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Old 06-23-2011, 07:56 AM   #21
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Re: -"masu" or -"mashita"?

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Kent Enfield wrote: View Post
When I was in Japan (Tohoku), I heard doumo all the time, but it was as a casual greeting, not as an expression of gratitude, thanks, or the like.
Up here in Hokkaido, too. It's often used as a term of acknowledgement, especially by older men.
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