A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/thoah
— thoah —
揩thoah362649 To rub or grate an article on something below it.
thoah tīo i kâi phûe; grate off its rind. saⁿ khṳt i thoah phùa khṳ̀; he has rubbed a hole through the garment in scrubbing it on the wash-board. ìⁿ-bí thoah cheng-khih; rub all the husks off the barley by rubbing it on a rough surface.
淅thoah803858 To wash or scour rice.
cang thoah bí kâi cúi khṳ̀ sói; wash it in the water in which rice has been scoured. thoah bí tîeh thoah thíam cē; in washing the rice you must stir it about more violently.