ITT ways we've seen people abuse the phrase ありがとうございます (13)

1 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-07-16 23:59 ID:eXz8XlSt

Saw this today on one website:

> arygato gozaymus


2 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-07-18 05:04 ID:t3PrMESh

and what do they mean by abusing it? Im learning japanese at home and i always use it with my family :D.

3 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-07-18 10:08 ID:yHBDXVXp

Yeah, what do you mean by abusing it exactly? You mean mispronunciation or over-use of the word or something? o_O

4 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-07-18 14:18 ID:eXz8XlSt

Primarily the way it's spelled. People try to use it but sometimes (often) they just get it so horribly wrong, just like in the example I posted.

5 名前: Sohma : 2008-07-27 02:52 ID:Heaven

So, >>1 abuse the phrase "abuse".

> You mean mispronunciation or over-use of the word or something?


6 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-07-29 20:41 ID:JCgSAQzL

OP is an angry weeaboo.

7 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-07-30 05:05 ID:oYyvbCkn

I just happen to appreciate good spelling, and I'm sure the OP is the same.

8 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-07-30 05:36 ID:Heaven

IMO the way 'abuse' is used here is ambiguous. I wouldn't even call it abuse in this case. Generally abuse = mistreatment (and usually in a harmful way).

Anyway, the essence of the meaning is still the same regardless of their misspelling. So, I wouldn't say this is people abusing the phrase, but rather the misspelling of ありがとうございます in English (only by some people though). =/ Just in my opinion.

It wouldn't hurt them to at least google the correct spelling, though... I can understand the OP's sentiments. It'd be as irritating as English speakers seeing misspelt English words/phrases, I'm sure.

>'arygato gozaymus'

...orz indeed.
That'd sound more like アライガト ゴゼイマス、、、o_O

9 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-07-30 07:28 ID:Heaven


10 名前: Alligator Gonzales : 2008-07-30 11:51 ID:Heaven

I sense much impotent rage in you, young one.

11 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-07-31 09:25 ID:JdRcNZLu

I think it would sound more like アリガトウゴザームス

12 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-08-11 13:42 ID:C36sgjz+


13 名前: 名無しさん@日本語勉強中 : 2008-08-12 21:26 ID:Heaven

This made me chuckle for some reason

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