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

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— cṳ —

cṳ10291406 Now; here; still.
cṳ cía; the following, this time, a phrase used at the beginning of a notice. hīn-cṳ-căi; just at present. hīn-cṳ-căi cí īeⁿ mûeh ŭ jîeh kùi? How dear is this article just now? cṳ, íⁿ cang hùe bōi ŵn; have now sold off all the goods.

cṳ1029394 Unwearied; incessant effort; self denying attachment to and sacrifice for.
i ciu-jît cṳ-cṳ to sĭ lí thàng cîⁿ tīaⁿ-tīaⁿ; he devotes himself all day long exclusively to money-making. kun-cṳ́ kâi nâng ciu-jît cṳ-cṳ to sĭ ûi sĭen, sío-jîn kâi nâng ciu-jît cṳ-cṳ to sĭ ûi lĭ; the cultured strive toilsomely all day after goodness, the uncultured strive toilsomely all day for gain.

cṳ10301208 Black; very black.
i kâi sek o-cṳ o-cṳ nē; its color is jet black. tîeh sẃn ìo pêh kâi, màiⁿ tòa o-cṳ kâi; you must select a pure white one, not one that is defaced with black spots. ēng kú cū o-cṳ o-cṳ; by long use it will become very black.

cṳ10271546 Riches; money.
ke-cṳ; patrimony. ke-cṳ phùa cĭn; spent all his patrimony. cṳ pńg; capital in trade. cíu cṳ; drink fee. kang cṳ-cîⁿ; a fee for service rendered.

cṳ774736 A book or volume; documents; writings; characters.
thâk cṳ; reads aloud, thóiⁿ cṳ; reads silently. sueh cṳ; to expound a book. kháu cṳ; question pupils. līam cṳ; repeat passages from memory. cṳ-cheh; books. cêk pńg cṳ; a book. cṳ-ce; a school. cṳ-pâng; a library. cṳ kim; money for buying school books. cṳ-kẃn; an office. cṳ-hng; a bookstore. cṳ seng; a scholar. cṳ-sìn; a letter. bûn-cṳ; dispatches. cṳ hiang ke; a literary family. cṳ-thông; a boy who dusts a library. kiaⁿ-cṳ; the classics. gūa cṳ; books other than the classics. khái cṳ; plain text. câp cṳ; all sorts of books.

cṳ5343 When placed between two nouns it is a sign of the genitive; which, what, that.
sĭ úa sim cṳ só̤ sĭeⁿ; it is what I thought. ŭ tek cṳ nâng; a man of virtue. sĭ lṳ́ cṳ hó̤ chù; it is what is best for you. ŭ cṳ; what we have. cí kâi sṳ̄ ŭ cṳ; this business which we have on hand.

cṳ531404 A certain plant, regarded as felicitous from its durability.
cṳ-mûaⁿ; the sesamun. cṳ-mûaⁿ îu; sesamun oil. cṳ-lâng; a plant often drawn in the mouths of deers, and represented in gilded models in temples. cṳ-lâng hue; a flower like an orchid.

cṳ1028306 To state in writing.
cṳ-bûn; dispatches. cṳ-hŭe; to inform by writing. cṳ-cheng ŭ sĭm-mih sṳ̄; he reported what business there was. i tó̤ lí cṳ-pín; he is arranging the dispatches. cṳ khí sṳ-îa; the secretary who takes care of the dispatches.

姿cṳ1028386 Natural gifts.
thien-cṳ hó̤ căi; cṳ-cieh hó̤ căi; fine natural gifts. cṳ-sek; beauty. thóiⁿ tîeh i ŭ kúi hun cṳ-sek; consider him rather fine looking. cṳ-nîe; a lady. cṳ-nîe kíaⁿ; a young lady. sĭ ta-po a sĭ cṳ-nîe? Is it a boy or a girl?

cṳ́88869 To cook; to prepare food.
cṳ́ pn̄g; to cook rice. cṳ́ chài; cú cîah; prepare a meal; get supper.

cṳ́88869 A child; a son; a worthy.
ńng-cṳ́; a young girl. thông-cṳ́; a youth. cṳ́-tĭ; a lad. cíang-cṳ́; the eldest son. tek cṳ́; a son of the chief wife. sù cṳ́; sons of concubines. lâm-cṳ́; a boy. ìuⁿ cṳ́; an infant son. cong cṳ́; the one who possesses the rights of primogeniture. kong cṳ́; the son of an official. chiah cṳ́; a young infant. cṳ́ sun; children and grandchildren. hàu cṳ́; a filial son. pẁn cṳ́; a son-in-law. khó̤ng-cṳ́; Confucius. mêng-cṳ́; Mencius. cu cṳ́ peh ke; all classes of authors.

cṳ̀10298510 To enrich; to increase.
cṳ̀-jŭn; moisten. cṳ̀-pó; to strengthen. cṳ̀-pó kâi îeh; a tonic. cṳ̀-jío tī-hng; disturb the peace of the neighborhood. cṳ̀ sṳ̄; make trouble. cṳ̀ lw̆n; adds to the confusion.

cṳ̀10328511 To soak up, by capillary attraction.
cúi khṳt pò cṳ̀ ta khṳ̀; the water has all been soaked up by the cloth. cúi cṳ̀ kàu lok-lok; completely saturated. cṳ̀ kàu thàng kùe khṳ̀; soaked quite through. khîeh kò̤ pò khṳ̀ cṳ̀ i ta; take a cloth and go and soak it all up clean.

cṳ̂77614014 Potatoes.
hô̤-lang cṳ̂; Irish potatoes. hwn cṳ̂; foreign potatoes. so-bâk cṳ̂; pink potatoes. cṳ̂ hún; potato flour. pû cṳ̂-thng; make some potato soup. cṳ̂ îⁿ; potato balls.

cṳ̆10311320 One's self; from; commencing at.
cṳ̆-kí; one's self. cṳ̆-cĭn; suicide. i ka-kī cṳ̆ cai; he knows it himself. cṳ̆ kó cì kim; from olden times till now. cṳ̆-cá; formerly. cṳ̆-lâi būe ŭ; there has never yet been any. cṳ̆ soiⁿ; heretofore. cṳ̆-cṳ̆ jîen-jîen; certainly; of course. cṳ̆-jîen kâi; natural ones. cṳ̆ ŭ kâi; spontaneously produced. cṳ̆ cò̤ cṳ̆ ûi; self made. cṳ̆ sĭ; self confident. ka-kī cṳ̆ sĭ; presumptuous, and self opinionated. cṳ̆-jîen jṳ̂-jîen; self existent. put cṳ̆ îu; I cannot do as I would. cṳ̆-chông lṳ́ lâi kàu taⁿ; from the time you came until now. cṳ̆ lâi cṳ̆ khṳ̀; comes and goes as he pleases. cṳ̆ cheng; gives himself titles. pńg tìam cṳ̆ cău; our own manufacture. cṳ̆ căi; well and comfortable. cṳ̆-cṳ̆ căi-căi; in excellent health. bô̤ hìeⁿ cṳ̆-căi; not very well. cṳ̆ ău; after that. cṳ̆ o̤h cò̤ kàu kōi; from difficult to easy. cṳ̆ sí cì cong; from commencement to termination.