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

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— chiah —

chiah98398 To borrow for a purpose; to employ for a special object.
i kâi bûn-cieⁿ sĭ ka-kī cò̤ kâi a sĭ chiah nâng cò̤ kâi? Did he compose his essay himself or did he employ some one to do it for him? nŏ̤ pang lóng-cóng chiah kieh lâi sie tàu; the two parties each engaged workmen and rivaled each the other in the display made.

chiah721550 Flesh color; reddish.
chiah sek; Chinese flesh color. chiah pò; nankeen. chiah kim; red gold. kim chiah, ngṳ̂n pêh; gold is red and silver white. chiah tì; the god of fire. chiah cṳ́; a young infant. chiah tău; the equator. pak chiah kha; barefoot. chiah sin; nude. chiah sin lò thói; stark naked. pak-chiah ka-lit; stripped to the waist. chiah-kwt chiah-kwt; red in the face. chiah mâk tih; sallow eyed. chiah kha cheⁿ chíu; barefooted and brown handed. mīu seⁿ lâi chiah-khng chiah-khng; has a brunette complexion. mīn âng-kòng-chiah; blushed deeply. o pûi chiah tōiⁿ; tough and strong from exposure. chiah sim ūi kok; a guileless monarch. chiah kháu jît; days marked in the calendar by red mouthed animals. kíaⁿ-jît chiah kháu; this is a day apt to be unlucky. chiah tī choiⁿ-lí; unoccupied wastes. cîeh-chiah; umber. cí kâi pò seⁿ chiah khoih; this cloth has unbleached threads in it. chiah hŏi; pickled crabs.

chiah1035186 To prick; to stab; to tattoo.
khṳt chì chiah tîeh; wounded by a thorn. kha chiah tîeh chì; got a thorn in his foot. tîeh kîaⁿ cṳ́-sòi, màiⁿ chiah tîeh àng-le; must walk carefully and not get cut by the potsherds. i kâi chíu tèng chiah ŭ jī; he has letters tattooed on his arm.