A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/chua
歪chúa1037775 Awry; askew; deflected.
cam bŏi chúa; the needle is not bent. cò̤ lâi chúa; it is made crooked. i kâi chùi chúa-chúa; his mouth is drawn to one side. chúa chùi; a wry mouth. tieⁿ chúa chùi; to make faces. ôi-tói-hṳ̂ lún kàu chùi chúa; the sole endures till its mouth is drawn out of shape; his appearance of suffering is his natural aspect. i kâi bō̤ tì khṳ̀ chúa; his cap is put on askew. i kâi thâu-khak seⁿ lâi chúa; his head is deformed. phīⁿ chúa; his nose is crooked. cŏ̤ chúa; sit in a slovenly attitude. màiⁿ pàng chúa; do not set it down askew. kîaⁿ chúa lō; went by the wrong road. cûn sái chúa kùe hìeⁿ pôiⁿ; sail the boat at an angle in crossing to the other side. cìⁿ sīa khṳ̀ chúa; the arrow was shot to one side. màiⁿ khĭa chúa; do not loll nor lean against anything when you stand. kṳ̀ khṳ̀ chúa; sawed obliquely. jît-thâu chúa tíam-kíaⁿ lío; the sun is already a little past the meridian.
引chūa1102571 To lead on; to bring forward; to induce; to confirm in; to perpetuate.
chūa cúi kâi nâng; pilots. cúi cûn; a pilot boat. i cìeⁿ-seⁿ chūa nâng ló; by thus doing he brings dislike upon himself. cêk kâi li chūa nâng sieh, cêk kâi li chūa nâng ùi; the one gets people's love, and the other gets people's fear. u nang td chQa cu koi pat; if there be some one to lead the way, it will be easy to follow.
娶chūa1011388 To bring home in marriage.
chūa bó; to bring home a wife. chūa sim-pŭ; take a wife for one's son. chūa jī-nâng; take a concubine. chūa chiah-kha; take to wife a woman whose feet have their natural shape. chūa sin-nîe; to bring home the bride. chūa sun sim-pŭ; take a wife for one's grandson. m̄ kè m̄ chūa; neither marry nor give in marriage. chūa a būe? Has he yet taken a wife? tiang-sî àiⁿ kio i chūa? When are you going to take a wife for him? i sĭ chūa nâng cêk chut kâi; he has taken a wife who has been married before. chūa côi a būe? Have you taken wives for all your sons yet?