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English Definitionto delay
Simplified Script迟延
Traditional Script遲延
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔˊ ㄧㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ci4jin4
Word Decomposition
chílate; delayed; slow; (Chinese surname)
yánto prolong; to extend; to delay; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
迟到chídàoto arrive late
迟早chízǎosooner or later
迟疑chíyíto hesitate
迟缓chíhuǎnslow; sluggish
迟钝chídùnslow in one's reactions; sluggish (in movement or thought)
Words With Same Tail Word    
蔓延mànyánto extend; to spread
拖延tuōyánto delay; to put off; to procrastinate
绵延miányáncontinuous (esp. of mountain ranges); to stretch long and unbroken; a continuous link; sostenuto (sustained, in music)
伸延shēnyánsee 延伸
周延zhōuyánexhaustive; distributed (logic: applies to every instance)
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