thank you

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Thank you is a shortened expression for I thank you; it is attested since c. 1400.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Interjection[edit]

thank you

  1. An expression of gratitude or politeness, in response to something done or given.

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Noun[edit]

thank you (plural thank yous)

  1. Alternative spelling of thank-you.

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary.

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