A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/huah
— huah —
呵欠huah-hì215 To gape or yawn.
lṳ́ huah-hì sĭ mâk siap a m̄ sĭ? You yawn because you are sleepy do you not?
i cŏ̤ lío huah-hì huah-hăi: sĭ nâng khùn-kw̆n mâk-siap, a sĭ hun-ngìen? Having sat down he keeps yawning: is it from the sleepiness produced by fatigue, or is it because the time for him to take his opium has come?
thâu huah-hì, thâu chun-lûn; yawning and stretching at the same time.
i tó̤ huah-hì chun-lûn, hía īeⁿ sĭ phî kâi īeⁿ; he is yawning and stretching, as if he were tired and sleepy.
mn̂g-khí-cá huah-hì lío, ĕ-hâi ka-lâuh khṳ̀; this morning he yawned and dislocated his jaw. 步hûah713773 To stride; to step; to straddle.
ŏi hûah kùe a bŏi? Can you stop across?
cêk hûah cêk hûah; step by step.
kîaⁿ bô̤ kúi hûah kha cū sng; I had walked but a few steps when my legs were tired.
i kîaⁿ lō tōa-tōa hûah; he takes great strides.
hûah m̄ kùe; cannot straddle across it.