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

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— huaⁿ —

huaⁿ2447618 Pleased with; gratified; joyous.
lṳ́ huaⁿ-hí i mē? Are you pleased with him?
huaⁿ sim; a merry heart.
huaⁿ thiⁿ hí tī; extravagant joy.
huaⁿ-huaⁿ hí-hí; delighted.
i thiaⁿ tîeh sĭm sĭ hí-huaⁿ; when he heard it he was greatly pleased.
i huaⁿ-hí cí kâi nâng; he is pleased with this person.
huaⁿ thâu hí chìe; gleefull.
hāi i huaⁿ-hí sí; kill him with joy.
huaⁿ-hí kàu thìo; jumped for joy.
i tōa huaⁿ-hí; he is greatly pleased.

hùaⁿ861499 All, altogether; the whole.
hùaⁿ nâng cò̤-pû lâi; they all came together.
hùa nâng khṳ̀ tī-kò̤? Where have they all gone?
hùaⁿ kâi cò̤-nî tàⁿ? What did they all say about it?
hùaⁿ kâi sṳ̄ lí ŵn a būe? Is the business all finished up yet?
hùaⁿ kâi mûeh cò̤ hó̤; all the things are finished.
hùaⁿ kâi to̤ tùi tī-kò̤ khṳ̀? Where have all the knives gone to?
hùaⁿ kâi ūe lóng-cóng tîeh; all that was said was right.

hûaⁿ282855 Easy going; lazy and slow.
mài hûaⁿ-hûaⁿ nē; do not dilly-dally. i to sĭ hûaⁿ-hûaⁿ nē; he is very easy going.

hûaⁿ1622093 To snore.
ût kàu tó̤ hûaⁿ; asleep and snoring.
lṳ́ hûaⁿ kàu úa bŏi ût; you snore so that I cannot sleep.

hūaⁿ700166 To steady the footsteps by leaning upon a prop; to lean upon or against; to rest lightly upon.
hàm kâi a-noⁿ-kíaⁿ khṳt-i hūaⁿ chíu; call one of the children for her to lean on.
ŭ ki sam hó̤ hūaⁿ ío kōi kîaⁿ; with a cross-bar to stay one's hand against, it would be easier to walk over.
i hūaⁿ tŏ̤ lâng-kang kò̤; she leans on the balustrade.
hūaⁿ tŏ̤ i koiⁿ-thâu; stay your steps by leaning upon his shoulder.
úa kâi chíu khṳt lṳ́ hūaⁿ; lean upon my arm.

hūaⁿ519967 To take charge of; to attend to; to manage; to lay out, as funds.
i mîaⁿ-ke hūaⁿ-ke; she is expert in the management of a household.
cêk ke, kúi câp nâng, khṳt i hūaⁿ kàu iap-iap thiap-thiap; the whole family, consisting of several tens of persons, is kept in the most complete order by her.
cía sṳ̄ sī tī-tîang tó̤ hūaⁿ? Who has the management of this affair?
hūaⁿ seng-lí; manages the business.
hūaⁿ tŏa; attend the helm; steer the thing through.
hūaⁿ sìo; take charge of the accounts.
cía ngṳ̂n pàng kò̤ hūaⁿ ke; leave this money to be laid out for the support of the family.
i kâi gûeh ēng jîeh cōi ngṳ̂n hūaⁿ ke? How much is required per month to keep the family?

hūaⁿ1090329 A bank; a dike; a dam; an embankment which prevents overflow.
co̤h cêk tîo hūaⁿ; make a dike.
kîaⁿ tùe cí tîo hūaⁿ kò̤ khṳ̀; walk along this bank.
múa-tī-kò̤ kâi toi-hūaⁿ co̤h kàu khìang-khìang, cúi tōa cìaⁿ bŏ̤i pang; the dikes everywhere are strongly made, and when the waters rise will not give way.
cĭeⁿ pàng cúi cí tîo hūaⁿ khṳt i im khṳ̀, taⁿ tîeh lâi co̤h kûiⁿ ce; when the waters were last let off, this dike was overflown, and we must now make it higher.
co̤h tîo hūaⁿ pàng hái-kiⁿ; make a bund.

hūaⁿ171025 Raised paths between fields.
châng hūaⁿ; narrow raised paths between rice fields.
co̤h ke cêk tîo châng hūaⁿ; make another dividing path between the rice plots.
châng hūaⁿ siak kú sòi tîo; the path is narrowed by long hoeing off.
tùi cí ío tōa tîo kâi hūaⁿ kùe khṳ̀; go by this wider path.

hūaⁿ1651673 Solder; to solder.
hūaⁿ i sie cîah; solder them together.
hūaⁿ khṳ̀ m̄ sie cîah; it is not soldered firmly.
cìeⁿ-seⁿ hūaⁿ khṳ̀ m̄ tōiⁿ; in that way the solder does not hold.
tîeh cang cía lâi hūaⁿ, cìaⁿ kien-ku; you must use this in soldering it and then it will be firm.
ēng hūaⁿ-thâu lâi hūaⁿ; take solder and solder it.
bói phêng-seⁿ lâi kap hūaⁿ-thâu; buy borax and make solder.