Saying Thank You in Different Languages

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Why Say Thank You in Different Languages?


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Knowing how to say thank you in different languages can be a big help to those of you who have relatives, friends or business contacts in other countries.

When sending a thank you note to someone who resides in a nation where English is not the primary language, it adds a nice touch to express your thanks in that person's native tongue.

And while not every language is represented on this page, you may just find the "thank you" that you need here!

Saying Thank You in Different Languages


Thank you in Afrikaans (South Africa)

Dankie (dahn-kee)

Thank you in Arabic (Middle East)

Shukran (shoe-krahn)

Thank you in Cantonese (Southeast Asia – Hong Kong)

Do je (daw-dyeh)

Thank you in Croatian (Europe – Croatia)

Hvala (H-vah-lah)

Thank you in Czech (Central Europe)

Dìkuji (deh-ku-yih)

Thank you in Danish (Europe – Denmark)

Tak (tahg)

Thank you in Estonian (Estonia - Europe)

Aitäh (ie-tehkh)

Thank you in Fijian (Pacific Islands)

Vinaka (Bvi’-nah-kah)

Thank you in Filipino (East Asia – The Philippines)

Salamat (sa-la-mat)

Thank you in Finnish (Europe – Finland)

Kiitos (Keetos)

Thank you in French (Europe-France, Africa, North America, Canada)

Merci (mehr-see)

Thank you in German (Europe – Germany)

Danke (dahn-kah)

Thank you in Greek (Europe - Greece)

Efcharisto (ef-har-rih-stowe)

Thank you in Hawaiian (Pacific Islands – Hawaii)

Mahalo (mah-hah-loh)

Thank you in Hebrew (Western Asia – Israel)

Toda (toh-dah)

Thank you in Hindi (Southern Asia, India)

Shukriya (shoe-kree-a)

Thank you in Indonesian (East Asia – Indonesia)

Terima Kasih (t’ree-ma kas-seh)

Thank you in Italian (Europe – Italy)

Grazie (gra-see)

Thank you in Japanese (East Asia – Japan)

Domo (doe-moe)

Thank you in Korean (East Asia - Korea)

Kamsa hamnida (kam-sa-ham-nee-da)

Thank you in Latin (Ancient Europe)

Gratia (grah-tyah)

Thank you in Lithuanian (Central Europe – Lithuania)

Achiu (Ahchjooh)

Thank you in Mandarin (China and Taiwan)

Xie xie (syeh-syeh)

Thank you in Norwegian (Europe – Norway)

Takk (Dahk)

Thank you in Paraguay (South America)

Aguije (ah-we-JAY)

Thank you in Polish (Central Europe – Poland)

Dziêkujê (Zhe-koo-yay)

Thank you in Portuguese

Obrigado (Ob-ree-gah-doe)

Thank You in Serbian

Hvala (Khvah-lah)

Thank you in Romanian (Asia – Russia)

Mulþumesc (Mool-tsu’-mehsk)

Thank you in Spanish

Gracias (Grah-cee-yas)

Thank you in Swahili (Africa)

Asante (Ah-sahn-teh)

Thank you in Swedish (Europe – Sweden)

Tack (Taak)

Thank you in Thai (Southeast Asia – Thailand)

Khop Khun Krab (kowp-koom krahp-khak)

Thank you in Vietnamese (Southeast Asia – Vietnam)

Ca’m on (Kam ooen)

Thank you in Wolof (West Africa – Senegal, Gambia)

Jerejef (Jay-ray-jayf’)

Thank you in Welsh (Europe – British Isles)

Diolch (Dee-olkh)

Thank you in Yiddish (Europe, North America, New York)

A (shaynem) dank.


Thank you in Zimbabwean (Africa – Zimbab we)

Maita Henyu (Mah-ee’tah Heh’-nyoo)


Sending a thank you note to a friend or business associate? You‘ll find plenty of thank you note examples and tips on our free thank you letter samples and our business thank you notes pages.

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