How Do I Say Thank You In Arabic? What I Learned During My Travel
I’m not going to lie, I was very excited to write this article because I just love to talk about Arabic languages in general. So today, we will be learning how to say thank you in Arabic. And that is because it is an extremely useful phrase in any language you happen to speak.
Learning the Arabic word for thank you can be crucial if you travel frequently to Arab countries or if you simply enjoy learning new languages in general.
This is a guide that will help you learn how to say “Thank You” in Arabic. After reading it you will know how to thank someone or someone’s parents correctly in Arabic.
5 Ways To Say “Thank You” In Arabic
Here is how to say thank you in Arabic to any parent, elder, peers or friends in 5 simple ways.
1. Shukran Lakum (شكرا لكم)
If you’ve ever been in an Arabic-speaking country, you’re probably aware that the people are incredibly gracious. I don’t mean simply nice. Oh, they’ll be nice. But being nice means nothing when you have nothing to say. So what do you say? You say “Shukran Lakum!” spelt as شكرا لكم. It simply translates to English language as “Thank you”.
2. Shukran Jazilan Lak (شكرا جزيلا لك)
If you are looking for how to say “thank you very much” in Arabic in an emotional way, then the right way to say it is “Shukran Jazilan Lak“.
Get used to the pronounciation from pronouced slowly as “Shu-Kran Ja-Zi-Lan Lak”. Also spelt in Arabic as (شكرا جزيلا لك).
3. Milyun Shukran (مليون شكرا)
This is a very common Arabic word that translate in English as “Thanks a million”.
Instead of saying just thank you and leaving it from there, why not stress it a little bit further and be more emotional to truly express your gratitudes to one’s good deeds?
Thanks a million in Arabic is also spelt as; Milyun Shukran (مليون شكرا).
4. Shukran Lak , ‘Ant Mudhashi! (شكرا لك ، أنت مدهش!)
Gratitudes always goes with a complement such as you are amazing. It can only get a little bit further to understand simple Arabic words. To say “thank you, you are amazing!” in Arabic, you need to say: “Shu-Kran Lak, Ant Mud-Hashi“.
5. Shukran Lika. Yarhamuk Allah (شكرا لك. يرحمك الله)
This can be used in a formal and an informal settings. If you want to be a beat religious about your appreciation, then you can add, “God Bless you” to your “thank you”.
In full, you can simply say, “Shu-Kran Lika” meaning thank you in this context while adding “Yar-hamuk Allah” which translates to “God bless you”.
All these 5 ways are quite a good way to say thank you.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do you say thank you very much in Arabic?
To say “thank you very much” in Arabic in an emotional way, then the right way to say it is “Shukran Jazilan Lak“.
Get used to the pronunciation first which is pronounced slowly as “Shu-Kran Ja-Zi-Lan Lak”. Also spelt in Arabic as (شكرا جزيلا لك). When pronouncing it, you have to push out your lips and allow a little discharge of carbon dioxide. After, you need to open your mouth widely to pronounce “kran”.
What can I say instead of thank you very much?
The following phrases can be used to say Thank you very much instead of using exact same thing.
- Thanks in a million
- Thanks, I’m grateful
- I really appreciate you
- Thank you, you are amazing
- Thank you, you are awesome
- Thank you so much
- Thanks for your help
- Thank you, God bless you
What is the Response to thank you in Arabic?
In Arabic countries, the most common way to respond to “thank you” is by saying “Ealaa Alrahb Walsaeati!” which means, “You’re welcome” in English.