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

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— hiong —

hiong213104 Malevolent; desperate; cruel.
khîang-hiong pău-ak kâi nâng; a fierce and cruel person. cò̤ sṳ̄ sĭm sĭ hiong-hûeⁿ; acts in a most brutal way. cĭa sì kîaⁿ hiong; employed his power to act savagely. lîah hiong chíu; seize the murderer. bói hiong chíu; purchase a substitute to receive the punishment due a murderer. pang-hiong; an accomplice in murder. cìaⁿ hiong; the chief actor in a murder. mīn-hêng sĭm sĭ hiong-ak; he has a most malignant expression. hiong-hṳ́n; desperate.

hiong213172 Unlucky; unfortunate; lugubrious.
kit hiong; lucky or unlucky. būe cai kit hiong cò̤-nî; do not yet know whether it is lucky or unlucky. hiong cheⁿ sìu; a baleful star. hiong sie-sit; bad news. m̄ cai sî hiong a sĭ kit; do not know whether it portends evil or good. cí kâi khùe pńg-pńg sĭ tăi hiong: tăng sĭ hṳ́ khùe tói ŏi hông hiong hùe kit; the outcome of this divination should properly be unfortunate: however, there is that in the deeper meanings of the divination which may change the ill-fortune into good. chng chek sĭ hó̤ hûang hiong nî; the garnered grain is a provision against years of dearth.

hîong2141724 Masculine; martial; heroic.
hîong-càng; burly. cí kâi nâng thóiⁿ tîeh ŭ hîong sì; this person appears very muscular. seⁿ lâi hîong-hîong càng-càng; naturally very robust. lâi kio i kwt kâi chṳ̂ hîong; come and test your strength against his. hîong-n̂g; hartall. hîong ceng; the purest part of hartall. tàⁿ ūe ŭ chṳ̂ ŭ hîong; speak with modulations. i kâi cò̤ sṳ̄ bô̤ chṳ̂ bô̤ hîong; he does not modulate his strength. i kâi kok ŭ peh bw̄n hîong piaⁿ; their kingdom has a million brave soldiers. sin cío bŏi hîong; a newly caught bird will not fight. ēng lîah jîeh kú cìaⁿ ŏi hîong? How long must it be trained before it will fight? cí ciah cío hîong căi; this bird is a great fighter. khṳt i tĭen hîong; give him time to get up his courage.