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

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bw̆n

bw̆n5766111 To neglect or slight.
khin-bw̆n; to treat haughtily. bú-bw̆n; treat with contempt. màiⁿ bw̆n tîeh i, do not slight him; cìeⁿ-seⁿ sǹg sĭ siet-bw̆n tîeh i; that would be considered contemptuous treatment of him.

bw̆n5765011 A curtain.
tìeⁿ bw̆n; a curtain. kiē bw̆n; sedan curtains.

bw̆n104014011 Tangled vines.
bw̆n-cheⁿ; a turnip, green colored and with tubers above ground, used in medicine. bw̆n-cháu lâng tṳ̂; tangle grass is not easily extirpated.

bw̆n57518411 Steamed bread, or wheaten cakes.
bw̆n-thâu; a loaf of steamed bread.

bw̆n1040244 A mystic emblem of high antiquity, explained to be the symbol of Buddha's heart; it is the hammer of Thor and is common in Norse mythology.
àiⁿ kuah cò̤ bw̆n-jī piⁿ; will have it carved with a border in Vetruvian scroll. bw̆n-jī pĭⁿ; braid with the Vitruvian scroll woven in it. bw̄n-jī lâng-kang; a balustrade with a convoluted lattice.

bw̄n10401409 All; every; ten thousand; a strong superlative.
bw̄n nâng; everybody. bw̄n mûeh; everything. bw̄n kok; all nations. bw̄n hok; every blessing. bw̄n ak îm ûi síu; of all wickedness lewdness is chief. bw̄n kim ke-súaⁿ; an estate of immense value. cêk bw̄n; ten thousand. cêk choiⁿ bw̄n; ten millions. peh bw̄n; a million. câp bw̄n; a hundred thousand. cêk pńg, bw̄n lâi; ten thousand per cent gain. châng-hn̂g, bw̄n khẃn; countless acres of farm land. bw̄n bô̤ cêk sit; nothing lost or missed. bw̄n tang cṳ cêk; one among a thousand. bw̄n kó to bŏi hāi; it will never wear out; time will not affect it. bw̄n bô̤ chṳ́ lí; there is no such principle. bw̄n-bw̄n m̄ hó̤; most certainly not; a thousand times no. bw̄n-bw̄n put lêng; it cannot be done. lṳ́ choiⁿ bw̄n tîeh lâi; you must come without fail. choiⁿ kun bw̄n bé; myriads. bw̄n sì; all ages. bw̄n tō̤; all generations. choiⁿ châng bw̄n tī; an immeasurable extent of land. kàu cí-kò̤ choiⁿ suaⁿ bw̄n cúi, sît-căi sĭ kang-khó; to come here over innumerable mountains and seas is indeed difficult. būe cău bw̄n mûeh cṳ côiⁿ; before all things were created.