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Kanji in this term

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kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 買い (kai, buying, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 買う kau, “to buy”) +‎ 取り (tori, taking, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 取る toru, “to take”).[1][2]

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NounEdit

買い取り (hiragana かいとり, rōmaji kaitori, historical hiragana かひとり)

  1. a purchase, a sale (transaction)
  2. (particularly) a purchase on a no-return policy (generally in reference to a business's purchase of inventory)
  3. a lump-sum payment, a flat fee

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN