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

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— ue —

ue663869 A pot; a saucepan.
tâng ue; a copper skillet. seⁿ ue; a cast-iron kettle. sua ue; an unglazed earthen pot. ah-cîh ue; thô̤ ue; an earthen saucepan. cêk tōa ue cúi; a large kettle of water. húe-thùaⁿ màiⁿ tiam tîeh ue; do not pile the coal so high as to touch the kettle when it is set on.

ue10561169 To shelter thieves.
ue-ke; a receiver of stolen goods, or a place where stolen goods are kept. châk ue-ke; a den of thieves. kò i cò̤ ue-ke; engage him to secrete the booty.

ue10571409 A term for plants used as salads, either raw or coked. ue-chài; lettuce.

ùe286755 To infect; contagious; infectious; to vitiate.
cí īeⁿ pēⁿ ŏi ùe nâng kâi; this disease is infectious. khṳt i ùe tîeh kòi; caught the itch from him. ùe-sue i kâi mîaⁿ-sek; cast a stain upon his reputation. lṳ́ tó̤ ùe-sue hong-sôk; you are debasing the customs. ùe nah-sap; to soil.

ùe105514011 Rank; luxuriant.
hṳ́ kò̤ kâi chīu-lîm nĕ uè-ùe; the thickets there are very dense. chīe cē khah ùe cū khíong-ùi tìam ŭ nĭoⁿ-hóⁿ; if the trees become too thick there is danger that tigers will conceal themselves therein. i kâi chiu nĕ ùe-ùe; his beard is very bushy.

ùe105611513 Dirty; vile; to defile.
u-ùe; to defile. ùe khì; a foul smell. i cêk koiⁿ u-u ùe-ùe; the whole place is filthy. u-ùe kâi sṳ̄; a disgraceful affair.

ùe10556111 To sooth, to console, to comfort.
uaⁿ-ùe i kâi sim; tranquilize her feelings. khuaⁿ-khuaⁿ nē uaⁿ ùe i; gradually bring her to a calmer state. uaⁿ-uaⁿ ùe-ùe; to console with a view to producing resignation.

ùe1055418 To settle or keep the peace.
i có pat cò̤ kùe thài-ùe; his grandfather held at one time an ancient office which is now filled by a governor. khia-ùe; hereditary, titular officers, of the fifth and seventh ranks, who are supposed to ride and keep the peace.


ûe5931208 Flocculent; soft; downy.
ńng ûe-ûe; cottony. ńng kàu nĕ ûe-ûe; soft and downy.

ûe67098 A fold; an increase.
ke cêk ûe; double the amount. cí khí tōa ŭ nŏ̤ ûe; this sort is larger by two fold; it is three times as large. kúiⁿ cîaⁿ ûe; just twice as high. thàng káng ûe; gained a hundred percent. ke câp ûe; increase ten fold; make it eleven times as much.

ûe651243 A half; a large piece of; a part of.
chûn cêk tōa ûe; have the greater part left. lân cêk síe ûe pàng-kò̤, cêk tōa ûe khṳt i; keep a little less than half of it, and let him have rather more than half. pun i cêk ûe; gave him half.

ŭe105414410 To go with as a protection, or in honor of; to guard, to defend; an outpost; a military station. kio i bói nŎ âp ŭe seⁿ îⁿ; bought two boxes of life preserving pills for him. i sĭ cò̤ ŭe kâi choiⁿ cóng, a sĭ cò̤ îaⁿ kâi choiⁿ cóng? Is he the officer who escorts the grain-junks, or the officer who has command of the garrison? hŭ-ŭe sîaⁿ-tî; to protect the city, as a god. khim-tíam sĭ-ŭe; appoint as body guard.

滿ūe5758511 Entire; complete.
ūe-koiⁿ; the whole room; all about; everywhere around. cía hieⁿ líam lío ūe-koiⁿ phang; this incense, on being lighted, fills the whole place with fragrance. phīⁿ tîeh ūe-koiⁿ chàu; the whole place smells badly. ūe lō phang; the entire road is odorous.

ūe2411027 A picture, a drawing, a painting; to draw, to paint, to map out.
tìo jī-ūe; hang up illuminated scrolls. ūe suaⁿ cúi; paint landscapes. ūe nâng-kíaⁿ; draw human figures. ūe hú-húi chán-thâng; draw flowers and insects. cía bâk-cúi ūe, ūe lâi cū ngía; this will look well drawn in India ink. i sĭ ūe kong pit a sĭ ūe ì pit? Did he draw it in full, or merely sketch the outlines? m̄ sĭ, sĭ ūe pùaⁿ tăⁿ jíam; he did neither, he sketched a rough outline and filled it in with colors. ūe sìeⁿ; paint a likeness. ūe tîo-pak; paint scrolls. ūe tī-tô; draw maps. ūe-kang; ūe-chīeⁿ; artists; painters. gūa kok kâi ūe-khẃn sĭ cìeⁿ-seⁿ; the foreign style of drawing is this. ūe cûa thiam cok; draw a snake and add legs to it; to embellish facts too highly. ūe hue-ap; to make a mark as a signature. ūe2401496 Words; discourse; speech; conversation; language.
tàⁿ ūe; to talk. i tó̤ tàⁿ mih ūe? What language is he speaking? i m̄ pat ūe; he does not understand the language. àiⁿ ó̤h pńg-tī ūe; is going to learn the vernacular. chíaⁿ nâng lâi kà ūe; invite some one to give intruction in the language. hàm i màiⁿ cōi ūe; tell her not to be loquacious. i ciu-jît to̤ ūe căi; she talks the whole day long. ūe m̄ tâu ki pùaⁿ kù to̤; of unwelcome words half a sentence is too much. tàⁿ tōa ūe; to bluster. m̄ hó̤ thiaⁿ kâi ūe; indecent language. thó ūe; the local dialect. kuaⁿ ūe; the mandarin or court dialect. pêh ūe; the language spoken in this department. kheh ūe; the Hakka tongue. sôk ūe; common mode of speech. cêk kù ūe; one sentence. cêk kù ūe thîh-thîh-kìe; stammer out a phrase. chìe ūe; a funny annecdote. i hàuⁿ ô̤h ūe; she likes to learn languages, hwn ùe; foreign tongues. cí kĭaⁿ sṳ̄ ĕ jît khṳt nâng khîeh khí lâi cò̤ ūe pèⁿ; this will hereafter be a subject for people to talk about.