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

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— chieh —

chieh71441 The Chinese foot.
bâk chieh; a carpenter's foot rule. pò chieh; a foot in cloth measure. cok chieh; the measure used in shoes. khek chieh ; a carpenter's square. châi chieh; a tailor's measure. chieh chùn ŭ tōa sòi; feet and inches are of different lengths. câp hun ûi cêk chùn, câp chùn ûi cêk chieh, câp chieh ûi cêk tn̆g; ten tenths make an inch, ten inches make a foot, ten feet make an ell. cêk tn̆g kûiⁿ, káu chieh bô̤ ēng; for reaching ten feet a nine foot pole is useless. m̄ kàu chieh chùn; not of full stature. àiⁿ sĭm-mih chieh tō? What are its dimensions to be? nîe thiⁿ chieh; a sextant. saⁿ-chieh hai-thông; a young lad.

chieh6871779 thih-chieh; an iron bludgeon.
i tó̤ bú thih-chieh khṳt nâng thoíⁿ; he is wielding an iron bludgeon for people's amusement. ŭ nâng khîa toaⁿ thih-chieh, ŭ nâng khîa sang thih-chieh; some had single bludgeons, and others had one in each hand.

chieh9971723 The peacock.
khóng-chieh; peacocks. khóng-chieh khui phîn; the peacock spreads its tail. khóng-chieh lêng; peacock's feathers. khóng-chieh ngán; the eye in a peacock's feather.

chîeh804507 A mat; matting.
cháu chîeh; straw matting. tîn chîeh; rattan matting. tek chîeh; bamboo matting. lîang chîeh; bed mats for hot weather. ńng chîeh; flexible matting, used for wrapping bundles. chîeh pau; chîeh tō̤; straw bags. chṳ cháu-chîeh; spread down a straw mat. cŏ̤ chîeh; sit on a mat. sai chîeh; an instructor. (In olden times a teacher sat on a mat on the west side of his school-room).