ご苦労様でした

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
ろう
Grade: 4
さま
Grade: 3
jūbakoyomi

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡo̞kɯ̟ᵝɾo̞ːsa̠ma̠ de̞ɕi̥ta̠]

Phrase[edit]

ご苦労様でした (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji ご苦勞樣でした, hiragana ごくろうさまでした, rōmaji go-kurō-sama deshita)

  1. I appreciate your efforts, thank you very much, good work (a stock phrase usually used by a senior towards subordinates)

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