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

— chak —

chak9878511 The varnish or lacquer tree; viscid or resinous juices used in varnishing; to varnish.
lṳ́ sĭ àiⁿ îu a sĭ àiⁿ chak? Will you have it painted or have it varnished?

chak94011 To inquire into judicially; to observe closely.
chak-thóiⁿ; to scrutinize. chak tŵt; to inquire into and decide a case. chê-chak; examine into. sòi chak; examine minutely. kàm-chak; to criticise. sîn-mêng kàm-chak; the gods exercise a censorship. lṳ́ tîeh chak mêng-pêh; you must get at the truth of the matter. àng-chak-si; a provincial judge.

chak10041678 In disorder; to make a mistake.
chŵn bŏi cha-chak; there is no mistake in it. màiⁿ chak-câp; do not get it confused. lṳ́ cha úa chak; you are astray and so am I.

châk100616719 A chisel; a punch; to chisel or punch out; to dig out.
châk-kíaⁿ; a chisel. châk kâi khang; to punch out a hole. chwn-châk; to bore out. châk sie-lîn-thàng; to dig through to the other side. khak-khak châk-châk ŭ cèng-kŭ; there is indisputable proof of it. cí kĭaⁿ sṳ̄ sĭm sĭ khak-châk; this matter is thoroughly sifted. châk bŏi tit lô̤h; cannot dig into it. màiⁿ châk khah chim; do not chisel it too deeply. châk chim cē; chisel it deeper. châk khuah cē; dig it out a little wider with the punch. căm châk; to carve out with chisel and punch.

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  • To dig the nails into; to claw.
    i khṳt i kâi chíu-cńg-kah châk tîeh; she was clawed by his finger nails. i kâi chíu-cńg-kah châk kàu i hueh lāu; she dug her nails into him till the blood ran.

châk9571546 A thief; a robber; insurgents.
cò̤ châk; to turn thief. lîah châk; to seize a thief. sàng châk; to conduct a thief to court. phah châk; to punish thieves. jīo châk; to pursue thieves. ûi châk; surround the thieves. huang châk; beware of thieves. ùi châk; afraid of thieves. cau châk; encounter robbers. cáu châk; to escape from thieves. ngŏ̤ tîeh châk; to fall among thieves. phùa châk; to disperse a band of robbers. jíang châk; toah châk; to call out “Thief, Thief.” péⁿ châk; to head off an escaping thief. khún châk; bind a thief. chau châk; extirpate thieves. châk-thâu; châk-síu; a rebel chieftain. châk-kíaⁿ; a rebel follower. cíⁿ châk-kíaⁿ; a young rebel. suaⁿ châk; banditti. hái châk; pirates. kiap châk; freebooters. chiap châk; a petty thief. hẃn châk; insurgents. pw̆n kut châk; rebels. híang-bé châk; mounted highwaymen. châk piaⁿ; the rebel force. chṳ́ châk; a sly thief. châk tun-ke; one who harbors thieves. châk-tàu; a den of thieves. châk sèⁿ; ungrateful. châk hĕng; rebellious. châk mâk; a sly expression of the eyes. châk sim-tn̂g; a reprobate. thong châk; ín châk; an accomplice of thieves. pun châk thau khṳ̀; stolen by a thief. kâi châk lâi thau i kâi mûeh, thau m̄ kùe chíu; a thief came to steal his things but did not get them. íⁿ châk kong châk; take a thief to catch a thief. châk cng; booty. lîah châk cĭu cng; when the robbers are caught their prey is not far off. cng cin, châk bīn; when the booty is discovered the thief is found. bói tîeh châk cng; buy stolen goods. gō bói châk cng; buy stolen goods unwittingly. tōa pang kâi châk lîen kuaⁿ-piaⁿ i to m̄ ùi, lîen kuaⁿ-hú kâi mûeh i káⁿ kiap; a great band of robbers is not afraid of the regular troops, and dare take even the magistrate's goods. tī-pó̤ kio sît cú khṳ̀ jīn thóiⁿ sĭ châk cng a m̄ sĭ; the person held responsible for the good order of the place, took the owner of the lost articles to see whether those were the stolen goods. kang châk; a harmful ruler. châk-sì sue; the strength of the insurgents is broken. châk cìen kuaⁿ-piaⁿ m̄ kùe; the rebels cannot withstand the loyal troops. châk pìⁿ-cò̤ hó̤ nâng; a reformed thief. khṳt châk thau khîeh; it was stolen. châk ce; a robber's hold. châk îaⁿ; the rebel camp. àu châk; a wretch. piaⁿ kau, châk īa kau; when the loyal meet, the disloyal are among them. châk cûn; a pirate ship. cí tîo lō seⁿ châk-bé; there are highwaymen along this route. bâk-châk; the scouring rush. phêng châk; to quiet the insurgents. lîah tîeh kâi châk, khún lío, tìo tŏ̤ chīu tèng; caught a thief and after binding him hung him to a tree. châk-sèⁿ bŏi kói; the ungrateful do not repent. kói-pìⁿ lío bô̤ cò̤ châk; after reformation he is no longer a thief. châk phûa; a female thief. châk sim-sṳ; thievish intentions. kok châk; an embezzler of the public funds. mîn châk; a defrauder of the people. châk châu; a retreat of brigands. châk tâu-sêng; the rebels return to allegiance. châk cie uaⁿ; the rebels sue for peace. châk kâi kî-hō̤; the rebel banner. lău châk ké cioh-mêⁿ; the old thief affects night blindness. cò̤ châk bŏi sí, tŏiⁿ ît seng-lí; successful rebellion is the most profitable business.

châk846413 To spear, to thrust, to punch.
châk tîeh chíu; ran it into my hand. châk phùa theng; broke the window by punching it. khîeh ki mûeh tŏ̤ hái tèng châk sĭ châk sĭm-mih hṳ̂ ? What sort of fish are they spearing there in the sea? châk phùa kâi khang; punched out a hole. châk kàu hueh lāu; thrust it in so that it made the blood run. màiⁿ châk tîeh mâk; do not thrust it in your eye. lṳ́ cìeⁿ-seⁿ tîeh kŭa âu-lêng châk phùa khṳ̀; if you do like that you will drive it into your own throat. cang chieⁿ châk i; took a spear and drove it into him.

⿰窄刂châk9501810 To bruise or abrade by coming in violent contact with something.
âng-le châk tîeh; bruised by a potsherd. mīn khṳt chīu-ki châk kàu hûeh lāu; had his face barked by a branch so that it bled. khṳt ki tek-kíaⁿ châk tîeh kha-lîam; barked his shin on a small bamboo. híam-híam châk sie-lîn-thàng khṳ̀; came very near cutting it clear through by running against something.