤¤à¤® (svÄgatam), सà¥à¤µà¤¾à¤à¤¤ हॠ(svÄgat hai)
Hungarian: isten hozott! (less formal), isten hozta! (more formal), üdvözlet!
Icelandic: velkominn! m, velkomin (f sg & mixed pl), velkomnir m|p, velkomnar f|p
Ido: bonveno
Igbo: nno̱
Indonesian:
Inuktitut: ááááµáá¹ (arionngaipaa)
Interlingua: benvenite!
Italian: benvenuto! m, benvenuta! f, benvenuti! p, benvenute! f|p, salve
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Japanese: ããããï¼ (yÅkoso), ããã£ãããã¾ãï¼ (irasshaimase), ããã£ãããï¼ (irasshai)
Jèrriais: séyiz les beinv'nu !, séyiz les beinv'nue ! f, séyiz les beinv'nus ! p
Judeo-Arabic: harif
Kazakh: ÒÐ¾Ñ ÐºÐµÐ»Ð´ÑÒ£Ñз!, qoÅ keldiñiz!, KUchar|ÙÙØ´ ÙÛÙدٴÙÚ­Ù´Ùز!
Khmer: KMchar|áááá¶áááá (swagum)
Korean: ko-inline|ì ì¤ì¨ìµëë¤!|jal osyeotsimnida!, íìí©ëë¤ (hwangyoeng-hamnida)
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|بÙâØ®ÛربÛÛ|trba xêr bêi|scKUchar s, t|ku|بÙâØ®ÛربÛÙ|trbe xêr bên|scKUchar p
Latin: salve! s, salvete! p
Latvian: laipni lūdzam! p
Limburgish: wilkóm
Lithuanian: sveiki atvykÄ
Lojban: fi'i
Luxembourgish: wëllkëmm! Wëllkomm
Malay: selamat datang
Malayalam: à´¸àµà´µà´¾à´à´¤à´ (svaagatham)
Maltese: merħba
MÄori: haere mai, nau mai
Marathi: सà¥à¤µà¤¾à¤à¤¤ à¤à¤¹à¥ (svÄgat Ähe)
Mi'kmaq: weltasualuleg
Mongolian: ÑавÑай моÑилогÑÑн (tavtai morilogtun)
Norwegian: velkommen
Occitan: benvenguts
Ojibwe: aaniin, boozhoo
Papiamentu: bon bini!
Persian: FAchar|!Ø®ÙØ´ Ø¢ÙدÛد (khosh Ämadid)
Polish: witaj! s, witajcie! p, witamy
Portuguese: bem-vindo! m, bem-vinda! f, bem-vindos! p, bem-vindas! f|p
Punjabi: à¨à© à¨à¨à¨ ਨà©à©° (jÄ« ÄiÄ nÅ«ng)
Romanian: bine ai venit! s, bine aţi venit! p, bun venit, bine ai venit
Russian: добÑо пожаловаÑÑ! (dobró požálovatâ)
Sanskrit: सà¥à¤µà¤¾à¤à¤¤à¤®à¥ (svagatam)
Sardinian: bene bennios
Serbian:

Sicilian: binvinutu
Sindhi: SDchar|!ÚÙ٠ڪر٠آÙا (bhalie karay aaya)
Slovak: vitajte
Slovene: dobrodošel! m, dobrodošla! f, dobrodošli! p
Somali: soo dhowow
Spanish: ¡bienvenido! m, ¡bienvenida! f, bienvenidos p
Sukuma: tuliho!
Swahili: karibu!
Swedish: välkommen!, välkomna p
Tagalog: maligayang pagdating, Mabuhay
Tahitian: maeva, manava
Tatar: räxim itegez!
Telugu: à°¸à±à°µà°¾à°à°¤à° (svaagataM)
Thai: THchar|ยิà¸à¸à¸µà¸à¹à¸­à¸à¸£à¸±à¸ (yindee dtôn ráp)
Tigrinya: áááá¥á« (genzebka = it is yours)
:: á¥ááá á¥á°áá áá»á¥á« (ÉnqwaË bdeHen meSaÉka = wonderful that you have arrived safely)
:: á¥ááá á¥áµáá á¸ááá« (ÉnqwaË bdeHen SenaHka? = wonderful that you have stayed well [response to above])
Turkish: hoÅ geldiniz! p (formal), hoÅ geldin! s
Tz'utujil: utz epejtiik
Ukrainian: лаÑкаво пÑоÑимо! (laskavo prosimo)
Urdu: URchar|Ø®ÙØ´ Ø¢ÙدÙد (khush amÄdÄ«d)
Uyghur: !FAchar|Ø®ÛØ´ ÙÛپسÙز (hoÅ kepsiz)
Uzbek: xush kelibsiz
Venetian: benvegnù m, benvegnesto m, benvegnùa f, benvegnesta f, benvegnùi m|p, benvegnesti m|p, benvegnùe f|p, benvegneste f|p
Vietnamese: xin chào!, chào!, hoan nghênh! Äược tiếp Äi ân cần
Volapük: vekömö!
Walloon: benvnuwe
Welsh: croeso!, croeso, croeso cynnes iawn
Xhosa: namkelekile!
Yiddish: !×°××ק×× (wilkum) p, ×ר××××Ö¾××××× (brukhim-haboim) s, ×ר××Ö¾××× (borekh-habo)
Zulu: isibingelelo!, sawubona!, uwamkelekile
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Verb
en-verb|welcom|ing

