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払う, はらう
Conjugated: 払わ...
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to pay (e.g. money, bill)
2. to brush off, to wipe away, to clear away, to dust off, to cut off (e.g. branches)
3. to drive away (e.g. one's competitors)
4. to sell off (something unneeded), to dispose of
5. to pay (e.g. attention), to show (e.g. respect, concern)
払えるかどうか分からないざます。
降りかかる火の粉は払わねばならぬ, 降り懸かる火の粉は払わねばならぬ, ふりかかるひのこははらわねばならぬ
Expression, Proverb
you must protect yourself against any possible dangers, you have to brush off sparks that fall onto you
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