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

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— cie —

cie97014012 The plantain; bananas.
keng-cie; gê-cie; bananas. bah-cie; sour plantains. cêk siu keng-cie; a bunch of plantains.

cie970758 Pepper.
hô-cie; black pepper. chwn cie; small grained pepper. lâh cie; red peppers. khṳ̀ bói kúi kâi cîⁿ hue-cie lâi lô̤h; buy a few cash worth of Chili peppers and put them in. hô-cie bûah; pulverized pepper. ngói hô-cie; to pound pepper in a mortar. suah hô-cie; season with pepper. hô-cie màiⁿ suah khah kău; do not sprinkle on too much pepper.

cie31645 To advertise; to induce; to entangle.
cie uaⁿ; to proclaim an amnesty. chut jī cie chong; issue a call for workmen. cie nâng lâi chong-tng cí kĭaⁿ sṳ̄; advertise for people to come and serve in this capacity. chut cie-thiap; issue an advertisement. cie tŏiⁿ nía keⁿ; call for tenants to till the land. cie-pâi; a sign-board. bô̤ khṳt nâng tah cía cie-thiap; does not allow people to stick bills here. cie nâng jîp chù; induce people to enter. cie chin; engage a son-in-law. cie kíaⁿ-sài; bring a son-in-law into one's own family. cie ang; take a husband. cie piaⁿ, bói bé; to raise troops. cie-ín i lâi; induce him to come as a convert or attaché. kim jī cie-pâi; a sign-board with gilt letters. cie bói cie bŏi; to advertise in business.

cíe746421 Few; inadequate; not much.
m̄ hó̤ cíe; it will not do to have less. tó̤ cîe; a very limited supply. m̄ cai ke a cíe; do not know whether there are more or less. bŏi cíe; there are no less. m̄ cíe; put cíe; not a little. cíeⁿ cē; diminish it a little. cíe cîⁿ; diminish the price. khah cíe; too little. sǹg cíe cē; lessen the sum total somewhat. bŏi khah ke, bŏi khah cíe; neither too many nor too few. khéng cíe kàu tī-kò̤? How much is he willing to abate? hó̤ kâi sĭm cíe; the good are very few. cíe thóiⁿ-kìⁿ; seldom seen. cíe thiaⁿ-kìⁿ; seldom heard. tàⁿ cíe, kîeⁿ kùe tàⁿ ke; it is better to say less than to say more. ŭ cōi cíe; has more or less of it. put kùe cōi cíe tīaⁿ; not exceeding a small amount at the most. nĕ cíe-cíe; very few indeed. i ío cíe; he has less. úa cíe lṳ́ cêk hùe; I am a year younger than you. cí kò̤ cíe chut cí kâi mûeh; there is but little of this to be found here. cúi khah cíe; there is too little water. cîah cíe; eat but little. nín kâi nâng-mûeh ío cíe; there are fewer of you. m̄ hàuⁿ khṳt i cíe; would not let him have it for less. sĭang cíe; the least.

cìe97116412 A requium; a sacrifice.
phah cìe; to celebrate the All-souls festival. kĭen cìe; institute a sacrificial festival. phah phêng-ang cìe; celebrate a festival thanking the gods for deliverance. phah húe cìe; celebrate the autumnal festival of the god of fire. tah kâi cìe pêⁿ; set up a platform for sacrificial offerings.

cìe351495 A decree; an announcement from the throne.
cih cìe; receive the Imperial announcement. thâk cìe; read the decree. phang cìe; issue a decree.

cìe35869 To shine upon; to enlighten; to accord with.
khîeh kìaⁿ lâi cìe; bring a mirror to see it in. cìe sin kìaⁿ; a pier-glass. khîeh húe lâi cìe; take a light to see by. cêk koiⁿ cìe kàu kng-kng; it shines all around. cìeⁿ pôiⁿ cìe kàu hìeⁿ pôiⁿ; shone from this side to the other side. úa àiⁿ cìe cí kâi īeⁿ; I will follow this pattern. cìe īeⁿ cò̤; make it like the pattern. cìe lṳ́ tàⁿ, sĭ cò̤-nî? According to your account of it, what is the state of affairs? màiⁿ à, nán cìe sǹg; do not dispute about it, we will follow the reckoning. cìe-kū; as of old. cìe sin kâi huap-tō kîaⁿ; done in accordance with the new regulations. jît cìe tîeh; the sun shines on it. cìe-kìⁿ hṳ́-kò̤ kâi nâng; shines upon the people there. jît cìe jîp pâng lăi; the sun shines into the room. bô̤ mûiⁿ put cìe; it shines everywhere; all are enlightened. cìe kàu cìeⁿ pôiⁿ tang-tang-kng; shines upon this side so as to make it all very light. gûeh cìe jîp lâi kng-kng, so̤h cò̤ thiⁿ-kng; the moon shone in so brightly that I supposed it was daylight. lîp ieh chûn cìe; when you make a contract preserve the evidences. húe cìe kàu kng-kng, the artificial light shines upon it so that it is very bright. lṳ́ úa sim cìe; you and I understand each other. cìe-hŭe; to inform officially. hẃn cìe; vis-a-vis. cìe tò̤ tńg; to reflect. tò̤ cìe kùe lâi; reflected back. cip-cìe; a license, or permit.