Did you ever wonder where Japanese words came from? Word origins are not only an interesting way to see how language developed, but it is also great for remembering vocabulary. In this series, we will show you the origins of some common words and phrases in the Japanese language.
If you are studying Japanese, I'm sure you've heard the word 'arigato'. Arigato is an essential word in Japanese and something that almost everyone in Japan says several times a day, but do you know where this word comes from? Watch this video to find out!
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