Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 8 strokes
Taught in grade 6

Search words that:
- start with 延
- end with 延
- contain 延
prolong, stretching
KUN:
  • の.びる
    no.biru
  • の.べる
    no.beru
  • の.べ
    no.be
  • の.ばす
    no.basu
ON:
  • エン
    en
Nanori:
  • たか
    taka
  • のぶ
    nobu
  • のべ
    nobe
Written with 8 strokes
Taught in grade 6
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 160 results)

noun, auxillary suru verb
postponement, deferment, adjournment

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to stretch, to extend, to lengthen, to grow (of hair, height, grass, etc.)
2.
to straighten out, to be flattened, to become smooth
3.
to spread (of paint, cream, etc.)
4.
to stretch out (e.g. of a hand), to extend
5.
to lose elasticity, to become slack, to become soggy (e.g. noodles)
6.
to make progress, to develop, to expand, to increase, to improve(only relevant for 伸びる)
7.
to be exhausted, to be groggy, to pass out, to collapse(only relevant for 伸びる)
8.
to be prolonged (meeting, life span, etc.), to be extended (e.g. deadline), to lengthen (e.g. of the days)(only relevant for 延びる)
9.
to be postponed, to be delayed, to be put off(only relevant for 延びる)
All readings:
伸びる【のびる】
延びる【のびる】

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
1.
to grow long (e.g. hair, nails)(esp. 伸ばす)
2.
to lengthen, to extend, to stretch
3.
to reach out, to hold out(esp. 伸ばす)
4.
to straighten, to smooth out
5.
to spread evenly (dough, cream, etc.)
6.
to dilute, to thin out
7.
to postpone(esp. 延ばす)
8.
to prolong
9.
to strengthen, to develop, to expand
All readings:
伸ばす【のばす】
延ばす【のばす】

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
extension, elongation, prolongation, lengthening
noun
2.
Enchō era (923.4.11-931.4.26)

Godan-u verb, intransitive verb
to creep, to crawl
See also:爬行
All readings:
這う【はう】
匍う【はう】
延う【はう】
爬う【はう】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

noun
1.
futures
2.
credit (buying)
3.
stretching
prefix
4.
total (preceding counter, unit, etc.), aggregate, gross

noun
1.
growth, development
2.
stretching (one's body, e.g. when waking up)
3.
(ability to) spread (of paint, cream, etc.)
4.
elongation, extension, carry (e.g. of sound), sustain
All readings:
伸び【のび】
延び【のび】
ノビ

noun
growth rate, coefficient of extension
All readings:
伸び率【のびりつ】
延び率【のびりつ】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support
Other readings:
延命【えんみょう】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun
postponement
Other readings:
繰延べ【くりのべ】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 194 results)

らいしゅ
来週
えん
延期
Let's put it off till next week

かい
会議
つぎ
次の
きんよう
金曜日
えん
延期
We adjourned the meeting until the following Friday

We heard that the weather was bad, so we decided to put off our trip

けってい
決定
えん
延期
われわれ
我々
ぜんいん
全員
よろ
喜んだ
The decision was put off, which pleased all of us

Let me put off my decision

わた
かい
えん
延期
ていあん
提案
I suggest that the meeting be postponed

かれ
しゅっぱ
出発
えん
延期
けっしん
決心
He decided he would put off his departure

つぎ
次の
きんよう
金曜日
かいごう
会合
えん
延期
Let's put off the meeting until next Friday

I don't blame you for putting off our trip

He postponed the party

わた
私の
しゅっぱ
出発
えん
延期
Don't put off your departure on account of me

わた
かい
会議
えん
延期
ていあん
提案
I suggested that the meeting be put off

He delayed payment on some pretext or other

まんいち
万一
あめ
しゅっぱ
出発
えん
延期
We shall put off our departure in case it rains

あい
試合
あめ
えん
延期
The game was postponed due to rain

もんだい
問題
した
明日
Let's leave the problem until tomorrow

かれ
しゅっぱ
出発
えん
延期
ていあん
提案
He suggested that we should put off our departure

Do you know why he put off his departure

あめ
わた
しゅっぱ
出発
えん
延期
I will put off my departure if it rains

われわれ
我々
じじょう
事情
かいごう
会合
えん
延期
Circumstances forced us to put off the meeting