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歓心を買う
Readings
かんしんをかう
kanshinwokau
Meanings
Expression
Godan verb with 'u' ending
to win favour, to win favorchercher à gagner les faveurs, s'insinuersich bei jmdn. einschmeicheln, jmds. Gunst erwerben

Kanji
ON: カンKUN: よろこ.ぶ
delight, joy

ON: シンKUN: こころ, -ごころ
heart, mind, spirit, heart radical (no. 61)

ON: バイKUN: か.う
buy

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
その老人は、金と宝石で若い女の子の歓心を買った。Parts: 其の (その), 老人 (ろうじん), (かね), 宝石 (ほうせき), 若い (わかい), 女の子 (おんなのこ), 歓心を買う (かんしんをかう)The old man bribed a young girl with money and jewelry.

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