[ah-ree-gah-taw; English ahr-ee-gah-toh]

interjection Japanese.

thank you.

Origin of arigato

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for arigato

Historical Examples of arigato

  • He knew another word too, it was "Arigato," and it meant "thank you."

    Captain June

    Alice Hegan Rice

  • "Arigatoarigato," she said politely, as she bowed again and again.

    Little Sister Snow

    Frances Little