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

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— heh —

heh2193014 To intimidate; to scare.
heh sí nâng; frighten anybody to death. heh-toah i; to hoot at threateningly. i cang kâi sì tó̤ heh nâng; he makes use of influence to intimidate people. khṳt i cē heh, i cū kiu khṳ̀; as soon as she was threatened by him, she shrunk back. cē heh cū thò̤; as soon as he was threatened he withdrew. lṳ́ tîeh cai háng-heh i, i cìaⁿ m̄ káⁿ cò̤ pēⁿ; you must scold at him, then he will not dare behave badly.

heh2191557 Glorious; brilliant; majestic.
i cí hûe tó̤ lâu-lâu heh-heh kâi sî-hāu, kúi peh ngṳ̂n sĭm-mih siang-kang; this is a time of great prosperity with him, and what are a few hundred dollars to him.

heh135664 To shorten sail; to let down a sail.
phâng heh kĕ cē; lower the sail a little. heh tio thâu phâng; take in the fore-sail. i kâi phâng cē heh m̄ lô̤h, cûn cū tó̤ lap cúi; if they cannot lower the sail, their boat will take in water.

hêh724658 Each apart from others; scattered; separate.
cho̤h mûeh sang hêh-hêh, bô̤ siu-sîp bûa; the things are all at loose ends, and not put up compactly. hùaⁿ nâng sang-sang hêh-hêh, bô̤ tâng sim hîap lâk; they are all acting independently of each other, and not joining their strength in a common cause.