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買う, かう
Conjugated: 買って
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
買って出る, かって出る, かってでる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to volunteer, to undertake a challenge
若い時の苦労は買ってもせよ, 若いときの苦労は買ってもせよ, わかいときのくろうはかってもせよ
Expression, Proverb
spare no effort while you are young, heavy work in youth is quiet rest in old age
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