A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/be
馬bé5711870 A horse; cavalry; warlike; spirited; the white knight in chess.
cêk ciah bé; cêk phit bé; one horse. khîa bé; to ride a horse. bé kó; a stallion. bé bó̤; a mare. tōa bé; a full grown horse. bé kíaⁿ; a colt. tōa pak bé; a Mongolian horse. choiⁿ lí bé; a swift courier; a fast horse. bé uaⁿ; a saddle. bé piⁿ; a horsewhip. bé so̤h; a bridle, or halter. bé chia; a carriage drawn by horses. bé chíang; a shed for horses. bé pâng; a stable. bé thua chia; horses draw carts. bé-lēng-thâu; the headstall. 1êk bé; to guide a horse. lêk tńg bé thâu; to rein the horse about. lêk cŭ bé; to rein up and stop a horse. pûah lô̤h bé; to fall off a horse. bé hwn-tŏ, àiⁿ lô̤h hŏ; when the horses roll it is going to rain. bê-lêk-tŏ; a surcingle. bé-tâh-tèng; a stirrup. bé-uaⁿ-kîe; the pommel of a saddle. bé-phŭe; a saddle-cloth. bé-cô̤; a manger. bé līo; bé cháu; provender. bé thâu; a pier. bé lō; a verandah. bé thâu cîeh; a stone landing. bé hu; khang bé kâi; a groom. līu bé; to exercise a horse for its health. hó̤ bé; a gentle horse. bé tôi; a horse's hoof; the water-chestnut. bé tôi hún; flour made from the water-chestnut. bé cang mó̤ⁿ; horse's mane. téng bé; an attendant who rides ahead. piaⁿ bé; cavalry. bé piaⁿ; mounted soldiers. nâng-bé cōi; there is a great crowd. bé thâu lô̤; a gong sounded before an official who is riding. lô̤h bé têng; a portico where riders dismount. châ bé; a saw-horse. cìen bé; a warhorse. hái bé; the sea-horse. pháu bé; to gallop a horse. bé tău; a race course. toaⁿ piⁿ phit bé; a solitary horseman. si bé; an inspector of cavalry. bé tùi; a procession of horsemen. bé kéng; a fancy dress parade. híang bé châk; mounted robbers. khîa koi bé; to ride on one's shoulder. bé kâm kieⁿ; the horse's bits. bé-íⁿ; a high stool. sùe kûiⁿ kha bé-íⁿ, thóiⁿ hì; hired a high trestle, to sit on and see the play. bé-cah-íⁿ; a folding chair. phah tieⁿ bé-cah-íⁿ tó̤ cŏ̤; spread a folding chair and sat down. cám bé to̤; a long knife, used in war for cutting the legs of cavalry horses. bé tūi; a company of cavalry. teng bé; the part of a lamp which carries the wick. pha cĭeⁿ bé; to mount a horse. pha lô̤h bé; dismount from a horse. pha cĭeⁿ bé sin cū tîeh khîa; if you mount a horse you must ride him. bé-keng ío khin pō-keng; the bows used by the cavalry are lighter than those used by the infantry. bé-cìⁿ pí pō-cìⁿ ío kōi sīa tîeh; the arrows used by the cavalry are easier to shoot than are those used by the infantry. mîaⁿ bé; a famous horse; a noted person. chiah bé; kò bé; one employed to do work that his employer ought to do. cò̤ bé; to do work that another ought and is unable to do. kìm bô pàng bé; to forbid the employment of "ponies" at a literary examination. lîah tîeh kúi kâi bé; caught several "ponies." kîaⁿ khui cē, màiⁿ khṳt bé thak tîeh; withdraw a little, so as not to be kicked by the horse. khṳt bé tâh tîeh; tread upon by a horse; injured by an irresponsible person. bé pùe m̄ jû gû pùe ún; it is better to be carried by an ox (from which you will not fall) than by a horse (which will throw you off). bé uaⁿ pì tŏ̤ bé sin téng; the saddle is carried on the horse's back. gû chia, bé cài; carried by oxen and horses. pháu bé siā cìⁿ; shoot arrows from the back of a horse running at full gallop. bé mīn; long faced. lâm jîn seng cûn, pak jîn khîa bé; southerners travel by boat, and northerners on horse back. cŏ̤ kâi bé; to stand with the knees bent and the feet far apart. cŏ̤ kĕ bé; to squat down. bé ău phàu; reserve force. màiⁿ chòng i kai bé thâu; do not cross over in front of his horse. khí bé; the horse that leads the procession. cîeh nâng, cîeh bé; statue of a man on horse back. hùam bé hùam nâng khîa; refractory horses find reckless riders. hó̤ bé m̄ cîah hûe thâu cháu; gentle horses do not turn their heads to eat from stalls behind them. saⁿ-kha-bé; a three legged stool. phah khui saⁿ-kha-bé; to unfold a stand having jointed legs. ì bé, sim ŵn; a restless mind. tn̆g so̤h bé; a runaway horse. thàm bé; spies. bô̤ gû, sái bé; if you have not an ox, you must use the horse. táng kàu thih chīu khui hue, bé seⁿ kak; wait tell iron trees blossom, and horses have horns. bé ûang îa; a god, worshiped by soldiers. bé-kúi; the seven legged spider. bé-lêng-khîa; a large spider that carries its young in a nest attached to its belly. pò-bé; an artificial horse, used in theatres. cúa-bé; paper horses burned in idol worship. cáu bé teng; a revolving lantern. cí kâi nâng hó̤ keng bé; this man is expert in shooting with a bow from on horseback. bé khùai; constables who catch thieves. bô̤ siu bô̤ sîp, kio bé-lîu-sîn hìeⁿ-seⁿ; as unkempt as a roving sprite. cêk ngân ìn chut, sì bé lâng tui; when a word is once spoken, a team of horses cannot bring it back. úa tó̤ kuah bé cháu, lṳ́ tó̤ cíeⁿ mî-îeⁿ, chap lṳ́ cò̤-pû lío, úa kâi tó bŏi pá; I cut grass for horses, and you tend sheep; if I stay along with you my stomach will never be filled.
碼bé57211210 Weights for weighing money or goods; figures, numerals
huap bé-chìn; standard balances. si-bé-chìn; balances that weigh sixteen taels to the catty. cok si-bé; full weights; the regular weights. bé-kíaⁿ; bé-cí; weights for weighing money. jī-bé; figures; numerals. phah àm bé; put a private mark on it. phah bé-kíaⁿ; write down the figures.