Do you know all of the ways you can say thank you in Portuguese?
Watch this video to learn the different ways of saying thank you. You’ll also see a live example used on the streets in Rio.
The simplest and most universal way of saying thank you is
You can say Thank you so much with
Thanks a lot!
A more informal way of saying thank you that is extremely common in Brazil is
which is a shortened version of valeu a pena which means it was worth it.
A general rule of thumb, if you want to express your appreciation for something someone has done and your feet are moving, use valeu instead of obrigado.
You can also say agradecido which means appreciated, though this is very uncommon to hear someone say.