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Thank You in Russian: How to Say It?

Thank you Russian

There are a few different ways you can say thank you in Russian. It depends on context and whether you want to say it in an informal way, to a friend for example, or in a formal way to someone you are meeting for the first time.

Thank You in Russian

In Russian, the most common way to say thank you is “спасибо” (spah-see-buh). This word can be used in a variety of situations, from expressing gratitude for a gift or a kind gesture, to thanking someone for their help or support.

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There are several other ways to say thank you in Russian, depending on the situation and the level of formality. 

For example, if you want to thank someone for something they did for you, you can say “большое спасибо” (bohl’-shoh-ee spah-see-buh), which means “big thank you” or “thank you very much.” 

If you want to express your gratitude in a more formal or polite way, you can use the phrase “благодарю Вас” (blah-guh-dah-ryo vas), which means “I thank you” or “I am grateful to you.”

In addition to these phrases, there are also a few more informal ways to say thank you in Russian. 

For example, if you want to thank someone in a casual or friendly way, you can say “благодарствую” (blah-guh-dahrs-tvooyoo), which means “I thank” or “I am grateful.” 

If you want to thank someone for something they did for you, you can say “спасибо за” (spah-see-buh zah) followed by the thing you are thanking them for, such as “спасибо за это” (spah-see-buh zah ee-tah), which means “thank you for this.”

There are many different ways to say thank you in Russian, and the phrase you choose will depend on the situation and the level of formality.

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