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A Chinese Talking Syllabary of the Cantonese Dialect
V(1)  (Court.) to receive from above (instructions, mandate, appoinment, letter, gift): 受,賜,命,[cheng2shou4], [cheng2ci4], [cheng2ming4], [cheng2feng4], etc.↓.
(2)  To take over (in vb. compp., +vb.--having the connotation of “takig over” “on the receiving end”): 繼,租,[cheng2ji4], [cheng2zu1], [cheng2bao1]↓;
(3)  To continue: 上起下 (a conjunction like “however” which) carries forward in a new paragraph;
先啟後 carry on the past heritage and open up the future.
(4)  To serve: 歡,[cheng2huan1], [cheng2yan2]↓;
to please or flatter another.
(5)  To admit, promise: 認,[cheng2ren4], [cheng2nuo4]↓;
to promise.
Words1.保 [cheng2bao3], v.i. & t., to act as guarantor. 
2.辦 [cheng2ban4], v.i. &t., to contract for job. 
3.包 [cheng2bao1], v.i. & t., ditto. 
4.差 [cheng2chai1], n., (MC) servant (=modn.聽差). 
5.塵 [cheng2chen2], n., (1)  formerly, parasol held over emperor during journey; n., (2)  the ceiling (lit., “catch dust” from roof). 
6.情 [cheng2qing2], v.i., to receive s.o.’s gift or favor. 
7.寵 [cheng2chong3], v.i., to receive royal favor. 
8.擔 [cheng2dan1], v.t., undertake (task, job), accept (risks), be responsible (for success, mistakes). 
9.當 [cheng2dang1], v.t., ditto. 
10.兌 [cheng2dui4], v.t., accept or honor (check); 兌交單 documents against acceptance. 
11.恩 [cheng2en1], v.i., to receive royal favor. 
12.乏 [cheng2fa2], v.i., (court.) unworthily fill a post. 
13.奉 [cheng2feng4], v.t., to receive (order, instructions, letter). 
14.購 [cheng2gou4], v.t., to act as purchasing agent. 
15.管 [cheng2guan3], v.t., to have charge (of property, affairs). 
16.歡 [cheng2huan1], v.i., (1)  to do everything to please (parents); (2)  to cater to (superiors). 
17.教 [cheng2jiao4], phr., to receive your advice, (court.) meet personally. 
18.睫 [cheng2jie2], v.i., (LL) (1)  (tears) brim over (“lashes”); (2)  look on the ground (“lower eyelashes”). 
19.繼 [cheng2ji4], v.t., to inherit (also 繼); 繼權 right of inheritance. 
20.重孫 [cheng2zhong4sun1], n., eldest son of eldest branch during grandfather’s funeral, when one's father is dead (thus acting in “doubly heavy” responsibility). 
21.攬 [cheng2lan3], v.t., to take over or take entire control (of duties, responsibilities). 
22.霤 [cheng2liu4], n., receptacle for catching rain water from the eaves. 
23.露盤 [cheng2lu4pan2], n., basin for catching dew water. 
24.蒙 [cheng2meng2], v.i., (LL, court.) to be favored with (letter, etc.): 蒙不棄 to meet with (your gracious consent, etc.). 
25.命 [cheng2ming4], v.t., (court.) receive (instructions). 
26.諾 [cheng2nuo4], v.i., to answer “yes” to request, to promise. 
27.平 [cheng2ping2], adj., peaceful (era). 
28.認 [cheng2ren4], v.i. & t., to admit (mistakes, blame, etc.); to recognize (a government, a cousin, illegitimate son); 法律認 de jure recognition; 事實認 de facto recognition. 
29.襲 [cheng2xi2], v.t., to inherit (rank). 
30.受 [cheng2shou4], v.i. & t., to receive (responsibility, gift, order, etc.). 
31.祧 [cheng2tiao1], v.i., (a son of one branch) is legally adopted as heir of another branch without progeny; 祧子 now also refers to the proper heir (嗣子). 
32.賜 [cheng2ci4], v.t., (court.) receive (gift). 
33.租 [cheng2zu1], v.i., to rent (a house). 
34.望 [cheng2wang4], v.i., to hope, expect: 不望 or 誰望 didn't expect, or who would have thought. 
35.顏 [cheng2yan2], v.i., (1)  see [cheng2huan1]↑; (2)  to meet personally. 
36.運 [cheng2yUn4], v.i., receive “heaven's mandate” or call to rule as emperor.