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

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— hng —

hng132700 What pertains to a location; a region; a prescription.
sì hng; the four points of compass. ngŏ hng; the four quarters and the centre. ngŏ hng kâi kî kak sek m̄ tâng; the flags of all the nations are of different colors. àiⁿ ēng sĭm-mih hng ūi? What do you desire its bearings to be? cía chù sĭ sĭm-mih hng-hìeⁿ? What are the bearings of this house? khṳ̀ kìe tī- hng lâi; go and call the local officers. gūa hng nâng; foreigners. bô̤ tī-hng hó̤ hiah kha; there was no place to rest one's foot. ŭ sĭm-mih tī-hng hó̤ pàng a bô̤. Is there any place to put it or not? tī kâi tī-hng hó̤? Which spot is the best? hṳ́-kò̤ m̄ cai kìe-cò̤ sĭm-mih tī-hng; do not know what that place is called. khui îeh hng; write a prescription. ŭ sĭm-mih lîang hng? What is the best remedy? úa ŭ cêk tieⁿ sĭang hó̤ kâi hng hó̤ ui ka-sàu pēⁿ; I have one of the best remedies for curing a cough. hô̤ hng nâng sĭ? Where is the man from?

hng169307 Frightened; an interjection of pain or displeasure.
gūa kháu kò̤ sāi hng-hak nŏ̤ cìang; the two guardians of temple doors were set up outside. hng-hng-kìe; groaning and moaning. i hng-hng-chang, hng mih sṳ̄? What is it that he is groaning and grunting about? hàm a-nôⁿ màiⁿ tó̤ hng; tell the baby not to fret.

hng2501406 Dearth; empty; neglected.
châng-hn̂g phau-hng; fields overgrown with brushwood. ki-hng; famine. ki-hng sî-coih; a season of dearth. tōa ki-hng; a time of great scarcity. i hṳ́ chù lăi kâi mûeh hng lā bô̤ heh; the things were all lying about the house, loose and neglected. mûeh màiⁿ hng-hng īa-ĭa; do not leave the things lying around loose.

hng133324 An alley; a grocery; a neighbourhood.
cṳ hng; a book-stall. cíu hng; a wine-shop. móng hng móng lí; a certain street in a certain village. hú sîaⁿ lăi pun cò̤ chit hng: nín tīu tŏ̤ tī cêk hng? The Departmental City is divided into seven quarters: in which of them do you reside? hn̂g11333110 A garden; unwatered ground.
i hak ŭ jîeh cōi châng-hn̂g? How much arable land does he own? ŭ châng ŭ hn̂g; has both watered and unwatered fields. khí cêk kâi hue hn̂g; made a flower garden. hì hn̂g; a play ground. hn̂g kang; gardening. co̤h châng-hn̂g kâi nâng; a farmer. chài hn̂g; a vegetable garden. kúe-cí hn̂g; an orchard. kaⁿ hng; au orange grove. cíeⁿ hn̂g kâi nâng; a gardener. chut hue hn̂g; pass out of childhood. hn̂g lî; the hedge around a garden. cáu jîp cìa-hn̂g lăi khṳ̀ tìam; ran and hid in the cane field. hun-kuah hn̂g kau; the furrows in a potato patch. cúi cē khí éng kio hun-kuah hn̂g cêk īeⁿ, cêk nôi cêk nôi; the waves rise like the hills in a potato field.

hn̂g2511709 A dry fosse under a city wall; a moat.
sîaⁿ-hn̂g; the city moat. ŭ sîaⁿ cū ŭ sîaⁿ hn̂g; if there is a city, it has a moat. sîaⁿ-hn̂g bīe; the temple where the god of the city resides.

hn̆g113716210 Far; distant; remote.
lō hn̆g; it is a long way off. kîaⁿ hn̆g lō; walk a long way. khah hn̆g, bŏi tit kàu; it is too far for us to go. kàu hṳ́-kò̤ jîeh hn̆g? How far is it to that place? jît-cí hn̆g; the time is far distant. cí-kò̤ ío hn̆g; this is farther away. bŏi hn̆g; it is not far. cûah hn̆g; it lacks a great deal. siang lî m̄ hn̆g; they are not far apart. lî m̄ hn̆g, àiⁿ kàu lío; it is not far off, we are almost there. mō̤ⁿ kàu hn̆g-hn̆g kò̤; gaze far away. keh hn̆g; far separated. hn̆g chìo, m̄ jû kṳ̆n phûh; a powerful helper far off is not so good as a weak one near by. khṳ̀ jîeh hn̆g? How far did you go? thau kîaⁿ thau phûeh ūe, m̄ cai hn̆g; talking as you go, makes the road seem short. lî ho̤h hn̆g; are rather far apart. tîeh lî hn̆g; must keep far away from it. i kâi chù hn̆g a lṳ́ kâi chù hn̆g? Which is farthest off, his house or yours? hn̆g kṳ̆n m̄ tâng; the distance makes all the difference.

hn̄g285868 An interjection denoting doubtful assent.
hn̄g, úa lâi khṳ̀; well, I will go. hn̄g, m̄ cai ŭ mē; well, I do not know whether there are any to be had.