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

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ciⁿ43825 Felt; rough and nappy fabrics.
ciⁿ bō̤; a felt hat. ciⁿ tîo; a rug. ciⁿ tói; felt soles. ciⁿ-tháng; drugget. thó ciⁿ; shoddy; felt made from cotton. îu ciⁿ; oiled felt. mô̤ⁿ ciⁿ; plush. sai ciⁿ; foreign carpeting. jû cŏ̤ cam ciⁿ; like sitting on needles. pho ciⁿ kak chái; carpeted and curtained. îeⁿ ciⁿ; foreign blanketing.

ciⁿ551304 The limbs.
sì ciⁿ; the four limbs. ciⁿ-thói; the body.

ciⁿ54650 A branch or tribe; to advance money.
tī-ciⁿ; the twelve branches. ciⁿ ēng; to pay out. ciⁿ kang-ngṳ̂n; to give out the wages. ciⁿ-phài; a tribe or clan. ciⁿ cîⁿ lâi ēng; advances the money to be spent. hûeⁿ ciⁿ; a collateral branch of the same family. ciⁿ cieh; to advance the outlay. ciⁿ sio; disbursements. lăm ciⁿ; wastefully expend. ciⁿ lî, irrelevant; evasive. ciⁿ cṳ́; a child of. ciⁿ-thî; to make a protégé of. tâng sòi ciⁿ-thî kàu tōa; brought him up from infancy. sĭ i tó̤ ciⁿ-thî; it is she who pays his expenses. bô̤ nâng ciⁿ-thî; no one looks after him.

ciⁿ9641548 To take in both hands and offer respectfully; to send, as a dispatch; to give, as a present.
ciⁿ-sàng bṳ̂n-cṳ khṳ̀ tău-thâi kò̤ tâu; handed in a dispatch to be delivered to the Intendant of Circuit.

ciⁿ977423 Wedge-like; tapering.
kha-ciⁿ; the toe. i ēng kha-ciⁿ khṳ̀ nek i; he gave it a shove with his toe. khṳt i kâi kha-ciⁿ thak khṳ̀ kàu cū sí khṳ̀; on being kicked by him, it died.

ciⁿ551306 Unctuous.
ciⁿ-ko̤; unctuous matter. peh-sèⁿ hùe kâi ciⁿ-ko̤; the fat of the people, (their money). mîn ko̤ mîn ciⁿ; the fat of the land. cîeh ciⁿ; unctuous earths, used in ointments.

cíⁿ601158 Immature; young.
cíⁿ cṳ́; a young child. ìuⁿ-cíⁿ; young and small. hŵn-lío ío cíⁿ; is still rather immature. cíⁿ-kó̤, cíⁿ-kó̤; juvenile. ap-ap-cíⁿ; fresh and fair. thóiⁿ tîeh hŵn-lío ap-ap-cíⁿ; I see that you still look blooming. mûeh khah cíⁿ; things that are unripe. cíⁿ-lùn; plump. cíⁿ-cíⁿ nē; very youthful. cíⁿ hîeh; young and tender leaves. cíⁿ-cṳ́ kâi sim; youthful in heart.

cìⁿ9781189 An arrow; an archer.
sīa cìⁿ; to shoot arrows. keng cìⁿ; bows and arrows. keng-cìⁿ kẃn sĭ tó̤ kà keng-cìⁿ kâi tī-hng; a shooting gallery is a place where archery is taught. lṳ́ sĭ cîah pâi-to̤, a sĭ cîah keng-cìⁿ? Do you get your living as a swordsman or as a bowman? húe cìⁿ; a rocket. tieⁿ năuⁿ-cìⁿ sīa hóⁿ; sent an arrow from his crossbow and hit the tiger. cìⁿ sīa tîeh a sīa m̄ tîeh? Did the arrow hit the mark or did it not? chíu cìⁿ; an arrow shot from the hand, without a bow. pàng né cìⁿ; shoot at a venture. híang cìⁿ; a whizzing arrow. bé cìⁿ; mounted bowmen. pō cìⁿ; unmounted bowmen. hó̤ cìⁿ; a good shot. siang lî put kùe cêk cìⁿ cṳ tī; not more than a bowsbot apart. kuang-im sṳ̆ cìⁿ; time flies like an arrow. àm cìⁿ; a secret arrow. cìⁿ tah cĭeⁿ keng hîⁿ; the arrow is laid upon the bowstring ready to be shot. tît kùe cìⁿ, ngĕ kùe thih; straighter than an arrow, and harder than iron. chah hĭⁿ cìⁿ; pierce the ear with an arrow as a punishment. lĕng cìⁿ; a random shot. cìⁿ kuaⁿ, cìⁿ nêk, cìⁿ mô̤ⁿ; the shaft, the point, and the feather of an arrow. i kâi cìⁿ-nêk cṳ́ tâk îeh kâi, sīa tîeh hueh lāu cíu sí; if a poisoned arrow draws blood death follows.

