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

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— wt —

wt49213011 The space under the knee.
kîaⁿ kàu kha-wt thìaⁿ; walked till my legs ache. kha-wt kâi kṳn tau-thìaⁿ tau-thìaⁿ nē; my legs cramp and ache.

wt4756810 To turn around; a wheel by which to turn a machine; that which causes a turning.
cí kĭaⁿ sṳ̄ sĭ i kio i wt-sŵn; this affair has been managed for her by him. cò̤-nî wt-sŵn, wt-sŵn kàu sêng? How shall we maneuver that it may be brought to a consummation?

ŵt11301565 To overstep, to exceed, to pass over; to go out of or beyond one's place; to transgress.
cìeⁿ-seⁿ sǹg sĭ ŵt lói, hŭam hūn; this is overstepping the bounds of propriety, and going beyond the limits of duty. ŵt khòng; pass over a court in an appeal to a higher, as to go to the intendant from the district magistrate, ŵt i kâi lī; transgress their rules. i cò̤ sṳ̄ to sĭ ŵt lí ŵt huap; he transgresses the laws all the time.

ŵt11311675 A battle-axe, whose blade is of a crescent shape; a sort of lictor's axe, borne as as a sign of authority.
pái kŭa kim-kue, ŵt-pó; range golden maces and battle-axes.