coucou au Quebec

Tayllc

Senior Member
USA English
Salut,

I was just wondering if people in Quebec say coucou for hi there or an informal greeting. What is the Quebec equivalent, or is it same thing?

Merci en avance:)
 
  • zazap

    Senior Member
    Canada, French and English
    Hi,
    as Lizzie already said, we use "allo" a lot. In European French, they only use it to answer the phone so it makes them smile to hear us use it differently. We don't really say coucou. Only when playing with children maybe.
    We also say "salut" or "hey salut" a lot for "hi there".
     
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