Is "Hi" a phrase?

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Is "Hi" a phrase?

Post by milanam » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:15 am

I think "hi" should be a phrase, because it is a verb and there is no subject doing anything.

I am not sure if it is correct, welcome for further discussion. Thank you!

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Re: Is "Hi" a phrase?

Post by Alan » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:14 am

"Hi" is an interjection, not a verb of any kind.