to spread out; to develop; to overflow; to amplify; superfluous

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繁衍 繁衍 fan2 yan3
to multiply; to reproduce; to increase gradually in number or quantity

蕃衍 蕃衍 fan2 yan3
variant of 繁衍

敷衍 敷衍 fu1 yan3
to elaborate (on a theme); to expound (the classics); perfunctory; to skimp; to botch; to do sth half-heartedly or just for show; barely enough to get by

敷衍了事 敷衍了事 fu1 yan3 liao3 shi4
to skimp; to work half-heartedly; not to bother

敷衍塞责 敷衍塞責 fu1 yan3 se4 ze2
to skimp on the job; to work half-heartedly; not to take the job seriously

金融衍生产品 金融衍生產品 jin1 rong2 yan3 sheng1 chan3 pin3
financial derivative

罗摩衍那 羅摩衍那 luo2 mo2 yan3 na4
the Ramayana (Indian epic)

铺衍 鋪衍 pu4 yan3
to spread out widely; to disseminate

箧衍 篋衍 qie4 yan3
bamboo box

推衍 推衍 tui1 yan3
to deduce; to infer; an implication; same as 推演

沃衍 沃衍 wo4 yan3
rich and fertile (soil)

夏衍 夏衍 xia4 yan3
Xia Yan (1900-1995), Chinese writer, playwright, socialist critic and movie pioneer

信贷衍生产品 信貸衍生產品 xin4 dai4 yan3 sheng1 chan3 pin3
credit derivative (in finance)

衍变 衍變 yan3 bian4
to develop; to evolve

衍化 衍化 yan3 hua4
to evolve (of ideas, designs, constructions etc); to develop and change

衍射 衍射 yan3 she4

衍射格子 衍射格子 yan3 she4 ge2 zi5
diffraction grating (physics)

衍射角 衍射角 yan3 she4 jiao3
angle of diffraction (physics)

衍伸 衍伸 yan3 shen1
to give rise (to); to spawn; to spread (to)

衍生 衍生 yan3 sheng1
to give rise to; to derive; derivative; derivation

衍生产品 衍生產品 yan3 sheng1 chan3 pin3
derivative product; derivative (in finance)

衍声复词 衍聲複詞 yan3 sheng1 fu4 ci2
compound word such as 玫瑰, 咖啡, whose meaning is unrelated to the component hanzi, which often cannot be used singly

衍生工具 衍生工具 yan3 sheng1 gong1 ju4
derivative (finance)

衍生物 衍生物 yan3 sheng1 wu4
a derivative (complex product derived from simpler source material)

衍圣公 衍聖公 yan3 sheng4 gong1
hereditary title bestowed on Confucius' descendants

衍圣公府 衍聖公府 yan3 sheng4 gong1 fu3
the official residence of Confucius' descendants at Qufu 曲阜, Shandong

胄裔繁衍 胄裔繁衍 zhou4 yi4 fan2 yan3
Descendants are great in numbers. (idiom)

邹衍 鄒衍 zou1 yan3
Zou Yan (305-240 BC), founder of the School of Yin-Yang of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)