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Want to buy in Japanese ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต

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want to buy ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ„
How to say “want to buy” in Japanese? “ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ„”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ„” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on want to buy in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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### Tips to Remember the Japanese Word

Break it Down: ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ„ (kaitai) can be separated into two parts: "ใ‹ใ„" (kai) which sounds like "buy" and "ใŸใ„" (tai) which is a want/desire form.
Association: Associate "kai" with "buy" in English and "tai" with "want to".

### Explanation

The word ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ„ (kaitai) is derived from combining the verb ่ฒทใ† (ใ‹ใ†, kau – to buy) with the auxiliary verb ใŸใ„ (tai), which expresses a desire or want to do something in Japanese. Therefore, ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ„ (kaitai) means "want to buy".

### Other Words that Mean the Same Thing

– ่ฒทใŠใ†ใจๆ€ใฃใฆใ„ใ‚‹ (ใ‹ใŠใ†ใจใŠใ‚‚ใฃใฆใ„ใ‚‹, kaou to omotte iru) – thinking of buying
– ่ฒทใ„ใŸใŒใฃใฆใ„ใ‚‹ (ใ‹ใ„ใŸใŒใฃใฆใ„ใ‚‹, kaitagatte iru) – eager to buy

### Conjugations

#### Present
– Informal: ่ฒทใ„ใŸใ„ (ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ„, kaitai) – I want to buy
– Formal: ่ฒทใ„ใŸใ„ใงใ™ (ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ„ใงใ™, kaitai desu) – I want to buy

#### Past
– Informal: ่ฒทใ„ใŸใ‹ใฃใŸ (ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ‹ใฃใŸ, kaitakatta) – I wanted to buy
– Formal: ่ฒทใ„ใŸใ‹ใฃใŸใงใ™ (ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ‹ใฃใŸใงใ™, kaitakatta desu) – I wanted to buy

#### Negative
– Informal: ่ฒทใ„ใŸใใชใ„ (ใ‹ใ„ใŸใใชใ„, kaitakunai) – I don't want to buy
– Formal: ่ฒทใ„ใŸใใชใ„ใงใ™ (ใ‹ใ„ใŸใใชใ„ใงใ™, kaitakunai desu) – I don't want to buy

#### Past Negative
– Informal: ่ฒทใ„ใŸใใชใ‹ใฃใŸ (ใ‹ใ„ใŸใใชใ‹ใฃใŸ, kaitakunakatta) – I didn't want to buy
– Formal: ่ฒทใ„ใŸใใชใ‹ใฃใŸใงใ™ (ใ‹ใ„ใŸใใชใ‹ใฃใŸใงใ™, kaitakunakatta desu) – I didn't want to buy

### Examples of Sentences

1. Informal Present:
– ใ‚ใŸใ—ใฏใ‚ใŸใ‚‰ใ—ใ„ใใ‚‹ใพใ‚’่ฒทใ„ใŸใ„ใ€‚ (ใ‚ใŸใ— ใฏ ใ‚ใŸใ‚‰ใ—ใ„ ใใ‚‹ใพ ใ‚’ ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ„ใ€‚)
– Watashi wa atarashii kuruma o kaitai.
– I want to buy a new car.

2. Formal Present:
– ใ‚ใŸใ—ใฏใ“ใฎใปใ‚“ใ‚’่ฒทใ„ใŸใ„ใงใ™ใ€‚ (ใ‚ใŸใ— ใฏ ใ“ใฎ ใปใ‚“ ใ‚’ ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ„ ใงใ™ใ€‚)
– Watashi wa kono hon o kaitai desu.
– I want to buy this book.

3. Informal Past:
– ใ‘ใ•ใ‚ใŸใ—ใฏใ‚Šใ‚“ใ”ใ‚’่ฒทใ„ใŸใ‹ใฃใŸใ€‚ (ใ‘ใ• ใ‚ใŸใ— ใฏ ใ‚Šใ‚“ใ” ใ‚’ ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ‹ใฃใŸใ€‚)
– Kesa watashi wa ringo o kaitakatta.
– I wanted to buy apples this morning.

4. Formal Past:
– ใ‘ใ•ใ‚ใŸใ—ใฏใ‚Šใ‚“ใ”ใ‚’่ฒทใ„ใŸใ‹ใฃใŸใงใ™ใ€‚ (ใ‘ใ• ใ‚ใŸใ— ใฏ ใ‚Šใ‚“ใ” ใ‚’ ใ‹ใ„ใŸใ‹ใฃใŸ ใงใ™ใ€‚)
– Kesa watashi wa ringo o kaitakatta desu.
– I wanted to buy apples this morning.

5. Informal Negative:
– ใ‚ใŸใ—ใฏใ‚ใฎใ‚ทใƒฃใƒ„ใ‚’่ฒทใ„ใŸใใชใ„ใ€‚ (ใ‚ใŸใ— ใฏ ใ‚ใฎ ใ‚ทใƒฃใƒ„ ใ‚’ ใ‹ใ„ใŸใใชใ„ใ€‚)
– Watashi wa ano shatsu o kaitakunai.
– I don't want to buy that shirt.

6. Formal Negative:
– ใ‚ใŸใ—ใฏใ‚ใฎใ‚ทใƒฃใƒ„ใ‚’่ฒทใ„ใŸใใชใ„ใงใ™ใ€‚ (ใ‚ใŸใ— ใฏ ใ‚ใฎ ใ‚ทใƒฃใƒ„ ใ‚’ ใ‹ใ„ใŸใใชใ„ ใงใ™ใ€‚)
– Watashi wa ano shatsu o kaitakunai desu.
– I don't want to buy that shirt.

7. Informal Past Negative:
– ใใฎใ†ใ‚ใŸใ—ใฏใชใซใ‚‚่ฒทใ„ใŸใใชใ‹ใฃใŸใ€‚ (ใใฎใ† ใ‚ใŸใ— ใฏ ใชใซใ‚‚ ใ‹ใ„ใŸใใชใ‹ใฃใŸใ€‚)
– Kinล watashi wa nanimo kaitakunakatta.
– I didn't want to buy anything yesterday.

8. Formal Past Negative:
– ใใฎใ†ใ‚ใŸใ—ใฏใชใซใ‚‚่ฒทใ„ใŸใใชใ‹ใฃใŸใงใ™ใ€‚ (ใใฎใ† ใ‚ใŸใ— ใฏ ใชใซใ‚‚ ใ‹ใ„ใŸใใชใ‹ใฃใŸ ใงใ™ใ€‚)
– Kinล watashi wa nanimo kaitakunakatta desu.
– I didn't want to buy anything yesterday.

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