What does hi mean? im just wonderin?!

Question: What does hi mean!? im just wonderin!?
Hello is a salutation or greeting in the English language and is synonymous with other greetings such as Hi or Hey!. Hello was recorded in dictionaries in 1883!.[1]Many stories date the first use of hello (with that spelling) to around the time of the invention of the telephone in 1876!. It was, however, used in print in Roughing It by Mark Twain in 1872 (written between 1870 and 1871),[2] so its first use must have predated the telephone:

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, hello is an alteration of hallo, hollo,[5] which came from Old High German "hala, hola, emphatic imper[ative] of hal?n, hol?n to fetch, used esp[ecially] in hailing a ferryman!."[6] It also connects the development of hello to the influence of an earlier form, holla, whose origin is in the French holà (roughly, 'whoa there!', from French là 'there')!.[7]
Hello is alternatively thought to come from the word hallo (1840) via hollo (also holla, holloa, halloo, halloa)!.[10] The definition of hollo is to shout or an exclamation originally shouted in a hunt when the quarry was spotted:[10]

It is used by Samuel Taylor Coleridge's famous poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner written in 1798

And the good south wind still blew behind, But no sweet bird did follow, Nor any day for food or play Came to the mariners' hollo!

Hallo is also German, Norwegian and Dutch for Hello!.Www@Enter-QA@Com

Its short for hello!. To greet someone else!.Www@Enter-QA@Com

short for helloWww@Enter-QA@Com

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