A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/tieh
— tieh —
着tieh801236 To stick to; to place; to put on; to cause; to order; a way; a manner; a move in chess.
tieh ì; give attention to. màiⁿ khak tieh ì; do not brood over it too persistently. i kâi nâng tieh sît căi; he is entirely right. tieh i méⁿ cē; do it rather faster. i khṳt i tieh tîeh cū m̄ hàuⁿ; she is displeased at being orderedabout by him. saⁿ câp lâk tîeh; cáu ûi sĭang tieh; among all the moves in chess, to move forward your men is the best. cía sṳ̄ hw5n bô̤ tieh lô̤h; no remedy has been found for this. kàu taⁿ bô̤ tieh bô̤ lô̤h; up to now no way out of the difficulty has been discovered. chūe khṳ̀ ŭ tieh mē? Could you find anything of it? thóiⁿ tîeh sît-tieh sît-tieh nē; it appears to me to be just the right move. tieh tŏ̤ i siu tèng; made him responsible for it.
着tîeh801236 Must; ought; right; exactly; yes; after a verb it gives force to the meaning.
tîeh a m̄ tîeh? Is that so or not? tîeh mē? Is that right? tú tîeh mē? Does it abut upon the other? úa tō̤ lō tèng ngŏ̤ tîeh i; I came across him on the way. tīaⁿ-tîeh; certain, exact, fixed. bô̤ tīaⁿ-tîeh; not settled; uncertain. eng-kai tîeh; tng-eng-kai tîeh; ought to. m̄ cai ŏi tit tîeh a bŏi; do not know whether I can get it or not. chūe tîeh lío; have found it. i cí hûe tîeh kip tŏ̤ kò̤; she is very impatient now. jîh tîeh nap-nap; found by pressing upon it that it was very soft.