Ways to Say Thank You in Greek
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One of the most basic things you will need to know how to say in Greek is to express your gratitude by saying “thank you”. However, you do have a few choices, so it is worthwhile to learn at least a few of these phrases. These words and phrases will come in handy whether you’re hanging out with family and friends or out in public. The Greek people do appreciate it when you say these words to them! Here is a collection of phrases to help you say “thank you” in Greek:
- Thank you – ευχαριστώ – efcharisto
- Thanks a lot –Ευχαριστώ πολύ – efcharisto poli
- That’s very kind of you – Είναι πολύ ευγενικό εκ μέρους σας -Ine poli evyeniko ek merus sas
- Thank you for your kind words – Ευχαριστώ για τα καλά σας λόγια! – Efharisto ya ta kala sas loya!
- Thank you for coming today – Σας ευχαριστώ που ήρθατε σήμερα. – Sas efharisto pu irthate simera.
- Thank you for your consideration – Σας ευχαριστώ για την προσοχή σας. – Sas efharisto ya tin prosohi sas.
- Thank you spending time with us – Σας ευχαριστώ για τον χρόνο που περάσατε μαζί μας. – Sas efharisto ya ton hrono pu perasate mazi mas.
- Thank you for being patient – Σας ευχαριστώ για την υπομονή – Sas efharisto ya tin ipomoni
- Thank you for the gift – Ευχαριστώ για το δώρο. – Efharisto ya to doro.
When conversing in Greek, it will be helpful to know how to say “thank you” in various situations you may encounter. A basic “thank you,” is a good start, but you might need a little more depending on the circumstance. Try using flash cards to memorize some common phrases, or you could simply read his list over a few times and choose one or two that you really like.
The Learn Greek section on GreekBoston.com was written by Greeks to help people understand the conversational basics of the Greek language. This article is not a substitute for a professional Greek learning program, but a helpful resource for people wanting to learn simple communication in Greek.
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