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

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— thue —

thue9251817 Broken down; ruined.
hía chù úa thóiⁿ tîeh cn̂g kâi khuang-khuang thue-thue; I see that that house is tumbling down. cìeⁿ-sî kâi nâng cn̂g kâi thue-thue tŏaⁿ-tŏaⁿ; he is much broken down in health of late. àu-kú, cn̂g kâi thuel decayed from age, and all fallen in.

thúe5038617 Pulpy, soft.
pû kàu thúe-thúe; cook it till it is very soft. cêk sin khṳt i phah kàu thúe-thúe; she was beaten almost to a jelly by him. àu kàu nĕ thúe-thúe khṳ̀; rotted to a pulp.

thûe97510415 A boil
seⁿ thûe; have a boil. cêk lîap tōa thûe; a large boil. phû cêk lîap thûe kíaⁿl had a little boil come out there. thûe mâk-kíaⁿ; a tiny boil thìaⁿ kùe thûe; as sore as a boil.