A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/hia
— hia —
瓢hia6839711 A flat dipper with a short handle; to dip with a flat dipper.
gê-cí hia; a dipper made from a cocoa-nut shell. pû-hia; a dipper made from a gourdshell. châ pû-hia; a broad, flat, wooden dipper. hia nŏ̤ hia sie cúi; dip up two dipperfuls of hot water.
cìen hia; soldiers' boots. pang thâu hia; square toed boots. tn̄g hia; satin boots. pò hia; cloth boots. cúi hia; boots for wet weather. cêk sang hia; a pair of boots. cêk ciah hia; one boot. hia tháng; hia àng; boot-leg. hia thâu; the toe of a boot. keh hia pê cĭeⁿ; like scratching your leg through your boot, unsatisfactory. thǹg tīo hia; take off your boots. chēng hia; put on or wear boots. hia ciam ôi; shoes, like boots without legs.
霞hîa1821739 Red haze or colored clouds.
hûn hîa; red clouds. chái hîa; lurid haze. jît-thâu cĭeⁿ lô̤h kâi sî-hāu ē-ē thóiⁿ-tîeh hîa-kuang bw̄n tău; at sunrise and sunset one frequently sees the bright rays shining in all directions.
瑕hîa183969 A flaw; a defect.
bô̤ hîa; flawless. bô̤ tíam hîa; without defect. pêh gêk bô̤ hîa; white jade has no flaw; spotless purity. bô̤ hîa put sêng gêk; there is no gem without a flaw. cí kâi mâk-kìaⁿ khah seⁿ hîa, cí tíam hîa tú-tú seⁿ tŏ̤ tìn-tang, bô̤ ēng; these spectacles have too many flaws in them, here is one exactly in the middle, rendering them useless. cí kâi kìaⁿ hó̤ căi, tn̆g tíam hîa; this lens is very fine, and without flaw.
sî hĭa; thin tiles. piⁿ hĭa; thick tiles. kău hĭa; tiles for the edge of the roof. chù hĭa; tiles for roofing houses. hĭa thâng; convex tiles. pho hĭa; to lay tiles. hĭa pho lâi bâk-bâk; the tiles are laid very close. hĭa pho khah hi; the tiles are laid too far apart.
下hĭa18312 Lower; to lower; near.
hĭa pín kâi nâng; the lower classes. hĭa lîu; the baser sort. m̄ sío-lí hĭa mn̄g; do not hesitate to ask your inferiors. hĭa chíu; to begin to act; to lay hand upon. m̄ káⁿ hĭa chíu; dared not put his hand to it. i lâi hĭa cìen-cṳ; he sends a challenge. sì hĭa bô̤ nâng; there was no one about. lí hĭa i nâng pit ŭ só̤ khîu; when one is treated with great deference, some favor is soon to be asked from him. cí kĭaⁿ îeh ŏi hĭa khì; this sort of medicine is sedative. hĭa-téng kâi nâng m̄-hó̤ pí sĭang-téng kâi nâng; the lower classes of people are not to be put in comparison with the higher.
蟻hĭa27914213 The ant.
pêh hĭa; white ants. kau hĭa; the tall ant. n̂g-si hĭa; small red ants. pue hĭa; the winged ant. hĭa kong; hĭa ang; the queen or leader among the ants. hĭa tàu; ants' nests. hĭa tīn; the lines of ants. pêh hĭa cūe; the roads made by white ants. hĭa tó̤ pê; the ant is crawling. khṳt hĭa nih tîeh; bitten by an ant. n̂g-si-hĭa cĭeⁿ pak-kiaⁿ; an ant going up to Peking; it is unlikely that the goal will soon be reached. hĭa tó̤ cn̂g; the ants are eating it. kìu hĭa; to preserve the life of an ant. pêh-thn̂g seⁿ hĭa; the sugar has ants in it. hṳ́ cêk koiⁿ chù ŏi cĭeⁿ hĭa a bŏi? Is that house infested by ants? màiⁿ seⁿ cúi hĭa cū hó̤; if it is neither damp nor infested by ants it will do. cêk sieⁿ mûeh cò̤ cē khṳt pêh hĭa cù tīo; the whole box of things has been devoured by the white ants. hĭa tîeh cai tô̤h tīo; you must be careful to pick out the ants. jīo tīo hĭa; drive out the ants. khà tīo hĭa; drive away the ants by tapping the dish.