A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/bau
卯báu581263 The fourth in the cycle of twelve, designated by the hare; a term; the early morning.
báu sî; from 5 to 7 o'clock, A.M. báu jît, báu gûeh, bán nî; the day, the month, and the year, designated in the cycle by the hare. báu khî; the periods designated by the hare. kau tîeh báu-sî lío; it is already five o'clock in the morning. thiⁿ kng în, jît chut bán; dawn is from three to five, and sunrise from five to seven o'clock. tang thiⁿ báu put kìen cháu; the grass cannot be discerned before seven o'clock in a winter's morning. báu nî seⁿ kâi nâng, sĭ kìe-cò̤ sìeⁿ thò; those born in the fourth year of the cycle of twelve are called hares. tíam báu; to call the roll. gō báu; fail to be present at roll-call. thòi báu; substitutes. ìn báu; answer by a substitute. pí báu; recreant debtors to government. cĭeⁿ báu; young learners how to conduct public business, in the yamun. i ŭ báu mîaⁿ a bô̤? Has he a name among the learners at the yamun?