A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/chue
— chue —
chue sio càu gâuh; play on wind instruments. màiⁿ khṳt huang chue cáu; do not let it get blown away by the wind. pun huang chue phùa; torn by the wind. khṳt huang chue lîh; rent by the wind. tōa huang chue cîh chīu ki; a high wind breaks limbs from the trees. m̄-hó̤ pun huang chue tîeh; do not expose yourself to the wind. huang chue lâi lîang-lîang; the wind blows cool. huang chue cúi mīn, cúi cĭu cêk-cūe-hûn cêk-cūe-hûn; the wind blowing over the water makes it ripple iu long lines.
炊chue102864 To cook food by steaming it.
chue pn̄g, chue hṳ̂, chue nêk, chue kúe; to steam rice, fish, flesh or cakes. khîeh pàng lêng-sn̂g tói lâi chue; put it in the steamer and steam it. hip miⁿ-miⁿ cìaⁿ chue ŏi sêk; cover it in tightly and then it will steam thoroughly.
髓chúe82718813 The marrow.
kut chúe; the marrow of a bone. ie-kut chúe; spinal marrow. gû kut chúe; beef marrow. tṳ-kut chúe; pigs' marrow. thâu-khak chúe; the brain. hṳ̂ thâu chúe; fish brains. tṳ-thâu chúe; pigs' brains. cuh i kâi chúe; suck out the marrow. cí īeⁿ îeh ŏi pó ceng-chúe; this medicine strengthens the bones. hṳ̆n jîp kut chúe; hatred has penetrated his very bones.
覓chūe5961474 To seek; to search.
chūe tîeh; has found it. chūe m̄ tîeh; cannot find it. chūe lō; trying to find some way. chūe ki-hŭe; seeking a good chance. chūe phāng; on the watch for a good opportunity. ang chūe-m̄-kìⁿ bó, bó chūe-m̄-kìⁿ ang, pĕ chūe-m̄-kìⁿ kíaⁿ, kíaⁿ chūe-m̄-kìⁿ pĕ; husbands were searching for their wives, and wives for their husband, fathers for their children, and children for their fathers. ā-sĭ m̄-kìⁿ-khṳ̀ hó̤ khṳ̀ chūe; if it is missing go and search for it. phah tâng-lô̤ chūe a-noⁿ-kíaⁿ; beat a gong and cry a lost child. lṳ́ m̄ hó̤ chūe ūe; do not seek for excuse.