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

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— hwn —

hwn12412412 To revise; to change; to turn over; to review; to do over again.
hwn sin; to turn the body around.
hwn kùe lâi; to turn around.
têng hwn tó̤ līu thóiⁿ; turning (the leaves of a book) to and fro, reading and re-reading.
hwn kùe hìeⁿ pôiⁿ hîeh thóiⁿ; turn the leaf and look on its other side.
hwn sím; to rehear a case.
cí kĭaⁿ ùaⁿ àiⁿ têng hwn sím; this case is to be revised.
kàu hṳ́ téng cū lêng-ūaⁿ hwn ùaⁿ; if you go up there the case will be rejudged.
hwn seⁿ; to live again.
cṳ hwn kúi kùe; reviewed the book several times.
ta cū àiⁿ hwn thâk; we are now going to review the book.
i hwn cêk kùe cū sêk; if he reads it the second time he then knows it.
su cîⁿ bô̤ hwn, sèⁿ-mīaⁿ cū àiⁿ kau-kwn; when one loses in gambling without getting a chance to win back his money, he is ready to barter lives with his opponent.

hwn12412012 To translate; to interpret.
hwn-êk kuaⁿ; an official interpreter.
hwn-êk cò̤ i hṳ́ kok kâi jī chut lâi; translate it into the written language of that country.
bô̤ nâng ŏi hwn-êk i kâi ūe, cū thìaⁿ m̄ pat tò̤ khṳ̀; if there were no one to interpret his speech, it could not be understood.

hwn1245012 Streamers; pennants.
thiaⁿ tèng tìo nŏ̤ kâi thông-hwn; hung two streamers in the main hall.
siet kŭa thông-hwn pò̤-kâi; made a canopy of flags.
thông-hwn hĭⁿ-kau; an ear-ring with pendant strings.
kî hwn; flags and streamers. hwn2447618 Pleased with; gratified.
m̄ hí-hwn; displeased.
cò̤ cai i hí-hwn a m̄ hí-hwn? How can it be known whether he is pleased or displeased?
cía sĭ i hí-hwn kâi; this is what pleases him.
i cŭ-lâi hí-hwn cìeⁿ-seⁿ; he is himself gratified in having it so.
tit pĕ-bó̤ hâi hwn sim; attain the approbation of parents.

hwn1231027 Foreign.
hwn ūe; a foreign language.
hwn nâng; a foreigner.
cheⁿ hwn; half civilized immigrants.
sêk hwn; civilized immigrants.
hwn cṳ̂; foreign potatoes.
hwn cûn cài nâng-kheh khṳ̀ kùe hwn; foreign vessels carry emigrants to foreign parts.
hwn-nâng chài; foreign food.

hẃn126292 To revert; to return; to recur; the reverse of; to turn over; to rebel; on the contrary.
thiⁿ-sî hẃn-pìen; the weather has changed.
cē kú i kâi sim cū sĭeⁿ hẃn; after awhile his mind reverts to its former purpose.
ău-lâi i sĭeⁿ hẃn hùe; afterward he returned to his original state of mind.
hẃn ûah khí lâi; came to life again.
sí li hẃn hûn tńg lâi; after dying he returned to life.
hẃn sim sṳ-sĭeⁿ; returns to his former design.
hẃn sĭeⁿ; think it over.
i kâi pēⁿ tò̤-hẃn tăng; he had a relapse.
îeh cē lāng cîah, pēⁿ īu hẃn; if he omits the medicine the disease will return.
hẃn ûi put múiⁿ; on the contrary it was disagreeable.
i ang cía hẃn mâk jîeh kú; the husband and wife have long been on bad terms with each other.
hẃn-hẃn hok-hok; over and over again.
hẃn lâi khah khṳ̀, bŏi ût; tossed to and fro, and could not sleep.
i cêk mêⁿ hẃn kùe lâi khah kùe khṳ̀, ût bô̤ cêk khùn-kíaⁿ; he was turning to and fro all night and slept scarcely any.
i sĭang téng hẃn ût; she is a very restless sleeper.
i hẃn ût kàu léng pûah kíaⁿ; she tosses about so that she pushes her children out of bed.
hẃn-pw̆n; to rebel.
pw̆n-hẃn tăi ngêk; to rebel against and resist the authority of.
lṳ́ pat thiaⁿ-kìⁿ tī-kò̤ hẃn mē? Have you heard of a rebellion anywhere? hṳ́-kò̤ hẃn, tòa piaⁿ khṳ̀ phêng i; there is rebellion there, take soldiers and bring them to terms.
hṳ́ kâi tī-hng hẃn kàu jṳ̂-jṳ̂; that country is in a state of anarchy.
i àm-cĕⁿ mông hẃn; he secretly plotted rebellion.
cău hẃn; incite rebellion.
úa cē kîaⁿ-khui ío cū sĭ tó̤ hẃn; as soon as I am gone, there is a revolt.
thóiⁿ chut i ŭ hẃn kut; discerns in him a tendency to rebellion.
hẃn kháu-keng; retract one's words.
hẃn ūi keh cîah; the stomach rejects food.
phìen kùe chíu cū hẃn mīn; after he has tricked you, he turns the cold shoulder upon you.
hẃn tò̤-tńg; turn it over endwise.
hẃn lìn-tńg; roll it over.
cí tîo cháu-chîeh, cìeⁿ pôiⁿ jṳ̂ hó̤, hẃn-lìn-tńg hìeⁿ pôiⁿ cài jṳ̂; after you have rubbed this side of the matting with a wet cloth, turn it over and rub the other side in the same way.
hẃn-lìn-tńg lâi ka cìaⁿ tùi; turn it over to cut it and it will just suit.
hẃn ngân; retract one's word.
tàⁿ tīaⁿ-tîeh bô̤ nŏ̤ jît cū hẃn; after all had been settled by conference, in less than two days he would retract what he said.
kâi ūe tàⁿ lío, hẃn-hẃn-tńg; after he has said a thing he does not hold to it.

