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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 延 (en)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 延 (en)

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MEANING:

prolong, stretching

HOW TO READ:

On: en
Kun: no.biru, no.beru, no.be, no.basu

HOW TO REMEMBER:

Stretching (廴) your body correctly (正) with yoga poses will prolong your life.

WORDS:

延う (hau): to creep, to crawl
延々 (enen): forever, endlessly
延期 (enki): postponement, adjournment
延滞 (entai): delay, overdue
延泊 (enpaku): extending stay
延長 (enchou): extension, elongation
延命 (enmei): prolonging life
延着 (enchaku): delayed arrival
延焼 (enshou): spread of fire
遅延 (chien): delay, latency
延ばす (nobasu): to lengthen, to extend
延びる (nobiru): to extend, to stretch
蔓延る (habikoru): to spread
延び率 (nobiritsu): growth rate
先延ばし (sakinobashi): delay, putting off
延べ払い (nobebarai): deferred payment
延び延び (nobinobi): stretching
繰り延べる (kurinoberu): to postpone, to defer
引き延ばし (hikinobashi): extension
生き延びる (ikinobiru): to survive, to live long


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

一体全体山本はどうやって生き延びたんでしょう?
ittai zentai yamamoto wa dou yatte ikinobitan deshou.
How on earth did Yamamoto survive?

こんな質問が延々五ページ、裏表に渡って続いた。
konna shitsumon ga enen go peeji, uraomote ni watatte tsudzuita.
The questions went on and on over five sides of paper.

わたしたちはあなたの返事が来るまで待ったり延ばしたりできなかったのです。
watashitachi wa anata no henji ga kuru made mattari nobashitari dekinakatta no desu.
We could not wait and put off our decision till we heard from you.

勝つ見込みのない戦いにおいて、避けがたい敗北をせめて先延ばしにしていたのだ。
katsu mikomi no nai tatakai ni oite, sakegatai haiboku o semete sakinobashi ni shite ita no da.
It was a fight that could not win but it had, at least, postponed the inevitable.

こうして謝罪はいっぺん先延ばしにされると、ますますしにくくなり、そのうち出来なくなってしまった。
koushite shazai wa ippen sakinobashi ni sareru to, masumasu shinikukunari, sono uchi dekinaku natte shimatta.
Apologies, once postponed, became harder and harder to make, and finally impossible.

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