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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ゆう
Grade: S

Grade: 3
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(, hesitate) +‎ (yo, time to spare).

NounEdit

猶予 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 猶豫, hiragana ゆうよ, rōmaji yūyo)

  1. An act of hesitation.
    地球 (ちきゅう)温暖化 (おんだんか)一刻 (いっこく)猶予 (ゆうよ)もならない状況 (じょうきょう)だ。
    Chikyū no ondanka wa ikkoku no yūyo mo naranai jōkyō da.
    The situation of global warming do not have a capacity of our hesitation.
  2. An act of extending a time limit such as paying a debt, a stay of execution, etc; a postponement, a grace, a delay, a suspension.
    保険料 (ほけんりょう)払込 (はらいこ)みが停滞 (ていたい)払込 (はらいこみ)猶予 (ゆうよ)期間 (きかん)経過 (けいか)すると、契約 (けいやく)失効 (しっこう)します。
    Hokenryō no haraikomi ga teitai shi haraikomi-yūyo-kikan ga keika suru to, keiyaku wa shikkō shimasu.
    The insurance contract lapses if the premium payment is delayed and the payment period of grace passes.

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VerbEdit

猶予する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 猶豫する, suru conjugation, hiragana ゆうよする, rōmaji yūyo suru)

  1. to extend, to defer, to delay
  2. to hesitate

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