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

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— ceⁿ —

ceⁿ2965 To wrangle; to strive: to emulate.
ceⁿ soiⁿ; strive for precedence. ceⁿ kong; emulate merit. hàuⁿ ceⁿ; quarrelsome. ceⁿ-tò; to quarrel. ceⁿ ūi-chṳ̀; contest a position. ceⁿ chi tô̤h châng; wrangle about the wife, and seize upon the land. só̤ ceⁿ ŭ hăn; the difference is a slight one. sie ceⁿ; to contend. sie ceⁿ boí, sie ceⁿ bōi; rivals in trade. sie ceⁿ ke-húe; a squabble about tools. sie ceⁿ kíaⁿ; a contention in regard to their children. sie ceⁿ sie ji'́ng; disputing in loud tones. sie ceⁿ lío, sie phah; a dispute leading to blows. nín só̤ ceⁿ kâi to sĭ bô̤-siang-kang kâi sṳ̄; what you are contending about is a very unimportant matter. cía to míen sie ceⁿ kâi; this is something that there need be no debate about. àiⁿ sie ceⁿ mih sṳ̄? What occasion is there for wrangling about it?

céⁿ99372 A well; a deep pit.
céⁿ cúi; well-water. chĭ-ceⁿ kâi nâng; a huckster; a loafer. khui céⁿ; líu céⁿ; dig a well. kó céⁿ; an old well. khàm céⁿ; to cover a well. thūn tīo céⁿ; fill up a well. put céⁿ; clean out a well. céⁿ kîⁿ; the brink of a well. céⁿ piⁿ; beside a well. céⁿ kha; by the well. céⁿ téng; a roof over a well. céⁿ chîeⁿ; the walls of a well. cŏ̤ céⁿ, kwn thiⁿ; sitting in a well looking at the heavens; an inexperienced person. lêng hóⁿ céⁿ; the aquarium at the entrance of a temple, under the images of the dragon and the tiger. ngṳ̂n céⁿ; money vaults. thim céⁿ; an open court within a house. céⁿ kho; well rounds. céⁿ cûaⁿ; a well spring. céⁿ tói; the bottom of a well. céⁿ mīn; the top of a well. tìo-o̤ céⁿ; a well with a sweep. koiⁿ céⁿ; the hollow above the collar bone. céⁿ sìu; the 22nd constellation, six stars in Gemini. lâu céⁿ; a trap door in the floor of an upper storey. ûi céⁿ; the socket in which a mast is set. lîm kuah, kût céⁿ; wait until thirsty, before digging a well. sua céⁿ; a pit in the sand, to hold the water of an ebbing tide. céⁿ hām; the side of the well has caved in. cîeh céⁿ; a crevasse in rocks. hṳ̂ céⁿ; deep places where fish hide in pools.

céⁿ9941704 A pitfall.
hām-céⁿ; a trap for wild beasts. líu kâi hām-céⁿ lâi tieⁿ i; dug a pit and entrapped him.

cêⁿ996728 The clear blue sky; the weather clearing up after a storm.
thiⁿ cêⁿ kó ŭa; long continued drought. hŏ cêⁿ; the rain has ceased. cêⁿ ta; dry weather. thiⁿ cêⁿ; clear weather. cêⁿ kú lío; it cleared up long ago. thiⁿ àiⁿ cêⁿ lío; it is clearing already. hŏ lô̤h m̄ hàuⁿ cêⁿ; it rains as if it would never stop. tîeh ŭ pak huang cìaⁿ ŏi cêⁿ; if the north wind came up, it would then clear. cí câp jît, thiⁿ bŏi cêⁿ; there has been no sunshine these ten days. ŏi cêⁿ úa cĭu àiⁿ khṳ̀; should it clear, I shall go. cêk choiⁿ ngṳ̂n pńg cîⁿ cò̤ cêk nî cĭu cêⁿ khṳ̀; got rid of a thousand dollars of capital in one year. nĕ cêⁿ-cêⁿ, huh-jîen cĭu tōa huang hŏ; a sudden tempest in bright weather.

cĕⁿ9941748 Still, quiet, noiseless.
cĕⁿ-cĕⁿ; very still. tīam-cĕⁿ; motionless and noiseless. uaⁿ-cĕⁿ; quietly. àm-cĕⁿ; secretly. thîam-cĕⁿ; undisturbed. thîm-cĕⁿ; sunk in oblivion. cĕⁿ-sòi; attentive. sim tîeh cĕⁿ-sòi thóiⁿ khṳ̀, cìaⁿ ŭ tit; you must pay close attention and then you will retain something of what you study. mêⁿ cĕⁿ, keⁿ chim; in the stillness of the midnight. cĕⁿ sĭeⁿ; quietly think. cĕⁿ-cĕⁿ khṳ̀ cò̤; noiselessly went and did it. m̄ cĕⁿ; unquiet. khah cĕⁿ; too lonely. cĕⁿ chío-chío; perfectly noiseless. tīam huang, cĕⁿ nǹg; still air. cĕⁿ-cĕⁿ, bô̤ nâng cai; quietly so as to let no one know. i kâi ngán-sîn ío cĕⁿ; the expression of his eye indicates a quiet mind.