A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/chek
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粟chek8231196 Paddy; rice in the husk.
chek-chng; a granary. chng chek; to garner rice. cek liap chek; a grain of unhusked rice. phâk chek; spread rice in the sun to dry. chek-tîaⁿ; an area made for drying rice. chek-pê; a paddy scoop. chek-thâu; paddy. chek-tĭam; a paddy basket. phàⁿ chek; blasted rice. chek-sui; a head of paddy. chek-sui hoih; the heads of paddy are blighted. chek, nŏ̤ tâng sĭ cêk seng, câp seng kìe-cò̤ cêk táu, câp táu kìe-cò̤ cêk cîeh; two pints of paddy are a quart, ten quarts are a peck, and ten pecks make a chaldron. cêk cîeh cĭu sĭ cêk tàⁿ, cêk tàⁿ bōi kâi gūa ngṳ̂n; a chaldron is a picul, and a picul sells for over a dollar. kùe lâi kâi chek kè khíong-ùi kùi; late in the season the price of paddy may be still higher. cêk tàⁿ chek oi ŭ jîeh cōi bí? How much hulled rice have you got from the picul of paddy? cêk seng bí cṳ́ jîeh cōi pn̄g? How much boiled rice will a quart of uncooked rice make? châng chek cîah pn̄g; eat of the product of one's own fields. chek-sni pá, siu ŭ sîaⁿ; the ears of paddy are full and we shall harvest many fold. put chek lâi cìm céng; put some paddy asoak to use as seed. lṳ́ cêk nî siu ŭ jîeh cōi chek? How much paddy do you harvest in a year? lô̤h hieⁿ lâi siu co chek; gone to the country to get his share of the product of the rice fields. cí lûa chek oi ŭ jîeh cōi cho-khng chut lâi? How much paddy husk came from this basket of unhusked rice? úa tun ŭ kúi choiⁿ tàⁿ chek tŏ̤ kò̤; I have several thousand piculs of paddy on hand. thìe kúi tàⁿ chek lâi bói mûeh; barter off paddy for other goods. tîah chek; buys paddy. lô̤h hŏ chek bŏi ta, tîeh khí húe lâi pue; it rains so the paddy cannot dry, and a fire must be built for drying it. châng tèng kâi chek cìm kàu chut gê; the paddy in the fields has sprouted. cí cho̤h chek kâi chek-khak pô̤h, oi ío ŭ bí; the husk of this paddy is thin, and there will be the more of the rice after hulling.
測chek960859 To estimate; to fathom.
lâng chek-tâk; difficult to estimate. pìen-hùe lâng chek; it is difficult to calculate the amount of the change. chek m̄ pat tò̤ khṳ̀; do not know how to make an estimate of it. m̄-hó̤ chek-tâk; inestimable. ngŏ̤ tîeh put chek kâi sṳ̄ cū hó̤ ēng; when something unexpected occurs, it may be used, chek jī sin-seⁿ; one who tells fortunes from letters. chim kàu m̄-hó̤ chek; unfathomable. chui-chek tŏ̤-lí; inscrutable doctrines. chek-thóiⁿ ŭ jîeh cōi; make a calculation of the amount. chek tit chut; calculable. chek m̄ chut; incalculable. chek-thóiⁿ cúi jîeh chim; calculate the depth of the water. kìⁿ tŏ̤ put chek phŏ; among things inscrutable.
kín-chek; oîh-chek; cramped, straitened, contracted. kín-chek kín-chek nē; barely enough. bô̤ sĭm-mih khuah, ôih-chek ôih-chek; there is not much space, it is very cramped.
膝chek80413011 The knees.
khut chek; bend the knee. chek ĕ; those under one's authority. kha chíu chek ĕ; children and dependents. phang-ie ho̤h-chek; a waist like a wasp's and knees like a stork's. ho̤h chek huang; enlargement of the knee joint.