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

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— hun —

hun2681409 Things forbidden to those who fast.
nŏ̤ hun nŏ̤ sù sì īeⁿ; four sorts, two of which are of kinds forbidden to those who fast, and two of the kinds that may be used by those who fast.

hun1291204 Confused; mixed up; ill-assorted.
nâng-bé hun-hun; a motley crowd.
sṳ̄-bŭ hun-hun cōi căi; multifarious business.
tī-hng hun-lw̆n; the place is all in confusion.

hun129304 To direct; to order.
hun-hù; to order.
úa cò̤-nî hun-hù lṳ́, lṳ́ tîeh thiaⁿ; whatever I tell you to do, you must do.
lṳ́ lâi, úa àiⁿ hun-hù lṳ́ kâi ūe; come here, I have something I wish to direct you about.
i bô̤ hun bô̤ hù cò̤ i khṳ̀; he went off without having received any directions.

hun268618 The perceptions confused; dull.
hun-mîⁿ, m̄ cai nâng; stupid even to insensibility.
i kâi sim hun-kông; his mind is confused.

hun129182 To separate; to distinguish between; the second place in decimals; tenths.
hun-khui; to separate.
hun cò̤ nŏ̤ chiu; separate them into two bunches.
hun-lî; set apart.
hun-sùaⁿ; to scatter.
ŭ hun-pîet; there is a distinction between them.
pun piaⁿ tú-gṳ̆; detach troops to repulse them.
i ŭ hun-pûi; he has a bonus out of it.
hun-mêng; distinguish clearly.
hun-hun mêng-mêng; distinctly marked.
úa thóiⁿ m̄ hun-mêng; I do not see it distinctly.
táng i lâi hun-hwt; wait until he comes and divides up and sends off.
hun-pĭen sĭ hui; argue the point.
i cò̤-nî cò̤ sṳ̄ bô̤ huu bô̤ hío? Why does he act without discrimination?
i mih sṳ̄ hun-hun hío-hío; in everything he exercises discrimination.
kio tōa nâng hun iu; condoles with his superior.
hun phài; to sort out for distribution.
i kâi ūe tàⁿ lâi ŭ hun ŭ chùn; what he says is lucidly stated.
i cò̤ sṳ̄ bò̤ hun chùn; he acts without method.
hun hâu to bô̤ kíam i kâi; I owe him nothing whatever.
câp-hun hó̤; wholly satisfactory.
hun cò̤ nŏ̤ ē; separate it into two portions.
úa téng-tîeh saⁿ-hun-pùaⁿ tăng; I weighed it, and it is three and a half tenths of an tael in weight.
lṳ́ cêk tǹg cîah kúi hun bí? How much rice do you eat at a meal?
lṳ́ àiⁿ ēng hun pang a àiⁿ ēng chùn pang? Do you wish to use boards that are under or over an inch in thickness?
i ŭ kúi hun hàuⁿ; he is partly willing.
hek pêh lâng hun; it is difficult to distinguish between the black and the white.
sṳ̄ cōi căi, bŏi tit hun sin khṳ̀ nín kò̤; I have so much to do that I cannot get away to go to your house.
kak nâng hun thâu khṳ̀ lí; let each go about his particular business.
ūe hun líang thâu; tell each separately what he is to do.

hun1082866 Opium; tobacco.
hun-tâng; a tobacco or opium pipe.
cîah hun cē; take a smoke.
sêk-hun; dry fine cut tobacco.
cheⁿ-hun; fresh smoking tobacco.
n̂g-hun; yellow tobacco.
o-hun; dark colored tobacco.
cúi-hun; tobacco that is smoked through a water pipe.
lṳ̆-sòng hun; Manilla cigars and cigaretts.
cúi-hun cúa-bûe; a taper used for lighting a water pipe.
a-phìen hun; opîum.
a-phìen hun-tâng; an opium pipe.
i cêk hù hun-kŭ jû căi; his set of utensils for smoking opium are very handsome.
hun-tō̤; tobacco pouch.
hun-âp; opium box.
phīⁿ-hun; snuff.
hngk phīⁿ-hun; take snuff.
i ŭ cîah tōa hun; he smokes opium.
hun-teng; a raised platform for opium smokers to lie upon.
hun-pho; a couch for opium smoking.
hun-thie; opium spoon.
hun pûaⁿ; an opium smoker's tray.
hun kẃn; an opium dealer's establishment.
hun càng; opium dens.
hun thô; opium balls.
hun ki; tobacco stalks.
hun-sái màiⁿ khà cêk koiⁿ; do not scatter the ashes of the tobacco about.
lṳ́ kâi hun-ín khin, i kâi hun-ín tăng; your opium habit is not so completely fixed upon you as his is upon him.
hàm i lâi cuang hun; call him to hold the opium at the smoker's pipe.
cṳ́ hun; to clarify opium and prepare it for smoking.
hun kò̤; cakes of opium.
hun ca; a-phìen sái; the residuum from the pipes of opium smokers.
phìⁿ-hun hû; a snuff bottle.
pō sêk-hun; chews tobacco.
îeⁿ hun; foreign tobacco.

