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

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— hoih —

hoih186947 Narrow; contracted; petty.
i kâi tó hoih-hoih; he is very narrow minded. tang tó tîeh cò̤ tōa cē màiⁿ cò̤ khah hoih; make the middle of it rather capacious, do not make it too contracted.

hôih83795 To espy; to reconnoiter.
khṳt i hôih tîeh; espied by him. i nŏ̤ nâng tó̤ tă-hôih; the two are acting as spies. i kúi nâng lâi tó̤ hôih, lṳ́ tîeh cai-hûang i; they have come to reconnoitre and you must beware of them. màiⁿ khṳt i hôih-kìⁿ; do not let her get a peep at it when she is speering around.