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

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— cio —

cio31645 To let people know; to own to; to wait on.
i m̄ khéng cio-jīn; he is unwilling to own to it. cêk pôiⁿ li cē phah cĭu cio, cêk pôiⁿ li phah sí m̄ khéng cio; one party owned it on being beaten, the other party would not own it though beaten to death. cio-îo cŭang-phìen; to beguile. mín mn̄g cṳ̆ cio; confessed it unquestioned. cio châi îa; the god of weath. cio-kè m̄ cŭ; unequal to resist, cio-hu; to wait upon. khut phah sêng cio; criminate one's self falsely because of being beaten.

cio97013012 Imaginary organs or passages which are supposed to encircle the cavities of the thorax and abdomen, and connect the viscera. Chinese physiologists have used them as a convenient force to explain the obscure operations of digestion and secretion, and say they have no form.
cīeⁿ cio, tong cio, ĕ cio, kìe-cò̤ sam cio; the upper, middle, and lower portions of the body between the heart and the groin, are thus called.

cio32748 Suddenly; early; morning.
cêk cio; in a trice. cêk cio cē pù-kùi; grew suddenly rich. mêng-cio; to-morrow morning; by and by. a-nôⁿ sam cio sói-êk; infants are bathed on the third day.

cio31725 Luminous; to show forth.
cèng mâk cio-cio; every eye beheld it. thiⁿ lí cio ciang; heaven's laws are evident. cio kun thàu; cio kun ûi; a fillet worn by Chinese women.

cio9717512 To cut fuel.
cio-hu; a woodman. sì pak ūe, ūe cò̤ hṳ̂, cio, keⁿ, mok; paint four scrolls representing a fisherman, a woodcutter, a plowman, and a shepherd.

cio970868 Browned; singed; scorched.
chá cio; fried brown. chá kàu cio-cio; fried very brown. sim cio; greatly distressed. chùi cio-chàu; the mouth parched. âu-lêng cio-chàu; the throat hot and dry. lṳ́ màiⁿ cio-chàu; do not be vexed. sim lăi cio-chàu; anxious and worried.

cío6321960 Birds.
cío bó̤, cío kak, cío kíaⁿ; the mother bird, the male bird, and the birdlings. hún-cío; a dove. kheh-cío; a magpie. mûaⁿ-ciah cío; a sparrow. kŭ-ku cío; the wood pigeon. teng-hieⁿ cío; the clove bird. phû-îong cío; a canary. ngio-thâu cío; an owl. hṳ̂-tèng cío; cormorants. lĭo-eng-pô̤ cío; hawks. līo-ko̤ cío; a minor, a small black bird that can be taught to talk. pùn-cē cío; blackbirds. ìⁿ-cío; martins. pue cío; birds. khîm cío; the feathered tribes. cío tàu; a bird's nest. cío-lâng; a bird cage. chī cío; to keep birds. i chī ciah phû-îong cío; she keeps a canary. phah cío; to shoot birds; to fight birds. phah pue cío; to shoot a bird on the wing. to̤h cío khùe; fortunes told by trained birds. cío-bûe; a stool-pigeon, lô̤h cío kuang kà cío; to train birds in a bird pen. cío hiah tŏ̤ hṳ́-kò̤; birds perch there. cío tó̤ phîah sît; the bird is flapping his wings. cío tó̤ phêh; the bird is soaring. cío kâⁿ ki chīu ki; the bird has a twig in its bill. cío tó̤ to̤h sĭm-mûeh? What is the bird pecking at? cío tó̤ pū kíaⁿ; the bird is covering its young. thi cío; to catch birds with bird lime. cío gṳ́; incoherent chatter. cío tó̤ cĭ i kâi mô̤ⁿ; the bird is oiling its feathers.

cìo35869 To regard; to care for.
cìo-kù; to regard; to patronize; to look after. cìo-kù m̄ kàu; did not take sufficient care of her. cìo-kẃn; to oversee. cìo cṳ; go according to the written directions. m̄ cìo cṳ; go contrary to the book. chŵn m̄ cìo cṳ; wholly unprecedented.

cìo351495 To announce.
cìo kàu thiⁿ ĕ; proclaim throughout the earth. hŏng cìo; received the announcement. hâng-lîm īⁿ thăi cìo; an officer in the National Academy.

皂隷cío-lĭ524 Lictors; criers in a cortege; underlings; official attendants; runners, who accompany the retinue of an official.
sang pôiⁿ kâi cío-lĭ îa; the attendant images standing on either side of an idol.

cīo661615 Ardent; earnest; vehement.
cí hûe tó lăi cīo-cīo-kìe, bŏi khṳ̀ lí pât sṳ̄; am now full of this affair, and cannot go and attend to any thing else. sim cīo-cīo-kìe, bŏi tit cí kĭaⁿ sṳ̄ méⁿ-méⁿ lí kàu sêng; have my mind engrossed in it, and am eager to bring this matter to a speedy consummation.