There are many ways to say “Thank you” in Turkish.
What is “Thank you” in Turkish
Thank you = Teşekkür ederim.
Alternatives to “Teşekkür ederim” in Turkish
Sağol : Thank you
It is a way to express your gratitude and appreciation. “Sağ” means alive and “ol” means stay. It literally means stay healthy ,live longer in healthy way.
It has informal and informal versions to be used.
Sağol : Informal
Sağolun : Formal
Teşekkürler : Thanks
You can use ” Teşekkürler” in your daily life while you are doing daily works.
For example, when waitress brings your food, you can simply say “Teşekkürler.”
After shopping, to show your gratitude , you can say cashier “Teşekkürler” as well.
İt is easy an effective.
Which one to prefer ” Sağol ” or ” Teşekkür ederim “
I mostly use “Teşekkür ederim” in formal situations.
For “sağol” you really need to feel when to say. However, ı personally use “sağol” with my friends, family members or people that ı know well.
Actually, in informal way, when we use “sağol” , we add some nicknames after the word.
Sağol aşkım = Thank you my love
Sağol kanki = Thank you my good friend
Sağol anne: Thank you Mom.
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