A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/cieh
— cieh —
借cieh97398 To borrow; to lend.
cieh lâi, cieh khṳ̀; borrowing and lending. cieh i kâi cîⁿ; borrowed his money. cieh i kâi tîeh cai hâiⁿ i; if you borrow from him you must repay him. cieh lō keng kùe; to get in through another's influence. cieh to̤ thâi nâng; make use of another's weapons. cieh mn̄g; to inquire civilly. i m̄ hàuⁿ cieh úa; he would not lend it to me. cieh i kâi toaⁿ; the borrower's note. cieh sì cieh sì; adapt yourself to circumstances. cieh lâk cîeh lâk; hold back from too violent a manifestation of strength.
質cieh681548 The substance, matter, or grosser nature, as distinguished from the aura, or subtle parts; to substantiate by evidence; to confront; essential.
cieh-tī hó̤; good natural parts. cieh-tī m-hó̤ căi; the native soil is exceedingly poor. hó̤ sèⁿ-cieh; of naturally fine temper. pin cieh; natural capabilities. thói-cieh; the substance. cieh châng; the original and real soil. cṳ cieh sĭm sĭ hó̤; the book is excellent. cieh sìn; something to go by; an earnest. tùi cieh; confront the parties, as for proof. seⁿ cieh; natural and essential elements. i kâi cieh lú-tŭn căi; he is naturally very dull. i kâi cieh chong-mêng; he is naturally bright. sĭang cieh, tong cieh, hĭa cieh; superior, mediocre, and inferior grades.
烘cieh235866 To absorb radiated heat.
khîeh khṳ̀ jît tèng cieh cē; put it in the sun and warm it a little. cieh sie; warm, by radiated heat. méⁿ-méⁿ jît cieh khùn-kíaⁿ cĭu ta; if this broiling sun heats it for an instant it will be dry. màiⁿ khṳ̀ cieh jît; do not put it in the sun. cieh húe-thang; warmed by a brazier covered with splints. cieh húe; warmed at a fire. khṳ̀ húe-lô piⁿ cieh sie; go to the fireside and warm yourself. khí kâi húe-lô lâi cieh sie; build a fire in the grate to get warm by. cieh kàu cêk sin sie-sie; all warmed through.
石cieh235866 Stone; rocks; a measure of rice.
cîeh-thâu; a rock. cîeh pŏ; a stone. tŏ̤ cîeh tèng cŏ̤; sitting on a rock. cîeh káu-n̆ng; a pebble. cîeh mn̂g-táu; stone door casings. cîeh sai; stone lions. cîeh kó; stone drums. cîeh nâng, cîeh bé; statuary. cîeh cek; stone candles. cîeh ciang-kun; statues of warriors. cîeh thĭo; stone pillars. cîeh kîe-nîe; stone bridges. cîeh phāng; a crevasse in a rock. cîeh khang; a cave in a rock. kih cîeh; to lay up stones. cîeh pi; a grave stone. cîeh kha-tháng; a stone basin. lîm-koi-cîeh; stepping stones. cîeh tâh-pō-câng; a stone stairway. cîeh koi-lō; paved streets. mīn phûe kău kùe cîeh koi-lō; very thick skinned. phah cîeh kâi; a stone-cutter. bûa to̤ cîeh; bath brick. phû-cîeh; pumice stone. eng cîeh; eagle stone. cheⁿ kim cîeh; malachite. cîeh-ko̤; gypsum. gêk cîeh kŭ ûn; good and bad were alike consumed. lêng sái ngẃn cîeh tíam thâu; can make the rocks nod their heads. cêk cîeh sĭ câp táu; a chaldron is ten pecks. lâh cîeh; yellow quartz. bí cîeh; rice in bulk. tōiⁿ kùe cîeh-cí; harder than a cobble stone. cang cîeh-kŏ kâk i; threw stones at him. cîeh-phòi; cîeh phìen; flakes of stone. cîeh phûe; friable stone. lău kheⁿ cîeh; solid rock. hún cîeh; soft stone used for seals. īⁿ cîeh; ink stones. ŏi seⁿ cîeh; stony. phŏ̤ cîeh; carry a stone in the arms. khah cîeh; to roll a stone on a flat surface. lìn cîeh; roll a stone over. cí kò̤ cîeh pó̤iⁿ kùe lâi; turn this stone upside down. cí kò̤ cîeh sái i khĭa; set this stone on end. cîeh chìn phû cē; lift the stone a little. cîeh bûa kàu kng-kng; polish the stone smooth. cîeh chìu kàu kût-kût; rub the stone smooth. put tīo cîeh chùi; take away these chips of stone. cêk cîeh cêk peh kṳn, hok peh-poih kṳn; a stone is a weight of from 100 to 180 catties.