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

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— chong —

chong102412811 Intelligent; clear headed.
chong-mêng, tì-hŭi; clear headed and sagacious. hĭⁿ chong, mâk m̄ mêng; has good hearing but dim eyesight.

chong109103 To fulfill; to act in the place of; to become.
chong-múaⁿ; chong-cok; to fill up. chong kong; become public property. chong-tng che-hîah; act as constable. phōiⁿ i khṳ̀ kháu gūa chong-kun; banished beyond the frontier to become a camp-follower. ké chong kuaⁿ-tíeⁿ; assume the style of an official. sêng chong; discharge the duties of an office. i sĭ chong tī nâng kâi khueh? Whose place is he filling?

chong109154 To rise up; to rush upon; to pour hot water upon and infuse.
chong thiⁿ; to rise up to the heavens. ẁn-khì chong thiⁿ; his wrath waxed so as to fill the sky. nō̤ hwt chong kwn; in his anger his hair rose on end so as to lift his cap. chong thiⁿ tit pue; can fly into the clouds. i káⁿ tōa phit bé tît-tît chong-jîp châk îaⁿ lăi; he dared to rush alone straight into the enemy's camp. chong phùa khṳ̀; rushed against and broke it. kíaⁿ-jît kâi jît-cí sie chong; to-day will be untoward. sî-jît sit chong; the time is adverse. chong tîeh i kâi pn̄g mīaⁿ; unfavorable to his own fate. chong cŭang; to disagree with. tàⁿ ūe chong tîeh i; said what offended him. chong ceng tê lâi cîah; infuse a cup of tea to drink. chong cho̤h ngŏ-hún; make some arrow-root porridge. chong ieh-bûah; steep medicinal powder. chong cho̤h nêk-kùi; steep some cinnamon. chong săi-píaⁿ; pour hot water on dried persimmons. i kâi bī cĭu chong khí lâi; its flavor escapes in the steam rising from it. húe-kuang chong thiⁿ; the fire illuminates the sky. in chong khí lâi; the steam rises. chong lâi m̄ sêk; it is not steeped enough. chong cíu, chong cúi; steeped in wine or water.

chong1024615 Hurried; agitated.
lṳ́ chong-chong àiⁿ khṳ̀ tī kò? What are you going in such haste? cêk sî chong-chong put kîp kio lṳ́ tàⁿ; the time is too hurried for me to tell you about it now. lṳ́ màiⁿ chong-chong mâng-mâng, khuaⁿ-khuaⁿ lí; do not be in haste about it, arrange it at your convenience.

chong109614 Sorrowful; mourning.
i cí hûe kâi sim chong-chong; at this time her heart is very sad.

chòng4141202 chòng-tîⁿ; to bother, to perplex, to entangle. i cong-kṳ́ tó̤ chòng-tîⁿ i; she is always bothering him. chòng-tîⁿ kàu nâng kang-khó căi; involved to such an extent as to be greatly distressed. chòng-chòng tîⁿ-tîⁿ; much hampered.

chông110468 To reverence; to approach with respect.
i cun-chông i cò̤ tōa; he treats him within the respect due a superior.

chông1024608 To follow; to comply with; from; whence; since.
thiaⁿ chông; heedfully regard. sŭn chông; obediently follow. sìn chông; trustfully follow. cun chông; respectfully follow. tùe chông; follow on behind. chông mĕng; follow his instructions. chông lĕng; follow orders. i sĭ chông tī cêk kà? Of what sect is he? chong sim só̤-àiⁿ; follow his own wishes. bô̤ chông jîp chíu; there is no way to carry it out. lṳ́ àiⁿ chông úa a m̆? Are you going to comply with my wishes or not? jĭm chông lṳ́; do as you like. khut chông; comply by constraint. ngw̆n chông; willing compliance. sam chông sì-tek tŏ̤ ke chong pĕ, chut kè chông hu, hu sí chông cṳ́: hŭ-jîn sì tek, îong-mău, kang-hu, tàⁿ-ūe, pin-hĕng; the three feminine duties are to obey one's father before marriage, to obey one's husband after marriage, and to obey one's son in widowhood: the four feminine virtues, are neatness in dress, diligence in work, carefulness in speech, and propriety in conduct. cṳ̆ chông úa lâi kàu taⁿ; from the time when I came until now. chông kim íⁿ ău; from this time forth. chông m̄ pat cìeⁿ-seⁿ; it has never been so before. chông sòi kàu tōa; from infancy to age. lṳ́ chông tī-kò̤ lâi? Where do you come from? àiⁿ chông tī-kò̤ khṳ̀? Where are you going? chông-chông îong-îong; unembarrassed. chông-îong cē; give a little more freedom. chông lṳ́ kâi ì; follow your idea. íⁿ-keng chông lìang lío; has already reformed. chông tăng ngí cŭe; judge the offense severely. thiⁿ m̄ chông nâng ngw̆n; heaven does not comply with human wishes. chông tī-kâi sî-hāu cìeⁿ-seⁿ? Since what time has it been thus? chông tī-kò̤ thóiⁿ chut? At what point did you discover this? chông tī-kâi sin-seⁿ thâk-cṳ? With what teacher did you study? lṳ́ kim-nî tó̤ chông tī-tîang? Whose school do you attend this year? chông-chṳ́ cĭu siang-hó̤; since that time they have been on good terms with each other. chông thâu kàu búe tàⁿ úa thiaⁿ; relate it to me from the beginning to the end. chông gūa phah jîp; go in from the outer surface. chông lâi hwt chut; springs up from the interior portions. chông hṳ́ tói khí lâi; comes up from the bottom of it. chông cṳ-ce lâi; came from school. chông sòi ŭ tōa; great results from small beginnings. chông-côiⁿ sĭ cò̤-nî? How was it formerly? chông-kó būe ŭ kâi; there never before was any such thing. chông-kó m̄ pat thóiⁿ-kìⁿ; never saw it before. chông kûiⁿ thóiⁿ kĕ; look down from a great height. tùe chông i kâi īeⁿ; follow his example. chì mn̄g lṳ́ kâi sin chông tī-kò̤ lâi; ask you to consider whether you are doing your duty to those who bore you. chông-lâi bô̤ kâi; there has been none such hitherto. chông-lâi; heretofore. chông-côiⁿ; aforetime. chông kó; from olden times. chông kim íⁿ ău lṳ́ tîeh ô̤h hó̤; henceforth you must learn to do well. chông lṳ́ cĭu sĭ; that is what I will do, I will comply with your wishes. bó̤ chông cṳ́ kùi; the mother is ennobled through her son. chông sĭen jû lîu; follows righteousness as water its channel. chông pùe-ău khṳ̀ thóiⁿ; looking backward.