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

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— gêk —

gêk1138960 A stone fit for a lapidary; jade and fine quartz.
pêh gêk; white jade. hui-chùi gêk; mottled jade. gêk khì; articles of jade or quartz. gêk pue, gêk chíu-hŵn, gêk pang-cí, gêk chíu-cak; jade cups, bracelets, thumb-rings, and finger-rings. gêk phùe-thâu; jade ornamentation. gêk hĭⁿ kau-thūi; jade ear drops. gêk ńng; your daughter. gêk jîn; a lovely girl. kim gêk; very lovely. gêk cîeh kŭ ûn; indiscriminate destruction. kim gêk căi; precious, admirable.

gêk11399410 A prison; a dungeon.
tī-gêk; the abode of the damned. lô̤-gêk; purgatory. lô̤h tī-gêk; go to hell. phah lô̤h tī-gêk; sent to hell. gêk-cut; a jailor. khui tī-gêk mn̂g; release from purgatory.