Do you already have an account? Only if the meal really was awful you may decline to offer your thank-you or even complain about it , else you should say your thanks when asked that question. And it’s obligatory for both? So you use takk for maten both before and after the meal? As mentioned, in Italian you can say ‘ buon appetito ‘ before meals, but this is usually restricted just to family or close friends.
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Your post above didn’t explicitly say that takk for maten was for after the meal, and for some reason I assumed you were talking about before the meal. Greece British English Sussex.
set phrases before/after meals
Only if the meal really was awful you may decline to offer your thank-you or even complain twslam itelse you should say your thanks when asked that question. When his dining companion said “bon appetit”, our not-so-worldly-wise politician offered his hand and said his name, thinking that the other gentleman was called “Bon Appetit” and was introducing himself.
TrisiaMay 8, When my mother-in-law used to begin the preparation of a traditional delicacy that would take tes,am skill and hard work, she would say “In your name Panagia” Virgin Mary.
As mentioned, in Italian you can say ‘ buon appetito ‘ before meals, edke this is usually restricted just to family or close friends. Turkish people say Afiyet olsun before meals. BashtiMay 21, TuroyakiMay 19, Do you already have an account? There is also a funny closing-sentence in rhymes, like a song that we use: As others have already said, in Spanish we use to say ” provecho ” lit.
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Share This Page Tweet. Same goes for most of the western European languages, for example: That stands for – good appetite After the meal you normally say just paldies – thank you!
Also it is possible that you will be asked the same – “Hat’s geschmeckt? Pedro y La TorreMay 17, Likewise, praising the cook for a good meal as might be expected in other cultures is not really required, because it is understood as a duty: This is interesting about “provecho” being said before meals in Mexico.
Of course, the sign of Cross, is not missing when talking to God. It’s also quite common to compliment the person who made the food after the meal, but again, not necessary.
Yes, my password is: Religious families mostly, but also families who do not necessarily go to church so often, do say a prayer before meals and finish the meals with: Log in or Sign up. I don’t remember hearing it in Mexico; but in Bolivia it appears after the meal, when you leave the table. In Greek too it’s polite to tell the person who cooked the meal or brought the home-made dessert “Health to your hands”.
Mentioning the 3 products represents the appreciation for a tasty food saltthe holy bread and the most important natural resource to drink, water.
In Japan, people say, ‘Itadakimasu’ before eating meals and ‘Gochisousamadesita’ after finishing eating meals.
Dictionary edem thread title search: It expresses the wishes of good health for the person who eats the meal. And it’s obligatory for both? In Mexico, provecho before eating meals. In Irish, there is no set way of saying it, but as ever, there are many versions