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

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— hui —

hui821707 To revolve; to move in an orbit.
hui pûaⁿ; a wind wheel.
i ŏi li-li hui, li-li hui; it keeps turning round and round.
phah hui; cause to revolve by tapping.
in cē kek i cū ŏi hui; when the steam impels it, it revolves.

hui2601598 Refulgent; glistening.
teng cek kuang-hui; lights are brilliant.

hui2612004 A standard; to signal.
tâu tŏ̤ i hui ĕ; enrolled under his banner.
cí-hui piaⁿ-bé; signal to the cavalry.

hui137383 The secondary wives of a monarch.
hŏ hui; royal women next the queen.
kùi hui; your royal highnesses.
ûang hui; thài-cṳ́ hui; the wife of the heir-apparent.
keng hui; imperial concubines.
hui pin; ladies-in-waiting.

hui260649 To move the hand briskly.
hui sói; wash by dabbing.
cí-hui; to move the hand about as in pointing.
hui kim jû thô; hands out money as if it were dirt.
cêk hui jṳ̂ cĭu; at one stroke of the pen it is done.
cí-hui kun-sṳ̆; a director; a certain officer at Peking.
hṳ́ hùaⁿ nâng to sĭ thiaⁿ i cí-hui; they all follow his directions.

hui6841136 A ticket; a certificate.
tǹg-hui; a pawn-ticket.
tńg hui; to renew a pawn-ticket.
phah tieⁿ hui khṳt i; wrote out a certificate and gave it to him.
hui mīn cò̤-nî sía? What is written on the certificate? nîe hui; a receipt for taxes.

hui1361750 An adverb of negation; not so.
hôk sĭ hôk hui, lṳ́ kio úa tàⁿ; whether it be so or not, tell me.
sĭ pĭen sĭ, hui pĭen hui, bô̤ hẃn-hẃn hok-hok; let your yea be yea, and your nay be nay, without vacillation or variation.
màiⁿ khṳ̀ jía sĭ hui; do not go and excite discussion about it.
hui-jîen; certainly not.
kio nâng cò̤ cêk tîeⁿ sĭ hui; involve people in a dispute.
kòi-kà sĭ hui; set at variance.
lâi sueh sĭ-hui cía, pĭen-sĭ sĭ-hui nâng; he who gossips is a gossip.
pit hui bô̤ in; is surely not without a cause.
môk hui sĭ lṳ́; it is certainly you.
àiⁿ cò̤ kàu cìeⁿ-seⁿ hui kōi; to make it like that is not easy.
hui hun kâi sṳ̄ màiⁿ chap; what does not appertain to your functions that do not enter upon.
cìeⁿ-seⁿ hui sĭ bô̤ tŏ̤-lí; that is not without reason on its side.
cía sṳ̄, hui sĭ kîaⁿ m̄ khṳ̀; it is quite possible to carry forward this business.
hui lói; improper.
pńg hui ŭ ì; unintentional.
bô̤ hui sĭ i; it cannot be other than he.
tṳ̂ hui tîeh móng nâng khṳ̀ tàⁿ, i cìaⁿ hàuⁿ; if this person and none other goes and tells him about it, he will consent.

hui261313 To turn in a horizontal plane.
hui-tńg sin; to turn the body.
hui-tńg thâu; to turn the head.
hui kùe lâi; turn it around this way.
hui kùe khṳ̀; turn it around the other way.
cúi hui-tò̤-tńg; the current sents backward.

hui260862 Gray.
hui sek; gray.
cng-hui tîu; pongee.
hui-sek jìo-se; gray figured silk.

hui1401248 The kingfisher.
hui-chùi-gêk; chrysoprase.
hui-chùi cío; the blue and green kingfisher. húi263243 Herbs; plants.
i mîaⁿ-ke ūe hue-húi; he is skillful in the delineation of plants.
lṳ́ àiⁿ nâng-kíaⁿ kâi hó̤, a sĭ hue-húi kâi hó̤? Do you like those with human figures pictured on them, or those with shrubs?

