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

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— cho̤h —

cho̤h10066412 A quantity; to gather up; to take out.
cêk cho̤h thô; a little earth. bói cho̤h iam; buy some salt. chun cêk cho̤h-kíaⁿ; have a small quantity left. khîeh cho̤h-kíaⁿ-nî lâi; bring a little of it. cí cêk cho̤h khîeh khù cham-pàng hṳ́ cêk cho̤h kò̤; take this and mingle it with that. khîeh cêk cho̤h cúi lâi pun úa cîah; bring me some water to drink. chong cho̤h tê lâi; make some tea. cîah cho̤h-kíaⁿ pn̄g lío; has eaten a little rice. cho̤h hía ío chiet-ìo kâi lâi tàⁿ; make a summary of what is most important and tell it. nâng-mûeh cōi, cho̤h kúi nâng lâi līam; there are a great many of them, select a few of them to come and recite. thèng cho̤h kúi nang; took a few of them at random. thèng cho̤h cêk cak lâi mn̄g; take a verse at random and ask questions about it. cho̤h cêk pńg lâi thóiⁿ i pat a m̄ pat; select a volume and see whether he is familiar with it. sûi i cho̤h, to̤ pat; whatever he takes up to question them upon, they prove familiar with it.

cho̤h101597 Contracted.
i kâi bâi cò̤-nî cho̤h-cho̤h nē? Why does he scowl so? kâi bâi cho̤h cò̤ cêk pé; his brows are drawn up into one mass.

cho̤h429309 To cough because of something in the throat.
i cîah lío cho̤h âu; when swallowing it, it strangled him. khuaⁿ-khuaⁿ nē, mó̤ cho̤h-âu; take it leisurely, and do not strangle yourself with it.