hun268388 To marry a wife.
hun-in; marriage.
hun-in kâi sṳ̄ sĭ chiet-ìo sṳ̄; marriage is a thing of great importance.
i līam lâi kio i hâh hun; her birthday is said to be accordant with his.
tô̤h jît sêng hun; choose a lucky day for the consummation of a marriage.
táng nî búe cìaⁿ lâi khṳt i ŵn hun; wait till the end of the year and then let them marry.
chíaⁿ nâng lâi cĭeⁿ hun-cṳ; invite some one to prepare the marriage contract.
lâm hun, ńng kè; men take wives, and women wed.
hûang-sĭang tăi hun; tho Emperor's marriage.
i sĭ cí pak ûi hun kâi; he had betrothed a wife before he was born.
i cìaⁿ sin hun; he is of marriageable age.
hun phùe; contract a marriage.
têng hun; a second marriage.
thò̤ thâu hun; a marriage contracted after the girl first betrothed to him had died.

hun2128610 To fumigate; smoky; smoke.
hun i ta; dry by fumigation.
màiⁿ khṳt in hun tîeh; do not let it get smoked.
hun kàu mâk-cap lâu; so smoky that the tears ran.
hun nío-chṳ́ khang; fumigate a rathole.
sie kàu pi-pi-hun; scorched so that it smokes.
hun koi, hun ah; smoked fowls and ducks.
hun tṳ-thúi; smoked hams.
hun kàu chiah-pauh chiah-pauh; smoked till it is brown and blistered.
in-hun kàu cêk koiⁿ o-o; smoked till the whole room is blackened.
líam máng-hun, hun máng; light a mosquito torch, and smoke out the mosquitoes.
phīⁿ tîeh chàu húe hun; smells of smoke.
hun sí; suffocated by smoke.

hun267724 Dusk; evening; dull; confused.
n̂g-hun; twilight.
hun-àm; dusk.
jît íⁿ-keng haⁿ-hun; it is already dark.
haⁿ-hun kâi sî-hāu, cū thóiⁿ m̄ kìⁿ; it was in the gloaming so I could not see.
hun kun cū sìn châm-chîn; a benighted prince trusts disloyal courtiers.
hun-lw̆n; obscure; befogged.
ût kàu hun-thâu hun-náu; slept till dazed.
hun-mîⁿ; dazed; bewildered.
cîah kàu hun-hun mîⁿ-mîⁿ; drank till he was fuddled.
lṳ́ màiⁿ kun-kông; don't be stupid.
thâu-khak hîn kàu hun-hun kông-kông; my head was so dizzy that I was completely stupified.
thìaⁿ kàu hun, cang cúi bū i chéⁿ; he has swooned from pain, blow water upon him to reanimate him.

hún1316112 Strong feeling; impatient zeal.
i cē khéng hwt hún cū cò̤ tit sêng; if he would get roused in regard to it, it would soon be accomplished.
nâng tîeh ŏi hwt hún lîp cì cìaⁿ ŭ ēng; people must become interested in the thing, and get their minds made up to do it, then something can be effected.

hún268859 Entire; the whole; the mass.
hún-kău kâi nâng; the whole body.
cí kù cṳ sĭ hún-hún cìeⁿ-seⁿ tàⁿ, bô̤ kói-thiah mêng-pêh; this sentence in its entirety says thus, its parts are not analytically expounded.
i put kùe hún-hún cìeⁿ-seⁿ tàⁿ tīaⁿ-tīaⁿ; this is the substance of his remarks and nothing more. 鴿hún4281966 A dove; a pigeon.
hún-cío; doves.
hún-cío tû; a dove-cote.
cêk tùi hún-cío; a pair of doves.
ēng hún-cío lâi tòa sìn; make use of pigeons for carrying letters.

hún1311194 Meal; flour; powder; powdered, comminuted; to put on powder or pigments.
mi-hún; wheaten flour.
bí-hún-kuaⁿ; vermicelli.
hún-tîo; maccaroni.
tāu hún; flour made from peas or beans.
cîⁿ-chang hún; flour made from water chestnuts.
lîang-hún; potato flour.
lîang-hún càng; dumplings made from potato flour.
ngó-hún; arrow-root.
cŏ̤-hún; white powder used as a cosmetic.
in-cîⁿ hún buah kàu âng-âng; made red with rouge.
sang-hún; toilet-powder.
ngói kàu hún-hún; triturate it to a fine powder.
khòng kàu i hún kut chùi si; beat him to a jelly.
hún chîeⁿ; whitewash a wall.
hún i pêh; whitewash it.
hún âng hún âng; very fair, as if painted red and white.
hún sek; a specious appearance.
hún-sek kâi ūe; specious promises.
hún-sek kàu thóiⁿ m̄ chut; furbished up so that one could not discover the fraud.
hún pâi; a painted board used by boys in learning to write.
bói sang hún tói kâi châ ôi; buy a pair of wooden shoes having painted soles.

