Handbook of the Swatow Vernacular/Nautical

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Lesson XIX.
nautical.

Tsûn
A boat.
火船
Húe-tsûn
A steamer.
火船仔
Húe-tsûn-kiáⁿ
A steam-launch.
明車火船
Iâng-chhia húe-tsûn
A paddle steamer.
戰船
Chièn-tsûn
A war vessel.
夾板
Kap-pán
A sailing vessel.
洋船
Iêⁿ-tsûn
紅頭船
Âng-thâu-tsûn
A junk.
渡船
Tōu-tsûn
A passage boat.
船仔
Tsûn-kiáⁿ
竹篙噠
Tek-ko-that
A sampan.
Chiéⁿ
An oar.
To row.
A mast.
橫桅
Hûeⁿ-ûi
A yard.
桅頂
Uî-téng
Top of the mast.
Phâng
Sails.
頭拒
Thâu-kṳ̂
Bowsprit.
Soh
Ropes.
銅線
Tâng-sùaⁿ
Wire.
Tèng
An anchor.
鐵鍊
Thih-liēn
Chains.
椗索
Tèng-soh
Cable.
下椗
Pha-tèng
To drop anchor.
起椗
Khiéh-tèng
To weigh anchor.
椗袂食
Tèng bõi-chiáh
Anchor does not take effect.
水鼓
Tsúi-kóu
A buoy.
船頭
Tsûn-thâu
Forecastle.
船中央
Tsûn-tìn-tang
Midship.
船尾
Tsûn-búe
Stern.
船頂
Tsûn-téng
Deck.
峇厘
Bā-lî
A cabin.
Gék[1]
A ship's boat.
烟筒
In-tâng
A funnel.
Pi
A whistle.
呠陂
Pûn-pi
To blow a whistle.
Tiáⁿ
A boiler.
水烟
Tsúi-in
Steam.
Tsàu
Furnace.
起火
Khí-húe
To make a fire.
Hiáⁿ
To burn; to boil as a large quantity of water.
燒塗炭
Hiáⁿ-thôu-thùaⁿ
To burn coal.
燒柴
Thâⁿ-tshâ
To burn fire wood.
藥鬼
Iéh-kúi
Engine.
Lín
A wheel.
Chhia
A propeller.
Pháng
To propel.
開藥鬼
Khui iék-kúi
To start engine.
閉藥鬼
Kueⁿ iéh-kúi
To stop engine.
Tũa
A rudder.
掠舵
Liáh-tũa
To steer.
地圖
Tī-tôu
Maps.
海圖
Hái-tôu
Charts,
羅經
Lô-keⁿ
A compass.
千里鏡
Tshoiⁿ-lí-kiàⁿ
A telescope.
A flag.
㨨旗
Liū-kî
升旗
Seng-kî
To hoist a flag.
旗杆
Kî-kuaⁿ
A flag-staff.
開帆
Khui-phâng
To unfurl sail.
收帆
Siu-phâng
o furl sail.
使
Sái
To sail.
過帆
Kùe-phâng
To gybe.
伙長
Húe-tiéⁿ
船主
Tsûn-tsú
Captain.
大伙
Tūa-húe
Chief mate.
二伙
Jī-húe
Second mate.
管藥鬼個人
Kuán-iéh-kúi--kâi-nâng
Engineer.
燒火個人
Hiâⁿ-húe--kâi-nâng
Stoker.
掠舵
Liáh-tũa
舵舡
Tãi-kong
Steersman.
水手
Tsúi-siú
Sailors.
行船人
Kiâⁿ-tsûn-náng
A sea-faring man.
帶水
Tshūa-tsúi
A pilot.
船要行
Tsûn àiⁿ-kiàⁿ
Ships leaving.
船行了
Tsûn kiàⁿ--lō
Ships have gone.
船袂行
Tsûn bõi-kiâⁿ
Ships can't go.
船敲風
Tsûn khau-huang
Ships tacking.
船擱着
Ksûn khūa--tiéh
Ships run aground.
船破
Tsûn puáh-tiòu
Ship-wreck.
船相撞着
Tsûn sie-tsuãng-tiéh
Ships come into collision with each other.
Tim
To sink.
Phû
To float.
Kheh
Passengers.
Tshng
A hold.
Hûe
Cargo.
下貨
Hẽ-hùe
To ship cargo.
起貨
Khí-hùe
To discharge cargo.
儎貨
Tsài-hùe
To convey cargo.
到儎
Kàu-tsāi
(A ship) fully laden.
壹儎
Chék-tsāi
A load.
徛船邊
Uá-tsûn-piⁿ
Go alongside the ship.
直透
Tít-thàu
To go direct without calling at any port.
Kua
To call at a port.
落船
Lóh-tsûn
To go on board.
Khí
To go on shore.
船租
Tsûn-tsou
Passage money or freight.
Khoi
A small river.
A large river.
海嶼
Hái-sṳ̃
An island.
流水雄
Lâu-tsúi hiông
Strong tide.
流水平
Lâu-tsúi pêⁿ
Even tide.
順風
Sũn-huang
Fair wind.
順流
Sũn-lâu
Fair tide.
逆風
Ngék-huang
Contrary wind.
逆流
Ngék-lâu
Contrary tide.
天時好
Thiⁿ-sî hó
Fine settled weather.
天時不好
Thiⁿ-sî m̄-móⁿ
Bad weather.
天時烏暗
Thiⁿ-sî ou-àm
Weather black and dark.
Tang
East.
西
Sai
West.
Nám
South.
Pak
North.

  1. This word is derived from the word gig.