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

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— chih —

chih9268610 To scald off the hair or feathers.
khîeh lô̤h kún cui khṳ̀ chih, chih lío, mô̤ⁿ máng cheng-khih; take it and scald it in boiling water, and then pluck out all the feathers.

chih2858612 To catch fire; to singe.
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.

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.

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.