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Mit freundlichen Grüßen

Discussion in 'Deutsch (German)' started by ensonfang, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. ensonfang New Member

    汉语
    Dear all,

    what does "Mit freundlichen Grüßen" mean in english?

    Thanks

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    Last edited: Jul 30, 2012
  2. Hutschi

    Hutschi Senior Member

    Dresden, Universum
    German, Germany
    As far as I see, it is "best regards".

    Literally it is "with friendly greetings/wishes".

    Do you have any context? I do not see context in your link.

    It may be with context there is a better phrase.
     
  3. Arukami Senior Member

    But that's not really a question to ask. You can easily look up this in a dictionary and you should do that first, according to the forum rules.
    http://www.dict.cc/?s=Mit+freundlichen+Grüßen

    The exception is, of course, if you have any further questions.
     
  4. Resa Reader Senior Member

    You would use "Mit freundlichen Grüßen" as a complimentary close at the end of any kind of formal letter / business letter.
    So it corresponds to "Yours faithfully" / "Yours sincerely" in British English or to "Sincerely" / "Sincerely yours" / "Yours truly"/ ... in American English.

    "Regards" / "Best regards" is less formal than "Mit freundlichen Grüßen".
     

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