Wt/sco/thanks

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Scots[edit]

thanks

  1. Uised tae express appreciation or gratitude.

Inglis[edit]

Thanks

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frae Middle Inglis thanks, thankes, frae Old English þancas (thanks), frae Proto-Germanic *þankōs, nominative plural o Proto-Germanic *þankaz (thocht, gratitude), frae Proto-Indo-European *teng- (tae think, feel). Mair at thank.

Interjection[edit]

thanks

  1. Uised toae express appreciation or gratitude.
    Could you give me a hand, please? — Yes, sure. — Thanks.
    • ~1595, Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 5, scene 1
      Thanks, courteous wall: Jove shield thee well for this!

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

thanks

  1. Third-person seengular semple present indicative form o thank