A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/hai
— haí —
嗐hái1613010 An exclamation denoting surprise or grief.
hái, khó̤-sieh căi; alack, it is a pity. hái, i ā sĭ thiaⁿ úa tàⁿ cū mín cìeⁿ-seⁿ; ah, if he had heeded what I said, this would not have happened.
海hái160857 The sea; maritime; vast.
hái cúi; sea water. hái hṳ̂; salt water fish. hái thô; mud from the sea shore. hái cûn; sea-going vessels. hái lō; routes at sea. hái táu; a rock in the sea. hái phîaⁿ; flats on the margin of the sea, left dry at low tide. hái kîⁿ; the sea-shore. hái tói mông cam; searching in the sea for a needle. hái-lìang; broad minded. hái hâm; magnanimous. sì hái cṳ lăi; within the four seas; all the world, or China. chut hái; go to sea. hái châk; pirates. hái khò; freebooters. suaⁿ tien hái bī; dainties from land and sea. kùe hái; cross the sea. keh hái; across the sea. chut hái gūa; gone beyond the seas. lăi hái; inland seas. hái mīn; the surface of the sea. hái chĭ; a mirage at sea. hái lêng ûang; the Dragon Sea King, the Chinese Neptune. tōa hái úaⁿ; a very big bowl. hok jû tang hái; may your happiness be like the eastern sea. hái-káu; a sea-lion. hái-bé; the sea-horse. chim kùe hái; deeper than the sea.
諧hâi1871499 To accord with; to joke, to laugh at.
hûa hâi; of one mind. peh nî hâi láu; an aged couple. khue-hâi kâi ūe; a joke. cí kâi nâng hàuⁿ khue-hâi; this person is fond of joking. khue-khue hâi-hâi; laughing and joking. tâng bô̤ khue-hâi tàⁿ chut kàu ŭ khue-hâi; from earnestness to jesting.
骸hâi3061886 The bones of the body.
kut-hâi; a skeleton. si-sía kuaⁿ-bâk sĭ míen-ēng nâng kâi si-hâi tó̤ pău-lo; coffins are given away that the dead may not be seen. thóiⁿ i tieⁿ sĭm-mih hêng-hâi chut lâi; see what appearance he presents.
頦hâi1601816 The bones of the chin.
ĕ-hâi; the chin. chíu thèⁿ ĕ-hâi; supporting the chin on the hand. ĕ-hâi chîo-chîo; a projecting chin. ĕ-hâi ciam-ciam; ĕ-hâi ciam-cĭ ciam-cĭ; a very pointed chin. ĕ-hâi lō̤-thō̤ lō̤-thō̤; a very heavy chin. chin-chĭe ke cêk têng ĕ-hâi; having a double chin. ĕ-hâi kíaⁿ ka-lâuh khṳ̀; dislocation of the jaw. ĕ-hâi nap-kâi-uh; a very receding chin. bô̤ ĕ-hâi; a very short chin.
獬豸hăi-căi187 A fabulous animal, half deer, half unicorn. It dwells in the desert and gores wicked men when it sees them.
hăi-căi pó-sim; an embroidered unicorn worn on the breast by officials of a certain rank.
械hăi188757 A feud; to fight.
khì hăi; arms. hăi-tò; to fight with weapons. kak hieⁿ hăi-tò; every village is involved in a feud. líang ke hăi-tò? the two parties are fighting with weapons. kuaⁿ chut mn̂g khṳ̀ phōiⁿ hăi-tò kâi ùaⁿ; the magistrate has gone out to adjudicate those cases in which there has been fighting.
孩hăi160396 An infant.
hăi-jî; a young child. âng hăi-jî; a malicious infant. hŵn-lío hăi-thông khì; is still a child in character. saⁿ-cap būe kùe sĭ hăi-thông; one is a child until he is thirty years old.
hăi-tăi; inefficient, remiss. hăi-hăi tăi-tăi; very shiftless. cí hûe cò̤ khang-khùe lío nâng hăi-tăi căi; now that the work is done I am very tired. nâng hăi-tăi nē; am very much jaded.
壞hāi2443216 To spoil, injure, or destroy.
hùi-hāi; to spoil. phùa-hāi; spoil by breaking. lŏng hāi khṳ̀; spoiled by handling. ô̤h i kâi īeⁿ, o̤h hāi khṳ̀; follow his example, and follow it to destruction. lṳ́ hāi tîeh úa kâi sṳ̄; you spoil my plans. pĭ i cù-hāi khṳ̀; undermined by him. àu-hāi; spoiled by rotting. pāi-hāi ke-siaⁿ; disgrace the family. khṳt i ēng kàu hāi khṳ̀; has been used by him till it is worn out. cí kĭaⁿ mûeh ŏi cîah hāi nâng; this will injure those who eat it. chìn ŏi chìn hāi nâng, jûah ŏi jûah hāi nâng; cold and heat both injure people, each in its own way. hāi sṳ̄ lío; there, it is all spoiled.
害hāi161407 To injure, to hurt, to be the cause of damage.
khṳt lṳ́ hāi tîeh; injured by you. hāi i pûah lô̤h khṳ̀ sĭ lṳ́; it was you who made him fall down. hāi sí nâng; kill anybody. pun i hāi bŏi sí; just escaped being killed by him. siet kòi hām-hāi; lay a plan to injure. hāi bó hāi kíaⁿ; a disgrace to his family. sieⁿ hāi; to mar. hāi thong sîaⁿ; a disgrace to the whole city. hāi-phàⁿ; frightened; made afraid. hāi pât nâng cū sĭ hāi ka-kī; if you injure others you injure yourself. châng-hāi peh-sèⁿ; injure the people. ûi hāi put chíen; no slight injury has been done. heng lĭ, tṳ̂ hāi; to cause that which is useful to prosper, and to remove that which is hurtful. hāi kàu nâng chi-chám; occasions distress. úa cò̤-nî hāi tîeh lṳ́? In what way have I harmed you? lī-hāi; harmful. bŏi lī-hāi; is not injurious. sim sĭ lī-hāi; is very malicious. khṳt i hāi kàu chit tien poih táu; was set all at sixes and sevens by him. tṳ̂ tīo cí tī-hng kâi tăi hāi;eradicate what is most harmful in this region. pĭ nâng só̤ hāi; injured by some one. seⁿ hāi nâng, sí hāi nâng; harmful whether alive or dead.