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ㄊㄨㄟ [tui1.Homophone
A Chinese Talking Syllabary of the Cantonese Dialect
V(1)  To push, push open, push down push on: 開 push away, 去 push out;
把他搡搡 ([sang3]) 到廊下 push and pull him to the corridor;
門 push door open;
車 push cart;
動 to propel, give impetus to;
動力 motivation force, force of propulsion;
順水舟 go with the current, take advantage of favorable trend;
波助瀾 follow and hasten movement of waves--to aggravate dispute by third party, add to quarrel;
陳出新 (biol.) assimilation, process of change, make renovations;
開天窗說亮話 talk frankly without hedging about (pun on 亮 meaning “clear”and “daylight”);
寒暑相 the seasonal changes hurry on.
(2)  Push away offer, or step back in favor of s.o. else: [tui1rang4]↓.
(3)  Push forward, promote, elect, recommend: 為第一 regard as No. 1;
他做首 choose him as leader;
賢與能 select the capable men and put them in power;
薦,舉,崇,[tui1jian4], [tui1jU3], [tui1chong2], [tui1xU3]↓.
(4)  Reject, make excuse, give as reason or pretext: 病不去 did not go on pretext of illness;
故 give as an excuse or reason.
(5)  Shake off, shirk, refuse: 卸,諉,託,[tui1xie4], [tui1wei3] ,[tui1tuo1], [tui1ci2]↓;
乾淨兒, 個一乾二淨 push all blame on others;
開責任 shake off all responsibility;
到別人身上 put the blame on others;
作 (為) 不知 pretend not to know;
三阻四, 去 make all sorts of excuses;
半就 (of woman) half refusing and half yeilding.
(6)  Trace origins, investigate, deduce, calculate: 原 trace origins;
究 (原因) investigate, study causes;
其故 find out the cause.
敲,[tui1qiao1], [tui1ce4]↓;
因一十 deduce ten from one;
以此類 and so on (one can deduce the rest from this);
己及人 “place yourself in another's place”--do unto others what you would do unto yourself;
心置腹 show the greatest consideration or confidence (treat s.o. as yourself).
(7)  Certain actions: 牌九 to play dominoes;
光 rub and polish (wood surface);
地板 polish floor.
Words1.鉋(子) [tui1bao4]([zi0]), n., carpenter's plane. 
2.背 [tui1bei4] n., Chin. massage; 背圖 the name of a pop. book of prophecy. 
3.步 [tui1bu4], v.i., (LL) make astronomical calculations. 
4.誠 [tui1cheng2], phr., open one's heart to another, as sincere friend: 誠相與. 
5.敲 [tui1qiao1], v.t., try to find out, to fathom (meaning, cause). 
6.求 [tui1qiu2], v.t., to reason out. 
7.崇 [tui1chong2], v.t., to worship, admire, acknowledge as leader. 
8.卻 [tui1qUe4], v.t., reject, shirk (responsibility). 
9.倒 [tui1dao3], v.t., (1)  to overthrow; (2)  to push down. 
10.宕 [tui1dang4], v.t,. procrastinate (also 拖宕) 
11.戴 [tui1dai4], v.t., acclaim as leader. 
12.定 [tui1ding4], v.i., (1)  predict outcome; (2)  elect or nominate s.o. for office. 
13.斷 [tui1duan4], v.i., predict. 
14.度 [tui1du4], v.i., conjecture. 
15.恩 [tui1en1], v.i., extend favors, kindness. 
16.翻 [tui1fan1], v.t., to overthrow (government, previous thiory). 
17.服 [tui1fu2], v.t., admire, consider as better than oneself. 
18.廣 [tui1guang3], v.t., to extend, expand (area, sales, etc.). 
19.故 [tui1gu4], v.i., give as reason or pretext. 
20.轂 [tui1gu3], v.t., recommend for high post. 
21.薦 [tui1jian4], v.t., to recommend (person). 
22.進 [tui1jin4], v.t., to push forward , propel; 進機 propeller. 
23.究 [tui1jiu4], v.i. & t., conjecture, figure out (reason, principles, etc.), make a careful study of. 
24.重 [tui1zhong4], v.t., regard with respect, place importance upon (person). 
25.舉 [tui1jU3], v.t., to elect person to post; to recommend. 
26.類 [tui1lei4](or 類推 ) v.i., reason by analogy: 類至盡 push to logical extreme. 
27.理 [tui1li3], v.i., to reason logically, study the reason. 
28.論 [tui1lun4], n., conclusion; reasoning. 
29.磨 [tui1mo4], v.i., turn the grindstone; (fig.) pass the bucket, shirk duty. 
30.拏 [tui1na2], v.i. & n., (Chin. med.) a kind of massage, kneading and rubbing. 
31.念 [tui1nian4], v.i., think of s.o. distant or past. 
32.排 [tui1pai2], v.i., (MC) see [tui1qiao1]↑. 
33.讓 [tui1rang4], v.i., courteously ask s.o. to precede or take post. 
34.想 [tui1xiang3], v.i., imagine, reckon (s.o. must have arrived, etc.). 
35.銷 [tui1xiao1], v.t., promote sales of; 銷員 salesman. 
36.卸 [tui1xie4], v.t., to evade, to shove off (duty etc.), be irresponsible. 
37.行 [tui1xing2], v.t., promote (system, ideas), carry into effect (new laws, practices). 
38.事 [tui1shi4], n., a judge. 
39.選 [tui1xUan3], v.t., elect (person). 
40.許 [tui1xU3], v.t., praise, esp. by s.o. above, commend favorably by superior. 
41.算 [tui1suan4], v.i. & t., reckon (dates, etc.); predict (future). 
42.測 [tui1ce4], v.i. & t., calculate, conjecture. 
43.辭 [tui1ci2], v.i. & t., decline (offer). 
44.託 [tui1tuo1], v.i. & t., give reasons, excuses, for not doing. 
45.輓 [tui1wan3], v.t., (LL) recommend, urge forward (lit., “push and pull carriage”). 
46.諉 [tui1wei3], v.i. & t., shirk (responsibility). 
47.問 [tui1wen4], v.i. & t., investigate, interrogate. 
48.延 [tui1yan2], v.i., delay, procrastinate. 
49.移 [tui1yi2], v.i., change or move round (as the seasons). 
50.原 [tui1yUan2], v.i., find out reason, or cause.