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

— ie —

ie10741459 A waistband; a classifier of garments having waistbands.
cêk ie khò; a pair of trowsers.
i pâk cêk ie âng kûn; she wears a red petticoat.

ie10741309 The loins; the waist; the back.
hâ ie; gird the loins.
ie-tòa; a girdle.
ku ie; round shouldered.
thŏiⁿ ie; hunchbacked.
thŏiⁿ heng, thŏiⁿ ie; humpbacked and humpbreasted.
ie cí; the kidneys.
ie-ciah kut; ie kut; the backbone.
nău tîeh ie; strained his back.
cûah tieh īe-ciah-kut; sprained his back.
tǹg tîeh ie-ciah-kut; dislocated his spine.
tǹg cîh ie-ciah-kut; broke his back.
pûah cîh ie-ciah-kut; fell and broke his back.
lṳ́ sĭ bô̤ ie-ciah-kut a m̄ sĭ! Have not you got any back-bone!
úa ie; lean the back against.
pâk ie; tie around the waist.
pâk īe tòa; tighten the girdle.
phang-ie; small waisted, like a bee.
lin-liang ie; a waist like a wasp's.
īe cám; cut in two in the middle, as a punishment.
pīn pùaⁿ ie côih lô̤h khṳ̀; cut it in two in the middle.
pâk ui-ie; wear a loin cloth.
liu ie; a slender supple waist.
ha ie; bow by bending at the waist only.
ie thìaⁿ; backache.
tûi ie; beat the back to ease pain.
lám i kâi ĕ ie; lift him off his feet, clasping him around the waist.

íe1097647 To bale out.
íe cho̤h cúi; dip out some water.
khîeh ki kóng khṳ̀ íe; take the dipper and bale it out.
bô̤ mûeh hó̤ íe; have nothing to dip with.

îe107511610 A kiln; to bake in a kiln.
hĭa îe; sie hĭa îe; a kiln where tiles and bricks are baked.
kih kâi hĭa îe; build a kiln.
hûi îe; a kiln for baking pottery.
îe mn̂g; the mouth of the kiln.
tīu phùa îe; lives in an old kiln; a vagrant.

îe10756410 To vibrate; to sway; to wag.
îe ló; work a scull.
îe búe; wags his tail.
îe leng; ring a hand bell.
îe thâu; to shake the head.
i cē thiaⁿ tîeh, thâu îe búe hìⁿ; as soon as he heard it his head wagged and his tail flopped.
lṳ́ kîaⁿ lō màiⁿ îe-a-îe; do not swagger when you walk.
i kîaⁿ lō to sī îe koiⁿ sin kîaⁿ; he always sways to and fro as he walks.
huang cē chue cū tó̤ îe; whenever the wind blows it swings to and fro.
tĭⁿ-tĭⁿ, îe câk; full measure, shaken down.

ĭe10756410 To rattle; to shake; to joggle.
hàm bōi ĭe kó kai, lâi bói sùaⁿ; call the rattle man here, and buy some sewing silk.
bói kâi ĭe-nâ lâi ĭe a-nôⁿ; buy a cradle to rock the baby in.
lâi khṳ̀ ĭe hŭe; let's form a loan association.
ĭe chiam pok khṳ̀e; shake the tallies and divine.
tâh tîeh ĭe-ló; if you step on it, it rattles.
ĭe i chéⁿ; shake him and waken him.
tîeh soih kàu bŏi ĭe-ló; you must prop it so that it won't joggle.
cîah lău, khí cū ĭe-ló; when old the teeth are loose.
khṳt i hó̤ ĭe thit-thô̤; let him amuse himself by rattling it.
ĭe i lok-lok-kìe; shook it and made it rattle.
m̄ hó̤ ĭe; do not joggle it.
ĭe lío cū àiⁿ hẃn cúi; if you joggle it will turn to water.
ĭe tîeh hṳ ́tói hŵn-lío ŭ; can tell by shaking it that there is still some inside.

īe11331963 The kite; its scream portends wind.
kô cúa-īe; make a paper kite.
cí kâi cúa-īe pàng lâi kûiⁿ căi; the kite has been sent very high.
khùe kùe īe; swifter than a kite.