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The French phrase "Merci du fond du coeur" explained

You are in the right place to learn all the things you want to know about the basic French phrase "Merci du fond du coeur". To be clear, it includes a detailed guide of what it is and how to use it in a normal conversation with an audio example. Not to mention the useful stuff we added like synonyms, dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio and more!

Translation in English

  • Translation : Thanks from the bottom of my heart

  • Register : Formal - Basic

How to pronounce



  • IPA : / mɛʁsi dy fɔ̃ dy kɔœʁ /

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What does it mean?


The literal meaning is:

We will dedicate this article to "Merci du fond du coeur" and the other ways to express powerful gratitude when a simple "Merci" (Thanks) is not enough.

Typically, when you received a huge gift or someone did something amazing for you. So much that a simple "Thank you" would sound almost insulting!

We will see in another article a complete guide of the more classic ways to say "thank you" in French don't worry!

How to use

Imagine someone offers you an amazing gift and your heart is full of gratitude, then instead of a classic "Merci." you can use "Merci du fond du coeur !" (Thanks from the bottom of my heart!) or any other variations you will find in the next section.

All of them are fine with formal contexts, so you can use them in a professional environment too.

Synonyms / Related

Powerful gratitude:

Normal gratitude:

Example in a dialogue


Pouvez-vous m'aider s'il vous plaît ?

Can you help me, please?

Avec plaisir

With pleasure

Merci du fond du coeur !

Thanks from the bottom of my heart!

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