A World of Thanks

Expressions of gratitude from around the world!

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Afrikaans: Dankie

Albanian: Falemenderit

Aleut: Qagaasakuq

Apache: Ihe edn

Arabic: Shokran

Basque: Eskerrik asko

Bengali: Dhanyabad

Breton: Trugarez

Bulgarian: Blagodarya

Catalan: Gràcies

Croatian: Hvala

Czech: Děkuji vám

Danish: Tak

Dutch: Dank u

English: Thank you

Esperanto: Dankon

Estonian: Tänan

Finnish: Kiitos

French: Merci

German: Danke

Greek: Efharistó

Hawaiian: Mahalo

Hebrew: Toda

Hindi: Dhanyavaad

Holooe: To-siä

Hungarian: Köszönöm

Icelandic: Takk

Indonesian: Terima kasih

Inuktitut: Quyanainni

Irish: Go raibh maith agat

Italian: Grazie

Japanese: Arigato

Korean: Kam-sa-ham-ni-da

Latin: Gratias

Lithuanian: Ačiū

Malaysian: Terima Kasih

Mandarin: Xìe Xìe

Māori: Kia ora

Navajo: Ahxéhee’

Norwegian: Takk

Occitan: Mercés

Ojibwe: Miigwech

Polish: Dziȩ, kujȩ

Portuguese: Obriagdo/Obrigada

Punjab: Tànvād

Romanian: Mulƫumesc

Russian: Spasibo

Serbian: Hvala

Sesotho: Ke a leboha

Slovak: Ďakujem vám

Slovene: Hvala

Somali: Mahadsanid

Spanish: Gracias

Swahili: Asante

Swedish: Tack

Tagalog: Salamat

Tahitian: Māuruuru

Thai: Khàwp khun

Turkish: Țe sekkürler

Ukranian: Dyakuyu

Vietnamese: Cám ơn

Welsh: Diolch

Yiddish: A dank aych

Zulu: Ngiyabonga

Editor’s note: In order to be consistent, all phrases have been set in Latin alphabet characters. Translations obtained from examples on the Travlang Web site at http://www.travlang.com and the Omniglot Web site at http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/thankyou.htm.

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