Meaning

Primary

Sell Cheaply

Alternatives

Discount, Bargain Sale, Sale

Word Type

noun, する verb

Explanation

When you sell something cheap, you're selling it at a discount. Alternatively you can remember this word as sell cheaply or bargain sale. These are good deals!

Reading

やすうり
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The hiragana on the end hints that the readings are the kun'yomi readings. Use your memory of 安い and 売る to help you to remember how to read this.

Context

Pattern of Use

  • 安売りを〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 安売りを行う
    to sell at a discount
    安売りを始める
    to start selling at a discount
    安売りをする
    to sell at a discount

Context Sentences

あんまり自分を安売りすると、後で辛くなりますよ。

If you sell yourself too short, it’ll be tough later.

このジャケット、めっちゃ好きだけど、ちょっとよゆうがないんですよね。近々安売りするよていとかってないですかね?

I really love this jacket, but can't afford it. Are there any upcoming sales?

そうだよ。君に売った時にはそのテレビは壊れていたさ。でも、だからこそ安売りしたんじゃないか。

Yes, the TV was broken when I sold it to you, but that’s why it was on sale.

Kanji Composition