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ChineseEdit

announce; apply
 
to spread out; to develop; to overflow; to amplify
simp. and trad.
(敷衍)
variant forms 敷演

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

敷衍

  1. to do a perfunctory job; to go through the motions
  2. to have enough to barely get by; to just manage on one's own
  3. to treat something lightly
  4. to elaborate on a theme
  5. to expound (the meaning of the classics)
  6. (archaic) to spread; to disseminate
  7. (archaic) to perform

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
えん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

NounEdit

敷衍 (hiragana ふえん, rōmaji fuen)

  1. amplification, elaboration

VerbEdit

敷衍する (hiragana ふえんする, rōmaji fuen suru)

  1. amplify, elaborate

ConjugationEdit