What Does Kashikomarimashita Mean in Japanese?

Simple Japanese Phrases

The word "certainly" in Japanese is Kashikomarimashita. It's used to show you agree with something that's been said. This phrase is very formal. It is often used by a store clerk, waiter/waitress or taxi driver to a customer, and is translated, "It would be my pleasure." "Certainly" or "All right."

Similar Words that Show Agreement

There are several other ways to say you agree in Japanese. Here are some of them:

  • I agree (賛成です), Sansei desu. Sansei, which means “approval," is a more formal way to convey agreement in Japanese.
  • Absolutely (全くその通り。) Mattaku sono tōri. “Mattaku” means completely.
  • Of course (もちろんです。) Mochiron desu. This is yet another way to show agreement in Japanese.

Dialogue Example:

  • Nanika osagashi desu ka, (何かお探しですか) ) May I help you?"Are you looking for something?"
  • Kashikomarimashita. (かしこまりました。) Certainly.

Pronunciation of Kashikomarimashita

Listen to the audio file for "Kashikomarimashita.."

Japanese Characters for Kashikomarimashita:

かしこまりました。

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Sources:

LinguaJunkie.com, "Learn Japanese! 22 Ways How to Say I Agree in Japanese."