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ChineseEdit

to prolong; to extend; to delay
 
long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
trad. (延長)
simp. (延长)
 
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PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

延長

  1. to lengthen; to extend; to prolong

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

延長

  1. () Yanchang County (county in Shaanxi province, China)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
えん
Grade: 6
ちょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(えん, en: “extend”) + (ちょう, chō: “long”)

NounEdit

延長 (hiragana えんちょう, rōmaji enchō)

  1. An extension of length or period; lengthening
    • 1949, 永井隆, この子を残して:
      来世 (らいせ)はこの () () (かん) (えん) (ちょう)ではない。
      Raise wa kono yo no jikan no enchō de wa nai.
      The next world is not an extension of our time in this one.
  2. An extension of a rail line, road, etc.

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VerbEdit

延長する (transitive, hiragana えんちょう, rōmaji enchō)

  1. To extend a length or period; to lengthen
    • 1907, 夏目漱石, 野分:
      しかし (こう) (でい) () (つう)一日 (いちにち) () () (つう)五日 (いつか)七日 (なのか) (えん) (ちょう)する () (つう)である。
      Shikashi kōdei no kutsū wa ichinichi de sumu kutsū o itsuka, nanoka ni enchō suru kutsū de aru.
      Being so particular, however, turns agonies ending in one day into ones extending into five or seven.

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