A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/thun
— thun —
呑thun929304 To swallow; to swallow up.
khah tōa kò̤ thun m̄ lô̤h; it is so large I cannot swallow it. i sĭ thun kim sí khṳ̀; he killed himself by swallowing gold-leaf. cò̤ tōa chùi thun lô̤h khṳ̀; swallow it down at one gulp. pùaⁿ thun pùaⁿ thò; told one half and kept back the rest. cêk ē thun mûeh âu-lêng cu(illegible text) thìaⁿ; whenever I swallow anything it hurts my throat. kâm tīaⁿ màiⁿ thun lô̤h khṳ̀; hold it in your mouth but do not swallow it. i sĭ àiⁿ thun cîah i; he is going to devour it. cìeⁿ-seⁿ būe lă khṳ̂t i thun khṳ̀; there is not enough to satisfy his rapacity. míen ùn chò, ka-n̂ng thun; swallow it whole, without dipping it in vinegar. hía cṳ-cheh cò̤-nî chîp, chîp kàu ùn chò hó̤ thun; that book is so dog-eared than you might dip it in vinegar and swallow it. i jím khì thun siaⁿ kú lío; he has silently endured obloquy a long time. thóiⁿ tîeh tó̤ thun nŭaⁿ; seeing it makes his month water. kak kok tó̤ sie thun-pìaⁿ, tōa li thun-pìaⁿ sòi, khîang li thun-pìaⁿ jîak; the different states seize upon and swallow up each other, the great swallow up the small, and the strong the weak. i lún kàu c̀5k chùi hueh cū thun lô̤h khṳ̀; he endured till the limit of endurance was reached. thun lío kéⁿ tŏ̤ âu-lêng; stuck in his throat as he swalloed it. khṳt i hio-thun ŭ nŏ̤ peh ngṳ̂n khṳ̀; lost two hundred dollars through him.
迍邅thûn-cien103 Unable to go on; baffled.
cía sǹg sĭ i kâi mīaⁿ-ūn thûn-cien; this is surely an adverse fate.
屯thûn929451 The beginning of growth; to collect together; to being under one control; a place where soldiers live; a resident camp.
móng kò̤ thûn ŭ piaⁿ mē? Are there any soldiers colonized in that place? kak chù kâi ìo-kháu to thûn ŭ piaⁿ-bé tŏ̤-kò̤; the important passes everywhere have a resident military force there. hṳ́ kò̤ kâi piaⁿ thûn ŭ jîeh cōi? How many military colonists are settled there? cía châng soiⁿ-cá sĭ thûn châng; these fields were formerly alloted to resident soldiers who tilled them. thûn châng só̤ lâp kâi nîe kìe-cò̤ thûn co; the revenue received from the tax on land tilled by resident troops is called the rent from such land. hái-îeⁿ kūi ŭ kâi thûn-pâng, sĭ cwn lí thún-co kâi sṳ̄; the Hai Ie district yamun has a department whose sole business is the rental of fields alloted to resident troops.
塡thūn8983210 To fill with earth; to level the earth by filling holes.
thūn thô; to fill in with mud. cí kâi khut àiⁿ thūu kàu pêⁿ; will fill this pit and make it level. hái-phîaⁿ thūn cò̤ tī; make land by filling in a portion of mud flat. cíaⁿ ce(illegible text)ⁿ bô̤ ēng, tîeh thūn ti(illegible text)o lío lêng-ūaⁿ lío kâi; this well is of no use, we must fill it up and dig another. thô īa m̄ taⁿ tīo cū ùi thūn-sak tîeh kau-lō; if you do not carry away this earth there is danger that it will fill up and obstruct the drain. thūn kàu i múaⁿ-múaⁿ khí lâi; fill it in quite to the top. cang cîeh lâi thūn; fill it in with stones.