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

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— haⁿ —

haⁿ2522010 Yellow.
haⁿ-hun; twilight; the gloaming. haⁿ-hun-kíaⁿ; just at dusk.

háⁿ2193014 To intimidate; to scare; to theaten; to browbeat.
i tó̤ háⁿ i kâi; he is intimidating him. khṳt i cē háⁿ cū thò̤; as soon as he shouted out at her, she drew back. màiⁿ háⁿ i m̄ pat; do not scare him so that he cannot answer.

háⁿ22444 An interrogative adverb, expressive of doubt, placed at the end of a sentence.
khá m̄ sĭ cìeⁿ-seⁿ háⁿ? That is the way it is, is it? cìeⁿ-seⁿ khá hó̤ háⁿ? That is well done, is it? sĭ úa háⁿ? It was I, was it? hó̤ háⁿ? It is possible, is it? lṳ́ àiⁿ cò̤ ŏi háⁿ? You are going to be a competent hand at it, are you? i sĭ pat háⁿ? He understands it, does he?

hâⁿ5311456 Cracked, (said of money only).
hâⁿ kâi, táu kíam cîⁿ; that which is fissured brings less cash in exchange. cí kâi ngṳ̂n hâⁿ kâi, tîeh thò̤ saⁿ hun cúi; this dollar has a crack in it, and three candareens must therefore be deducted from its value.