What does "wie geht es dir? Mean? its german! how do you respond?

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what does this say and what would i say to respond? What are some other good basic conversation saying in gernan?
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It means, 'how are you?', or in literal translation- 'how goes it with you?'. A typical response to this would be 'es gehts mir gut', which means, 'i'm good', or 'it goes well with me'. You could also replace 'gut' with 'schlect' or 'nicht so gut' for 'bad' or 'not so good'. Hope this helps!
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  • اري answered 8 years ago
    Hallo Hellokitty,

    Wie geht es dir?...How is it going?
    Gut,danke, Und Sie? Fine, thanks, and you?

    ADDITIONAL BASIC EXPRESSIONS:

    Guten Tag! - Tag! Hello! - Hi!
    Grüß Gott! Hello! (southern Germany & Austria)
    Grüß dich! Hello! (familiar, informal)
    Guten Morgen! - Morgen! Good morning! - Morning!
    Guten Abend! Good evening!
    Gute Nacht! Good night!
    Wie geht es Ihnen? How are you?
    Wie geht's? How are you? (familiar, informal)
    Danke, gut. Fine, thanks.
    Nicht so gut. Not so well.


    Requests - Bitten


    Was möchten Sie? What would you like?
    Ich möchte... I would like...
    Darf ich? May I?
    Können Sie mir helfen? Can you help me?
    Yes/No - Thanks - You're Welcome
    Bitte! - Ja, bitte! Please! - Yes, please!
    Danke! Thanks! - No thanks!

    More here:
    http://german.about.com/library/anfang/b...

    Tschüs!
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  • Tragedy answered 8 years ago
    It is German and it translates to English to mean " How are you?"

    Source(s):

    I Speak German
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  • thebattwoman answered 8 years ago
    It means, "How are you?"

    You'd reply:
    "Mir geht es sehr gut, danke" ("I'm very well, thank you"),
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  • yuridiarocks answered 8 years ago
    It means how are you doing?

    Source(s):

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  • Yurxter answered 2 months ago
    It means how are you. The normal response is "Gut, Danke" (good, thank you)
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  • Boris answered 6 months ago
    Nichts ist hier Analphabeten.Und in welcher Sprache die Station?Dies bedeutet, dass Sie nicht verstehen, dass Ihre Sprache.
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  • tamais13 answered 8 years ago
    Ok all of those answers are right and wrong. First is in big letters. Wie geht es dir? Thats the unformal form of asking someone How are you? You respond Mir geht es gut or Gut. Mir geht es nicht gut-Im not good. You ask Und Sie is the formal form. Und du is the not formal.

    Guten Tag- Good day
    Guten Morgen-Good Morning
    Guten Abend-Good afternoon
    Gute Nacht- Good Night
    Wie heiBt du?- What is your name?
    Ich heiBe ____.- My name is____.
    Ich habe Hunger- Im hungry
    Bitte- Please
    Danke Schon- Thank you
    Bitte Schon- Your Welcome
    TschuB-Bye
    Auf Wiedersehen- Good Bye
    Wo wohnst du?- Where do you live?
    Ich wohne in ___- I live in___.
    Woher kommst du? - Where do you come form?
    Ich komme aus U.S.A.- I come from U.S.A.
    Wie alt bist du? - How old are you?
    Ich bin ____- I am ____.
    Welche Sprachen sprichst du?-Which languages do you speak?
    Ich spreche Englisch und__- I speak english and___.

    Hope it helps you. Im a exchange student right now in Germany and Im learning German. Ich lerne Deutsch. Ja. Means Im learning german. Ich bin die neu austausshulerin. Im the new exchange host student.
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  • Victoria answered 8 years ago
    How are you?
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  • Bamabrat answered 8 years ago
    How are you doing? Respond: Danke gut, und du? "Good thanks, and you?"
    other starters "Was heiBt du?" (What is your name?)

    Source(s):

    3 years German class
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  • έммα ;; answered 8 years ago
    It meens hows it go for you?
    Or wie geht? meens how are you?

    Reply by going...

    Gut,danke, Und Sie?

    Good thankz and you?
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  • Elizabeth H answered 8 years ago
    It means "How are you". You may respong by saying "Ich tue gut, danke. Und sich?"
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