猶予

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ゆう
Grade: S

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(ゆう, : “hesitate”) + (よ, yo: “time to spare”)

Noun[edit]

猶予 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 猶豫, hiragana ゆうよ, rōmaji yūyo)

  1. An act of hesitation.
     () (きゅう) (おん) (だん) ()一刻 (いっこく) (ゆう) ()もならない (じょう) (きょう)だ。
    Chikyū no ondanka wa ikkoku no yūyo mo naranai jōkyō da.
    The situation of global warming do not have a capacity of our hesitation.
  2. An act of extending a time limit such as paying a debt, a stay of execution, etc; a postponement, a grace, a delay, a suspension.
     () (けん) (りょう)払込 (はらいこ)みが停滞 (ていたい)払込 (はらいこみ) (ゆう) () () (かん) (けい) ()すると、契約 (けいやく) (しっ) (こう)します。
    Hokenryō no haraikomi ga teitai shi haraikomi-yūyo-kikan ga keika suru to, keiyaku wa shikkō shimasu.
    The insurance contract lapses if the premium payment is delayed and the payment period of grace passes.

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Verb[edit]

猶予する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 猶豫, hiragana ゆうよ, rōmaji yūyo)

  1. to extend, to defer, to delay
  2. to hesitate

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