A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/iang
— iang —
央iang1070372 The middle; the centre.
pàng tŏ̤ tong-iang; put it in the middle.
tong-iang tèng pàng cêk tieⁿ chn̂g; set a table in the centre.
sái-pàng tong-iang kò̤; put it in the middle.
hue-hn̂g kâi tong-iang tèng cèng ŭ cêk câng chīu; in the middle of the garden a tree had been planted.
殃iang1070785 A visitation; a misfortune from above.
hṳ́ kâi tī-hng cau iang; that region has met with calamity.
hŭa iang; a punative calamity.
cò̤ put sĭen kàng cṳ peh iang; he who does wickedly will meet with every misfortune. 養íang10721846 To rear; to nourish; to bring up.
íang cṳ́ thăi láu; bring up a son preparatory to old age.
íang sîn; to refresh the spirits.
pĕ-bó̤ íang-îok kâi ṳn; the kindness of our parents in nourishing us in childhood.
tâng sòi tŏ̤ i kò̤ íang tōa; brought up from childhood by him.
cí kâi kíaⁿ sĭ chin seⁿ kâi a sĭ íang kâi? Is this an own or an adopted child?
sĭ íang kâi; it is an adopted one.
taⁿ tîeh cai phûe-íang cē; must now take care to nurse the health.
tîeh khuaⁿ-khuaⁿ pó-íang; must gradually invigorate the strength.
pó-íang sin-thói; recuperate the physical strength.
cang îeh lâi pó-íang; take medicine to increase the vigor.
chîo-thêng íang lău cun hîen; the government pensions the aged and honors the wise.
颺îang10711829 To fly; whirled off; sailing.
khṳt i îang khṳ̀; it was whisked off by him.
chī ak nâng chin-chĭeⁿ chī eng, i tó khùn cū lâi, tó pá i cū îang khṳ̀; to feed the wicked is like feeding hawks, when their bellies are empty they come, and when filled they fly off.
kiaⁿ kàu hûn-phek pue-îang; so frightened that all my wits departed.
陽îang10711709 The superior or male principle in nature; the etherial parts of matter; virility; brightness, evident; open.
im îang; the dual powers.
thài-îang; the sun.
thài-îang-kong méⁿ căi; the sun is very hot.
îang kang; the land of the living.
thiⁿ-sî tîeh ŭ im ŭ îang cìaⁿ hó̤; there must be both cloudy and bright weather then all is well.
îang sì; this world.
càng-îang îeh-cíu sĭ sái nâng îang-khì càng-kĭen; a certain tonic strengthens the animal powers.
chông-îang coih; the ninth of the ninth month.
îang sīu kâi cong; long lives must come to an end.
揚îang1070649 To publish; to display; to spread abroad; to splash.
cí pō, îang siaⁿ; halt and cry out.
pùa îang tŏ̤-lí; publish abroad the correct doctrines.
sì hái îang mîaⁿ; make known his name everywhere.
îang mîaⁿ ău sì; make known his name to after ages.
hái put îang po̤; the sea did not dash its waves.
îang piⁿ; flourish a whip.
îang to̤; brandish a knife.
îang chíu; wave the arms.
lṳ́ màiⁿ ciang-ciang îang-îang; do not you bruit it about.
gūa kháu ciang-îang; noise abroad.
îang-îang tit ì; everything to his liking.
ṳ̂n ak îang sĭen; conceal the evil and publish the good.
養ĭang10721866 To support or nourish a senior.
hŏng-ĭang pĕ-bó̤; support one's parents.
lîu-ĭang; diminish his punishment on account of his having to support aged parents.
kò̤ cong ĭang; retire from office to spend one's days in quiet.
恙ĭang1074616 Carking care; low spirited.
bô̤ ĭang; free from apprehension.
i cn̂g kâi bô̤ ĭang; he is not at all anxious.
i bô̤ ĭang bô̤ ĭang nē; he is quite free from solicitude.
i cò̤ i bô̤ ĭang bô̤ ĭang; he keeps himself altogether placid.
癢ĭang107310415 To itch
cía sĭ bô̤ kwn thòng-ĭang kâi sṳ̄; this affair is of no importance whatever.
i kio i sĭ thòng-ĭang siang kwn; they have the same sort of discomfort and can sympathize with each other; they are of the same ilk, and stand or fall together.
樣ĭang10737511 Style; mode; model.
lṳ́ thóiⁿ i kâi ĭang-cṳ́ hó̤ a m̄-hó̤? Do you consider his method good or bad?
sît căi hó̤ ĭang-cṳ́; really an excellent way.
lṳ́ thóiⁿ i tieⁿ sĭm-mih mô̤ⁿ-ĭang; see what example he sets.
to sĭ it ĭang; it is all the same.