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

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— ioh —

ioh707855 To ripple; to shimmer.
cúi mīn ioh-ioh-sih; there is a ripple on the surface.
hái mīn kŭa ioh-ioh-sih to bŏi, nĕ pêⁿ-pêⁿ; there is not a ripple on the sea, it is perfectly smooth.

ioh5418613 To flicker, like an ignis-fatuus.
chin-chĭeⁿ kúi-húe hìeⁿ-seⁿ, ioh-ioh-sih; flickers like a will-o-the-wisp.
ioh-ioh-sih cĕng-cĕng kúi-húe; it flickers and flashes all over with the light of will-o-the-wisps.