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

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— chui —

chui1017911 To urge; to importune; to dun.
chui i méⁿ cē; chūe i kín cē; hurry him up. chui i cò̤ méⁿ cē; urge him to hasten the work, chui thó̤ sìo-bâk; importunately demanded the amount of the bill. chui nâng-kheh; importune a guest to stay. chui chok; to expedite. lṳ́ màiⁿ chui-pek khah kín; do not drive him too hard. chui kàu úa mih sṳ bô̤ cò̤; pressesme so that I can do nothing. chui nîe; dun for taxes. chui che; hasten the messenger. khṳt i chui lío kha tòng chíu sih; was hurried by him so that I could not work.

chui10176411 To pull at steadily and forcibly; to strain.
ēng lâk cē chui cū tn̆g; exert your strength in pulling upon it, and it will break. cí tîo sùaⁿ khṳt i chui tn̆g khṳ̀; this cord was broken by his pulling upon it. so̤h siu-sin cò̤-nî ŏi chui tn̆g khṳ̀? How could a perfectly new rope break under a strain like that? thih-līen pun huang-éng chui tn̆g cò̤ ku-ā kò̤; the iron chain has been broken into several pieces by the strain of the storm.

chui926648 To infer; to secede from; to give place to.
chui chut i kâi ì-sṳ̀; to infer his meaning. chui-úi; to excuse one's self. chui-sî; to decline, as an appointment. i chui-chui úi-úi m̄ khéng lâi; he makes all sorts of excuses to get rid of coming. chui-cun i sĭang ŏi; give place to him as the most able. chui-cun i tōa; give place to him as your superior. chui-khui; to evade. chui sǹg; to calculate.

chúi1018828 Fine; delicate; minute.
i kâi hue khui chut lâi chúi-chúi; its flowers are very delicate. sin tèng phû cêk lîap cêk lîap chúi-chúi sĭ sĭm mûeh? Little blotches have come up all over him, what is the matter with him? i kâi mô̤ⁿ nĕ chúi-chúi; its fur is downy. hîeh sòi-sòi chúi-chúi; the leaves are very small and delicate. cêk tíam cêk tíam chúi-chúi; dotted with very small dots. cêk tîo cêk tîo chúi-chúi; lined with very fine lines. cêk kâi cêk kâi chúi chúi; in minute particles. ah-kíaⁿ kâi mô̤ⁿ chúi-chúi; a duckling's feathers are very fine.

chúi112649 To measure; to estimate.
chúi-tâk i kâi ì-sṳ̀; get at his meaning. chúi-chek m̄ pat tò̤ khṳ̀; do not know how to estimate it. úa cē chúi-chek cĭu cai; when I have made a calculation I shall know. chúi-bûa kâi kang-hu; painstaking labor.

chùi10181248 Turquoise blue.
hui-chùi gêk; blue jade. cheⁿ-chùi cheⁿ-chùi; bright green.

