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

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— ciok —

ciok114019312 To sell.
bōi kuaⁿ, ciok ciak ; to sell office and trade in titles. cá tiang-sî kâi bōi kuaⁿ ciok ciak sĭ kang-chîn hùe àm-cĕⁿ cò̤ kâi sṳ̄ : taⁿ bōi kuaⁿ ciok ciak cò̤-nî chîo-thêng mêng-pêh kîaⁿ chut lâi? The sale of offices and titles was formerly carried on secretly by corrupt noblemen: how is it that it is now done openly by the government?