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買い, かい
1. buying, shopping
2. buyer
3. purchase
買う, かう
Conjugated: 買い
Godan verb, Transitive, in western Japan, 買う conjugates euphonically as こうた, こうて, etc.
1. to buy, to purchase
2. to value, to have a high opinion
3. to stir, to provoke, to draw upon oneself
買い, 買物, 買いもん, かいもの, かいもん
買いもん is col.
shopping, purchased goods
買い取る, かいとる
Godan verb, Transitive
to buy, to purchase
買い占め, 買占め, かいしめ
buying up of goods, cornering (market)
買い, 買手, かいて
買い付け, 買付け, 買付, 買いつけ, かいつけ
buying, purchasing
ドル買い, ドルかい
dollar purchase
買い戻す, 買戻す, かいもどす
Godan verb, Transitive
to buy back, to redeem
買い占める, 買占める, かいしめる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to buy up
買い上げ, 買上げ, かいあげ
See お買い上げ
buying, purchasing, procurement
買い戻し, 買戻し, かいもどし
repurchase, redemption
買い入れ, 買入れ, 買入, かいいれ
buying, purchasing, laying in
買い付ける, かいつける
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to buy in, to purchase
買い込む, 買いこむ, 買込む, かいこむ
Godan verb, Transitive
to buy up, to lay in a stock, to stock up, to buy a lot
買い上げる, 買上げる, かいあげる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to buy (of a government, public agency, etc. from a private citizen), to purchase
2. to buy up (all of something)
買い, 買得, かいどく
May take 'no'
bargain, good buy
青田買い, あおたがい
1. speculatively buying a rice harvest, while the fields are still green
2. recruiting of university students before the agreed date
買い控え, かいびかえ
restrained buying
買い求める, 買求める, かいもとめる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to buy
買い出し, 買出し, かいだし
1. going out to shop, going shopping
2. buying in quantity, buying wholesale, bulk purchasing
買い注文, かいちゅうもん
buy order (e.g. shares)
売り買い, うりかい
Takes suru
trade, buying and selling
買い入れる, 買入れる, かいいれる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to purchase, to buy in
買い支え, かいささえ
buying support
買い, またがい
Takes suru
buying through an agent
買い, めくらがい
buying blindly
買い, からがい
buying on margin
買い, こがい
Takes suru
buying in small quantity
買い, はつがい
See 初売り
going shopping on January 2
買い, 買薬, かいぐすり
See 売薬
over-the-counter drug, medication bought directly from the drugstore without a prescription
買い, 爆買, ばくがい
Takes suru, Colloquialism, orig. refers to shopping habits of Chinese tourists in Japan
binge shopping, shopping spree
買い, はこがい
Takes suru, Colloquialism
buying by the box
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