Say Thank You

It's what your parents always remind you to say. Now you can dazzle your friends and relatives by saying it in 26 different languages.

Language Thank you Pronunciation
Afrikaansdankiedahn-kee
Arabicshukranshoe-krahn
Australian English ta (informal)  
Chinese, Cantonese do jeh daw-dyeh
Chinese, Mandarin xie xie syeh-syeh
Czechdêkujideh-ku-yih
Danishtaktahg
Finnishkiitoskee-toas
French merci mehr-see
German danke dahn-kah
Greekefharistoef-har-rih-stowe
Hebrewtodatoh-dah
Hindi, Hindustani sukria shoo-kree-a
Indonesian/Malayanterima kasih t'ree-ma kas-seh
Italian grazie gra-see
Japanese arigato ahree-gah-tow
Korean kamsa hamnida kahm-sah=ham-nee-da
Norwegiantakktahk
Philippines (Tagalog)salamat posah-lah-maht poh
Polishdziekujedsyen-koo-yeh
Portugueseobrigadooh-bree-gah-doh
Russianspasibospah-see-boh
Spanish gracias gra-see-us
Sri Lanka (Sinhak) istutiy isst-too-tee
Swahiliasanteah-sahn-teh
Swedishtacktahkk
Thai kawp-kun krap/ka' kowpkoom-krahp/khak
Turkishtesekkür ederimteh-sheh-kur=eh-deh-rim

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