(3) And "SUMIMASEN" is sometimes used to say thanks, similar to "ARIGATOO"="Thank you."
(Person offers tea to a friend.)
"Doozo." = Please.
"Sumimasen. Itadakimasu." = Thank you. I'll have it.
Note: In the system of romanization used in this section, "ee" is not pronounced like feet. Instead, it means that the vowel sound "e" as in pet is prolonged. In the same manner, "oo" is pronounced not like shoot but as the "o" vowel, similar to pork, pronounced twice as long.