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

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— cim —

cim16689 To deliberate upon.
cim-ciak; to deliberate upon; to hold a consultation. úa àiⁿ kio lṳ́ cim-ciak kĭaⁿ sṳ̄; I wish to consult with you about a matter. ŭ kù ūe àiⁿ kio lṳ́ cim-ciak; I wish to speak a word with you about something. táng i lâi cim-ciak; wait till he comes to talk the matter over. táng úa cim-ciak hó̤ lío cìaⁿ lâi hûe-hôk lṳ́; wait till I have thought the matter over and then I will answer you. sîang sòi cim-ciak; deliberate carefully upon. bô̤ cim bô̤ ciak cū khṳ̀ cò̤; went and did it without consultation with any body.

cim9911479 To kiss.
cim-chùi; kiss on the mouth. sie cim-chùi; kiss each other. cim i cêk kâi chùi; give him a kiss. cim i kâi kih-kàu; kiss her on the cheek.

cim161189 Admonition; warning maxims; appeals to reform; to exhort.
phêng-íu-ke tîeh siang cim-kui; friends must admonish each other. cía sĭ khǹg sì kâi lîang cim; these are good maxims exhorting people to reformation.

cím16754 A pillow; to lean upon; adjacent.
cím-thâu; a pillow. tek cím-thâu, hûi cím-thâu, phûe thâu, châ cím-thâu, tîn cím-thâu; bamboo, earthen, leathern, wooden and rattan pillows. sìu hue cím-thâu; an embroidered pillow. cí kâi cím-thâu sĭ jîp mîⁿ kâi, cí kâi cím-thâu sĭ tìeⁿ lêk-tāu khak; this pillow is stuffed with cotton, and the other one with pea-pods. wn-ieⁿ cím; a double pillow, used by newly married couples, and called after the mandarin duck, which is a pattern of conjugal fidelity. hĭⁿ-cím; a pillow with an ear hole. ău cím kut; the occiput. cím piⁿ ūe; private talk. kò̤ cím-thâu cng; sued on account of what was learned by eavesdropping. cím thâu sieⁿ; a box pillow. ût tŏ̤ cím-thâu; lying on a pillow. uaⁿ cím bô̤ iu; sleep without anxiety. tâng cím; bedfellows. sit cím; disturbed rest. cang chíu khṳt i cím; pillowed on his arm. bô̤ cím-thâu, cang chíu cím; pillowless, and lying with his head on his arm. cím tîeh; the end of one resting on the other, like a head on a pillow. sie cím; conterminous. cím m̄ tîeh; cannot make them lie end to end. cang cí kâi suaⁿ cò̤ ău cím; take this hill as a background.

cìm989857 To merge in; to imbue; to soak.
cìm cíu; to soak in spirits. cìm thn̂g kâi; preserved in sugar. cìm sí; khṳt cúi cìm sí; drowned. cìm bît; merged in honey. bît cìm; sweetmeats made by merging fruit in honey. cìm kàu thàng-thàng; soak till it is thoroughly saturated. cìm m̄ thàng; it is not soaked through. cím ńng; soak in order to soften. cìm kàu lok-lok; soak it till it is wet through. cìm i lîang; merge it in water to cool it. cìm i phó̤; soak it till it swells out. cím sói kàu cheng-khih; soak and wash it clean. chíaⁿ pàng hṳ́ tói cìm; put it in there to soak. cìm kàu chut gê; soak it till it sprouts. pun cúi cìm îeⁿ khṳ̀; dissolved by the water in which it was submerged. cìm thâng-îu kâi m̄ ùi cúi; what has been saturated with wood oil is not injured by water. cìm cîaⁿ câp jît cúi cìaⁿ thò̤; after standing about ten days the waters subsided. châng-hn̂g pun cúi cìm tīo khṳ̀; the crops have been destroyed by being inundated. tōa cúi cìm tŏ̤ nâng kâi chù; the high water is inundating people's houses. cìm jŭn; to toughen by soaking.