延ばす

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
kun'yomi
See also 伸ばす

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

  1. extend, lengthen, stretch
    天然 (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)経由 (けいゆ)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10 (がつ)31 (にち)から12 (がつ)15 (にち) ()ばす
    shimekiri o 10 gatsu 31 nichi kara 12 gatsu 15 nichi ni nobasu
    to postpone the deadline from 31 October to 15 December
  4. thin, dilute

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