A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/thui
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梯thui882757 A ladder; movable steps; stairs.
lô̤h lâu-thui; descend the stairs from the upper storey. úa thieⁿ thui tŏ̤ chîeⁿ kò̤; lean a ladder against a wall. peh tùi thui tèng khí khṳ̀; mount up by a ladder. cí tieⁿ thui khah kĭa; the latter is too steep. thui keh; the divisions of a ladder. thui cí; the rungs of a ladder. ŭ jît káu cí, thui cò̤ cē lô̤h; some day the rung will come out and he will fall, ladder and all. i sĭ pûaⁿ thui chut khṳ̀; he traversed it and went out by means of ladders. cĭeⁿ to̤-thui; ascend a ladder of knives, as demoniacs do. tek-thui; a bamboo ladder. hûn thui; a long light ladder made for scaling high walls in a siege. so̤h thui; a rope ladder. kaⁿ-ná thui; a ladder used in gathering olives. thui-hūeⁿ; the hand-rail of a flight of stairs. taⁿ tieⁿ thui; carry a ladder.
推thui926648 To shirk; to evade.
thui pàng pât nâng sin tèng; shirk it upon some one else. thui tīo ceh-sêng; shirk the responsibility. thui cò̤ m̄ cai; excused himself by pretending he did not know. thui tīo, m̄ ìn-tap; declined to answer. thui úi; to shirk one's duty.
腿thúi92613010 The thigh, the ham, the leg.
tṳ-thúi; a ham. i kâi kha-thúi tōa kí căi; he has very stout legs. phah tîeh i kâi ău-thúi; hit him on his hind leg. húe thúi; smoked hams. cit-thúi; salt hams. kîaNn lío kha-thúi sng căi; my legs ache from walking. thúi thâu thìaNn; my thighs ache. thúi sim nêk; meat from near the ham bone. îⁿ thúi; a round of ham. phŏ̤ tŏ̤ kha-thúi kò̤ cŏ̤; took him on her lap.
槌thûi1027510 A mallet, a beetle, a bludgeon, a beater, a club.
khîeh ki lûi-thûi lâi lûi; take a drumstick and drum on it. cí hù kó-thûi khah tōa; this pair of drumsticks is too large. khà káu thûi; a cane. tâng-lô̤ thûi; a stick for beating a gong. sái thûi; wield a bludgeon. i kâi thûi hue mŏng-lâi hó̤ thóiⁿ; he brandishes his club very gracefully. cí kâi thûi khah tōa, m̄ kah khŭ; this pestle is too large and dose not fit the mortar.
硾thūi1011128 To sag; to cause to sag.
cang cîeh lâi thūi; put a stone in it to make it sag. khò ka lâi khah thūi tó; the trowsers are too baggy. sìⁿ thūi; an ornament depending from the sheath of a fan. màiⁿ thūi khah tăng; do not make it sag too much, by putting in too heavy a weight. în thūi; leaden weights suspended on a thing, to hold it down. thūi ke kò̤ thih; attach another piece of iron to it to hold it down.