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

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bâi

bâi5851094 The eye brows, and what is shaped like them.
mâk-bâi; eyebrows. mâk bâi saⁿ-kak saⁿ-kak; heavy eyebrows. mâk-bâi khah lông; eyebrows too bushy. bâi mô̤ⁿ; the hair of the eyebrow. gô̤ bâi; arched eyebrows. jìo bâi; to frown. thò-khì îang-bâi; in high spirits. gûeh bâi; the young moon. nìo bâi; to scowl. bâi kĭa; oblique eyebrows. bâi sûi-sûi; long eyebrows. bâi thâu, bâi búe; the inner and outer end of the eyebrow. líu-hîeh bâi; beautiful arched eyebrows. bâi kĕ; lowering eyebrows.

bâi585759 The lintel.
mn̂g bâi; lintel of a door. chái bâi; a timber in the eaves.

bāi5881099 To look, with the eyes close upon the object scrutinized.
mâk bū, bāi m̄ kìⁿ; my eyes are dim and I cannot see though I put my face close down to it. bāi khah kú, mâk bū; if you look at it too long and closely your sight will become dim. m̄ hó̤ bāi khah thíam; it is not well to scrutinize it too closely. màiⁿ kú-kú tó̤ bāi; do not be always poring over it.