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

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— thuaⁿ —

thuaⁿ8548519 Rapids made by a stream rushing through a pass, or over a rocky descent.
kùe thuaⁿ; pass the rapids. cĭeⁿ thuaⁿ kōi a sĭ lô̤h thuaⁿ kōi? Which is the easier, the ascent on the descent of the rapids? cí kâi thuaⁿ híam căi; these rapids are very dangerous. thuaⁿ kâi cúi li kĭa, īu sà-sà, cĕng-cĕng cîeh, kù-chṳ́ kùe thuaⁿ kâi sî-liāu nâng-nâng kiaⁿ; the rapids are steep, and full of projecting rocks, so that in passing them every one is in dread.

thuaⁿ8546419 To rate; to apportion; to divide amongst; to allow proportionally; to assess; to rate according to a proportion.
ngṳ̂n li cìe thuaⁿ phài; pay according to the assessment. cìeⁿ-seⁿ thuaⁿ hía bô̤ cîⁿ hùe cū kang-khó; if the amount to be made up is apportioned in that way then it will be distressful to those who are poor. i tó̤ khui thuaⁿ siet tó; he keeps a gambling hall. nâng li khṳ̀ teh i kâi thuaⁿ; people go and put down stakes, betting on something he holds. hùaⁿ nâng tó̤ pûah thuaⁿ; they are all raffling for it. kuaⁿ-hú huang tīo i kâi thuaⁿ-kẃn; the magistrate shut up his gambling house. léng tīo i kâi thuaⁿ-chn̂g; upset the counter on which the stakes were laid. i tó̤ meⁿ thuaⁿ khṳt nâng teh; he holds the stakes for those who bet. lîah i kâi thuaⁿ-kuaⁿ; seized the one who held the stakes. in hùaⁿ nâng thuaⁿ pûe i; they all indemnified him by assessing themselves. àiⁿ cò̤ kúi hūn lâi thuaⁿ? What is to be the rate of the assessment? phò lăi kâi hùe-mûeh li chíaⁿ thuaⁿ; they are taking an inventory of the goods in the shop in order to pay creditors proportionally. cĭu hâng lăi kâi hùe thuaⁿ-hâiⁿ nâng; pay people their shares according to the amount of goods in the warehouse. hâiⁿ i cè-cú hùe khṳ̀ thuaⁿ; let the creditors divide it among themselves according to the amount due each. cìeⁿ-seⁿ m̄ cai thuaⁿ ŭ ngŏ sîaⁿ ci(illegible text)ⁿ hâiⁿ nâng a bô̤; do not know whether there will be enough to pay fifty per cent or not. chíeⁿ thuaⁿ tîeⁿ; seize the gambling hall with all the gamblers in it. cò̤ kúi hūn thuaⁿ; allot the shares. thuaⁿ sìo; divide the amount to be paid proportionally.

thúaⁿ11421274 To root out weeds or grass from fields; to remove harmful plants.
thúaⁿ cháu; to root up weeds.

thùaⁿ857865 Coal.
húe-thùaⁿ; charcoal. thô-thùaⁿ; mineral coal. bûe-thùaⁿ; hard coal. sêng-thùaⁿ; phàⁿ-thùaⁿ; coal made from fir or pine. thih-thùaⁿ; anthracite. húe-thùaⁿ ŵn; charcoal balls. thùaⁿ hu; coal dust. húe-thùaⁿ chùi; charcoal in small fragments. taⁿ kim-hue tōa-thùaⁿ lâi sie hō̤; brought some brass flowers set in a large lump of coal as a congratulatory offering. châ thùaⁿ; fuel. sie thùaⁿ; to burn coal. thùaⁿ phûe; the outside of a stick of charcoal. thùaⁿ thâu; charred wood; charcoal that is not thoroughly burned. thùaⁿ lām; coal baskets. tōiⁿ thùaⁿ; ká-cí thùaⁿ; charcoal made from hard wood. thùaⁿ kháu; thùaⁿ kíaⁿ; charcoal made from small sticks. thùaⁿ îe; charcoal pits. sie thùaⁿ kâi nâng; charcoal burners. thùaⁿ mêⁿ; sparks from charcoal.