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shokuji

しょくじ

meal

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Itadakimasu and Gochisousama

Most Japanese make the usual greetings both before the meal and after the meal . At starting the meal Japanese says itadaki masu" and when finishes it "gochisou sama deshita". "itadaki masu" is polite ward for "taberu". "gochisoo sama deshita" means the appreciation for preparation of foods.