DELAY  耽誤

DECIDE NOT TO DO SOMETHING NOW BUT TO DO MORE LATE.
DETAINHOLD UPMAKE LATESLOW UP/DOWNBOG DOWNHINDERHAMPERIMPEDEOBSTRUCTPOSTPONEPUT OFFDEFERHOLD OVERSHELVESUSPENDSTAYRESCHEDULEPUT OVERPUSH BACKTABLEINFORMAL PUT ON ICEBACK-BURNERPUT ON THE BACK BURNERPUT IN COLD STORAGE
Kind Of

DECIDE

Modern Chinese Criteria

耽誤

推遲

延期

延誤

耽擱

愆期

違誤

遲誤

拖延

延宕

耽擱

因循

遷延

稽延

rough draft to BEGIN TO identify synonym group members for analysis, based on CL etc. 18.11.2003. CH /

DOEDERLEIN 1840 Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien

POSTPONE

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.

TENG SHOU-HSIN 1996 Chinese Synonyms Usage Dictionary 102

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 9
  • vi : 2
  • vadV : 1
  • nab : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 6
  • 韓非子 : 5
  • 呂氏春秋 : 1
  • 戰國策 : 1

Words

   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
   yán OC: lan MC: jiɛn 1 Attribution
  • vtoNSHU: delay
  • nabactdelay
   liú OC: b-ru MC: lɨu 1 Attribution
  • vtoNdelay
   shū OC: lʰa MC: ɕi̯ɤ 1 Attribution
  • vtoNdelay
   mǐ OC: mralʔ MC: miɛ 1 Attribution
  • vtoNdelay??

Existing SW for

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