cìⁿ9646414 To crowd; to jostle; to press closely upon.
ìong cìⁿ; push and crowd. oi-oi cìⁿ-cìⁿ; to jostle and push. cìⁿ m̄ tin-tăng; cannot make it budge. sie cìⁿ sie kôih; to crowd each other. cìⁿ tŏ̤ i sin-piⁿ; pressed close to his person. màiⁿ cìⁿ khah bûa; do not crowd up too close. thèng cìⁿ; crowd carelessly. cheⁿ cìⁿ jîp khṳ̀; crowded forcibly in. cìⁿ bŏi tit jîp; cannot crowd in. cìⁿ bŏi tit chut lâi; cannot press my way out. i khṳt nâng cìⁿ sí khṳ̀ lūa; he was killed by pressure in the crowd. jw̆n cìⁿ, cìⁿ m̄ khui; however much you crowd you cannot crowd through. cìⁿ kàu cêk sin kūaⁿ; crowded till the perspiration started out all over him. saⁿ khṳt nâng cìⁿ lîh khṳ̀; his jacket was torn in the crowd.

cìⁿ6411305 Healthy granulations on a sore.
hṳ́ chng-kháu piⁿ thó kò̤ nêk-cìⁿ chut lâi; new flesh has formed at the edge of the sore.

荸薺cîⁿ7101407 cîⁿ-chang; an edible tuber, the water chestnut, called also the “horse's hoof.”

cîⁿ9821678 The tenth part of a tael; copper money; cash, the only coin which the Chinese now make.
cîⁿ-ngṳ̂n; money. tâng cîⁿ; copper coins. i ŭ cîⁿ; he is a monied man. cíeⁿ cîⁿ nôⁿ; a miser. táu cîⁿ; to exchange coins. câp hāi cîⁿ; chṳ̀ cîⁿ; the current rate of exchange, ten per cent of poor cash. tōa cîⁿ; good cash. cîⁿ kíaⁿ; worn cash. àu cîⁿ; bad cash. âng cîⁿ; copper cash. cúa cîⁿ; paper cash. cîⁿ cúa; paper spirit money. cîⁿ nîe; revenue in cash. thiap cîⁿ cúi; make allowance for surplus weight in the coin. ŭ cîⁿ sái tit kúi oi bō̤ ; who has money may employ devils to turn his mill. tâk jîeh cōi cîⁿ? What is its value in money? cîⁿ khó̤ thong sîn; money will move the gods. kúi cîⁿ tăng? How many mace does it weigh? cêk cîⁿ jîeh cōi cîⁿ? How many cash are there in one mace? cîⁿ-cè sòi-kù; the debt is but a trifling one. khìam cîⁿ; to owe money. hâiⁿ cîⁿ; to pay money. thó̤ cîⁿ; to dun for money. siu cîⁿ; to collect money. lāi cîⁿ; interest on money loaned. bó̤ cîⁿ; capital. thàng cîⁿ; earns money. thàng tōa cîⁿ kâi nâng; one well worth his wages. m̄ sieh síe cîⁿ; not sparing of money. i kâi cîⁿ-chêng jūn căi; it is very difficult to get any money from him. cîah nâng kâi cîⁿ cōi căi; made away with a great amount of money belonging to other people. seⁿ cîⁿ pàng sìo; to shave notes. cîah kong cîⁿ; use up the public funds. khieh cò̤ kong cîⁿ; put it into the common purse. chûn ŭ jîeh cōi cîⁿ? How much money is there remaining? tôi cîⁿ; contributes money. cù cîⁿ; coins money. sai cù m̄-hó̤ cîⁿ; makes counterfeit money. kó cîⁿ; ancient coins. kim cîⁿ; modern coins. lô̤h cîⁿ; put down a sum of money. phài cîⁿ; pay money according to assessment. pûah cîⁿ; tó cîⁿ; to gamble. îaⁿ cîⁿ; win money. su cîⁿ; to lose money. pńg cîⁿ; one's own money. cîⁿ phìe; cîⁿ chà; paper money or bank notes. cîⁿ cng; a bank. cîⁿ phò; a broker's office. cîⁿ chīu khui hue; his geese lay golden eggs. khǹg ŭ sai-khia cîⁿ; he has private funds. cîⁿ-kǹg-so̤h; a cash-string. cîⁿ-kǹg-so̤h mīn; looks greedily toward money. tham-cîⁿ; covetous. ngìen-cîⁿ; parsimonious. hàuⁿ cîⁿ; avaricious. àiⁿ cîⁿ; eager for gain. lŭ cîⁿ; a bribe. lói cîⁿ; fees. sai ēng cîⁿ; secret spendings. ūaⁿ cò̤ cîⁿ; exchange it for cash.