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

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— chuah —

chuah4701826 To drive on or sweep up as a whirlwind does; to blow fitfully and strong.
khṳt huang chuah khṳ̀; blown off by the wind. màiⁿ khṳt huang chuah cáu khṳ̀; do not let it get whisked away by the wind. cí kâi sĭ khṳt huang lîh khṳ̀ kâi; this has been torn by the wind's flapping it.

chuah342768 To deceive intentionally; to cheat; to impose upon; to befool.
chuah i m̄ cai; imposed upon his ignorance. chuah m̄ cai cū cáu khṳ̀; took advantage of her not being on the lookout and made his escape. cêk-hûe sni-sĭ chuah tit kùe, ĕ jît cū chuah m̄ kùe; though you have fooled him once, you won't be able to do it again. bô̤ sie chuah; no deception practised by either party. chuah nâng m̄ cai thóiⁿ; took his opportunty when no one was looking. i cìeⁿ-seⁿ sĭ ka-kī chuah ka-kī; he is thus cheating himself.

chuah913648 To pluck; to pull.
chuah tīo i kâi tîn; pull off the tendrils. màiⁿ chuah tīo i kâi hue-hah; do not pluck out its petals. chuah tīo i kâi mô̤ⁿ; pulled out the fur.

chûah2741625 To go off at the side; to deflect.
chuah tui hu cek poiⁿ ko khu; turned and went off on that side, chuah tui Kíe 1o kp khu io kQn; turn off and go by the side path and it is nearer.