A Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of the Swatow Dialect, Arranged According to Syllables and Tones/thih
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鐵thih89316713 Iron; like iron; wrought iron.
thih khì; ironware. phah thih kâi nâng; a blacksmith. thih sùaⁿ; iron wire. thih seⁿ sang; iron rusts. pêh-thih; tin. cheⁿ thih; iron ore. būe sĭ lâm seⁿ-thih kâi; is not plated with iron. bé káu thih; tin in sheets. thih tîo; iron rods. thih pó̤h; sheet iron. thih kah; iron armor. thih thûi; a hammer. thih-tiam; anvils. thih-tiam cêk ē, thih-thûi cêk ē; the anvil strikes the hammer as often as the hammer strikes the anvil. thih kho; iron hoops. thih sái; iron filings. oi thih lâng, ceng thih tùi; work at hard labor in the Buddhist hell. cū sĭthih cîeh sim-tn̂g thóiⁿ tîeh ĭa put jím; though one's feelings were hard as rock, one could not endure the sight. i cē phoiⁿ phêng lô̤h khṳ̀ cū sĭ thih pit bô î; when he has once rendered a decision it is unchangeable. i sĭ thih mīn, bô̤ nâng-chêng kâi; he is a hard man, with no humanity. cí kò̤ mûeh tōiⁿ kùe thih; this is harder than iron. cía tîeh ēng thih-teng lâi tèng; this must be nailed with a nail. sĭ bûa chwn-thih-īⁿ; is rubbing down an inkstone of the highest quality; is very slow work.
贍thih75315413 To supply; abundant, liberal.
kù tōa bó to m̄ thih, īu àiⁿ kù sòi kâi bó; have not the means to provide adequately for the chief wife, and then there is the inferior wife to provide for. àiⁿ kù cîah to kiaⁿ-ùi m̄ thih ā, cò̤ ŭ cîⁿ khṳ̀ sái tīo? Fearing there is not the wherewith to supply sufficient food even, how can I have money to spend in something else? kù cìeⁿ pôiⁿ m̄ thih, īn àiⁿ kù hìeⁿ pôiⁿ; am unable to give this side as much attention as it requires, and there is the other side to be attended to. táng cí kâi kù tit thih cìaⁿ khṳ̀ kù hṳ́ kâi; wait tull you can do as much as is needful for this one, before you go and look after that one.