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

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— hóiⁿ —

hóiⁿ2001427 A small smooth bivalve; a mussel.
hóiⁿ nêk; the flesh of a mussel. hó̤iⁿ khak; mussel shells. kîam hóiⁿ; salt mussels. lâm kîam hóiⁿ; dash water on salt mussels to freshen them.

hŏiⁿ1088648 To close by swinging.
mn̂g hăm a-hŏiⁿ; set the door ajar. hŏiⁿ mn̂g; swing the door to. mn̂g màiⁿ hŏiⁿ tah; do not close the door with a bang. hŏiⁿ cêk phìⁿ cū hó̤; to close one fold of the double door is enough. hŏiⁿ chûn cêk cūe phāng; shut it so as to leave a crack.

hōiⁿ2021407 Edible sorts of coarse greens; spinach.
hōiⁿ-chài; spinach. âng hōiⁿ-chài; pig-weed. bé-khi hōiⁿ; purslane. chì hōiⁿ; prickly spinach. thǹg cho̤h hōiⁿ-chài lâi cîah; boil some spinach to eat.