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THANK YOU IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES: 50 WAYS TO SAY THANKS AROUND THE WORLD

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If there’s one phrase I always make sure to learn in any language, it’s ‘thank you‘. Together with ‘Hello,‘Please’ and ‘Sorry,’ it’s easily one of the most important words to know in any language. Here’s how to say thank you in different languages!

Quick note: Although there are over 7000 languages spoken in the world today, 50 of some of the most widely spoken languages in the world are covered on this list, meaning that you’re sure to find a phrase that will be useful during your travels. After all, what better way to express gratitude for something than to learn a simple ‘thanks‘ in the local language of the place you’re visiting…

Afrikaans – Dankie

Albanian – faleminderit

Arabic – شكرا (shukraan)

Basque – eskerrik asko

Bosnian – hvala ti

Breton – Trugarez

Bulgarian – Благодаря ти (Blagodarya ti)

Catalan – gràcies

Chinese (simplified) – 谢谢 (Xièxiè)

Corsican – à ringrazià ti

Croatian – Hvala vam

Czech – Děkuji

Danish – tak

Dutch – dank je

English – thank you

Esperanto – Dankon

Estonian – aitäh

Finnish – Kiitos

French – merci

German – Danke

Greek -ευχαριστώ (efcharistó)

Hawaiian – mahalo

Hebrew – .תודה  / todah

Irish – go raibh maith agat

Italian – grazie

Javanese – matur nuwun

Latin – GRATIAS TIBI AGO (plural GRATIAS VOBIS AGO)

Lithuanian – Ačiū

Luxembourgish – Merci

Malay – terima kasih

Maori – mihi koe

Norwegian – takk

Polish – Dziękuję Ci

Punjabi – ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਧੰਨਵਾਦ (Tuhāḍā dhanavāda)

Romanian – mulţumesc

Russian – Спасибо (Spasibo)

Samoan – faafetai

Scottish Gaelic – Tapadh leat

Spanish – gracias

Slovenian – Hvala vam

Sudanese – hatur nuhun

Swahili – Asante

Swedish – tack

Tamil – நன்றி (Naṉṟi)

Turkish – tesekkür ederim

Ukranian – Дякую (Dyakuyu)

Welsh – Diolch

Xhosa – enkosi

Yiddish – אדאנק (adank)

Zulu – Ngiyabonga

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