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"ठीक है, धन्यवाद।"

Translation:Okay, thanks.

July 22, 2018



Need to add alternate possible meanings.


I put: "Alright, thank you." and I was counted wrong. I think tikey could also mean 'alright', but I am just beginning and I can not be positive.


The way I've understood it when learning Hindi in the past, dhanyavad is pretty formal and not at all casually thrown in all the time like thanks is used in English. Any native Hindi speakers who can confirm this, or did I misunderstand?


Native speaker here... You are right. It is quite formal as compared to the english "thanks". Having said that, it is used in casual conversations and when you want to thank someone.

Eg. A friend makes you coffee in the morning. You will thank them. You can say shukriya or dhanyawad

But If someone passes you the salt on the table, you are less likely to say dhanhawad.


So what would you say (if anything) when someone passes you the salt in the table?


शुक्रिया (shukriya) would be more common than dhanyawad in this situation. Or at least it is so in my personal experience. Also, as someone has pointed out, English has replaced a lot of Hindi phrases and saying thank you or thanks is perfectly acceptable and understood by the general population


Dhanyavaad is both formal and informal. it is used very casually. These days English has replaced so many Hindi expressions so you do not hear it that much.


Yes that is true


In what situation would you use this?


All right, thank you: what is wrong in this translation?


"Alright, thanks " is correct. "All right, thank you" means सब ठिक, आपको धन्यवाद​


Unfortunately, that's not entirely correct. That's a literal, word-for-word translation. "Thank you" and "thanks" both translate to धन्यवाद/शुक्रिया.

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