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

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— íaⁿ —

íaⁿ68610912 To glance at.
khṳt úa íaⁿ-kìⁿ; I got a glimpse of it.
úa íaⁿ mâk, chin-chĭeⁿ thóiⁿ-kìⁿ; I glanced at it, as in taking a hasty look.
íaⁿ mâk, chin-chĭeⁿ sĭ i; at a momentary view, it appears to be he.
i kâi cṳ, cē íaⁿ mâk cū pat; he knows his lesson after just a slight glance at it.
lṳ́ íaⁿ-thóiⁿ tîeh căi-seⁿ; you take a look at it and see what sort of things it is.

íaⁿ11085912 A shadow; a picture or image.
jît íaⁿ; a shadow cast by the sun.
gûeh íaⁿ; a shadow made by the moon.
nâng íaⁿ, chīu íaⁿ, hue íaⁿ; shadows of people, trees, and shrubs.
suaⁿ íaⁿ; reflections of natural scenery in water.
nâng íaⁿ cìe tŏ̤ tî tói; a person's image reflected in a pool.
teng íaⁿ; shadows made by lamp light.
kìaⁿ tói kâi íaⁿ; the image in a mirror.
bô̤ íaⁿ; there is no evidence of it.
bô̤ íaⁿ bô̤ ciah; there is no trace of it.
bô̤ íaⁿ nō̤; there is no truth in it.
ŭ íaⁿ ciah; there is evidence of its reality.
būe sĭ ŭ íaⁿ; there are as yet no signs of its being real.
i tàⁿ kàu ŭ íaⁿ ŭ ciah; he gives corroborative proof.
lṳ́ thóiⁿ ŭ íaⁿ a bô̤? Do you consider that it is founded on fact?
ŭ íaⁿ híang a bô̤? Are there visible or audible signs of it?
chūe cìeⁿ kú hŵn-lío bô̤ íaⁿ bô̤ híang; have sought it so long and yet there are no signs of it to be found.
chŵn bô̤ íaⁿ híang; bô̤ íaⁿ bô̤ híang; no proof of its existence given to the ear or the eye.
íaⁿ-sìeⁿ; a likeness.
huh-cē-kìe, thóiⁿ-kìⁿ i kâi íaⁿ; suddenly saw his similitude.
bô̤ hêng ío ŭ íaⁿ? Without substance how can there be a shadow?
bô̤ íaⁿ thah; a pagoda that casts no shadow.
sĭ lâng-thâng cúa-íaⁿ, a sĭ pêh jī cúa-íaⁿ? Do these puppets casting shadow pictures, speak the mandarin dialect or the colloquial?
íaⁿ hì; a play performed by puppets casting shadows on a screen.
kâi íaⁿ cū seⁿ kâi kíaⁿ; the shadow repeats itself.

îaⁿ11121629 To go on a circuit.
îaⁿ lău-îa; take idols out for an airing in a procession.
sĭ îaⁿ jît bô̤ îaⁿ mêⁿ; they carry him around in the day-time, not in the night.
cai hĭⁿ-cìⁿ lío, lîah khṳ̀ îaⁿ sì mn̂g-thâu; having pierced his ear with an arrow, they carry him around by force to people's doors as a show.
îaⁿ sîn; to get up processions in honor of the gods.
îaⁿ teng; the feast of lanterns.
îaⁿ kéng; to exhibit tableaux in a procession.

îaⁿ251619 Perturbed; afraid; terrified.
thong po kâi nâng cn̂g kâi kiaⁿ-îaⁿ; all the people in the mart were greatly alarmed.
hāi kàu i tâng-mêⁿ kiaⁿ-kiaⁿ îaⁿ-îaⁿ; kept them in fear and trembling the whole night through.
m̄ cai sim lăi kiaⁿ-îaⁿ mih sṳ̄; do not know why he is so much perturbed.
i cn̂g kâi bô̤ kiaⁿ bô̤ îaⁿ; he feels no apprehension.

îaⁿ7711910 To conquer; to win; to overcome; to get the victory; to excel; superior; best.
i cêk nâng cìen îaⁿ i cèng nâng; he alone conquered the whole of them in the fight.
mih sṳ̄ tō àiⁿ cò̤ kàu îaⁿ; in whatever one does, he wishes to excel in it.
lṳ́ îaⁿ kùe i; you surpass him.
îaⁿ i tōa-bó̤-mûeh; greatly superior to him.
cáu îaⁿ; to outrun.
à îaⁿ; get the better of in an argument.
i póiⁿ-pĭen khṳ̀ îaⁿ; he had the best of it in the debate.
phah îaⁿ; won the battle.
i sĭ thâi îaⁿ a sĭ thâi su? Did he win or lose the battle?
pûah îaⁿ; to win in gambling.

îaⁿ11078613 A camp; military; a corps of an army.
bú îaⁿ; a military camp.
îaⁿ ngó; kun îaⁿ; the army.
jîp îaⁿ; to enlist as a soldier.
îaⁿ pûaⁿ; a camp.
chin kun-îaⁿ; the household guards.
tōa îaⁿ; the head-quarters of an army.
gṳ̄ îaⁿ; the Emperor's head-quarters.
îaⁿ cú; the commandant of a intrenchment.
cí kâi tìn kẃn ŭ jîeh cōi îaⁿ? How many corps has this general under his command?
kîaⁿ îaⁿ; î îaⁿ; move the camp.
kîaⁿ kun cap îaⁿ; to encamp in another place.
chàng îaⁿ, chàng tŏ̤ tī-kò̤? Where have they intrenched themselves?
huang nâng lâi thau îaⁿ; dispatch some one to surprise the camp.
sêng mêⁿ khṳ̀ kiap îaⁿ; went and plundered the camp by night.
khí piaⁿ khṳ̀ phah i kâi îaⁿ; raise troops to attack their camp.
lâu i tó̤ síu îaⁿ; leave them to guard the camp.
îaⁿ cē; the enclosure around a camp.
îaⁿ mn̂g; the entrance to a camp.