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How To Say ‘Thank you’ in Romanian

How to Say Thank You in Romanian

In most cultures, it is custom to express gratitude in some way or another. The dictionary defines gratitude as follows: it is “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness”. Giving a sincere, thankful response to someone’s actions or words is often the ‘glue’ that keeps relationships together. This is true in most societies! Doing so in a foreign country also shows your respect and appreciation for the culture. Words have great power - use these ones sincerely and often!

Table of Contents

  1. 12 Ways to say ‘Thank you’ in Romanian
  2. Video Lesson: Learn to Say ‘Thank You’ in 3 Minutes
  3. Infographic & Audio Lesson: Survival Phrases - Thank You
  4. Video Lesson: ‘Thank You’ in 31 Languages
  5. How RomanianPod101 Can Help You

So, how do you say ‘Thank you’ in Romanian? You can learn easily! Below, RomanianPod101 brings you perfect translations and pronunciation as you learn the most common ways Romanian speakers say ‘Thanks’ in various situations.

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1. 12 Ways to say ‘Thank you’ in Romanian

1- Thank you.

Mulţumesc.

The magical words that can bring a smile to any face. For one day, truly mean it whenever you say these words, and see how this lifts your spirit too!

2- That’s very kind of you.

Este foarte amabil din partea dumneavoastră.

This phrase is appropriate when someone clearly goes out of their way to give good service, or to offer you a kindness.

3- Thanks for your kind words!

Vă mulțumim pentru cuvintele frumoase!

Someone paid you a compliment and made you feel good? That is kind of him/her, so express your gratitude!

4- Thank you for coming today.

Vă mulțumim că ați venit astăzi.

This welcoming phrase should be part of your arsenal if you’re conducting more formal meetings with Romanian speakers. If you’re hosting a party, this is also a good phrase when you greet your Romanian guests!

5- Thank you for your consideration.

Vă mulțumesc pentru atenție.

This is a more formal, almost solemn way to thank someone for their thoughtfulness and sensitivity towards you. It is also suitable to use when a native speaker has to consider something you submit, like a job application, a project or a proposal. You are thanking them, in essence, for time and effort they are about to, or have spent on your submission.

6- Thanks a lot!

Mulțumesc mult!

This means the same as ‘Thank you’, but with energy and enthusiasm added! It means almost the same as ‘thank you so much’ in Romanian. Use this in an informal setting with your Romanian friends or teachers.

7- Teachers like you are not easy to find.

Profesori ca tine nu sunt ușor de găsit.

Some phrases are compliments, which express gratitude by inference. This is one of them. If you’re particularly impressed with your RomanianPod101 teacher, this is an excellent phrase to memorize!

8- Thank you for spending time with us.

Vă mulțumim că ați petrecut timpul cu noi.

Any host at a gathering with Romanian speakers, such as a meeting or a party, should have this under his/her belt! Use it when you’re saying goodbye or busy closing a meeting. It could also be another lovely way to thank your Romanian language teacher for her time.

9- Thank you for being patient and helping me improve.

Vă mulțumesc pentru răbdare și pentru că mă ajutați să fac progrese.

This phrase is another sure way to melt any formal or informal Romanian teacher’s heart! Teaching is not easy, and often a lot of patience is required from the teacher. Thank him/her for it! It’s also a good phrase to use if you work in Romania, and want to thank your trainer or employer. You will go a long way towards making yourself a popular employee - gratitude is the most attractive trait in any person!

10- You’re the best teacher ever!

Sunteți cel mai bun profesor pe care l-am avut vreodată!

This is also an enthusiastic way to thank your teacher by means of a compliment. It could just make their day!

11- Thank you for the gift.

Mulțumesc pentru cadou!

This is a good phrase to remember when you’re the lucky recipient of a gift. Show your respect and gratitude with these words.

12- I have learned so much thanks to you.

Am învățat atât de mult datorită dumneavoastră.

What a wonderful compliment to give a good teacher! It means they have succeeded in their goal, and you’re thankful for it.

2. Video Lesson: Learn to Say ‘Thank You’ in 3 Minutes

1- Mulțumesc.
In Romanian, the most simple way of saying “Thank you” is Mulțumesc. Mulţumesc is a verb, and the dictionary form is a mulţumi, which in English will be translated as “to thank.” So literally translated, the word mulțumesc means “thanks.”

