Learn JLPT N4 Grammar (gozaimasu)


to be, to exist (the polite form of いる/ある)

How to use

あります changes to ございます
います changes to ございます

Learn Japanese grammar: (gozaimasu). Meaning: to be, to exist (the polite form of いる/ある).

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- Example Sentences

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Example #1

Denwa wa kaidan no yoko ni gozaimasu.
The phone is next to the stairs.
Example #2

Go shitsumon wa gozaimasu ka
Do you have a question?
Example #3

Sumimasen, kochira no iro chigai no shouhin wa gozaimasu ka?
Excuse me, do you have a different color of this product?
Example #4

o wasure mono wa gozai masenka?
Did you forget anything?
Example #5

O toiawase itadaita shouhin ni tsuite wa zaiko ga gozaimasu.
We have stock of the item from your inquiry.

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