忿hún131614 Anger; resentment.
cêk sî cṳ hún; momentary anger. hún-nō̤ⁿ; wrathful.

hùn1323713 Impetuous; urgent; prompt.
hùn-cì thâk cṳ; study with ardor. ci kâi nâng chut tīn sĭm sĭ hùn-îong; this man goes forth to battle with undaunted courage.
hùn-lâk khṳ̀ cò̤; promptly go and do it.

hùn2121493 To instruct; to lead in the right way; to caution.
kà-hùn; to teach.
kà-hùn kíaⁿ-tĭ; to instruct one's children.
ke-hùn; home teachings.
hùn-līen piaⁿ-bé; drill the troops.
hùn tău; to indoctrinate.
hùn-sī; to direct.
lṳ́ tîeh thiaⁿ i kà-hùn; you must heed his precepts.
cía sĭ bô̤ nâng kà-hùn kâi kíaⁿ-tĭ; this is an undisciplined lad.
cía phêng-jît sĭ bô̤ kà bô̤ hùn cìaⁿ cìeⁿ-seⁿ; it is through lack of training that he is thus.

hùn94516719 To bore; to pierce.
tîeh khîeh cǹg-kíaⁿ cìaⁿ hùn tit lô̤h; you must take a gimlet to it, then you can pierce it.
ēng keng-hùn lâi hùn; take an angur and bore it.
hùn sie-lîn-thàng; bore it through.

hùn232759 A last for making shoes or boots; to form on a last.
ôi hùn; a boot last.
i kâi hùn-thâu hùn lâi hó̤ chēng; his last forms it into a shape pleasant to wear.

hûn10411204 Lines; marks; creases.
cúi hûn; ripples.
chíu hûn; lines in the hand.
hûeⁿ hûn; horizontal marks.
tît hûn; perpendicular lines.
bô̤ hûn bô̤ ciah; left no trace.
nĕ jìo-jìo, cĕng-cĕng hûn; all wrinkled and creased.
nìo cêk cūe hûn; make a crease.
cih khṳ̀ seⁿ hûn; creased by folding.
ut kàu tît-tît, bô̤ hûn; ironed out straight and smooth.
i kâi sí hûn phû lío; he has the signs of death upon him.
i seⁿ-sêng kâi gō̤ hûn phû; he looks as if he were starving.
i mīn téng ŭ im-tek hûn; he looks like a good man.

hûn2691944 The shade; the manes; the mind; the wits; the faculties.
lêng-hûn; the spirit; the soul.
hûn-phek; the immortal part; the spirits of man.
sam hûn chit phek; the three ghosts, and the seven spirits of man.
kiaⁿ kàu sit hûn; terrified out of his wits.
hûn m̄ tŏ̤ sin; he is out of his mind.
wn hûn lṳ́ sùaⁿ; the unrevenged ghost will not be quiet.
i kâi im-hûn cong-kú m̄ sio; his spirit will never take its departure.
hûe hûn tńg lâi; the returning spirit comes to the tablet, (before the 49th day after death).
hāi i kiaⁿ kàu hûn bô̤; frightened him out of his senses.
cē thóiⁿ hûn cū bô̤; as soon as he saw it he lost his wits.
cêk hûe cū hûn sùaⁿ; after the return, the spirit was at rest.
hûn māng-kìⁿ peh kàu suaⁿ téng; dreamed that I climbed to the mountain top.
i kâi hûn híen-sin khṳt i thóiⁿ; his ghost appeared to them.
ín hûn; cie hûn; to lead the spirit home from abroad.
siu i kâi hûn; take possession of his mind.
hẃn hûn, ûah khí lâi; to come to life again.

