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Grammar detail: まい

まい - negative volitional
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The negative volitional expresses the idea of wanting something not to happen, or being determined for something not to happen. It evokes the opposite of the normal volitional (which means 'let's ~' or 'shall we'), and even more strongly ('determined not to do'). In Japanese, it is formed by adding まい to the plain form of ごだん verbs, and the verb stem of いちだん verbs (although the plain form is also sometimes used).
For example:
る (see)
まい (determined not to see)
べる (eat)
べまい (determined not to eat)
Note that 食べるまい is also commonly seen
ある (exist)あるまい (could not possibly exist)
けいば
競馬
はまってしまったせい
じんせい
人生
めちゃめちゃになっただから
にど
二度
けいば
競馬
かね
かけまい
It's because I got hooked on the races that my life is a mess, so I'll never put money on the horses again.
くら
べまい
としたけれども
きょうだい
兄弟
だからどうしても
くら
べてしまう

I tried not to compare them, but I find I just end up comparing them because they're siblings.
いやそんなことあるまい
No ... there couldn't possibly be such a thing.
The まい form can also be attached to the ます form of a verb for additional formality.
For irregular verbs する and くる, various forms are seen in use, but すまい and こまい are most common.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ケン   み to see   みえる to be seen; to appear   みせる to show   
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ショク   ジキ    food   たべる to eat   く to eat   
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キョウ   ケイ   きそ    せ to compete   
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バ   うま horse   ま horse   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
セイ   ショウ    life   なま raw   いかす to enliven   いきる to live   いける to arrange flowers   うまれる to be born   う to give birth to   き pure, undiluted   お to grow, to sprout   はえる to grow, to sprout   はやす to grow, cultivate   
ニ   ふた    ふた two   
ド   ト   タク   degree   たび occasion, time   
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キン   コン   かね gold; money   
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ヒ   くらべる to compare   
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ケイ   キョウ   elder brother; brother   あに elder brother   
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ダイ   テイ   デ   おとうと younger brother   
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