hẁn248521 To transform; to change as by magic.
pìen-hẁn put chek; changes so that it cannot be computed.
hẁn sût; magical arts.

hẁn1271544 To carry about for sale; to peddle.
ciu-jît to ŭ hẁn kíaⁿ taⁿ lâi bōi; every daythere are children brought here for sale.
koi-hẁn; one who peddles fowls.
hẁn seⁿ nâng kháu; to peddle children.
khṳt i hẁn kàu hn̆g-hn̆g khṳ̀; carried by him to a great distance to be sold.
hẁn bŏi tit chut chíu; cannot sell it off by carrying it about for sale.
hẁn kùe îeⁿ; sold into a foreign land.

hẁn248309 To bid; to order.
sái-hẁn; to send at a call.
u-hẁn; to order.
lêng u huang, hẁn hŏ; can command the wind and the rain.

hŵn24416213 Still; furthermore; nevertheless; also.
hŵn-lío tŏ̤ kò̤; is still here.
hŵn-lío bŏi sí; is not dead even now.
hŵn-lío ŏi tōa; is still growing.
i hŵn ŭ; he still has some.
hŵn ŭ ke cêk kĭaⁿ sṳ̄; there is yet another matter to be attended to.
i hŵn khṳ̀; he has gone again.
cía hŵn hó̤; this also is good.
hŵn m̄-hó̤ sǹg cò̤ hó̤ kâi; still they are not to be reckoned as good ones.
hŵn àiⁿ saⁿ kâi; three more are wanted.
i hŵn būe lâi; he has not come yet.
i hŵn sĭ cîah cí kâi; he is as before eating this.

hŵn125869 Trouble; vexed; grieved.
hŵn-lâu; to harass.
hŵn-lâu lṳ́ kio úa cò̤; put you to the trouble of doing this for me.
cía khah hŵn-lūi lṳ́; this is too much trouble for you to take.
hŵn-ló̤; sorrowful.
hŵn-hŵn ló̤-ló̤; much troubled.
lṳ́ cò̤-nî hŵn-hŵn ló̤-ló̤ m̄ hàuⁿ hiah? Why are you so persistently melancholy?
sim m̄-hó̤ khah to̤ hŵn; you should not indulge in too much grief.
ciu jît sim cē khah kùe hŵn cū àiⁿ seⁿ pēⁿ; if you indulge in too much grief day after day, you will become ill.
bô̤ hŵn bô̤ ló̤; wholly free from vexation.
míen-ēng hŵn-ló̤; mín hŵn mín ló̤; have no occasion for solicitude.

hŵn2459613 A ring; a bracelet; winding around.
chíu hŵn; a bracelet.
kha hŵn; ankle rings.
hĭⁿ hŵn; ear-rings.
mn̂g hŵn; a door knocker.
chn̂g-kūiⁿ hŵn; rings affixed to furniture.
sieⁿ-hŵn; trunk rings.
láng hŵn; rings on bags.
thih hŵn; iron rings.
tèng cêk kâi hŵn hó̤ tìo mûeh; nailed up a ring to hang things from.
suaⁿ sì seⁿ lâi wn-hŵn; the spur of the mountain winds about.
cúi īa tùe i wn-hŵn; the water courses follow its windings.
kíu lîen-hŵn; the chain and bar puzzle.
lîen-hŵn kau-tah kàu thó̤-thó̤ tàng-tàng; interlinked securely.
i hŵn; a ring worn on the tunic to suspend charms from.
ēng hŵn lâi tah kín cìaⁿ ún-tǹg; take a ring and link it in tightly then it will be secure.

hŵn12512011 Manifold; multitudinous; troublesome from excess.
i kâi sṳ̄-bŭ hŵn căi; his cares are manifold.
hùi-ēng hau-hŵn; expend lavishly.
ciu jît kâi sṳ̄ sĭm sĭ hŵn-jông; the daily occupations are very troublesome.
lṳ́ màiⁿ khah hŵn-hùi; do not spend too extravagantly.
cí kĭaⁿ sṳ̄ sĭm sĭ hŵn-lâng; this affair is indeed very needlessly troublesome.
cu bŭ hŵn-hŭa căi; the whole affair is very wearisome.
i kâi sṳ̄ khah hŵn; his affairs are too numerous and troublesome.

hŵn24619013 To dress the hair in a knot on the top of the head, as the ancient Chinese did; a tuft, a knob, a knot.
hia-hŵn; a slave girl; a maid servant who has been bought.
cí kâi sĭ i sin piⁿ kâi hia-hŵn; this is her personal attendant.
hṳ́ lăi kâi hia-hŵn sĭ-pĭ ho̤h cōi nâng; the female attendants in there are very numerous.

hŵn12611215 Metallic salts.
pêh-hŵn; alum.
cheⁿ-hŵn; copperas.
cŏ̤-hŵn; blue vitriol.
ní cŏ̤-hŵn; colored with blue vitriol.
hŵn cúa; paper sized with alum.
cang hŵn lâi ún cìaⁿ ŏi tùe: size it with alum and then it will adhere.

hw̆n248406 A servant of the crown.
hw̆n-ke; chamberlains.
hw̆n kuaⁿ; statesmen.
sì hw̆n-ke; hereditary officers in the Emperor's household.
iam hw̆n; eunuchs in the palace.
mîaⁿ hw̆n; a royal servant who receives posthumous honors.