2- Mersi.
Another simple and common way of saying “Thank you” is the French word Mersi pronounced in a Romanian way.

3-Mulțumesc mult.
There will be occasions when you will want to express your gratitude in a more polite and appreciative manner. That is when you should use the expression Mulțumesc mult. Mulțumesc means “thank you.” and mult means “a lot” or “much.” The English equivalent for Mulțumesc mult is “Thank you a lot.”


4- Mulțumesc foarte mult.

For showing deeper gratitude, it is enough to add foarte to the expression Mulțumesc mult so that you get Mulțumesc foarte mult which in English will be translated as “Thank you very much.” The word foarte literally means “very” and mult is translated as “much” or “a lot.”

5- Mulțumesc frumos.
The nicest way of expressing gratitude is Mulțumesc frumos, literally translated as “Thank you beautifully.” The second word frumos, meaning “beautiful,” is used to make the phrase familiar and polite at the same time.

Here are another 3 expressions for showing gratitude using the word mersi just by replacing mulțumesc in the expressions we just learned. And we get:

1- Mersi mult
2- Mersi foarte mult
3- Mersi frumos

Whether you use mulțumesc or mersi, the meaning stays the same.

Cultural Insights

Quick tip 1

The most common way to say “Thank you” is mulțumesc. Use mulțumesc in any situation, whether formal, informal, special or common, and Romanians will appreciate your effort of speaking their language. Never worry about the person’s age or profession. Keep in mind that this word can be used anywhere, anytime, and with anyone. You say mulțumesc when the waiter brings you the food, when somebody does a favor for you, and when you receive a compliment.

Quick tip 2
You will be surprised to see how much the French word mersi is used in Romania. People have different opinions about mersi according to their social status, education, profession and/or where they live. Therefore it is better to avoid using mersi in a business conversation or with older people from the countryside, since they may not understand you. Say mersi to people who have this word in their vocabulary, with friends, and anytime you feel a casual “thank you” is proper to use.

Quick tip 3
Use Mulțumesc mult and Mulțumesc foarte mult when you feel very pleased and thankful. Adding multand foarte mult will not change the politeness level but will show how impressed you are. Remember that Mulțumesc frumos is a familiar expression but very polite at the same time. Use it when you receive a gift, or when your friend’s mother serves you a meal, for example.

On the run to Romania? Wait! You can’t go without some basic language phrases under your belt! Especially if you’re heading to meet your prospective employer! Either in person or online, knowing how to say ‘Thank you’ in the Romanian language will only improve their impression of you! RomanianPod101 saves you time with this short lesson that nevertheless packs a punch. Learn to say ‘Thank you’ in Romanian in no time!

3. Audio Lesson: Survival Phrases - Thank You

5 Ways to Say Thank You in Romanian

Perhaps you think it’s unimportant that you don’t know what ‘Thank you’ is in Romanian, or that it’s too difficult a language to learn. Yet, as a traveler or visitor, you will be surprised at how far you can go using a little bit of Romanian in Romania!

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At RomanianPod101, we offer you a few ways of saying ‘Thank you’ in Romanian that you have no excuse not knowing, as they’re so simple and easy to learn. The lesson is geared to aid your ‘survival’ in formal and informal situations in Romania, so don’t wait! You will never have to google ‘How do you say thanks in Romanian’ again…!

4. ‘Thank You’ in 31 Languages

For the global traveler in a hurry, here are 31 ways to say ‘Thank you’! These are the first words you need to learn in any foreign language - it is sure to smooth your way with native speakers by showing your gratitude for services rendered, and your respect for their culture! Learn and know how to correctly say ‘Thank you’ in 31 different languages in this short video.

5. Why would RomanianPod101 be the perfect choice to learn Romanian?

However, you need not stop at ‘Thank you’ in Romanian - why not learn to speak the language?! You have absolutely nothing to lose. Research has shown that learning a new language increases intelligence and combats brain-aging. Also, the ability to communicate with native speakers in their own language is an instant way to make friends and win respect! Or imagine you know how to write ‘Thank you’ to that special Romanian friend after a date…he/she will be so impressed!

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