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

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— uaⁿ —

uaⁿ620403 Tranquil to put at ease; how.
mn̄g úaⁿl chíaⁿ uaⁿ; to salute. thau naⁿ; stolen leisure. lṳ́ uaⁿ sim; be of easy mind. cîah uaⁿ-ôiⁿ kâi pn̄g; eat the bread of idleness, uaⁿ-ùe i kâi sim; comfort him. uaⁿ hūu sĭu kí; contented with one's lot uaⁿ-húang pù-kùi; enjoy wealth and honor. uaⁿ-uaⁿ ôiⁿ-ôiⁿ; quite at leisure. taⁿ uaⁿ tŏ̤? Where now is his comfort? uaⁿ-cĕⁿ; quietly. uaⁿ-uaⁿ cĕⁿ-cĕⁿ; very quietly. uaⁿ tī pàng tī kâi tī-hng? Where is the land of rest? m̄ uaⁿ sim căi; of uneasy mind. uaⁿ mn̂g; set up a door. uaⁿ tùi; set up a rice pounder. uaⁿ sîn; set up gods mn̄g lṳ́ kâi sim uaⁿ a m̄ uaⁿ; inquire of your own heart whether it is at peace. uaⁿ jîen bô̤ ĭang; adapted to the circumstances. hâp ke uaⁿ-lêng; the whole household is at peace. uaⁿ-uaⁿ ún-ún; steadily and quietly. uaⁿ-sim, uaⁿ-sim, míen hŵn-ló̤; be tranquil, there is no occasion for anxiety. uaⁿ jû thài suaⁿ; unmoved as a mountain. uaⁿ ēng cí kâi mûeh? How can I make use of this? uaⁿ cai i bô̤ ēng? How do you know it is of no use? uaⁿ cai m̄ sĭ nē? How do you know it is not? lṳ́ ā bô̤ úa le, uaⁿ tit cìeⁿ-seⁿ? Where would you have been but for me? i chông-côiⁿ ā sĭ khéng? o̤h hó̤ le, kim-jît uaⁿ ŏi cìeⁿ-seⁿ? Had he formerly learned to do well, how could he be as he now is?

uaⁿ6211776 A saddle.
bé bô̤ sìa uaⁿ, nâng bô̤ sìa kah; the horses did not have their saddles removed, nor did the men lay aside their armor. bé uaⁿ kîe khṳt í cŏ̤ tîeh khah ôih; the saddle is too short for him to sit upon.

úaⁿ10391128 A bowl, a bowlful
pn̄g úaⁿ; rice bowls. úaⁿ kíaⁿ; small bowls. úaⁿ kong; a large bowl. thng úaⁿ; soup bowls. jîet cîah úaⁿ; a bowl for hot condiments. tong úaⁿ; a bowl of medium size. tōa kâi úaⁿ; a very large bowl. tê úaⁿ; a covered tea-cup. tê sói úaⁿ; bowl to rinse tea-cups in. cêk kah úa; a set of ten bowls. i cêk tǹg cîah kúi úaⁿ pn̄g? How many bowls of rice does he eat at one meal? cá-sîn-kùa cîah úaⁿ mûeⁿ; eat a bowl of congee early in the morning. pó úaⁿ tîeh ēng tâng teng; in mending the bowl, brass clamps must be used. thâh úaⁿ thân; the tidbit placed on the top of a bowl of rice as a relish.

