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Hi!

What goes down must come up.

Russian spelled by a German.

Found in a pair of megacities.

Live once!

What am I describing?

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HeIIo, is it

yo you're looking for.

Hi!

Yo, is a slang greeting similar to hi.

What goes down must come up.

When a yo-yo goes down, hopefully it will come up.

Russian spelled by a German.

Yo, written ё, the 7th letter of the Russian alphabet, looks German with the diacritic on top of e.

Found in a pair of megacities.

Found in the Tokyo-Yokohama metropolitan area.

Live once!

YOLO - you only live once.

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    $\begingroup$ Well done! I'm baffled by the German line, but I guess it is just because of how it looks like with its diacritic. Having said that, the letter's lookalike is more frequent in French than in German, where it doesn't occur at all. $\endgroup$ – M Oehm Sep 23 '18 at 9:47
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks M Oehm, your description is certainly better as more to do with spelling. (Missing credit again!) $\endgroup$ – Tom Sep 23 '18 at 10:23
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    $\begingroup$ right, German has the Umlaut diacritics only on a, o, and u. Never on e :) most would not know what it is supposed to mean. Dutch are used to see ё when they need to distinguish long ie from i-e, much like the french trema. $\endgroup$ – dlatikay Sep 23 '18 at 13:11
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    $\begingroup$ For the megacities I was thinking rot13[Arj Lbex] in addition to your answer, btw :) $\endgroup$ – Jafe Sep 23 '18 at 13:36
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    $\begingroup$ Hёavy Metäl is the country most associated with umlauts. :) $\endgroup$ – M Oehm Sep 23 '18 at 14:27

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