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English Definitionto delay; to procrastinate
Simplified Script延搁
Traditional Script延擱
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄢˊ ㄍㄜ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jin4gok3
Word Decomposition
yánto prolong; to extend; to delay; (Chinese surname)
to place; to put aside; to shelve

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Words With Same Head Word    
延长yánchángto prolong; to extend; to delay; Yanchang county in Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi
延伸yánshēnto extend; to spread
延续yánxùto continue; to go on; to last
延迟yánchíto delay; to postpone; to keep putting something off; to procrastinate; (computing) to lag
延期yánqīto delay; to extend; to postpone; to defer
Words With Same Tail Word    
暂搁zàngētemporarily stopped; in abeyance
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