Lao Shui Taijiquan
Characters & Associated Postures
List of Chinese Characters with words & phrases where each one occurs
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ào
bent, bend, warped
Lōuxī Àobù
Brush knee twist steps
Zuŏyòu Lōuxī Àobù
Brush knee twist steps
ěr
ear
Shuāngfēng Guàn'ĕr
Double punch to the ears
àn
to push, press with hand
Àn
Push Forward
èr
two
Èrshísì Shì Tàijíquán
24 Step Taijiquan
Sìshíèr Shì Tàijíquán
42 Step Taijiquan
bái
white, snowy, bright
Báihè Liàngchì
White Crane Spreads its Wings
to shut, close, obstruct
Rúfēng Sìbì
Apparent Close-up
a step, a pace, walk
Jìnbù
Step In
Jìnbù Bānlánchuí
Step Up, Parry & Punch
Jìnbù Lǎn Zhā Yī
Step Forward & Tuck in Robes
Jìnbù Zāichuí
Step In & Punch Downward
Lōuxī Àobù
Brush knee twist steps
Mǎbùkào
Lean-in Horse Stance
Shàngbù Qīxīng
Step Up to Form Seven Star
退
Tuībù
Step Back
退穿
Tuìbù Chuānzhǎng
Step Back & Thrust Open Palm Hand
退
Tuìbù Kuàhǔ
Step Back & Mount the Tiger
Wǔbù
Five Steps
Xūbù Yāzhǎng
Press Palms Down in Empty Stance
Xiēbù Qíndǎ
Grab & Hit in Resting Stance
Zuŏyòu Lōuxī Àobù
Brush knee twist steps
eight
Bāduànjǐn
Eight Treasures (Qigong)
Bāguà
Eight Trigrams
Bāmén
Eight Gates
Sūn Shì Sānshíbā
38 Step Sun Style
bān
bar, remove, move, shift
Jìnbù Bānlánchuí
Step Up, Parry & Punch
Zhuănshēn Bānlánchuí
Turn around, block, parry & punch
bǎi
swing
Zhuǎnjiǎo Bǎilián
Turn the Body & Lotus Kick
Zhuǎnshēn Bǎilián
Turn the Body for Lotus Kick
pull up, pull out
Hán Xiōng Bá Bèi
Sink the Chest & draw up the Back
bào
embrace, hold
Bàohǔ Guīshān
Embrace Tiger Return to Mountain
bèi
back, back of the body
Hán Xiōng Bá Bèi
Sink the Chest & draw up the Back
Sān Tōng Bèi
Flash Through Back
arm
Shăntōngbì
Fan through back
not, no, (negative prefix)
Xiāng Lián Bù Duàn
Move with Continuity
Yòng Yì Bù Yòng Lì
Use the Mind & not Force
biān
a whip or lash, iron rod (ancient weapon)
Dānbiān
Single whip
Dānbiān Xiàshì
Single Bian Downward
Yòu Dānbiān
Single Whip - Right Side
Zuŏ Dānbiān
Single whip, Left Side
căi
pluck, collect, pick
Căi
Pull Down
chì
wing
Báihè Liàngchì
White Crane Spreads its Wings
chén
sink, lower, drop
Chén Jiān Zhuì Zhǒu
Sink the Shoulders & drop the Elbows
chuí
beat with fist, to hammer, to cudgel
Jìnbù Bānlánchuí
Step Up, Parry & Punch
Jìnbù Zāichuí
Step In & Punch Downward
Piēshēnchuí
Turn & Punch
Shuāng Zhuàng Chuí
Clout with Both Fists
Yǎnshǒu Gōngchuí
Conceal Hands, Bend Arm & Punch
Zhǒudǐchuí
Fist Under the Elbow
Zhuănshēn Bānlánchuí
Turn around, block, parry & punch
穿
chuān
to thread, pass through, penetrate
穿
Chuānzhǎng Xiàshì
Lower the Body & Thread Palm-hand
退穿
Tuìbù Chuānzhǎng
Step Back & Thrust Open Palm Hand
穿
Yòuzuŏ Yùnǚ Chuānsuō
Fair lady works on shuttles
穿
Yùnǚ Chuānsuō
Fair lady works at the Shuttle
dào
inverted, to the contrary, turn over
Dào Niǎn Hóu
Repulse the Monkey
Zuŏyòu Dàojuǎngōng
Repulse monkey
dèng
step into, step on, tread on
Yòu Dēngjiăo
Right heel kick
Yòuzuŏ Dēngjiăo
Kick Right & Left
Zhuănshēn Zuŏ Dēngjiăo
Turn around, left heel kick
single, sole, only
Dúlì Dǎhǔ
Stand on One Leg & Hit Tiger
Dúlì Tuōzhǎng
Stand on One Leg & Lift the Hand
Jīnjī Dúlì
Golden Cock Stands on One Leg
Yòu Xiàshì Dúlì
Snake creeps down - right form
Zuŏ Xiàshì Dúlì
Snake creeps down - left form
dān
cinnabar, red, pellet
Dāntián
Dantian
dān
single, only, individual
Dānbiān
Single whip
Dānbiān Xiàshì
Single Bian Downward
Yòu Dānbiān
Single Whip - Right Side
Zuŏ Dānbiān
Single whip, Left Side
hit, strike, beat
Dúlì Dǎhǔ
Stand on One Leg & Hit Tiger
Xiēbù Qíndǎ
Grab & Hit in Resting Stance
