What Does 39 Mean?

The number 39 means "Thank You."

The use of 39 to say "Thank You" is based on the Sino-Japanese pronunciation of the numbers three and nine.

In Sino-Japanese, three and nine are pronounced "san" and "kyu," which sounds like "Thank You."

Summary of Key Points

"Thank You" is the most common definition for 39 on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Thank You
Type:Cyber Term
5: Extremely difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write 39, I mean this:

meaning of 39
39 is a way of saying thanks.

Using Numbers in Texts

This video shows the different ways that numbers are used in "text speak":

Example of 39 Used in a Text


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