DECIDE NOT TO DO SOMETHING NOW BUT TO DO MORE LATE.
Modern Chinese Criteria
rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH ／
differre is the general word referring to the postponement of something that is to be done to a later date than what might be expected, and the emphasis is on the negative aspect of the deferral.
proferre refers to procratination with special emphasis on the proposed action to be actually undertaken, though at a later date.
procrastinare refers to procrastination like proferre, but the deferral is to a near future.
Attributions by syntactic funtion
Attributions by text
- 春秋左傳 : 6
- 韓非子 : 5
- 呂氏春秋 : 1
- 戰國策 : 1
緩 huǎn OC: ɢʷaanʔ MC: ɦʷɑn 9 Attributions
- vtoNbe slow with respect to; show little eagerness with regard to
- vadVwith delay; in a manner involving delay
- vibe delayed
延 yán OC: lan MC: jiɛn 1 Attribution
- vtoNSHU: delay
留 liú OC: b-ru MC: lɨu 1 Attribution
紓 shū OC: lʰa MC: ɕi̯ɤ 1 Attribution
靡 mǐ OC: mralʔ MC: miɛ 1 Attribution
Existing SW for
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