Thank You In Arabic
Thank You In Arabic

How To Say Thank You In Arabic In 7 Ways Plus Response

Everyone loves to give good news, and to say thank you is about the best you can deliver. So, whether you’re saying thank you for a new job, great service you’ve received, or simply because you appreciate another person, we’ll help you to learn how to say thank you in Arabic.


Sometimes a simple Shukran just isn’t enough to show your gratitude. Learn many other ways to say “thank you” in Arabic and how to show your appreciation.

How To Say Thank You In Arabic?

In Arabic, the phrase for thank you is “شكرا” (shukran). This is a very common phrase that is used to express gratitude in a variety of situations, from receiving a gift or favor to simply expressing appreciation for someone’s presence or help. It comes from the root verb shakara (شكر) meaning “to thank”.

As a common response, reply to “shukran” with “al-’awfoo” (العفو) or “‘af-waan” (عفواً)—these phrases translate to “you’re pardoned” but mean “you’re welcome” or “no problem.”

Another way to reply can be “ahlan wa sahlan (أهلا و سهلا) which literally means you are welcome.


Thank You In Arabic

It is also important to note that there are a few different ways to say thank you in modern standard Arabic, depending on the level of politeness and formality desired.

Shukran lak شكراً لك

You can make a little more formal to Shukran by adding another extension, which literally means (to you). 

Shukran lak شكراً لك is used to say ‘thank you’ in a formal way. The pronunciation of the word differs depending on the gender and number of the addressee.

Below is a table of the way we say thank you along with transliteration.

Addressee ArabicTransliteration
Masculine singular شكراً لكَShukran laka
Feminine singular شكراً لكِShukran laki
Two males or females شكراً لكماShukran lakuma
Three or more males شكراً لكمShukran lakum
Three or more females شكراً لكنَّShukran lakunna

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Shukran jazelan شكراً جزيلاً

If shukran does not adequately express your gratitude, you can use shukran jazelan. Adding jazelan, which means ‘a lot,’ to this expression will enhance it.

So using the phrase shukran jazelan is equivalent to saying ‘thanks a lot’. It is more commonly used in formal situations, such as when writing a letter or in a business setting.

Thank you very much in Arabic

Ashkuraka أَشْكُرُك

Ashkuraka أَشْكُرُك meaning I thank you is used in all Arab countries and understood among all Arab dialects. Even though it’s one quick comment, it’s used in a formal context. It is a commonly used word in formal situations.


Note that ashkuraka is used for second person male singular, its conjugation is shown in the table below.

Addressee ArabicTransliteration
Masculine singular أشكركَAshkuroka
Feminine singular أشكركِAskuroki 
Two males or females أشكركماAshkurokuma 
Three or more males أشكركمAshkorokum 
Three or more females أشكركنَّAshkurokonna

Baraka Allahu Feek بارك اللَّه فيك

Baraka Allahu Feek بارك اللَّه فيك means May Allah bless you, which in many situations can be used to say thank you very much.

It shows gratitude and expresses and common among Muslims in all Arab-speaking countries. “Baraka” translates to “blessing” and captures the good will you feel for a thoughtful person.


The phrase differs slightly depending on who you’re speaking to. The table below summarized the ways you can say ‘may Allah bless you’.

Addressee ArabicArabic Transliteration
Masculine singular بارك الله فيكَBarak Allahu feeka
Feminine singular بارك الله فيكِBarak Allahu feeki
Two males or females بارك الله فيكماBarak Allahu feekuma
Three or more males بارك الله فيكمBarak Allahu feekum
Three or more females بارك الله فيكنَّBarak Allahu feekunna

A common reply can be:

  • Wa feeka (وفيك) for male singular
  • Wa feeka (وفيك) for female singular
  • Wa feeka (وفيكما) for two males/ females
  • Wa feeka (وفيكم) for plural masculine
  • Wa feeka (وفيكنّ) for plural feminine

Thank You Very Much in Arabic

The Arabic phrase for thank you very much is شُكْراً كْتير and pronounced shoukran Kathir. It is another way to express gratitude in Arabic. This is a more formal way of saying thank you very much, and you use this phrase when you are very grateful to the person.

