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

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— thoih —

thoih97314014 To bolster up.
thoih kàu nĕ ńng-ńng; bolster it up very carefully. hṳ́ ĕ tîeh ŭ mûeh thoih, cìaⁿ bŏi tiaⁿ-cŭang tīo; there must be something soft put under it, then it will not be broken by a thump. hṳ́ ĕ thoih kò̤ tê-tĭen sĭ chiu-kue-phûe; the mat which is under the tea-pot is a vegetable sponge.

thôih8543012 To pant, as horses do.
hía bé kiaⁿ kàu thôih; the horse pants from fright.

thôih1088375 To gasp, as if in death. thóiⁿ-kìⁿ thôih-a-thôih; hŵn-lío cîah ke ku-ā nî; looked as if gasping his last breath and yet lived for many more years. khùn kàu tó̤ thôih; so nearly exhausted that he gasps. i khùn-jîak căi, tàⁿ bŏ̤ kù ūe, cū tó̤ thôih; he is very weak, and gasps if he speaks a word.