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

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— hâiⁿ —

hâiⁿ24416213 To pay; to give back.
khìam i kâi ngṳ̂n tîeh hâiⁿ i; if you owe him you must pay him. hâiⁿ būe cheng-chó̤; not yet paid in full. lṳ́ àiⁿ hâiⁿ úa a m̆; do you intend to pay me or not? hâiⁿ cêk tńg, bô̤ hâiⁿ nŏ̤ tńg; pay once, but not twice. hâiⁿ cè; pay a debt. hâiⁿ phò-thâu sìo; pay a bill. àiⁿ hâiⁿ cò̤ bó̤ a hâiⁿ cò̤ lāi? Do you wish to pay it toward the principal or toward the interest? pûe hâiⁿ; tĭen hâiⁿ; to indemnify. hâiⁿ ngw̄n; pay a debt of gratitude. khîeh hâiⁿ i; give it back to him. i bô̤ hâiⁿ úa; he won't give it back to me. sǹg hâiⁿ; reckon and repay.

hāiⁿ2713013 Groaning; moaning.
hāiⁿ-hāiⁿ-kìe cò̤-nî? What is he groaning about? lṳ́ hāiⁿ-hāiⁿ-kìe sī ûi tîeh sĭm-mih sṳ̄? What are you groaning for? thóiⁿ tîeh cĭu hāiⁿ-cē-kìe; as soon as he saw it he began to grunt. jû hang-ku tûi heng hāiⁿ-hāiⁿ-kìe; like a tortoise beating its breast and moaning (when caught).