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

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in1082866 Smoke; steam; mist; exhalations; soot.
cúi-in; steam.
húe-in; smoke.
o-in; lampblack.
in-tâng; a chimney.
sie in-húe; pàng in-húe; lot off fireworks.
nâng in bâk-bâk; thickly settled.
khṳ̀ kàu bô̤ nâng in kâi tī-hng; go to an uninhabited spot.
hieⁿ-in; perfume from pastilles.
khîu kâi hieⁿ-in khṳt i cîah; beg some of the odor of his incense sticks for her to imbibe.
múaⁿ suaⁿ in-bū; it is very misty.
cĕng-cĕng mông-in; it is very foggy.

in1098313 A cause; a reason.
in-ûi; because of.
ŵn-in; on account of.
úa in chṳ́ cìaⁿ lâi; for this cause I came.
úa lâi bô̤ pât in; I had no other reason for coming.
chíaⁿ lṳ́ lâi, m̄ sĭ ŭ pât in; had no reason besides for inviting you.
cìeⁿ-seⁿ sĭ ŭ in; there is a reason for this.
m̄ sĭ bô̤ in kâi; it is not without cause.
in chṳ́ cai pí; conclude this because of that.
in sî cì ngî; do the right thing at the right time.
in hô̤ sṳ̄ kù? Wherein lies the reasons for it? in-ûi i a pĕ kùe khṳ̀ i cū khṳ̀ hwn pôiⁿ; on account of the death of his father he went to foreign parts.
lṳ́ thóiⁿ i sĭ sĭm-mih lâi-in? What do you think led to it? i sĭ ŭ só̤ in kâi; there are reasons for it.
in-ûi tîeh kâi bó̤ i cìaⁿ lâi; he came on his wife's account.
m̄ cai sĭ in-ûi tîeh mih sṳ̄; do not know what occasioned it.

in10821306 A cosmetic like rouge.
in-ciⁿ; in-nî; rouge.
buah hún, tíam in-ciⁿ; to powder and paint the face.
buah tíam-kíaⁿ in-nî khṳt i se-su âng; rub on a little rouge to redden it slightly.

伊們in27194 They, in the masculine and feminine genders.
cía sĭ in-kâi a sĭ nín-kâi? Is this theirs or yours?
in hṳ́-kò̤ nín pat khṳ̀ mē? Have you ever been to their place?
i hùaⁿ nâng khṳ̀ tī-kò? Where have they all gone?
lṳ́ kio in tàⁿ; you tell them.
kìe in lâi; tell them to come here.
in ŭ jîeh cōi nâng lâi? How many of them have come?
in kâi hong-sôk sĭ cìeⁿ-seⁿ; such are their usages.
khîeh khṳ̀ hâiⁿ in; take it and go and give it back to them.
in kúi ciah tû cò̤ lâi cū ngía; their cupboards are prettily made.
m̄ cai sĭ ún kâi a sĭ in kâi; do not know whether it is ours or theirs.
nán kâi tōa, in kâi sòi; ours is large and theirs is small.

in1098386 A bride; affinity on the female side.
in-ŵn; the fate which links lovers together.
in-chin; a wife's relatives.
in tĭ, in hiaⁿ; a wife's brothers.
kak ŭ in-ŵn, màiⁿ him-ĭen nâng; matches are made in heaven, so do not covet one who belongs to another.

ín110310417 A habit, especially the opium habit; a craving.
a-phìen hun ín; the opium habit.
i kâi hun cĭeⁿ ín lío; his opium has become a fixed habit.
i kâi ín cē lâi pìn sin kang-khó; when his craving comes on, his whole body is in distress.
tîeh ŭ cêk kùa kú cìaⁿ kùe ín; after a half day the craving is past.
i kâi ín ío tōa, i kâi ín ío sòi; his craving is greater, his is less.
lṳ́ cêk kâi ín cîah jîeh cōi hun? How much opium does it take each time to satisfy you?
cêk jît kúi kâi ín; there are several periods of craving in one day.
i kâi ín ío tăng, lṳ́ kâi ío khin; his opium habit is more confirmed than is yours.
ín-thâu tōa căi; the longing is very great.
tê ín; the habit of tea-drinking.

