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English Definitionto prolong; to extend; to delay; Yanchang county in Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi
Simplified Script延长
Traditional Script延長
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄢˊ ㄔㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jin4coeng4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
yánto prolong; to extend; to delay; (Chinese surname)
chánglength; long; forever; always; constantly; forte

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Words With Same Head Word    
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
延缓yánhuǎnto defer; to postpone; to put off; to retard; to slow something down
Words With Same Tail Word    
漫长mànchángvery long; endless
擅长shànchángto be good at; to be expert in
专长zhuānchángspecialty; special knowledge or ability
特长tèchángpersonal strength; one's special ability or strong points
一技之长yī jì zhī chángproficiency in a particular field (idiom); skill in a specialized area (idiom)
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