敷衍

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Chinese[edit]

announce; apply
 
to spread out; to develop; to overflow; to amplify
trad. (敷衍/敷演) /
simp. (敷衍)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

敷衍

  1. to be perfunctory in one's efforts; to go through the motions
  2. to have enough to barely get by; to just manage on one's own
  3. to treat something lightly
  4. to elaborate on a theme
  5. to expound (the meaning of the classics)
  6. (archaic) to spread; to disseminate
  7. (archaic) to perform

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Hyōgaiji

Noun[edit]

敷衍 ‎(hiragana ふえん, romaji fuen)

  1. amplification, elaboration

Verb[edit]

敷衍する ‎(hiragana ふえんする, romaji fuen suru)

  1. amplify, elaborate

Conjugation[edit]