What part of speech is “hello”

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hello is used as an interjection to greet someone, as a sign of recognition or acknowledgment. It is often used at the beginning of a conversation to draw someone’s attention or start a dialogue.

1. 'Hello, how are you?'

2. 'Hello, it's so nice to see you!'

3. 'Tom! Hello!'

When used as an interjection at the beginning of a conversation, hello is usually followed by a period, an exclamation point, or a question mark to indicate the context of the expression.

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