Meaning of “Azasu(あざす)”

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“Azasu(あざす)” means “Thanks”.
It’s an abstraction for “Arigatou Gozaimasu(ありがとうございます)”.
Maybe you can hear this word at some shops or restaurants.
*Additionally, young people also use this.

At shops or restaurants, the staff often have to say “Arigatou Gozaimasu(ありがとうございます)”, so that’s why they try to say it more easily by omit.

Maybe you can also hear “Shasse(っしゃっせ)” at some shops or restaurants,
It’s an abstraction for “Irasshaimase(いらっっしゃいませ)” which means kind of “hello” (the staff try to show there welcome).

Example Conversation at a restaurant

A: OK, it’s on me!
B: Really?
A: Yeah, you worked hard today.
B: Azasu!

A: よし、今日は奢ってやるよ
B: まじっすか?
A: 今日お前頑張ったしな
B: あざーす!

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