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A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/ah

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ah1068645 To forcibly escort; to guard; to convoy.
ah nîe; to convoy the grain belonging to government. ah cāi; guard a cargo. ah hùe-mûeh; to convoy goods. ah hŭam-jîn; act as escort to a criminal. ah-kòi; to escort. kam-ah i khṳ̀ cò̤; compel him to go and do it. ah i tŏ̤ che-kẃn; watch him while detained in the lockup. kẃn-ah i m̄ cŭ; cannot keep him in custody.

ah10681965 A duck; any species of the genus Anser.
ah-bó̤; a duck. ah-hêng; a drake. ah-kíaⁿ; a duckling. ah-n̆ng; ducks' eggs. chī ah; to rear ducks, jīo ah; tend ducks. ún ah-kíaⁿ; to hatch ducks' eggs artificially. cúi ah; wild ducks. sie ah; roast duck. ah khûn; flocks of ducks. kîam ah-n̆ng; salt ducks' eggs. cíⁿ ah; a young duck. lău ah-bó̤; an old duck. ah-pó; dried ducks. ah ûang; the mandarin duck. hwn ah; the muscovy duck. chài ah; the common duck. pùaⁿ chài hwn ah; a half-breed. ah bĭ; a toy duck. pêh tŭn ah; a sodden duck. sîeⁿ sien ah; a whole boiled duck. ah cíeⁿ; a conserve made of the flesh of ducks' feet. kîam ah kṳ̆n; salt duck gizzards. ah ăm; a certain sort of confectionery. ló ah; pickled duck. khàm ah; minced duck. ah-bun-sún; a duck stew. ah keⁿ; a pottage made of meats and vegetables. hō̤ pau ah; a duck filled with stuffing. ah tôi; a duck's foot. ah tôi kha; splay-footed. ah-cîh; a duck's bill. ngṳ̂n ah-cîh; a silver clasp shaped like a duck's bill. ah-cîh ăm-nía; a long collar with tabs. ah-cîh chieⁿ; a bayonet. ah-cîh cháu; a weed with leaves shaped like a duck's bill. ah sái lêk; a dark mottled green. ah mô̤ⁿ sìⁿ; a ducks' feather fan. ah-kíaⁿ thiaⁿ lûi; a duckling listening to thunder; one who hears what he cannot understand. jû kúaⁿ ah cêk puaⁿ; like driven ducks. ah-kíaⁿ chut sì bô̤ pĕ-bô̤; ducklings are born orphans. ah-bó̤ seⁿ cin-cu; the duck that lays pearls. ah-kuaⁿ thâh pûaⁿ-thâu; the duck's liver is put on the top of the dish. gô̤ kîaⁿ, ah pō; waddles like a duck. lêh pêh ah; to slay a dead duck; i.e. to kill a man for the sake of imputing his murder to another. lîah khṳ̀ théng ah-pó; to crucify, the allusion being to the manner of stretching ducks upon splints in drying them. koi heng ah ka-ciah, mín thàn cĭu ŭ cîah; one with a breast like a hen's and a back like a duck's, has food without earning it. ah-n̆ng pū kú ŏi ih chùi; a long covered duck's egg will hatch out. cúi ah ŏi cíoⁿ keⁿ; the wild ducks station a sentinel. ah chùi àⁿ cò̤ îⁿ, koi chùi àⁿ cò̤ píⁿ; make it appear by argument that a duck's bill is round and a hen's bill is flat. ah ku; a stunted duck; a runt. ah-kíaⁿ thiu huang; the duckling has the pip.