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

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— bih —

bih687635 Flat, thin, flattened out.
i kâi thâu bih-bih; it has a flat head. khoih bih-bih; to flatten by squeezing between two boards. tĕⁿ bih; squeezed flat. teh bih; crushed flat. khṳt nâng lūn kàu bih-bih; trampled flat by people.

bih15294 To crouch down; to lie perdue; to crouch for the purpose of concealment.
cē bih kĕ cū tok i m̄ tîeh; as he crouched, the knife failed to hit him. méⁿ-méⁿ bih-cáu; ran away quickly crouching out of sight. bih kàu nâng chūe m̄ tîeh; hid away so that he could not be found. koi bih lô̤h khṳ̀; the hen squats in order to get out of sight. i àm-cĕⁿ bih cêk chiu ké-húe tŏ̤ hṳ́-kò̤; he secretly concealed a pile of weapons there.

bîh59311811 Bamboos or reeds split into strips; splints; slats.
i tó̤ phùa tek bîh; he is making splints. cía àiⁿ bîh-cheⁿ kâi a bîh-n̂ng kâi? Would you use the outer or the inner portion of the bamboo for this? tháng-kho bîh; slats used for bucket-hoops.