"荏苒" meaning in Chinese

Adjective

  1. incessant; never-ending; continual Tags: ideophonic, literary, of worry, usually
  2. Alternative form of 荏染 (“weak; delicate”). Tags: alt-of, alternative, ideophonic, literary Alternative form of: 荏染 (extra: weak; delicate)

Verb

  1. to pass gradually; to elapse; to slip by quickly or imperceptibly Tags: literary, of time
  2. to waste (time); to play for time Tags: literary
  3. to pass through many places; to move about Tags: literary
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Derived forms: 光陰荏苒 (guāngyīnrěnrǎn), 光阴荏苒 (guāngyīnrěnrǎn), 光陰荏苒, 日月如梭, 光阴荏苒, 日月如流, 星霜荏苒, 荏苒代謝, 荏苒代谢, 荏苒日月, 韶光荏苒, 風塵荏苒, 风尘荏苒

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