Okage (おかげ)

おかげ

おかげ
okage
Meaning: thanks to, because of
JLPT Level: N4
Examples

薬のおかげで元気になった。
kusuri no okage de genki ni natta.
medicine-(possessive marker)-thanks to-healthy-became
Thanks to the medicine, I have recovered.

Comments
おかげ can have a positive or negative meaning. You can tell by the context.

おかげさまで is a set phrase meaning “thanks to you.” and is often used to show gratitude for help or concern.

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