Definition of 延

  • prolong
  • stretching

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • エン
  • びる
  • べる
  • ばす

Popular Words With This Kanji

延長, えんちょう

extension, elongation, prolongation, lengthening, Enchou era (923.4.11-931.4.26)

伸び, 延び, のび, ノビ

growth, development, stretching (e.g. body when waking up), spread, elongation, extension, carry (e.g. of sound), sustain

伸びる, 延びる, のびる

to stretch, to extend, to lengthen, to spread, to make progress, to grow (beard, body height), to grow stale (soba), to be straightened, to be flattened, to be smoothed, to be exhausted, to be postponed, to be prolonged

延期, えんき

postponement, adjournment

伸ばす, 延ばす, のばす

to grow long (beard, hair, etc.), to lengthen, to extend, to stretch, to reach out, to hold out, to straighten, to smooth out, to spread evenly (dough, cream, etc.), to dilute, to thin out, to postpone, to prolong, to strengthen, to develop, to expand

伸び率, 延び率, のびりつ

growth rate, coefficient of extension

延べ, のべ

futures, credit (buying), stretching, total, gross

延命, えんめい, えんみょう

keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support

引き延ばす, 引き延す, 引延ばす, 引延す, 引き伸ばす, 引き伸す, 引伸ばす, 引伸す, 引きのばす, ひきのばす

to stretch larger, to enlarge (photos), to delay (e.g. the end of a meeting)

引き延ばす, 引き延す, 引延ばす, 引延す, 引き伸ばす, 引き伸す, 引伸ばす, 引伸す, 引きのばす, ひきのばす

to stretch larger, to enlarge (photos), to delay (e.g. the end of a meeting)


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