THANK you is one of the most useful phrases to learn in any language. The way how to say thank you in German is easy. You can just say Danke.

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Danke is the equivalent of saying Thanks. It is pronounced dahnk-uh.

The term “thank you” is Danke schön, pronounced dahnk-uh shoon.

The German for “Many thanks” is Vielen Dank. It’s pronounced feel-en dahnk.

But now that you know how to say thank you in German, there is one thing to keep in mind. If someone offers you a coffee and you reply Danke, it would not be unusual for that to be interpreted as No thanks. So if you want that coffee, say Bitte, which means please. It’s pronounced bih-tuh.

Aerial View of Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Bavaria, Germany
Aerial View of Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Bavaria, Germany

Danke:

Danke schön:

Vielen:

Bitte:

Now you know how to say thank you in German!

 

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Audio: Forvo.com



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