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

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— tho̤h —

tho̤h915648 To uphold on the palm.
cang chíu kâi i tho̤h tīaⁿ; take your hand and hold it steady, pushing upward. i bo̤ mih lâk, tho̤h m tîo; she is not very strong, and cannot hold it up over her head. i kâi chíu tèng tho̤h kâi thah; he holds a pagoda on his palm. i kâi lâk tōa căi, ŏi tho̤h êⁿ ūaⁿ thĭo; he has great strength, and can support a roof-beam while the pillar below is being replaced.

tho̤h9151498 To charge with; to commission; to intrust to; to engage one to do; to trust in; to ask; to use as a pretext.
tho̤h hok; I am well, thank you, a contraction of tho̤h lṳ́ lâu-nâng-ke kâi hok, I have availed myself of your favor to be happy. tho̤h pì; by your auspices. m̄-hó̤ tho̤h i; do not entrust it to him. i lâi tho̤h nâng-chêng; he has come to ask a favor. cí kâi phêng-íu sĭ hó̤ tho̤h chi kìa cṳ́ kâi; this friend is one to whose care one might commit his wife and children. tho̤h-kù m̄ khṳ̀; that will not answer as a a pretext. sĭu nâng só̤ tho̤h; have a commission to attend to. úa ŭ cêk huang sìn àiⁿ pài tho̤h lṳ́ kìa; I have a letter that I wish to commit to your care. cía sṳ̄ lṳ́ thóiⁿ hó̤ hù-tho̤h i a m̄-hó̤? Do you think it would be will to entrust this business to him? tho̤h lṳ́ kio úa bói; commission you to buy some for me. àiⁿ tho̤h nâng lí; will put it into the hands of some one who will attend to it. i to bŏi tàⁿ ūa lṳ́ cò̤ hó̤ tho̤h i tàⁿ ūe; as he si no talker, why do you entrust the negotiation to him. bŏi hŭ só̤ tho̤h cū hó̤; if he does not neglect to do whath e was charged with all will be well. i sĭ tho̤h ko kâi tăi chîn; he is a nobleman who might be trusted as the guardian of an orphan prince.

thô̤h9111965 tho̤h-cío; the ostrich, or cassowary of the Indian Archipelago.