delay englannista suomeksi
viivästys, viive, viipymä, viivästymä, jahkailu procrastination, viivyttely procrastination, vitkastelu procrastination, aikailu procrastination, kuhnailu procrastination, lykkäys, vitkuttelu procrastination
A period of time before an event occurs; the act of delaying; procrastination; lingering inactivity.
(RQ:King James Version)
(quote-book)|volume=1|location=London|publisher=A. and W. Galignani & Co.|year_published=1849|page=522|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=D4CEPdAem7sC&pg=PA522|passage=The government ought to be settled without the delay of a day.
- My lord delayeth his coming.
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=10| passage=Mr. Cooke had had a sloop yacht built at Far Harbor, the completion of which had been delayed, and which was but just delivered. (..) The Maria had a cabin, which was finished in hard wood and yellow plush, and accommodations for keeping things cold.
a. 1547, (w), ''The faithful Lover declareth his Pains and his uncertain Joys, and with only Hope recomforteth somewhat his woful Heart''
- The watery showers delay the raging wind.
1590, (w), ''The Faerie Queene'', III.12:
- Those dreadfull flames she also found delayd / And quenched quite like a consumed torch ….