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

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còi

còi94412011 Fibers of various plants, used in making cloth; threads used in weaving; linen yarn.
ceh còi; to splice fibers. còi kheng; a basket used for holding yarn. ceh po̤-lô̤-mûaⁿ còi; splice the fibers of the leaf of the pineapple to make thread for weaving. ceh tĭu còi; to splice fibers of China grass. cìm còi; soak the fibers used in weaving. ciap còi; join threads. in coi; wind linen thread. coi màiⁿ mueh ju; do not tangle the thread. coi ceh cò̤ suaⁿ; join the fibers so as to make thread for sewing. jṳ̂ se jṳ̂ còi tô̤h tit tît, jṳ̂ nâng tô̤h m̄ tît; you can pick out and straighten tangled yarn, but you cannot disentangle the snarls into which people get.

côi9662100 Uniform; even; all together; at once.
cêk côi lâi khṳ̀; go in a body. bói būe côi; have not yet bought all that are required. sìo-bâk méⁿ-méⁿ siu côi; get the accounts together speedily. siu-sîp kàu côi-côi cíaⁿ-cíaⁿ; very systematically done. thēng côi, cìaⁿ lâi; wait till you have the full complement and then come. cèng nâng côi-siaⁿ tap-ìn; all answered in concert. cèng nâng côi sim; all were of one mind. pàng khṳ̀ m̄ côi; did not set them down evenly. thîap côi-côi; place them evenly in piles. níu côi-côi lâi thiaⁿ; come all together and listen. cêk coi chut lâk; put forth your strength simultaneously. īeⁿ-īeⁿ bói kàu côi; sort by sort, buy the full complement. cêk côi cò̤ cē lâi; bring the complete assortment at once.

cōi909363 Much; many; more.
cōi căi; very many. cōi-cōi; a great many. jîeh cōi? How many? cìeⁿ cōi; so many. ŭ cōi cíe; have more or less. lṳ́ màiⁿ cōi sṳ̄; do not be troublesome. i khah cōi ūe; she talks too much. míen hìeⁿ cōi; that is more than is needed. cí cêk īeⁿ tăng cōi; this sort is much the heavier. cí kâi ngía tit cōi; this is much the prettier. tōa ho̤h cōi; much the larger. hó̤ cōi; much better. hía, ío hó̤ cōi; how much better that is. pí hía tn̂g cōi; much longer than that one. pí cá jît jûah cōi; much hotter than it was yesterday. cûah cōi tŏ̤ kò̤; lacks a great deal, míen tàⁿ hìeⁿ cōi; it is unnecessary to say so much. nín jîeh cōi kài chùi? How many have you to provide food for? cìeⁿ cōi cóng kàu; this much is quite enough. nâng-bé cōi; nâng-mûeh cōi; there are a great number of people there. nâng cōi, ūe cōi; where there are many people there is much talking. kim nî seⁿ ío cōi; this year the produce has been considerable. cí kâi tī-hng chut sĭang cōi; this region produces the greatest amount. hṳ́ kâi cōi kùe cí kâi; there is more of that than of this. sĭang téng cōi; the greatest quantity. bô̤ cōi nâng, kng i m̄ phû; without a great number of men it cannot be carried. cûah m̄ cōi; no great deficiency. cîah m̄ cōi; does not eat much. cōi-cōi to ŏi tit lío; even a great quantity may be used up. seⁿ kang cōi; brought forth great numbers. lâi cōi nî lío; came many years ago. kàu taⁿ ho̤h cōi jît; it is now many days since. lṳ́ cìeⁿ cōi kâi gûeh tó̤ cò̤ mih sṳ̄? What have you been doing these many months? nĕ cōi-cōi; a very great number. cōi kàu sìo m̄ lío; innumerable. cōi kâu sǹg m̄ pat tò̤ khṳ̀; so many as to be countless. cí-kò̤ jú-kèng cōi; here they are still more numerous. cíu cē cîah khah cōi, ūe cū cōi-cōi àiⁿ tàⁿ tāⁿ; when too much liquor is taken one says much that were better left unsaid. bô̤ sĭm-mih cōi; no great amount. màiⁿ lô̤h khah cōi cúi; do not put in too much water. lṳ́ màiⁿ kha chíu cōi; do not be meddlesome. màiⁿ khah cōi hŵn-ló̤; do not be too sad. cìeⁿ-seⁿ ío khùaⁿ-ûah tit cōi; thus it is much more comfortable. jú cōi jú hó̤; the more the better. cōi sīa; many thanks. lṳ́ jîeh cōi hùe? How old are you? cōi-cōi to àiⁿ; want all there are, be it never so many.