yán

  1. yán verb to prolong; to delay; to postpone
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As in 拖延 or 延期 (Guoyu '延' v 6; Unihan '延')
  2. yán proper noun Yan
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '延' n)
  3. yán verb to guide; to introduce
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 引導 or 引进 (Guoyu '延' v 3)
  4. yán verb to continue
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 延续 (Guoyu '延' v 5)
  5. yán verb to spread
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 蔓延 (Guoyu '延' v 2)
  6. yán verb to invite
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 邀请 (Guoyu '延' v 4)
  7. yán verb to extend
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 伸长 (Guoyu '延' v 1; Unihan '延')
  8. yán adjective long
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 长 (Guoyu '延' adj)
  9. yán adjective slow
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 迟缓 (Guoyu '延' adj)

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