You may already know this word, AriGaTo (a-ri-ga-to).
It means “thank you”.
“Ari” means ‘be’, or ‘there is’.
“Ga-to” is from “gata-i”, meaning ‘rarely’.
It rarely happens.
What a rare thing!
The Japanese use this word only when receiving good things, words, deeds, and reaction.
“How rare this happiness is!” is AriGato.
You use the word almost any time, and that will smoothen the interaction.
AriGato is a magic word to make the world peaceful.
You combine the word with Oji-Gi, the bowing custom.
What a rare happiness from you!
The world is made with appreciation.