猶予

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See also: 犹豫 and 猶豫

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ゆう
Grade: S

Grade: 3
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
猶豫 (kyūjitai)

Etymology 1[edit]

(, hesitate) +‎ (yo, time to spare).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ゆう)() (yūyo

  1. An act of hesitation.
    地球(ちきゅう)温暖化(おんだんか)一刻(いっこく)猶予(ゆうよ)もならない状況(じょうきょう)だ。
    Chikyū no ondanka wa ikkoku no yūyo mo naranai jōkyō da.
    The situation of global warming does 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.
    保険料(ほけんりょう)払込(はらいこ)みが停滞(ていたい)払込(はらいこみ)猶予(ゆうよ)期間(きかん)経過(けいか)すると、契約(けいやく)失効(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]

(ゆう)()する (yūyo surusuru (stem (ゆう)() (yūyo shi), past (ゆう)()した (yūyo shita))

  1. to extend, to defer, to delay
  2. to hesitate
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Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of 猶予 – see the following entry.
猶予いざよ
[noun] a hesitation, a pause
(This term, 猶予, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN