A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/uah
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活ûah258856 Running, bubbling, like water; living, lively, active; bright, cheerful; to live; to vivify; life; motion; the germ of life; movable; a living; livelihood; occupation; applied to some drugs to indicate their efficacy. m̄ cai i sĭ sí a sí ûah; do not know whether he is dead of a live. bōi ûah; it will not live. ŏi ûah; i ûah tŏ̤ kò̤; it is alive. ûah-ûah lîah lâi phah sí; take him alive and beat him to death. cheⁿ ûah; live and active. hôk-ûah; to revive. hwn-ûah khí lâi; to come to life again. ûah sîn; a god that takes cognizance of things. ûah hût; a living Buddha; a merciful, generous man. sĭ ûah jī a sĭ sí jī? Is it a verb or a noun? cí-kâi chn̂g-mīn àiⁿ cò̤ ngĕ kâi a ûah kâi? Do you the top of the table fixed to the standard, or made so that it can be taken off? i khì kàu àiⁿ sí àiⁿ ûah; he is so angry that he will die rather than yield the point. i cang cam kang tó̤ tō ûah; she lives by her needle. khùaⁿ-ûah; comfortsble. ûah-tăng; active, lively. tôk-ûah; a kind of angelica root. i cìeⁿ-seⁿ tàⁿ sĭ m̄-hó̤ î-ûah kâi; having said that he cannot slip out of it. i sĭ m̄ cai sí ûah ā! He is unaware that he is in great danger there! i kâi nâng ûah-phuah căi; she is a very bustling body. ûah nêk; the voluntary muscles. ûah cúi cîⁿ; current coin. ūe kàu cū sĭ kâi ûah kâi; drawn to the life. cèng-lô̤h cū ûah; it germinates as soon as it is planted. i kâi mâk-sîn ûah căi; the expression of her eyes is very vivacious. ūe tîeh tàⁿ ûah; màiⁿ cn̂g kâi tàⁿ ngĕ khṳ̀; make your speech somewhat ambiguous and do not put all your statements in such shape that you cannot recede from them.