hûn1671046 A scar, scratch, crack, or flaw.
màiⁿ mûeh seⁿ hûn; do not scratch it.
sieⁿ hûn; a scar from a wound.
mâk-cap hûn; traces of tears.
bŏi lò hun-ciah; has left no visible trace.
poiⁿ hûn; small pox marks.
mīn-tèng cêk cūe hûn sĭ kuah tîeh kâi a sĭ pûah tîeh kâi? Was the scar on your face made by a cut or by a fall?
pit cūe hûn; has cracked.
ku-ā kò̤ pit hûn; several of them have flaws in them. hûn11421734 Clouds; cloudy.
phû hûn hŏ; rain clouds are gathering.
hûn bū; cloudy.
múaⁿ thiⁿ hûn; the sky is all overcast.
cêk tah o hûn; a black cloud.
pêh hûn pìⁿ cò̤ âng bûn; the clouds are turning red.
hûn cia kàu pùaⁿ suaⁿ; the clouds reach half way down the mountains.
hûn-thâu; a thunder-cloud.
hṳ lâng hûn; a mackerel sky.
thong thiⁿ lóng-cóng sĭ o hûn; the whole sky is black with clouds.
hûn khui kìⁿ jît; the clouds are breaking.
hûn khui kâi khang-khiah, thóiⁿ-kìⁿ thiⁿ nêk; there is a rift in the cloud, and the blue sky appears.
hûn sio, hŏ sùaⁿ; the clouds are disappearing, and the rain diminishing.
thóiⁿ-kìⁿ tŏ̤ hûn-twn téng; saw it among the clouds.
hûn tìo kha; the cloud is lifting from the earth.
cí tah hûn pue khù kĕ-kĕ; this cloud drifts along very low down.
phah hûn póiⁿ; to strike the cloudy board; to announce visitors at a yamun or monastery by tapping an iron plate.

hŭn269858 In disorder; promiscuously; turbid; chaotic.
mông-mông hŭn-hŭn; dark; confused.
hŭn nău; confused clamor.
mńg hŭn kùe jît; it is a troublesome world.
lâm ńng hŭn câp; a heterogeneous crowd of men and women.
hŭn-tŭn; chaotic.
thiⁿ tī īa ŭ sî ŏi hŭn-tŭn; the heavens and the earth are sometimes indistinguishable through being mixed up together.
hŭn-hŭn tŭn-tŭn; irretrievably mixed up.
su kùe màiⁿ lâi hŭn kha hŭn chúi; it would have been better if he had had nothing to do with it.

hūn131182 A share; a portion; a dividend; the part one acts; the duties of a post.
pun cò̤ saⁿ hūn pêⁿ tōa; divide it into three equal parts.
kâi nâng cêk hūn; give a portion to each.
saⁿ hūn thiu cêk; take out one third.
hūn gūa; what is outside one's own share.
kúi hūn tĭⁿ; partly full.
sì-hūn lô̤h cêk hūn; make use of one quarter of it.
îeh lâk hūn cîah cêk hūn; take one sixth of the medicine.
àiⁿ cham kúi hūn lô̤h khṳ̀? What proportion of the whole shall I put in?
ke hūn, cíe hūn; a greater or lesser portion.
síu hūn; content with his lot.
síu i kâi pńg hūn; attends to his own business.
uaⁿ hūn síu kí; mind your own business.
khĭa hūn; make up a deficiency by each supplying an equal sum.
phōiⁿ cêk hūn lói-mûeh khṳ̀ sàng i; render to him a portion of the presents.
cía i bô̤ hūn; he has no part in this.
kó hūn; to take shares in.
cía sĭ i kâi ŵn hūn; this is what he has a liking for.
nán kúi nâng lâi hak cêk hūn, ĕ jît thàng lío tōa sòi hūn cìe pun; let us take a share togethər, and afterward when there is income from it declare a dividend.
mĭaⁿ hūn; the same lot for life.
mīaⁿ hūn m̄ hó̤ lw̆n; those whose fates are joined for life should not be at variance.
cí kâi nâng m̄ uaⁿ hūn; this person is meddlesome.
kùe hūn; officious; beyond what properly belongs to one's functions.
tàⁿ kùe hūn ūe; say more than belongs to one's part.
pńg hūn; one's own duty or office.
i pńg hūn tîeh cíeⁿ-seⁿ cò̤; that is what properly pertains to his office; that is his duty.
kak nâng kak nâng kâi ceh-hūn; each has his special duty.
i cìeⁿ-seⁿ sǹg sĭ wt-hūn; in so doing he may be considered to have overstepped his proper sphere.
àiⁿ cò̤ kúi hūn khui? How many parts is it to be divided into?
i kâi hūn-siaⁿ cōi; he has a large proportion.
i sòi hūn.
i tōa hūn; this one gets a small, and that one a large portion.
i kâi seng-lí lṳ́ ŭ chap hūn a bô̤? Have you anything invested in his business?
ṳ́a ŭ chap-hūn; I have an interest in it.
sĭm-mih sṳ̄ lṳ́ to ŭ hūn; you meddle in everything.
cíe i hūn ĕ kâi hâiⁿ; give him that which belongs to him.
cía sĭ i hūn lăi kâi sṳ̄; this appertains to his office.
tîeh thóiⁿ i sĭm-mih sin hūn; must see what his belongings are.
sìang sīm-mih sin hūn; ascertain what rank he has.
kâi thien-hūn hó̤; he has fine natural abilities.