Apart from picking up Spanish from the kids in my neighborhood, and watching too much anime, where words are slowly filtering into my vernacular, I'm not exposed to a lot of different nationalities where I live. Enter GBAtemp.net and it's many little flags! How do you say these four words in your native language? Hello, Goodbye, Please, and Thanks. I'm interested mainly in the phonetic pronunciation, and I'd like to hear it as if you were talking to a friend! .. and by all means, add more words if you like! Southeastern U.S.: Hello: Hay Goodbye: Bye Please: Pleez Thanks: I-Uh-Pree-Shee-Ate-It (It's international "talk like a pirate day" today, so if someone wants to add that, that's fine too!) Here's what you've given so far!