ín1102571 To lead on; to bring forward; to quote; preface.
ín-chūa i lâi; conduct him here.
ín-tòa; to guide or conduct.
in cúi kâi nâng; a drawer of water.
chíaⁿ i cò̤ cêk kò̤ sío-ín; invite him to make a preface to it.
ín húe kâi mûeh-kĭaⁿ; things used in striking a light.
ín i lâi kìⁿ úa; bring him to see me.
cĭeⁿ kiaⁿ ín-kìⁿ; to introduce to the Imperial presence.
khîu nâng cí-ín; beg some one to point it out.
ín cṳ lâi cò̤ cèng; quote in proof of.
ín cí kù ūe lâi cèng-kṳ̆ hṳ́ kù ūe; quote this passage in support of that passage.
tîeh ŭ nâng lâi cò̤ ín-sùaⁿ; some one must furnish a clue.
khang-ín; induce.
îeh ín; the active principle in a preparation.
ín-tŏng kàu tōa-bó̤-mûeh nâng; disturbed a great many people.
ín-tŏng i kâi sim; brought on a disturbance of mind.
ín-íu i khṳ̀ cò̤ m̄-hó̤ kâi sṳ̄; deluded him into evil doing.
màiⁿ ín-íu i khṳ̀ thit-thô̤; do not induce him to go off for amusement.
ín lō; conduct on the way.
lō-ín; a guide-post.

ìn11066113 To answer; to respond.
úa mn̄g lṳ́, lṳ́ cò̤-nî m̄ ìn-tap? Why do you not answer when I speak to you?
úa mn̄g i, i ìn-tap m̄ lâi; I asked him but he could not answer.
mēⁿ lío, i m̄ káⁿ ìn; he dare not answer back when he is berated.
cêk kìe cêk ìn; a call and response.
tī-kò̤ i to ìn ŭ lâi; he can answer wherever you question him.
i cīeⁿ jît íⁿ-keng ìn-sêng úaⁿ; he promised it to me, some days ago.
ŭ nâng kìe-ìn; some one stands as security.
cí pit sìo sĭ úa kio i kìe-ìn kâi; in this bill I will stand as security for him.

ìn1103264 A seal; to seal; to print; to imprint.
gêk ìn, ngṳ̂n ìn, cúi-ciaⁿ ìn, châ ìn, kak ìn, tàng-cîeh ìn; seals made of jade, silver, crystal, wood, horn, and pebble.
ìn cṳ; to print books.
kuah ìn phò; a shop where seals are cut.
khek ìn; engrave a seal.
tio ìn; carve a seal.
khap ìn; to impress with a seal.
ēng ìn; used stamps.
kuaⁿ ìn; official seal.
huang ìn, khui ìn; to shut and open the seals, as at the end and beginning of the year.
mn̂g ìn; the door and the seal keepers in a yamun.
ìn sek; sealing wax, or ink.
ìn-tn̂g; the frontal sinus.
khùa sùe-ìn; act as generalissimo.
ìn sìn; stamp a letter.

în29212012 To wind around; to go about; to environ; to make a circuit of; to compass.
în cêk khuang lō; made a circuit.
în cêk ûi miⁿ-miⁿ; encompass closely.
cí tîo sùaⁿ hó̤ în-bûa; wind up this thread.
so̤h în cêk kho cêk kho, în khí; coil up the rope in coils.
lí-kẃn în, lí-kẃn în; winding round and round.
în lô̤h ho̤h cōi; wound on a great quantity.
în cò̤ kâi kîu; wind it up into a ball.
în kâi kîu khṳt a-noⁿ-kíaⁿ hùe thit-thô̤; wind a ball for the children to play with.
în cúa-īe so̤h; wind up the tail of the kite.
cêk nâng tháu cêk nâng în; one person winds, and the other unwinds.
úa în lío khṳt i tháu tīo; after I had wound it, he went and unwound it.

în10878511 To practice a calling.
în sîp; learn by practice.
în bú; practice military exercises.
în hì jîeh cōi thâi? How many plays has he learned to perform?
in-sîp bú gōi; drill as a soldier.
în ngĭ; exercise justice.

