敷衍

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Chinese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

敷衍

  1. to do a perfunctory job; 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

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
えん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

敷衍 (hiragana ふえん, rōmaji fuen)

  1. amplification, elaboration

Verb[edit]

敷衍する (hiragana ふえん, rōmaji fuen)

  1. amplify, elaborate

Conjugation[edit]