Thank you in Spanish!

How do you say Thank you in Spanish?

The Spanish is:

gracias which is thank you in Spanish.


muchas gracias which is thank you very much in Spanish.

The usual reply to this is:

de nada which means literally 'it's nothing' or

por nada.

gracia literally means grace, or gracefulness in Spanish. So the Hispanic thanks is literally 'graces' or 'lots of grace'.


Latin Americans/Southern Spanish pronounce it gracias as GRRASS-EE-ASS.

Most Spanish from Spain pronounce it GRRAATH-EE-ASS.

Some other handy Spanish phrases with thank you in them

gracias a - means 'thanks to'

con gracias anticipadas means thank you in advance...

con gracias repetidas which means 'thank you again'

dar las gracias a algun por algo which means to give thanks to somebody for something.

agradecer means to thank.

Be careful of these ones though - gracia Ha ha ha!

la gracia also means joke, humor or wit in Spanish! Ha ha ha!

tener gracia means to be funny! Ha ha!

So be careful when listening for this one.

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