A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/chih
— chih —
húe chih tîeh; it ignited. thâu màiⁿ cang thâu-mô̤ⁿ khṳ̀ chih húe; do not put your head so near that your hair will take fire. i kâi chiu khṳt húe chih tīo cêk pôiⁿ khṳ̀; his whiskers caught fire and burned off the whole of one side.
淬chih1018868 To plunge a thing into water for the purpose of cooling it.
chih húe-thòaⁿ; extinguish cinders by plunging them in water. khîeh khí lâi cū chih lô̤h cúi; as soon as you lift it off plunge it into the water. chih lô̤h khṳ̀ cū cī-cē-kìe; when you plunge it in it hisses. chih kàu cho̤h cúi sie-sie; the water was heated by its being plunged in.
烙chih553866 To brand; to burn in.
cang thih pû âng-âng lâi chih; take an iron, heat it red hot, and brand it therewith. chih mô̤ⁿ kâi ìn; a branding iron for branding animals. chih kàu chiah-pauh chiah-pauh; scorched it brown.