chùi10163012 The mouth, nozzle, snout or beak.
cío chùi; a bird's bill. tṳ chùi-tûn; a pig's snout. cíu pâng chùi; the spout of a wine pitcher. nĭoⁿ-hóⁿ chùi; a tiger's mouth. hun tàng chùi; the mouth-piece of a pipe. gê chùi, gêk chùi, kak chùi, kut chùi; ivory, jade, horn and bone mouth-pieces. cim-chùi; to kiss. cang chùi khù cim i; kissed him. chùi siap; no appetite; a bad taste in the mouth. chùi kût; a good appetite; the mouth healthfully clean. chùi kang-ta; the mouth parched. chùi khó; a bitter taste in the mouth. chúa chùi; the mouth drawn to one side. khih chùi; hair-lip. lṳ́ màiⁿ ô̤h chùi ô̤h cîh; do not mimic him. i ciap-chùi khí lâi tàⁿ; he took up the story and went on. sĭ i tó̤ pang chùi; he is taking his part in the dispute. bōi chùi hue; speaking eloquent nonsense. i kâi chùi ŏi căi; he is an able speaker. tùe i kâi chùi búe tàⁿ; repeat it after him. lṳ́ kâi chùi cîh màiⁿ khah kín; do not be in too great haste to begin to eat. lṳ́ màiⁿ cōi chùi; do not chatter so much. i chŵn m̄ ìn chùi, tīam-tīam thiaⁿ; he listened, and did not answer at all. chùi chàu; an offensive breath. i kâi chùi sĭang tōa pêh-ciaⁿ; he is a great liar. i kâi chùi hàuⁿ tàⁿ ūe căi; she is very loquacious. i cêk ki chùi à ku-ā nâng; he can out argue half a dozen people. tàⁿ lío chùi sng; talked till his tongue ached. ô̤h cêk chùi hó̤ kuaⁿ ūe; speak a little in a foreign tongue. cêk chùi thŵn cêk cîh; every one says the same thing. chùi khah khìo; his lips are curved outward too much. chùi-tûn khah tìo; his upper lip is too short. chùi seⁿ-lâu khah khuah; has too large a mouth. chàu chùi pín; boastful. lṳ́ kâi chùi ôi hue-nio a bŏi? Do you tell the exact truth, or not? i kâi chùi tàⁿ ūe bô̤ kù sît; he does not speak one word of truth. màiⁿ thèng chap chùi; do not rashly interrupt. chìe chùi; smiling. kiⁿ tîeh nâng phīⁿ chìe, chùi chìe; he laughs all over his face as soon as he sees any one. i kâi chùi cē tàⁿ cĭu tàⁿ m̄ hàuⁿ hiah; when he once begins to talk he talks as if he were never going to stop. i só̤ tàⁿ kâi ūe cn̂g kâi m̄ sĭ chùi cîh; there is no truth in anything he says. lṳ́ sĭ àiⁿ khṳ̀ nĭoⁿ-hóⁿ chùi tèng khṳt nêk; you are going to a tiger's mouth to beg for meat. phah chùi póiⁿ; to beat on the mouth, a mode of punishment. lṳ́ cía ūe a sĭ kìⁿ kuaⁿ tàⁿ chùi póiⁿ cĭu tîeh phah kàu céng; if you should say this to a magistrate, your mouth would be beaten till it was swollen. sĭ i khṳ̀ kap pò-tō̤-chùi; it is he who is to close the mouth of the bag; he is to finish the business. chùi-kháu mûeh-cîah; victuals. chùi-kháu ūe; common speech. hāng chùi-kháu; the end of a lane. sang khoi chùi; the place where two rivers debouch. cêk chùi cĭu thun ô̤h khṳ̀; swallowed it all at one mouthful. cêk tōa chùi; a big mouthful. kă cêk chùi; bite off a mouthful. i cĭu sĭ cò̤ kim-kng úa īa àiⁿ kă i saⁿ chùi nêk; if ho were a warder of the temple gate even, I would bite out three moutlifuls of his flesh. chùi thóiⁿ kìⁿ, mâk thóiⁿ kìⁿ; I see him plainly. tîam chùi nîe; a seductive woman. chùi tîam căi; honeyed speech. chiah chùi chiah cîh; it puckers up one's mouth. chùi tu-tu; with her mouth puckered up. chùi-lîm-phûe; the lips.

chùi8271128 Fragments; small remnants.
khà chùi; to knock in pieces. pò chùi; rags. úaⁿ chùi; broken dishes. phah chùi; to shiver by a blow. chùi kùe îam; finer than salt. ngṳ̂n chùi; broken money. chùi ngṳ̂n; small lumps of silver. cúa chùi; fragments of paper. lâng-chùi mûeh-kĭaⁿ; odds and ends. chàm-chùi kâi; mixed miscellaneous articles. chàm-chùi kang.hu; odd jobs. chàm-chùi bōi; sells at retail. cheng cía chùi-mûeh bói kúi choiⁿ cîⁿ? How much did you pay for this lot of miscellaneous articles? chàm-chùi cîⁿ khieh ka-n̂ng; all the odds and ends of money collected together. chùi-kímu; a trinket. phùa chùi; break in pieces. chùi-kĭaⁿ; dribblets. îeh chùi; remnants of medicines. chùi-chùi kâi; what is is very small fragments. côih chùi-chùi; slice it up fine. thì kàu chùi-chùi; lì kàu chùi-chùi; tear it in tatters. chùi thiah; parceled out. bw̄n to̤ chùi kuah; cut in ten thousand pieces. tàu-kho chùi; broken beancake. bí chùi; broken rice. bí chùi kûeh; cracked rice. cîeh chùi; chips of stone. saⁿ-khò chēng kàu chap-chap-chùi; has worn her clothes into tatters.