Saying thank you is a very humanistic and wonderful way to express gratitude and compliment someone, especially when he gives you something or helps you,
All nations around the world say thank you in their language. In the Arabic world, there are many ways to say this word in various countries in this region.
In this article, we listed 12 ways to say thank you in Arabic in different Arabic dialects and in Msa.
Thank You in Arabic Pronunciation
How to Say Thank You in Arabic Modern Standard?
In the Msa, the most common translation for thank you is shukran شكرًا لك, while thank you very much in Arabic means Shoukran jazilan شكرًا جزيلا
thank you Allah in Arabic is translated to alhamdillah ( الحمد لله in Arabic)
How Do You Say Thank You in different Dialects?
Every Arabic country has developed its dictionary that includes its specific ways to tell thank you in its colloquial dialect. Here we shed light on 21 ways of them among all Arab.
1. شكرًا Shukran
That’s the most common way. Shukran is derived from the Arabic word shukr which means praise or appreciation… Arabs used to say this word as a polite way to express gratitude for people in formal situations or for people you don’t have a strong relationship or order with you.
The most common response to Shukran is Afwan عفوًا which means pardon or no problem.
How To reply to thank you in Arabic?
- لا يهمّك don’t mention it
- ده ولا حاجة which means that’s nothing (هذاا ليس بشىء) and used in Egypt in an informal setting
- هذا أقل شىء يمكن أن نقدّمه that’s that last thing we can offer for you
- أى خدمة which means Just ask for any service and it’s very common in Egpyt in a formal and informal settings
- هذا واجبي، هذا واجبنا which means that’s my/ our duty and it’s used in both formal and informal contexts.
2.كترّ خيرك Yekather khairak
5.بارك اللَّه فيك Bark allah fik
6.. يعطيك العافية Ya’tik al-‘afiya
8. ما قَصَّرتِي / ما قَصَّرْت Ma Qassart
9. سلمت يداك Salimat Yadak
11.جزاك الله خيرًا Gazakallah khairn
How to say no thank in Arabic?
You can say لا ، شكرًا لك or لا أريد، شكرًا لك