în1100408 The third of the twelve branches, symbolized by a tiger, and connected with wood.
în-sî; from 3 to 5 o'clock A.M.
thiⁿ-kng în, jît-chut báu; from dawn to sunrise.
tâng-în kâi nâng; a colleague.
tâng-în cí mūe; female friends.
tâng-în kâi kuaⁿ; a fellow officer.
în pin kẃn; a reception room.
în nî, în gûeh, în jît; the third year, month, or day in the cycle of twelve.

în11361675 Lead.
în kúaiⁿ; lead ore.
în tîo; pigs of lead.
în kẃn; lead canisters.
în hún; white lead.
în cí; leaden bullets.
în siu; a lead comb.
swn în teng; put in a plug of lead.
în thūi; leaden weights.
în pit; lead pencils.
în póiⁿ; lead type.
cù în; to cast lead.
în cù lô̤h bô; pour the lead into the mold.
màiⁿ cham în; do not mix in lead with it.
cí kâi ngṳ̂n kẁn în kâi; this silver is adulterated with lead.

în11013611 To be leagued with; a money girdle.
în-ŵn; to give bribes; to have secret relationships with officials; to intrigue for office.
în-ŵn khṳ̀ nâng mīn khuah căi; has secret relationships with a very extensive constituency.
i to sĭ tó̤ cí gūa în-ŵn; he is always out here intriguing.
mîaⁿ-ke în-ŵn căi; skilled in political intrigue.
tī-kò̤ i to în-ŵn tit kàu; he can bribe to any extent.

沿în1085855 To follow a course; to perpetuate.
în thû ciu-kūiⁿ; go through the districts in order.
în lō hŭ-sàng; to go along as escort.
cí kò̤ hong-sôk siang-în sĭ cìeⁿ-seⁿ; the customs handed down here are thus.
cí kĭaⁿ sṳ̄ siang-în kúi peh nî to sĭ cìeⁿ-seⁿ cò̤; this sort of business has been done in this way for several hundred years in succession.
în hái cêk tōa kâi tī-hng; all along the coast.
siang-în chò̤-gō; error crept in, in the perpetuation.

în822225 To bind the edges of such things as seives and baskets.
cí kîⁿ chūe tîo pò̤ lâi în cìaⁿ bŏi hāi; get a strip of cloth and bind the brim, then it will not spoil.
kûe sìⁿ în tîo o pò lô̤h khṳ̀; bind the edge of the palm-leaf fan with black cloth.
în ŭ cêk khuang; have put a binding around the edge. în9524412 A storey; a tier; a strata.
cí kâi thah káu în; this pagoda has seven storeys.
châ thîap cò̤ cêk în cêk în; lay the bundles of wood up in tiers.
bé-thâu kâi cîeh kih cêk în cêk în; the stones of the pier are laid in tiers.
kheng thâh cêk în cêk în; the baskets are piled up in tiers.
thîap lô̤h ŭ kúi în? How many tiers have you put in place?
lṳ́ sìo thóiⁿ cêk în ŭ jîeh cōi kâi; count and see how many there are in one tier.

în11011676 Silver.
în cîⁿ; money, bullion, specie, silver.
cí kâi úa bói ngŏ-câp kâi în-cîⁿ; I bought this for fifty silver pieces.
cí kâi ēng kúi kâi în-cîⁿ cìaⁿ bói tit tîeh? What amount of money will be required in order to purchase this?

īn1145729 A halo around the sun or moon, or vapors condensing around them.
gûeh īn; a halo around the moon.
thóiⁿ tîeh kâi īn; see the halo.
cêk kâi īn; a ring of vapor around the sun or moon.
thâu hui-hui-cng, chin-chĭe tó̤ īn; my head swims as if I were dazed.
jît īn; a haze around the sun.

īn7921246 To soar; to hover over.
cí nŏ̤ ciah tó̤ īn kâi, kâi sĭ tī-tîang kâi hún-cío; whose are the two doves that are circling in the air?
tŏ̤ pùaⁿ-thiⁿ tó̤ īn; soaring in mid-heaven.
pue tŏ̤ hûn-twn kò̤ īn; fly upward and soar among the clouds.
īn kàu khuah-khuah; soar far and wide.