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What is the origin of the word ' good bye '..in English .?

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Asked by jafar, 05 Feb '13 12:47 am
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It is said to mean 'God be with you'
Answered by Annes, 05 Feb '13 12:55 am

 
  
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Goodbye. This phrase comes from God be with you. It has been shortened over the years since 16th century. Shakespeare used "God be wy you.
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 05 Feb '13 03:31 pm

 
  
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"Bye" is from "Goodbye" and "Goodbye" is an abbreviation of "God Be With You" as the other person mentioned.

"God" eventually turned into "Good". "Be With You" became "Bye".
Answered by jameel ahmed, 05 Feb '13 03:24 pm

 
  
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God be with you
Answered by aflatoon, 05 Feb '13 09:03 am

 
  
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