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

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— heng —

heng2051349 To give rise to; to start; to prosper.
heng căi; getting on finely. heng lông; to flourish. sì-kài heng-lông căi; great worldly prosperity. heng-ŭang; prosperous. i ke lăi sĭm sĭ heng-ŭang; his family is very prosperous. tī-tiang-sî heng kang? When will you begin the work? heng-sĕng; abundant. ūn-khì heng; luck is favorable. kàu cí-kò̤ lâi àiⁿ tong-heng lío; it is going to flourish from this time on. heng ke lîp ngîap; prosperous families found estates.

heng2141306 The thorax; the breast.
heng-côiⁿ; heng-kuaⁿ-côiⁿ; the chest. phŏ̤ tŏ̤ heng-kuaⁿ-côiⁿ; clasp to the breast. sim-heng hó̤; has a good disposition. sim-heng khuah-tōa; of generous disposition. heng-keh; the diaphragm. heng-keh tìeⁿ-tìeⁿ; a stricture or weight in the diaphragm. tûi heng, tah ka-ciah; beat the breast and slap the sides, as in token of earnestness. koi heng, ah ka-ciah; has a projecting breast bone and is round shouldered. heng-kám kut; the breast-bone. saⁿ heng-côiⁿ sĭ jṳ́ tîeh sĭm mûeh? With what have you daubed the front of your tunic? cîah lío kâi thng, màiⁿ tih tîeh saⁿ heng-côiⁿ; do not in eating drop your soup on the front of your tunic.

heng16985 To influence throughout; successful.
chut jîp heng thong; having all things to your liking. ngŵn heng lĭ ceng; the universal providence.

hèng2051349 To take delight in; elated; joyful.
hí-hèng; pleasurable. hí-hèng cū cò̤, m̄ hí-hèng cū m̆; if he takes pleasure in it he will do it, if he does not take pleasure in it, he will not do it. kau-hèng; highly pleased with. bô̤ hèng; takes no delight in. ŭ hèng; takes delight in. ŭ hèng-thâu; having a joyful time. sàu heng; spoil the fun. cí hûe hèng-hèng àiⁿ lâi cò̤ mih sṳ̄, khṳt i có̤ tīo khṳ̀, kìe-cò̤ sàu-hèng; if just when you are starting off in high spirits to do something he puts a stop to it, that is called spoiling the pleasure. ngŏ̤ tîeh i ŭ hèng-sîn kâi sî-hāu cò̤ lâi cū hó̤; do it when it happens that he is in good spirits, and it will be all right.

hêng206184 Punishment; legal torture; inimical to.
sĭu hêng; to receive punishment. hêng-hŵt; punishment. hêng huap; the penal code. ngîam hêng; severe punishments. ēng tăng hêng; inflict a heavy punishment. kîaⁿ hêng; carry the sentence into effect. kim-jît kîaⁿ hêng; this is the day for the execution. m̄ ēng hêng i to m̄ khéng cio; without torture he will not own it. cē ēng hêng i cū cio; aa soon he was tortured he confessed. poih jī hêng-khak; the horoscope is inimical. i nŏ̤ nâng siang hêng; the two are at swords points.

hêng206594 Form; aspect; shape; visage; contour.
bô̤ hêng bô̤ sĭang; without form or likeness. bô̤ hêng-sĭang hó̤ thóiⁿ; without visible shape. hêng-măuⁿ; hêng-îong; the general appearance. hêng-îong chut lâi sĭo căi; his appearance is very similar. kak-kak ŭ kâi hêng-sì; each has his peculiar aspect. hêng-thói; the visible substance. hêng-sìeⁿ; the visible likeness. ŭ hêng bô̤ hêng; real and spiritual; visible and invisible; natural and supernatural; evident and unfounded. hêng-ciah khó̤-gî; the evidences are doubtful. pìⁿ chut cin hêng; showed his true character. ūe i kâi hêng-tô; drew a map of it. suaⁿ hêng seⁿ lâi chin-chĭeⁿ pit kè; the contour of the mountain is like that of a pen rack. sĭen ak cṳ pò̤ jû íaⁿ sûi hêng; the rewards of righteousness and the deserts of wickedness follow them as the shadow follows the substance. i kâi mīn ŭ chìe hêng; he has a smiling face. būe sêng hêng; not yet shapen. ŭ kâi nâng hêng; has a human shape. i kâi mīn seⁿ lâi ak hêng; his face has a wicked look. ía hêng ía sìeⁿ; a wild aspect.

hêng2071440 The elements.
ngŏ hêng húe bâk kim thó; the five elements are water, fire, wood, metal, and earth. thóiⁿ ngŏ hêng; tell fortunes. ngŏ hêng siang seⁿ siang khak kâi tŏ̤-lí sĭ chim-àu; the doctrine of mutual reproduction and extinction among the elements is very abstruse.

hĕng208515 Conduct; behavior; actions.
tek hĕng; virtuous conduct. ŭ tek ŭ hĕng kâi nâng; a man of character. cí kâi nâng kâi pín-hĕng cìaⁿ phài; this man's character is irreproachable. tău hĕng chim; skilled in Buddhist tricks. cí kâi nâng nío-chṳ́ hĕng; this person is of a thievish disposition. cí kâi nâng kâi hĕng sĭ hó̤ a m̄ hó̤? Does this person conduct himself properly or not? sĭeⁿ tó̤ hĕng; to contemplate suicide.

hĕng208515 Fortunate; lucky; happily.
hĕng tit; happily succeeded in. hĕng tit i lâi; luckily he came. ke mn̂g put hĕng; domestic affliction. i put hĕng tó̤ mīaⁿ; he is unhappily not to be long lived. thiⁿ put hĕng tang hŵn sĭ ŭ hĕng; cheer in the midst of misfortune. hĕng bŏi tì mīaⁿ; luckily does not involve life. sǹg sĭ bw̄n hĕng; deemed it very fortunate.

hĕng209753 Prunes, almonds, and plums.
hĕng-jîn; almonds. hĕng-jîn tê; an emulgent tea made from almonds. ngṳ̂n hĕng; the nuts of the gingko. tîam-hĕng, khó-hĕng; sweet almonds and bitter almonds.

hĕng11281844 Surfeited; glutted; filled.
cîah kàu hēng; have eaten it till I loathe it. tǹg-tǹg cîah cí kâi, cîah lío hĕng căi; have eaten this every meal, until I am sick of it. cîah kàu būe cîah thóiⁿ tîeh cū soiⁿ hĕng; have taken it so often that as soon as I see it my stomach turns against it.

hĕng9516112 Dislike, hate, aversion.
úa hĕng i; I dislike him. chūa nâng hĕng; leads to dislike. hĕng kàu i khàng kut; dislike him thoroughly. ún bô̤ hĕng i; we do not dislike him. hĕng bŏi tit hiah; an unconquerable aversion. nâng sieh i to m̄ pá le, cò̤ ŭ hĕng i? When we have been so kind that we could not do enough for him, how can it be that we dislike him. cē thóiⁿ cĭu hĕng; hated him as soon as I saw him.