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

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bît

bît5961428 Honey; nectar; sugary.
phang-bît; honey. bît-phang; honey-bees. bît-lâh; bees-wax. po̤-1ô̤-bît; the jack-fruit. pêh bît; white honey. so̤h bît; pure white honey. lău bît; old honey. tang bît; honey made in winter. bît àng; honey jar. kuah bît; to take up honey. bît-phang tû; bee-hives. bît cìm; preserved in honey. ngâu bît; steeped in honey. tui bît; made into a paste with honey. bît tháng kaⁿ; sugary oranges. bît sek; straw-color. kho̤h bît; prepared honey. ki chui jû buah bît; a mouth speaking honied words. bît sái; bee-bread. bît pho̤h; honey-comb. bît sīu; cells in honey comb.

bît5938510 To submerge; to sink in.
lô̤h khṳ̀ bît thâu bît hîah, híam-híam kek sí; sank in over head and ears and came very near being drowned. khĭa lô̤h khṳ̀, bît pīn tī-kò̤? When you stand in it, how far up does it reach? tâh lô̤h khṳ̀, bît kàu kha-thâu-u; stepped on it, and sank up to my knees. ôi-tói kûiⁿ-kûiⁿ, tâh lô̤h khṳ̀ hŵn-lío bît khṳ̀; though the soles of my shoes were very high, I still sank to their tops when I stepped on it.