  1. affirm or greet the arrival of someone, especially by saying "Welcome!".
  2. to accept something willingly or gladly

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Translations
trans-top|affirm or greet the arrival of someone
Bulgarian: пÑивеÑÑÑвам (privétstvam)
Catalan: ser benvingut (inf.), digueu benvinguts! (interj.)
Dutch: verwelkomen
Esperanto: bonvenigi
Finnish: toivottaa tervetullut|tervetulleeksi
Filipino: mabuhay
French: accueillir, souhaiter la bienvenue
Frisian: ferwolkomje
German: willkommen heiÃen, begrüÃen
Hungarian: üdvözöl, fogad
Indonesian: sambut|menyambut
Interlingua: dar le benvenita a
Italian: accogliere, dare il benvenuto
trans-mid
Japanese: æ­è¿ãã (ãããããã, kangei-surú)
Khmer: KMchar|ááá½á (dordÅ«ul)
Korean: ko-inline|íìíë¤|hwanyeonghada
Polish: witaÄ
Portuguese: dar as boas-vindas a
Romanian: întâmpina
Russian: пÑивеÑÑÑвоваÑÑ (privétstvovatâ)
Slovene: izreÄi dobrodoÅ¡lica|dobrodoÅ¡lico
Spanish: dar#Spanish|dar la bienvenida (a#Spanish|a)
Turkish: buyurmak
Welsh: croesawu
Vietnamese: chào (Äến), hoan nghênh
Volapük: vekömön
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trans-top|to accept willingly
Finnish: toivottaa tervetulleeksi
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Adjective
en-adj

  1. Whose arrival is a cause of joy.

Translations
trans-top|whose arrival is a cause of joy
Bulgarian: желан m, желана f, желано n, желани p (želan, želana, želano, želani)
Catalan: benvingut m, benvinguda f
Dutch: welkom, welkome, graag gezien
Esperanto: bonvena
Finnish: tervetullut
Filipino: mabuhay
French: bienvenue
German: willkommen
Hungarian: szívesen látott, kellemes
Indonesian: dielu-elukan
Interlingua: benvenite
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Italian: benvenuto m
Portuguese: bem-vindo
Romanian: binevenit m, binevenitÄ f
Russian: желаннÑй (želánnyj)
Serbian: željan, željna, željni, željno, poželjan, poželjna, poželjni, poželjno
Spanish: bienvenido, agradable
Slovene: dobrodošel m, dobrodošla f
Vietnamese: Äược hoan nghênh
Volapük: vekömik
Welsh: i'w groesawu m, i'w chroesawu f, i'w croesawu p
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Noun
en-noun

  1. The act of greeting someoneâs arrival, especially by saying "Welcome!"; reception.
  2. The utterance of such a greeting.

Translations
trans-top|act of greeting someoneâs arrival
Finnish: tervetulotoivotus, tervehtiminen, vastaanotto
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Korean: ko-inline|íì|hwanyeong
Slovene: dobrodošlica f
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trans-top|utterance of such a greeting
Finnish: tervetulotoivotus
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Slovene: dobrodošlica f
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ttbc|Bosnian: dobrodošlica f
ttbc|Bulgarian: пÑием (priem) m
ttbc|Catalan: benvinguda f
ttbc|Croatian: dobrodošlica f
ttbc|Dutch: welkom n
ttbc|Esperanto: bonveno
ttbc|German: BegrüÃung f, Empfang m, Gastfreundschaft f
ttbc|Hungarian: fogadtatás, üdvözlés
ttbc|Icelandic: móttökur f|p
ttbc|Interlingua: benvenita
ttbc|Italian: accoglienza f
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ttbc|Polish: powitanie n
ttbc|Portuguese: boas-vindas f|p
ttbc|Romanian: urare de bunvenit
ttbc|Russian: пÑиÑм (prijóm) m
Serbian:

ttbc|Spanish: bienvenida f
ttbc|Swahili: makaribisho (1), salamu, maamkizi (2)
ttbc|Urdu: URchar|استÙبا٠(istiqbâl), URchar|سÙاگت (svÄgat)
ttbc|Vietnamese: sá»± chào, sá»± hoan nghênh (1), lá»i chào, lá»i hoan nghênh (2)
ttbc|Volapük: veköm
ttbc|Welsh: croeso m
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