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

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hi17811312 Joy arising from divine blessings.
khiong-hō̤ sin hi; I respectfully congratulate you on this new joy. sin hi toaⁿ phìen; a card bearing congratulations.

hi176504 Rare; infrequent; to wait in expectation.
hi-mō̤ⁿ; hope. tó̤ hi-mō̤ⁿ; is waiting in expectation. hi-khî; rare; curious. hi-cíe; few. hi-háng; seldom. hi-háng căi; very infrequent.

犧牲hi-seng177 Victims offered in sacrifice.
cì-sṳ̂ só̤ ēng kâi hi-seng sĭ tīaⁿ-tîeh kâi; there is a fixed rule concerning the animals that are offered in sacrifice.

hi1771157 Sparse; sleazy; not close and thick.
hi-lang; sleazy. hi-hi lang-lang; full of interstices. thóiⁿ tîeh hi-lang, m̄ câk; I consider it very sleazy, and thin. hi-so̤; sparse. hi-hi nē; scattered far apart. pìn bâk cē, màiⁿ pìn khah hi; plait them thicker, do not weave it too loose and open. cí kâi sak-pìn khah hi; this fine comb has the teeth too far apart. i kâi thâu-mô̤ⁿ hi-hi; his hair is very thin. cheⁿ hi-hi; the stars are scattered here and there. mûeⁿ màiⁿ pû khah kṳ̂t, pû hi cē; do not make the congee too thick, make it rather thin. pû cho̤h hi-hi kâi mûeⁿ; make some very thin gruel.

hi1783012 The sound of merriment.
hi-hi chìe; to laugh merrily. chìe hi-hi; laugh aloud. kìⁿ tîeh nâng to sĭ hi-hi chìe; laughs whenever he sees any one. thiaⁿ tîeh chìe hi-hi; laughs out when he hears it.

hi2761817 The name of the 27th diagram, denoting to feed.
cêk peh hùe kìe-cò̤ khî-hi; one a hundred years old is called a centenarian. pok kâi khùe sĭ hi khùe; cast and threw the 27th diagram in divination. 180309 Joy; delight; glad; pleased with.
huaⁿ-hí; hí-huaⁿ; pleased. hí sṳ̄; a joyful occasion. hí îong; a happy face. hí-khì; cheerful. ŭ hi sek; has a happy look. kong hí; kiong hí; wish you happy new-year. kio i huaⁿ-hí; congratulate him. hí-lâk; delight. hí-hí lâk-lâk; blissful. pò̤ hí; bring good tidings. hō̤ hí; signal good news. sim lăi sĭm sĭ huaⁿ-híⁿ; huaⁿ-hí tŏ̤ sim lăi; is pleased at heart. hûaⁿ-hí cîah cí īeⁿ mûeh; enjoys eating this. hí chut mō̤ⁿ gūa; joy beyond all expectation.

1806213 A theatrical performance.
cò̤ hìⁿ; to perform a play. hì pêⁿ; the platform for a play. hì sieⁿ; the boxes holding the costumes of the players. hì pang; a theatrical company. cêk pang hì-kíaⁿ; a company of actors. kio cêk pang hì; call a company of players. tōa pang hì; a first-rate company of performers. hì-kieh; an actor. hì tòaⁿ; an actor who performs female parts. hì phâu; cò̤ hì kâi hôk-sek; costumes. hì pn̄g; dry food. thóiⁿ hì; see a play. sie tàu hì; rival performances. thîo-hì i; takes liberties with him. hì-lŏng i; makes game of him. cò̤ pa-hì; perform sleight of hand tricks. íaⁿ hì; shadow pictures. châ-thâu hì; a play with wooden puppets. a-noⁿ-kíaⁿ hì; a play performed by children. pêh jī hì; a play in the local dialect. cìaⁿ jī hì; a play in the court dialect. lâng-thâng hì; a play in which the actors speak in a language not easily understood. gūa kang ; a play in which the actors speak a foreign language. hì-thâi; the stage. hì kẃn; a theatre. cêk chut hì; one play. thóiⁿ hì ngŏ̤ tîeh nâng tôaⁿ îⁿ, thiaⁿ kó, ngŏ̤ tîeh nâng phài cîⁿ; arriving at a play just at the final act, or at a story-teller's just as the collection is being taken.

1811201 A succession, as in a family.
chê i kâi sì hĭ; examine his genealogy. sì hĭ sie tâng; of the same geneaiogy.

1796410 To conduct; to take along.
sĭ i tó̤ thî-hĭ; it is he who makes the recommendation. hĭ-tòa mûeh-kĭaⁿ; to trail something after one.

18197 To connect with what is before.
kwn-hĭ; consequences; what follows in connection. cí kĭaⁿ sṳ̄ ŭ tōa kwn-hĭ; this affair has important connections. kwn-hĭ m̄ sĭ sòi; the results are not small. kwn-hĭ sĭ tăng; the consequences are serious. hó̤ a mó̤ sĭ kwn-hĭ tŏ̤ cí cak sṳ̄; whether the results be good or ill depends on this portion of the business. ŏi a bŏi sĭ kwn-hĭ tŏ̤ cí kâi nâng; whether it can be done or not depends on this person. jîeh cōi nâng kâi seⁿ-mīaⁿ sĭ kwn-hĭ tŏ̤ cí kù ūe; many persons lives depend upon these words, kwn-hĭ hâh po kâi sṳ̄; involves the business of the whole mart.