Etymology
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good-bye

离别时的敬语, 也是 goodbye, good bye, good-by, 1590年代, 来自 godbwye (1570年代), 是 God be with ye (14世纪末) 的缩略语, 受 good-day, good evening 等影响. 作为1570年代的名词. 16世纪的中间形式包括 God be wy you, God b'uy, God buoye, God buy, 等.

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Definitions of good-bye

good-bye (n.)
a farewell remark;
they said their good-byes
Synonyms: adieu / adios / arrivederci / auf wiedersehen / au revoir / bye / bye-bye / cheerio / good-by / goodby / goodbye / good day / sayonara / so long
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