Open and Closed in many languages

This page should help you to recognise the words for Open and Closed in a variety of languages.

You can click on the language names to see useful phrases in those languages.

Language Open Closed
Afrikaans Oop Toe
Albanian Hapur Mbyllur
Bulgarian Oтворено (Otvoreno) Затворенo (Zatvoreno)
Catalan Obert Tancat
Chinese (Cantonese) 營業中 (yìhngyihpjùng) 休業 (yàuyihp)
Chinese (Mandarin) 开放 [開放] (kāifàng)
开业 [開業] (kāiyè)
营业中 [營業中] (yíngyè zhōng)
关闭 [關閉] (guānbì)
休息中 (xiūxí zhōng)
Croatian Otvoreno Zatvoreno
Czech Otevřeno Zavřeno
Danish Åben Lukket
Dutch Open Gesloten
Finnish Avoinna Suljettu
French Ouvert Fermé
German Geöffnet Geschlossen
Greek Aνοικτό (Anoiktó) Kλειστό (Kleistó)
Greenlandic Illuliat siamasissut Matuaa
Hindi खुला (Khulā) बन्द (Band)
Hungarian Nyitva Zárva
Icelandic Opið Lokað
Indonesian Buka Tutup
Irish (Gaelic) Oscailte Dúnta
Italian Aperto Chiuso
Japanese 営業中 (eigyōchū) 準備中 (junbichū)
Korean 영업중 (yeongeopjung) 준비중 (junbijung)
Macedonian Oтворено (Otvoreno) Затворенo (Zatvoreno)
Malay Buka Tutup
Maltese Miftuh Maghluq
Manx Foshlit Dooint
Norwegian Åpen Stengt
Persian باز بسته
Polish Otwarte Zamknięte
Portuguese Aberto Fechado / Encerrado
Romanian Deschis Închis
Russian Открыто (Otkryto) Закрыто (Zakryto)
Scottish Gaelic Fosgailte Dùinte
Serbian Oтворено (Otvoreno) Затворенo (Zatvoreno)
Slovak Otvorené Zavreté
Slovenian Odprto Zaprto
Spanish Abierto Cerrado
Swahili Imefunguliwa Imefungwa
Swedish Öppet Stängt
Thai เปิด (bpèrt) ปิด (bpìt)
Turkish Açık Kapalı
Tuvaluan ‘Tala ‘Pono
Urdu ﮐﮭﻼ (Khulā) ﺒند (Band)
Welsh Ar Agor Ar Gau

Information compiled by Sam Giloi

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