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

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— gé —

1066920 A prong; tines.
cí ki che kúi gé? How many prongs has this fork? àiⁿ saⁿ gé a àiⁿ sì gé? Do you want three tines or four? cò̤ cêk gé cêk gé; make it pronged.

10671447 The house or office of a ruler; a court; a tribunal.
gê-mn̂g; a Chinese official establishment; a yamun; a public court. gê hîah; official messengers. pâi gê; open the court. bûn bú gê-mn̂g; civil and military tribunals. gê lăi; belonging to the official staff. kuaⁿ gê; official bureau. chwn gê; an employé at the yamun. lí gê-mn̂g sṳ̄; exercise the functions of an official. lău gê-mn̂g; an old habitué of the court. gê cù; an official weevil, a mercenary officer.

1066920 Tusks; large teeth; molars.
chĭeⁿ gê; elephants' tusks. gê tṳ̄; ivory chop-sticks. gê jío; teeth and claws. ēng i cò̤ gê jío; use him as a cat's paw. gê-chiam khí-thak; a bunch of toilet picks. kă gê chiet chí; gnash the teeth. hwt gê; to teeth. chit cŏ̤, poih pê, káu hwt gê; sit alone at seven months, creep at eight, and teeth at nine. tṳ-ko̤ gê; a wild boar's tusk. bà gê; tushes. si-kùe ùi bà gê; watermelons fear prominent teeth. gê kṳn kă kín; the teeth set. gê-kwn kín-pĭ; lockjaw.

斒斕gê-lang501

  • Striped, variegated in color.
    gê-lang so̤h; colored cotton cord, sold in many colors. gê-lang pĭⁿ; colored braids.

蜈蚣gê-kang1063 A centipede.
cheⁿ kha gê-kang, âng kha gê-kang; green footed and red footed centipedes. gê-kang-kíaⁿ; a young centipede. gê-kang kî; a long narrow flag. gê-kang îu; oil in which centipedes have been soaked, used as medicine. gê-kang kă koi-bó̤ ù, cîⁿ-lêng kă khí tōa chù; if a centipede bites you poultice it with a chicken, but if a lizard bites you have your coffin made.

1079759 The cocoa tree.
gê-cí; a cocoa-nut. gê-cí khak; cocoa-nut shells. gê-cí nêk; the meat of a cocoa-nut. gê-cí-sui; cocoa-nut husk. gê-cí mô̤hⁿ; the brown film on the surface of the meat of a cocoa-nut. gê-cí cúi; gê-cí cíu; the milk of a cocoa-nut.

10671404 A germ; a sprout.
hwt gê; pauh gê; piuh gê; to sprout. tāu gê, bêh gê, kok gê; bean, wheat, and paddy sprouts.

10671424 To polish as by a calendering stone.
i kâi kim gē lâi ngía căi; his gold is very finely burnished. cang hue-sî gē kàu kng-kng; smooth it with the trowel till it shines. chîeⁿ gē lâi pêⁿ; the wall is made very smooth. má-láu gē; a quartz stone used in smoothing plastered walls.