申し訳ありません

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
もう
Grade: 3
わけ
Grade: 6

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mo̞ːɕiɰᵝa̠ke̞ a̠ɾima̠sẽ̞ɴ]

InterjectionEdit

申し訳ありません (hiragana もうしわけありません, romaji mōshiwake arimasen)

  1. I'm sincerely sorry; please forgive me.

Usage notesEdit

  • This expression is very polite and not used in casual conversations in which ごめん(gomen) or ごめんなさい(gomennasai) suffice.

Related termsEdit