延ばす

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
kun’yomi

Cognate with Japanese  ()ばす (nobasu).

Verb[edit]

延ばす (transitive, godan conjugation, hiragana のばす, rōmaji nobasu)

Japanese verb pair
active 延ばす
mediopassive 延びる
  1. extend, lengthen, stretch
     (てん) (ねん)ガスのパイプラインをロシア極東 (きょくとう)から北朝鮮 (きたちょうせん) (けい) ()して、韓国 (かんこく)まで ()ばす計画 (けいかく)
    tennen gasu no paipurain o roshia kyokutō kara kitachōsen o keiyu shite, kankoku made nobasu keikaku
    The plan to extend the natural gas pipeline from the Russian Far East to South Korea via North Korea
  2. spread, roll on
  3. postpone
     () ()りを1 (じゅ)0 () (がつ)31 (さんじゅういち) (にち)から1 (じゅう)2 () (がつ)1 (じゅう)5 () (にち) ()ばす
    shimekiri o jūgatsusanjūichinichi kara jūnigatsujūgonichi ni nobasu
    to postpone the deadline from 31 October to 15 December
  4. thin, dilute

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