Jazaka Allahu Khayran  جزاك الله خيراً

Jazak Allahu khayran (جزاك الله خيراً) is another way to say “thank you” in Arabic. It literally means “may Allah reward you with good.” This phrase is often used to show deep appreciation or gratitude, and is typically used in more formal situations.

The word جزاك is pronounced according to the addressee as shown below.

Addressee ArabicTransliteration
Masculine singular جزاكَ الله خيراًJazaka allahu khayran
Feminine singular جزاكِ الله خيراًJazaki allahu khayran
Two males or females جزاكما الله خيراًJazakoma allahu khayran
Three or more males جزاكم الله خيراًJazakom allahu khayran
Three or more females جزاكُنَّ الله خيراًJazakonna allahu khayran

How To Respond To JazakAllahu Khair?

To summarize on how to respond to JazakAllahu Khairn for male, female and plural, refer to the table below.

وَإِيَّاكَ‎And you tooMale
وَإِيَّاكِand you tooFemale
وَإِيَّاكمand you tooMale (plural)
وَإِيَّاكنand you tooFemale (plural)

Thank You Allah In Arabic

The Arabic word for thank you Allah is الحمدلله pronounced as Alhamdulillah. It simply means all praises are due to Allah.

Thank youشكراً لك
Thank you so muchشكراً جزيلاً لك
Thank you very muchشكراً جزيلاً لك
Thanks a lotشكراً كثيراً
Thanks a millionمليون شكرا
I appreciate your consideration/ guidances/ help/ time.أقدر اهتمامك/ توجيهاتك/ مساعدتك/ وقتك
I sincerely appreciateأنا أقدر حقاً
My sincere appreciation/gratitude/thanksمع خالص تقديري/ امتناني/ شكري
Thank you for your guidanceشكرا لتوجيهك لي
Thanks for explaining this to meشكرا لتفسير هذا لي
I’m grateful for your assistanceأنا ممتن لمساعدتكم
Thank you for your prompt replyشكرا لردكم السريع
Thank you for contacting meشكرا لاتصالك بي
Thank you for the giftشكرًا لك على الهدية
Thank you for connecting with me شكرا لك على التواصل مع لي
Thank you for spending time with me.شكرا لك على قضاء الوقت معي
Thank You In Arabic

Response To Thank You in Arabic

There are numbers of ways to respond to thank you in Arabic language, the most common responses are:

You Are Welcome In Arabic

The modern standard Arabic way to say you are welcome على الرحب والسعة and the pronunciation is ala alrahbe was-se’aa, which translates into “you are welcome”. 

That is a very classical way to put it. It is not used in everyday life though. You may read it in a book, but you can’t rely on it for a street conversation.

Another response that is also a little formal yet more common, especially in Egypt, is العفو (Al afwu) or عفوًا (A’fwa’an). 

They both literally mean “to pardon/forgive”. In this context, though, they are intended as “don’t mention it”.

It is also worth noting that there are many other phrases in Arabic dialect that can be used to express gratitude, depending on the context and the relationship between the speaker and the person being thanked.

Here is a list of other phrases for thank you response in Arabic;

English Arabic
You are welcome in Arabic على الرحب
No problem in Arabic لا مشكلة
The pleasure is all mine.من دواعي سروري
Do not worry in Arabic لا تقلق
It is my duty in Arabic كان هذا واجبي
Do not say that in Arabic لا تقل هذا
Any time in Arabic في أي وقت
Anything for youأي شيء لك
Happy I could be here for help.سعيد لأني استطعت المساعدة
Don’t mention it in Arabic لا تذكر هذا.
It is my pleasure in Arabic إنه من دواعي سروري
Glad to help in Arabic مسرور للمساعدة

In general, it is always a good idea to use words of gratitude when interacting with others in Arabic, as expressing thanks is a sign of respect and appreciation that is highly valued in many Arabic-speaking cultures.


Whether you are thanking someone for a simple favor or expressing deep gratitude for their support and help, using the right words and phrases can go a long way towards building stronger relationships and creating a positive, supportive environment.

I hope this information helps you learn how to say “thank you” in Arabic. Whether you’re traveling to an Arabic-speaking country or just want to broaden your language skills, learning how to express gratitude is an important part of building relationships and making connections with others.


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