წαω = /t͡ʃau/
It is considered a friendly form of greetings used when you present yourself to open a discussion. It can be followed by a question about your status. It is usually responded with “sava”, followed immediate by a question that show concern about the status of the one arriving:
- tcau, vi sonu eta? = hello, how are you!
- sava, vi bo eta? = it’s okay, how about you?
Antonym: vale = good-bye