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

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— cho̤ —

cho̤2681409 Strong smelling vegetables; all meats included among those forbidden to those who fast.
lṳ́ cîah ce a cîah cho̤? Are you a vegetarian or do you eat all sorts of food? phīⁿ tîeh chàu cho̤; smelled a strong savour. cía píaⁿ sĭ ce kâi a cho̤ kâi? Have these cakes any animal fat in them? i cîah ce, màiⁿ mak tîeh cho̤; he is a vegetarian, so do not put in what he cannot partake of.

cho̤91185 At the first; in the beginning.
úa tâng hṳ́ cho̤-cho̤ cĭu kio lṳ́ tàⁿ; I told you so in the very beginning. lṳ́ tng cho̤ cò̤-nî tàⁿ? What did you say in the beginning? cho̤ hwt; at the opening. cho̤ lâi; the new comer. cho̤ ô̤h; the new scholar. cho̤ seⁿ; the first born. cho̤ khui po-thâu; a newly opened port. a cho̤ ko̤; this raw hand. cho̤ nî; in the first years. cho̤-thâu-ē; at the commencement. kîaⁿ lĕng cṳ cho̤; at the first promulgation of the order.

chó̤9561406 Rough, hasty, careless; the running hand; a rough copy or original draft.
sía chó̤ jī; write the running hand. ló̤-chó̤; rough, careless, slight. tîeh kang-hu cò̤, màiⁿ ló̤-chó̤; must do it neatly, and not slight it. i kâi khang-khùe ló̤-chó̤ căi; his work is done without pains. chó̤ kó; the rough draft. jêng cúa khí chó̤; the original draft of an essay or document. cin chó̤ put bú; the copy and the original do not agree. phah chó̤; make a rough draft.

chó̤94759 Distress; completed.
khó-chó̤; anguish. sĭu m tit cí kâi khó-chó̤; cannot endure this agony. cheng-chó̤; done. cheng-cheng chó̤-chó̤; all finished up. lí cheng chó̤; completely arranged. tâng soiⁿ tàⁿ cheng-chó̤; it was all talked over and settled beforehand.

chò̤10041678 To mistake; to err; wrong.
bô̤ chò̤; it is all right, there is no mistake. bô̤ cha-chò̤; without an error. bô̤ cha bô̤ chò̤; without a single mistake. thóiⁿ chò̤ nâng; made a mistake in the person. thiaⁿ chò̤ ūe; made a mistake in hearing. cò̤ chò̤ sṳ̄; erred in doing. kîaⁿ chò̤ lō; took the wrong road. khîeh chò̤ mûeh; took the wrong thing. tàⁿ chò̤; a slip of the tongue. cong-kú cò̤ chò̤; always doing the wrong thing. chò̤ chíu; a slip of the hand. chò̤ chíu phah sí i; killed him by accident. chò̤ chíu ka-lâuh khṳ̀; let it fall by a slip of the hand. chò̤-gō; to mismanage. chŵn m̄ jīn chò̤; wholly refuses to confess his error. cai jīn chò̤ cū hó̤; if you confess the fault it will be all right. lṳ́ chò̤ lío; you are already astray. sĭeⁿ chò̤; err in reasoning. chò̤-tāⁿ; in error.

chò̤95913 Rough, hispid, not smooth.
mông tîeh cho-cho chò̤-chò̤; it feels very rough. thóiⁿ tîeh chò̤-chò̤, m̄ kng-kût; it appears very rough and .has no gloss on it.

chò̤10041677 To file; to rasp; a file.
khîa ki chò̤ lâi chò̤; take a file and file it. chò̤ i kng; file it smooth. chò̤ kàu pêⁿ-pêⁿ; file it down even. ēng chò̤-kíaⁿ chò̤ tn̆g; file it in two with a thin file. hóⁿ-cîh chò̤; an oval file.

chò̤10041307 Tender; friable.
nêk chò̤-chò̤; the meat is very tender. àu chò̤; friable from decay. chò̤ kio jūn tùi-mīn; friable is the opposite of tough.

chò̤95611911 Paddy which is hulled but not pounded; rude; rough.
chò̤ bí; unpounded rice. khah chò̤; too rough and rude. cho-chò̤; coarse and crude. chò̤ hùe; coarse goods.

chô̤1004647 To humble; to take down one's pride; to break the spirit; to cow.
chô̤ i kâi i kâi jŭe-khì; brought down his bravado. cē chô̤ tîeh jŭe-khì cū bô̤ táⁿ; as soon as his courage is once outbraved, he will no longer dare bully people.

chō̤911545 To contain, to hold; to receive.
hó̤ chō̤ cíu; it is good to keep spirits in. cí-kâi bŏi chō̤ cíe hṳ́-kâi; this does not hold less than that. cí kâi tōa úaⁿ chō̤ nŏ̤ seng bí; this large bowl holds two quarts of rice. khîeh kâi mûeh hó̤ chō̤; get something to put it in. khîeh ke nŏ̤ kâi pûaⁿ chō̤ cheⁿ-kúaiⁿ; get two more trays to put the fruit on. chō̤ m̄ tit; it will not hold them all. chō kàu cêk puah tĭⁿ-tĭⁿ; holds a pot full. chô̤ tê; it contains tea.