In lots of contracts I see the word 支払. When should one use 支払 instead of 支払い?


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"支払" and "支払い" are almost same in the meaning and interchangeable with each other. When to use them is also a very controversial issue even for Japanese and me. From my understanding, "支払" is used mainly in official and commercial use including contracts and "支払い" is used in other cases.


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