贖う

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji

Etymology 1[edit]

agap-u → agaɸ-u → *agaw-u → aga-u.

Verb[edit]

贖う (godan conjugation, hiragana あがう, romaji agau, historical hiragana あがふ)

  1. to atone for one's sins
  2. to obtain something with compensation; to purchase
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Etymology 2[edit]

aganap-u → aganaɸ-u → *aganaw-u → agana-u. From earlier verb agaw- (atone), suffixed with the stem na-u.

Verb[edit]

贖う (godan conjugation, hiragana あがなう, romaji aganau, historical hiragana あがなふ)

  1. to atone for one's sins
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