How do you say thank you in French Merci?
The most common word to say ‘thank you’ or simply ‘thanks’ in French is “merci“. It’s pronounced like “mair see” (watch out, no “mur” sound!!). The “you” part is included, so watch out, we don’t say “merci tu” like I sometimes hear students say.
What is the French response to thank you?
De rien. This is probably the most common way to respond when somebody says thank you in French. It’s used frequently in everyday life, but is probably a little nonchalant if somebody is wholeheartedly thanking you for a grand gesture. De rien literally means it’s nothing, which we would translate as “no problem”.
How do you reply to Merci Beaucoup?
Then comes acceptance and gratitude: The woman sits and says merci beaucoup (thank you very much). Finally, you respond with je vous en prie, which humbly refers to the action and makes the conversation come full circle.
What do you say in a thank you card for French?
Merci: the classical thank you
- Merci beaucoup (thank you very much)
- Merci d’avance (thank you in advance)
- Non merci (no thank you)
- Merci à tous (thank you all)
How do you spell thank you very much in French?
Merci: The Common Way of Saying Thank You in French. “Merci” is ‘thank you’. Its pronounced “mair see” with an open ‘ay’ sound not a closed ‘ur’ sound. You can make it stronger by saying “merci beaucoup” – ‘thank you very much’.
How do you say thank you in many different languages?
How-To Say Thank You in 14 Different Languages: English– Thank you, Thanks. Spanish– Gracias. French– Merci (Thank you very much= Merci Beaucoup) Italian– Grazie. Japanese– (Domo) Arigato (ah-ree-gah’-toh) or written ありがとう. Chinese– do jeh, daw-dyeh.
What is the meaning of ‘Thank you very much’?
thank you very much 1. A set phrase expressing a lot of gratitude to someone (for something). 2. A phrase used at the end of a statement to sarcastically thank someone for something they have not done, or to indicate someone’s lack of recognition or appreciation of one’s ability or accomplishment.
What is Thank you sir in French?
Merci is basically the only standard, unmarked way to say Thank you in French. Monsieur is the way you would politely address a male adult stranger in French, just as English sir.