tuī to push; to cut; to refuse

Made up of [ shǒu hand radical 64, zhuī short-tailed bird; dove radical 172]


The 'hand' radical suggests a motion, 'zhui' is rough phonetic
Number of strokes: 11

Related characters

Also uses shǒu component: bǎ (to hold) bàn (to act) bào (to hold) bào (to announce) dān (to undertake) gǎo (to do) jì (skill) lā (to pull) qiú (to beat) wǒ (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find)
Also uses zhuī component: nán (difficult) shéi (who) wéi (to preserve)

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有钱能使鬼推磨 yǒu qián néng shǐ guǐ tuī mò Money can buy you anything

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