See also: Gracias and grácias

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish gracias ‎(thank you).

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

gracias

  1. (US, colloquial) thank you
    • 1993, Roddy Doyle, The Van, link
      Muchos gracias, my friend. —The girls are in the kitchen, Bimbo told Vera.
    • 2000, Linda Ladd, Midnight Fire, link
      "Gracias, my friend. I owe you a great debt.
    • 2010, Tina Rosenberg, Glenapp Castle: A Scottish Intrigue, page 154
      “No, gracias, my friend. This will do fine.”

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (France) IPA(key): /ɡʁa.sja/
  • (Québec) IPA(key): /ɡʁa.sjɑ/, [ɡʁa.sjɑ], [ɡʁa.sjɔ]

VerbEdit

gracias

  1. second-person singular past historic of gracier

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gracia < Latin gratia, as used in the phrase gratias agere ‎(to express thanks).

InterjectionEdit

gracias

  1. thank you

NounEdit

gracias

  1. plural of gracia

gracias f pl ‎(plurale tantum)

  1. thanks
    El día de acción de graciasThanksgiving day
    Dar las gracias – To give thanks

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