すみません

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɨᵝmʲima̠sẽ̞ɴ]

Interjection[edit]

すみません (rōmaji sumimasen)

  1. 済みません: sorry! (in apology, more formal than ごめんなさい)
  2. 済みません: excuse me! (attempting to get someone's attention)
  3. 済みません: thank you! (in the case of someone having done something for you)