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先送り
Readings
さきおくり
sakiokuri
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
postponeVerzögerung, Vertagung, Verlegung

Kanji
ON: センKUN: さき, ま.ず
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence

ON: ソウKUN: おく.る
escort, send

Example sentences
私は彼の叔父さんの死のことを彼に話すのを出来る限り先送りした。Parts: (わたし), (かれ), 叔父 (おじ), さん, (し), (こと), (かれ), 話す (はなす), 出来る限り (できるかぎり), 先送り (さきおくり)I delayed telling him about his uncle's death as long as I could.

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