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I don't have a reference handy. But as other commenters have stated, it's probably a regional form the word that means "to drink" in Mandarin and is written 喝. Words for "to eat" and "to drink" tend to cross over a certain amount between those exact senses. As for the sound that reminds you of hou, the open final -e in Mandarin is a rather rare sound in ...

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