買う

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Tokyo pitch accent of conjugated forms of "買う"
Source: Online Japanese Accent Dictionary
Stem forms
Terminal (終止形)
Attributive (連体形)
買う [kàú]
Imperative (命令形) 買え [kàé]
Key constructions
Passive 買われる われる [kàwárérú]
Causative 買わせる わせる [kàwásérú]
Potential 買える える [kàérú]
Volitional 買おう [kàóꜜò]
Negative 買わない わない [kàwánáí]
Negative perfective 買わなかった わなかった [kàwánáꜜkàttà]
Formal 買います いま [kàímáꜜsù]
Perfective 買った った [kàttá]
Conjunctive 買って って [kàtté]
Hypothetical conditional 買えば [kàéꜜbà]

Verb[edit]

 () (kau) (transitive, godan conjugation, stem () (kai), past ()った (katta), historical hiragana かふ)

  1. to buy
     (わたし)新車 (しんしゃ) ()つもりです。
    Watashi wa shinsha o kau tsumori desu.
    I'm going to buy a new car.
  2. to value, to appreciate, to have a high opinion of someone
  3. to provoke someone, to stir

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN