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

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— choiⁿ —

choiⁿ980241 A thousand.
câp peh kìe-cò̤ cêk choiⁿ; ten hundreds are called one thousand. choiⁿ suaⁿ bw̄n cúi; over innumerable mountains and seas; very far off. khèng cok choiⁿ chiu; congratulate the empress on her birthday. choiⁿ lí bé; a swift courier. choiⁿ kim bói chù, bw̄n kim bói lîn; thousands of dollars may buy a house, but millions of dollars will not secure good neighbours. choiⁿ-bw̄n m̄ hó̤ khṳ̀; beyond all doubt, it is inexpedient to go.

chóiⁿ8011186 A small broom; to scrub with a broom.
tek-chóiⁿ; a bamboo broom. siu-chóiⁿ; a stiff broom. chóiⁿ cheng-khih; scrub it clean with a broom. koi-mô̤ⁿ chóiⁿ; a feather brush. cang chóiⁿ; a coir broom. hĭⁿ chóiⁿ; an ear brush. chóiⁿ pn̄g-lōi; scour the skimmer. chóiⁿ thûn; the annual house-cleaning.

chóiⁿ32644 To scratch for food.
kio koi pêⁿ-īeⁿ, m̄ chóiⁿ cū bô̤ cîah; is like the fowls, that must either scratch or go without food. koi tó̤ chóiⁿ thô-ĕ; the hen is scratching the ground for food.

chòiⁿ10236111 To inspirit; to incite; to urge on; to stir up; to arouse.
sĭ i chòiⁿ i khṳ̀ cò̤; it was he who put him up to do it. úa pńg-pńg m̄ lâi, sĭ khṳt i chòiⁿ kàu thíam cìaⁿ lâi; I should not have come of myself, but I was pestered so constantly by him that I came. lṳ́ hó̤ chòiⁿ i nā kò̤; you should urge him to stay there.

chôiⁿ94714218 Silk-worms.
chôiⁿ keⁿ si; silk-worms spin silk. chôiⁿ si; the silk spun by silk-worms. chôiⁿ-kóiⁿ; cocoons. chôiⁿ tāu; the chrysalis. chôiⁿ îah; the moth. chôiⁿ n̆ng; the eggs. cí khí chôiⁿ ío tōa tîo; this sort of silk-worm is large. chôiⁿ cîah sng-sûi hîeh; silk-worms feed on mulberry leaves. chī chôiⁿ; to keep silk-worms. jû chôiⁿ cîah hîeh; like the consumption of mulberry leaves by silk-worms. ŏ̤ chôiⁿ bâi; beetling eyebrows.