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

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— ak —

ak1065854 To water, by pouring from above.
ak hue; to water flowers. ak cúi; to wet by pouring on water. ak hŏ; khṳt hŏ ak tîeh; wet by the rain.

ak82647 To seize, to arrest, to gripe.
jīo kàu hṳ́-kò̤ cìaⁿ ak tîeh; pursued him to that point and there caught him. ak tîeh i kâi piⁿ; caught him by the cue. híam-híam ak m̄ tîeh; caught at and came very near missing it.

ak1063618 Evil, vile, wicked, iniquitous.
ak-nâng; the wicked, cŭe-ak; wickedness. câp ak; all sorts of crimes. ak sôk; evil ways, tăi ak; great crimes. ak căi; very wicked. hiong-ak; malicious. ak-tâk; venomous. cek ak; heap up iniquity. ak hĕng; vicious looking. ak ŭ ak pò̤; wickedness brings its own retribution. nâng m̄ cò̤ ak, nâng m̄ ùi; where there is no iniquity, there is no fear. ak kùe cûa; more malignant than a serpent. pĕ ak, kíaⁿ hîen; wise sons of wicked fathers. ak cît; virulent disease. sim cṳ̂, mău ak; a gentle heart under a savage exterior. ak-nâng, ak-nâtng tṳ̂; the wicked extripate the wicked. cŭe-ak thau thiⁿ; their wickedness reaches to the heavens. ak ūe; obscene talk.

ak10698214 To quiet, to calm, to pacify.
ak kiaⁿ; allay fear. hàm i a-ne sâh nŏ̤ kâi ngio n̆ng kio i ak kiaⁿ; tell his mother to boil two cats' eggs with which to quiet his alarm. cía tîeh i khṳ̀, cìaⁿ ak tit cŭ, pât nâng ak m̄ tîo; he is the one who must go, then they will be pacified, no one else can tranquilize them.

ak6291629 To terminate; to stop.
có̤-ak; to bring to a standstill. ak-cí; to put a stop to. ak ak, îang sĭen; repress iniquity and encourage righteousness.

ak1093644 To repress, to restrain, to abate; else, moreover.
ak-cí; to stop. ut-ak; irked. ak-cŭ; to repress. ak i m̄ cŭ; could not curb it. ak i m̄ tîo; could not restrain it. ak-cì i; restrain him. ka-kī ak-cì m̄ cŭ; could not himself control it. soiⁿ ak ău îang, soiⁿ îang ău ak; play fast and loose with. ak-hok; should it be. ak-hok cìeⁿ-seⁿ; should it be thus. ak-hok i lâi, úa cĭu mîen khṳ̀; should he come, then I need not go. ak-hok ŭ cí kâi, lṳ́ àiⁿ jîeh cōi? Should there be that kind, how many do you want?