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hello

hel·lo

hello

 
pronunciation:
he lo [or] h lo
parts of speech:
interjection, noun
part of speech: interjection
definition: a word used as a greeting, statement of surprise, or call for attention.
Hello! It's great to see you!
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: hellos
definition: the word "hello" used in greeting.
I gave her a hello as we passed in the street.