ùaⁿ622756 A table on which to lean; a bench, or bar before a judge, or that which lies on it; a case in law, an action; an occurrence, event or affair, spoken of judicially; a sentence, a decision; to try, or to decide a case.
íⁿ-keng kak ùaⁿ lío; the case is closed. tìo ùaⁿ-kẁn lâi thóiⁿ; call for the official records and see. ùaⁿ chêng; the circumstances of a case. cêk kĭaⁿ ùaⁿ sím jîeh kú? How long has the case been before the court? ùaⁿ îu; the merits of a case. sím ùaⁿ; to try a case. mn̄g ùaⁿ; cross-question. kíaⁿ-jit tẁn kúi khí ùaⁿ; has to-day decided several cases. ùaⁿ-kím lío būe ŭ tẁn-kak; the case has been tried, but the verdict is not yet rendered. i khṳ̀ phùa mīaⁿ-ùaⁿ; he has gone to enter an indictment for murder. phùa ùaⁿ; to put a case in the hands of a magistrate. kò̤ kàu ang-chak ùaⁿ ĕ ciaⁿ tit; carried the case up to the court of the provincial-judge and there won it. kong ùaⁿ chn̂g; the judge's bench. ùaⁿ côiⁿ; at the bar. lêng-ūaⁿ hwn ùaⁿ; to give a case a rehearing. kū ùaⁿ; an old undecided case. bô̤ thâu kong-ùaⁿ; a case without evidence. ùaⁿ-chn̂g kẁn kàu lîh; beat upon the bench so as to split it, as in great indignation. pái hieⁿ-ùaⁿ ngêng-cih; place an alter with censers on it in sign of welcome. cí khue tī-tîang kháu ùaⁿ-sín? Who stood first on the list of graduates at this examination? thŵn ùaⁿ; summon the parties to court. síe ùaⁿ, tōa ùaⁿ; important or unimportant cases. kiaⁿ khòng ùaⁿ; a case appealed for adjudication at Peking. sĭang khòng ùaⁿ; carry a case to a higher court. kheh ùaⁿ; a case outside the jurisdiction of this judge.

ùaⁿ1089726 Late; behindhand; tardy.
jît ùaⁿ; iti s late in the afternoon. cá ût ùaⁿ cáu-khí; went to bed early and got up late. àng cìeⁿ ùaⁿ cìaⁿ lâi; came so late. táng ùaⁿ cē; wait till a little later. táng tîeh khah ùaⁿ cū m̄ táng i; if he is too tardy we will not wait for him. cá ùaⁿ to tŏ̤; early and late he is tehre. cá m̄ lâi, ùaⁿ m̄ lâi, tú-tú cí-hûe cū lái; did not come earlier nor later but just at this moment. gūa kang hì ùaⁿ cĭeⁿ pêⁿ; for extra performances, the curtain rises late.

ŭaⁿ164723 Dronght.
thiⁿ ŭaⁿ; thiⁿ-sî ŭaⁿ; the weather is very dry. khàng-ŭaⁿ căi; very droughty. ūaⁿ kàu múaⁿ-tī-kò̤ bô̤ cúi; so dry that there is no water anywhere. kú ŭaⁿ hông kam hŏ; a refreshing shower after long drought. ŭaⁿ thiⁿ to̤ hŏ ì; in dry weather it frequently looks as if it were going to rain.

ūaⁿ249649 To exchange; to change; to sell; barter.
pau ūaⁿ; agree to exchange if it is not good. táu ūaⁿ cîⁿ-ngṳ̂n; to exchange money. tùi ūaⁿ; to interchange. cí nŏ̤ kĭaⁿ lâi tùi ūaⁿ; exchange these two, the one for the other. i thóiⁿ tîeh m̄-hó̤, aìⁿ ūaⁿ tò̤-tńg; he thinks them of inferior quality, and wants to have them taken back. sĭ àiⁿ ūaⁿ cò̤ cîⁿ, a sĭ ūaⁿ cò̤ mûeh? Do you want to barter them for money or for goods? chut mn̂g cū bô̤ ūaⁿ; do not take back any goods that have been carried out at the door. náng lâi ūaⁿ thiap hó̤ mē? Shall we exchange cards on which our birthdays have been written? àiⁿ ūaⁿ nŏ̤ ki êⁿ; are going to replace two roof-beams with better ones. i tó̤ cò̤ se ūaⁿ búe kâi seng-lí; his business is that of going about the country exchanging cotton rolls for yarn.