hùi1385312 To abandon; to set aside; to cast away.
hùi tīo i kâi ke-ngîap; abandoned his property.
hùi khṳ̀; thrown aside.
cò̤ hùi mûeh kio i bói; buy it as a cast off article.
hùi-hāi kâi hùe-mûeh; worthless damaged goods.
hùi sî sit ngîap; to waste time is to lose property.
m̄-hó̤ pùaⁿ thû jṳ̂ hùi; do not give up when half done.
hùi cíang, lîp ìuⁿ; set aside the elder in favor of the younger.
hùi tek lîp sù; set aside the chief wife and place a concubine in power.
mih sṳ̄ hùi sí; all is going to wreck.
cìeⁿ-sî huang-hùi căi, bó̤ ēng kang; is now dilapidated and out of repair.
châng-hn̂g huang-hùi; fields run to waste.
hùi tŭi; hùi-hùi tŭi-tŭi; neglected; unthrifty.
hùi-cît; superannuated.
hùi jîn; cripples; infirm people.
ŭ li hak, bô̤ li hùi, màiⁿ khṳ̀ thìaⁿ i; if we can get it we will, and if we can't get it we will let it go, but don't distress yourself about it.

hùi1391545 To lavish; to expend; to waste; outlay.
hua-hùi cîⁿ-ngṳ̂n; spend money lavishly.
hùi-ēng; use wastefully.
cêk jît ēng jîeh cōi cîⁿ sṳ-hùi? What is the expense per day?
so̤-hùi; expenses.
nín cêk nî ēng so̤-hùi jîeh cōi ngṳ̂n? How much do you expend per year?
phùa-hùi tīo jîeh cōi cîⁿ; squandered a large sum.
hùi sṳ̄ căi; a vexatious affair.
sĭm sĭ hùi chíu; very difficult to bring about.
kàu hṳ́-kò̤ ēng jîeh cōi pûaⁿ-hùi? How much is the fare in going there?
hùi sim, hùi sim; I've put you to much trouble.
hùi sîn kâi sṳ̄; a wearisome job.
hṳ hùi; useless outlay.
chŵn míen hùi lâk; you need not waste your strength on it.

hùi1391304 The lungs.
hùi-hú; the lungs.
i àiⁿ úa kâi sim-kuaⁿ, úa àiⁿ i kâi hùi-hú; we are mortal enemies.
cí kâi pēⁿ sĭ hùi keng kâi pēⁿ; this is a lung disease.
hùi-iong; an abcess in the lungs; tubercular consumption.
hùi húe; inflamation of the lungs.
hùi-ke; the lights.
hùi kẃn; hùi kńg; the bronchial tubes.
hùi-hîeh tìeⁿ tōa; the lobes of the lungs are swollen.
hùi sĭ cú ngŵn khì; the lungs control the amount of air that is in them.
nâng cē tháu-khùi hùi cū hoih, cē khip khùi hùi cū pá; when we expel the breath the lungs collapse, and when we inspire the breath the lungs expand.
lṳ́ khip khùi, khip kàu tn̂g-tn̂g, thoíⁿ lṳ́ kâi hùi tī-kò̤ ŏi thìaⁿ a bŏi; draw a very long breath, and see whether there is a pain in any part of your lungs.

hùi2661497 To keep a respectful silence upon.
i tàⁿ ūe chŵn bô̤ kĭ hùi; in speaking he wholly avoids the use of tabooed names.
cí kâi sĭ hŭam hùi; this is a heedless use of sacred names.
pī hùi; to avoid the use of sacred names.
gṳ̄-hùi; the Emperor's personal name.
bīe hùi; names of the Emperor's ancestors.
sìa hùi; sacred names which are to be avoided.

hûi1411210 Earthenware; crockery.
hûi-khì; earthen vessels.
bōi hûi hùe; those who sell earthenware.
sie hûi kâi nâng; one who bakes pottery.
hûi-îe; a potter's kiln.
sau hûi năi khà; a cracked dish won't easily break.
bōi hûi nâng cîah khih; he who sells crockery eats from cracked dishes.
hûi thô; potter's clay.

hŭi264618 Grace; that bestowed in charity.
ṳn-hŭi; mercy; grace.
nía hŭi, nía hŭi; I am obliged for your kindness.
i cêng sĭu kùe i kâi hŭi; he has experienced his clemency.
sái kàu nâng tit tîeh sît hŭi; enables people to get real aid.

hŭi2656111 Sagacity; wisdom; cleverness.
tì-hŭi; wisdom.
chong-mêng tì-hŭi; clear headed and sagacious.
sẃn kâi tì-hŭi kâi nâng; select a wise person.
i bô̤ tì-hŭi; he is not discerning.
m̄ cai i ŭ tì-hŭi a bô̤; do not know whether he is shrewd or not.

hūi10561209 The woof.
si keⁿ pò hūi; silk warp and cotton woof.
tît kâi sĭ keⁿ, hûeⁿ kâi sĭ hūi; the lengthwise threads are the warp, and the transverse threads are the woof.