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

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— hong —

hong15716318 A district on the Yang-tsze River where the firewells are.
hong-to; hong-to tī-gêk; Tophet. sí ău phah lô̤h hong-to; sent after death to Tophet. hong-to tăi-tì; the great ruler of Hades. hong157416 To appoint to office; confer rank.
ŭ kâi hong hô, ŭ kâi hong pek; some were raised to the rank of marquis, and some to the rank of earl. kàu hong it phín hu-jîn; invested with the highest rank bestowed upon women. hong sîn; to deify, as is done by the Emperor. hong kuaⁿ; appoint to office. hong ciak; grant a title of nobility. hong kiang tăi-chîn; the high provincial officers. chíaⁿ hong; chíaⁿ kàu hong; ask a title for one's parents or relatives. îⁿ hong; ask to have a patent of nobility bestowed on another because of one's own merits. thek hong; promotion on account of merit. thek hong pâi; an honorary tablet conferred by the Emperor. gêk hong; conferred by the gods.

hong156467 A summit, an apex, a peak.
suaⁿ hong; a mountain peak. peh-khí kûiⁿ-kûiⁿ kâi suaⁿ-hong téng; climbed to the top of a very high mountain. múaⁿ-tī-kò̤ hâi hong lŵn ngía căi; the peaks and ridges all around are very beautiful. ko hong tok sóng; a solitary lofty height.

hong1551820 Manner; style; reputation; fame.
hong siaⁿ; a rumor or report. hong bŭn; hearsay. hong sôk; habits; modes. hong khì; general feelings, as of a community. ui hong; ui-ui hong-hong; awful; majestic. hong-tō; style; manners. i kâi hong-tō hó căi; his manners are excellent. tăi chîn kâi hong-tō; the air of a nobleman. bûn hong; literary fame. kwn hong; observe the general state of affairs.

hong15715111 Plenteous; abundant.
hong nî; a plenteous year. hong kău; abundant; exhuberant. nî tang hong-lông; a fertile year. ngŏ kak hong teng; the grain is copiously piled. hong múaⁿ; ample; full. sîah cò̤ lâi hong căi; the feast was sumptuous. hong-hong lông-lông; affluent; copious; plenteous.

hong1571677 The van; bristling like a line of bayonets.
kau-hong tùi lúi; to join in battle. côiⁿ hong; sien hong; khui lō sien hong; the vanguard. hong lāi bô̤ pí; incomparably sharp. ceⁿ hong; bitter rivalry.

hóng15998 Emoluments; salary; income.
hóng lôk; salary. cîah sang hóng; has an income from two offices. hŵt hóng; forfeit his salary. kău hóng; kia hóng; increase his salary.

hóng158308 To read or recite in a tune.
hóng keng; to intone chants as do Buddhist priests.

hóng6571424 A clam; a mussel.
lût hóng siang thî hṳ̂-ong tit lĭ; when the snipe and mussel nip each other the fisherman is the gainer. lău hóng seⁿ cu; the old clam produces a pearl; the old man has a child.

hông237404 Ample; wide.
khai ciang hông hwt; may we have great profits in our business, (a shopman's sign). khwn hông, tăi lĭang; great magnanimity, (a polite phrase).

hông1581627 To meet with; to come across; to occur.
ôih lō siang hông; met in a narrow path. hông tîeh i lâi; he happened to come. hông nâng cū tàⁿ; when you meet a man speak to him. cía sĭ lâng hông kái sṳ̄; this is something that seldom happens. cía sǹg sĭ khî hông; this is a rare occurrence. múiⁿ hông saⁿ poih jît, pàng kò̤; whenever a third and an eighth day occurs, complaints may be entered. khṳ̀ i kò̤ cŏ̤ cṳ̆-lâi m̄ pat hông tîeh i tŏ̤ kò̤; up to now it has happened that when I went to his house to sit with him, he has never been at home. hông hiong hùe kit; meet with bad luck or with good luck. i sĭ būe pat hông tîeh ngĕ-têk; he has not yet met one who could master him. kî hông têk-chíu, cìang ngŏ̤ lîang-châi; the chess-player meets his match, the general his equal.

hông15812011 To sew.
châi-hông; a tailor. châi hông phò; a tailor's shop.

hông2361966 The swan; a large goose; immeasurable.
hông hi; vast felicity. hông pĭen; to send a letter by a friend; by favor of. hông ngăn; the wild goose. hông hok; immeasurable bliss.

hông236856 Vast; great.
hông hok; great blessedness. khwn hông tăi lĭang; liberal minded and very kind. hông huang kâi sî-hāu; when the world was still a vast waste. mêh hông tōa; an irregular pulse.

hŏng1591963 A fabulous and felicitous bird; the phenix.
hŏng hûang; the male and the female phenix. hŏng cío; a phenix. hŏng kwn; a bride's coronet.
hŏng ngán; the Emperor's eye; a sign of good luck.
lêng kuaⁿ, hŏng chúe; like dragon's liver and phenix's marrow, a rare delicacy.

hŏng159375 To receive from a superior; to serve respectfully; to reverence.
hŏng mĕng lâi cò̤ kuaⁿ; receive orders to take office.
hŏng cí; receive the will of the Emperor.
hŏng kà; received instructions.
hŏng-sṳ̆ pĕ-bó̤; reverently obey parents.
i mîaⁿ-ke hŏng-sêng nâng; he is a skillful flatterer.
hŏng-hìen; to offer, as in worship.
hŏng cĭeⁿ; to present a gift to the Emperor.
hŏng lói-mûeh; make gifts to the gods.
hŏng kîaⁿ kū sṳ̄; follow the customs of one's predecessors.