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

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— chim —

chim736858 Deep; profound; intimate; intense; very.
cúi bô̤ hìeⁿ chim; the water is not very deep. cúi ho̤h chim; the water is quite deep. tŏ̤-lí chim; this doctrine is deep. i jī-bâk chim; he is a person of profound scholarship. chim sek; deeply tinted. chim ṳn; great kindness. i nŏ̤ nâng ìo chim kau; the two are on excellent terms with each other. chim-tîm; profound. i kâi kòi-mông chim-tîm; his plot was a deep laid one. keⁿ chim lío; it is past midnight. chim kìu; deep research. chim-chim chíu ip-că; a very low bow. chim-au chim-au; concave. chim hn̆g; far distant. chim nâng bô̤ chíen gṳ́; deep thinkers do not make shallow speeches. líu kàu chim-chim; dig it deep. kût chim cē; dig deeper. chim-àu; abstruse. hó̤ li kau chim, m̄-hó̤ li kau chíen; be intimate with the good, and hold little intercourse with the bad. chîu kak khṳ̀ chim căi; his enmity is very deep. chim hṳ̆n i; dislike him greatly. thn̄g chim; probe deeply. chǹg ŭ cêk chùn chim; pierced to the depth of an inch. chim kàu chah m̄ căi; so deep I cannot touch bottom.

chím9914011 To sleep.
chím cîah m̄ uaⁿ; no comfort either in eating or in sleeping. bûang chang hùi chím; loss of food and sleep. cìaⁿ chím, lăi chím; the sleeping appartments for males and for females.

chìm94814917 Sybiline; an omen.
chìm cṳ; a sybiline book. khieh tîeh chìm-cṳ; choose an omen from a sybiline book. chìm-cṳ tī; a plot of ground indicated by an omen found in a sybiline book. jû khieh tîeh chìm cṳ khǹg kín-kín; keep it carefully as one would keep a hint from the book of fate.

chîm807419 To search for; to explore; common.
chîm-chūe; to search for. chîm-chūe m̄ tîeh; could not find it. kṳn thâu chîm kṳn búe; to investigate thoroughly. chîm pó̤; search for treasure. chîm-sieⁿ kâi nâng; an ordinary person. chîm-sîeⁿ kâi mûeh; a common article. chîm-sîeⁿ kâi sṳ̄; a frequent occurrence. chîm tī; to explore the country. kàu ku-ā nî cìaⁿ chîm tîeh; found it after many years search. chîm-chut ŭ ko̤h īeⁿ kâi ì chut lâi; found out another meaning for it.

chîm99197 To invade; to usurp.
chîm-thun sìo-bâk; took illegal possession of the account books. chîm-hŭam kéng-kài; invaded their boundaries. chîm-cìam; to usurp. chim hŵt; to invade and chastise.

chĭm10756410 To take hold of for the purpose of moving; to lay hold of and sway; to joggle; to shake.
chĭm m̄ tin-tăng; cannot stir it from its position. khṳt i khuaⁿ-khuaⁿ chĭm cū chĭm khí lâi; let him steadily lift at it and it will move. nŏ̤ nâng khṳ̀ kio i sie-hŭ chǐm; two persons went to help him move it. chin-chĭeⁿ suaⁿ-meⁿ chĭm cîeh-teng, chĭm tîeh bô̤ bī bô̤ sò; like a dragon fly laying hold of a stone half imbedded in the earth for the purpose of lifting it, the stone is not swayed at all thereby. màiⁿ chĭm tîeh chn̂g; do not jog the table.