A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/coiⁿ
指cóiⁿ57646 The fingers.
chíu cóiⁿ; the fingers. kha cóiⁿ; the toes. koi cóiⁿ; cîah cóiⁿ; the fore finger. cìang cóiⁿ; hô-lâi cóiⁿ; tang cóiⁿ; tìn-tang cóiⁿ; the middle finger. bô̤ mîaⁿ cóiⁿ; the ring finger. sòi cóiⁿ; the little finger. cóiⁿ kah; finger nails. chíu cóiⁿ cak; finger joints. saⁿ cóiⁿ kău; three fingers in thickness.
剪cóiⁿ978189 To clip; to pinch and break, as between chopsticks.
cóiⁿ cò̤ kûeh; clip it in two. cóiⁿ cò̤ ku-ā tn̄g; clip it into several regular pieces. tŏ̤ tìn-tang cĭu cóiⁿ lô̤h khṳ̀; clipped it in two in the middle.
前côiⁿ981187 Before; in advance; the front.
côiⁿ ău; before and behind. côiⁿ jît; day before yesterday; some time ago. tōa côiⁿ jît; the day before day before yesterday. côiⁿ kâi gûeh; month before last. côiⁿ nî; year before last; in former years. tōa côiⁿ nî; the year before year before last. chù côiⁿ; in front of the house. côiⁿ mn̂g; the front door. mng côiⁿ; before the door. côiⁿ lô̤h, ău lô̤h; the front and rear buildings. côiⁿ ang; her former husband. sôiⁿ côiⁿ kâi bó; his first wife. côiⁿ kha, ău kha; the one ahead, and the one in the rear. hŏ côiⁿ; before the shower. côiⁿ nâng kíaⁿ; a stepson. ngán côiⁿ; just ahead. ngán côiⁿ ŭ sĭm-mih ? What immediate business have you? mâk côiⁿ ŭ sĭm-mih hó̤ chù mē? What pleasant occupations have you in the immediate future? soiⁿ côiⁿ; aforetime. côiⁿ lâi; formerly. cĭeⁿ côiⁿ; press onward. hìang côiⁿ; face your destination. gûeh pùaⁿ côiⁿ ău hó̤ kàu; may arrive about the middle of the month. côiⁿ-cìn; to advance. kîaⁿ m̄ cìn-côiⁿ; makes no progress. thâu mīn côiⁿ; ahead. i kîaⁿ thâu-mīn-côiⁿ; he walks ahead.