bottom, base
Hăidĭ Zhēn
Needle at sea bottom
Zhǒudǐchuí
Fist Under the Elbow
dǐng
top, summit, peak
Xū Líng Dǐng Jìn
Head Upright so Spirit can reach the Crown
large, big, great
Zhuǎnshēn Dàlǚ
Turn the Body with Large Rollback
dìng
settle, fix
Zhōngdìng
Keep to the Central Position
dòng
movement, move, action
Dòng Zhōng Qiú Jìng
Stillness within Motion
duàn
piece, segment, section
Bāduànjǐn
Eight Treasures (Qigong)
duàn
break, interrupt
Xiāng Lián Bù Duàn
Move with Continuity
to issue, send out, dispatch
Fā Jìn
Issuing force
fēi
to fly
Xiéfēishì
Diagonal Flying Posture
fēn
part, divide, distinguish
Fēn Xū Shí
Distinguish between Empty & Full
Yémǎ Fēnzōng
Parting the Wild Horse's Mane
Yòu Fēnjiǎo
Separate the Foot, Right
Zuŏ Fēnjiǎo
Separate the Foot, Left
Zuǒyòu Yémǎ Fēnzōng
Parting the horse's mane
fēng
peak, summit
Shuāngfēng Guàn'ĕr
Double punch to the ears
fēng
to seal, letter, to confer, grant
Rúfēng Sìbì
Apparent Close-up
gāo
high, tall, elevated
Gāotànmă
High pat on the horse
gōng
forearm, humerus
Yǎnshǒu Gōngchuí
Conceal Hands, Bend Arm & Punch
Zuŏyòu Dàojuǎngōng
Repulse monkey
gōng
bow
Wāngōng Shèhǔ
Curved Bow Shoots Tiger
gōng
palace
Láo Gōng
Lao Gong
gōng
work, achievement, merit
Qìgōng
Qi Gong
look at, attend to
Zuǒgù
Move to the Left
guàn
pierce, to go through
Shuāngfēng Guàn'ĕr
Double punch to the ears
guī
return, go back
Bàohǔ Guīshān
Embrace Tiger Return to Mountain
guà
divinatory trigram
Bāguà
Eight Trigrams
crane
Báihè Liàngchì
White Crane Spreads its Wings
hǎo
how are you, good, well, fine
Lǎoshī Hǎo
Hello Teacher
Tóng Xué Men Hǎo
Hello Students
tiger
Bàohǔ Guīshān
Embrace Tiger Return to Mountain
Dúlì Dǎhǔ
Stand on One Leg & Hit Tiger
退
Tuìbù Kuàhǔ
Step Back & Mount the Tiger
Wāngōng Shèhǔ
Curved Bow Shoots Tiger
hán
contain, keep
Hán Xiōng Bá Bèi
Sink the Chest & draw up the Back
combine, unite
Hé Shǒu
Close Hands
Kāihé Shǒu
Open & Close the Hands
Nèi Wài Xiāng Hé
Harmonize the Internal & External
hóu
monkey
Dào Niǎn Hóu
Repulse the Monkey
hún
mix, blend, mingle
Yīn Yáng Hún Yī
Combine Yin & Yang into One
huī
wield, wipe away, direct
Shǒuhuī Pípā
Play the lute
chicken
Jīnjī Dúlì
Golden Cock Stands on One Leg
jīn
gold, metal
Jīnjī Dúlì
Golden Cock Stands on One Leg
squeeze
Press, Squeeze
Lǚjǐshì
Roll Back & Press
jǐn
brocade, embroidered work, tapestry
Bāduànjǐn
Eight Treasures (Qigong)
utmost, top
Èrshísì Shì Tàijíquán
24 Step Taijiquan
Sìshíèr Shì Tàijíquán
42 Step Taijiquan
Tàijíquán
Tai Chi Ch'uan
Wújí
Wuji
jìn
advance
Jìnbù
Step In
Jìnbù Bānlánchuí
Step Up, Parry & Punch
Jìnbù Lǎn Zhā Yī
Step Forward & Tuck in Robes
Jìnbù Zāichuí
Step In & Punch Downward
jìn
strength, strong, power
Fā Jìn
Issuing force
Xū Líng Dǐng Jìn
Head Upright so Spirit can reach the Crown
jìng
not moving, still, calm, quiet
Dòng Zhōng Qiú Jìng
Stillness within Motion
jiā
family, home
Nèijiā
Internal Martial Arts
jiān
shoulder
Chén Jiān Zhuì Zhǒu
Sink the Shoulders & drop the Elbows
jiǎo
foot, leg, base
Yòu Dēngjiăo
Right heel kick
Yòuzuŏ Dēngjiăo
Kick Right & Left
Yòu Fēnjiǎo
Separate the Foot, Right
Yòu Qǐjiǎo
Separate Legs (Right)
Zhuănshēn Zuŏ Dēngjiăo
Turn around, left heel kick
Zhuǎnjiǎo Bǎilián
Turn the Body & Lotus Kick
Zhuǎnshēn Pāijiǎo
Turn the Body & Pat the Foot
Zuŏ Fēnjiǎo
Separate the Foot, Left
Zuǒ Qǐjiǎo
Separate Legs (Left)
jiàn
meet, see
Lǎoshī Zàijiàn
Goodbye Teacher
Tóng Xué Men Zài Jiàn
Goodbye Students
juǎn
curl, roll, coil, scroll
Zuŏyòu Dàojuǎngōng
Repulse monkey
kāi
open
Kāi Shǒu
Open Hands
Kāihé Shǒu
Open & Close the Hands
kào
lean on
Kào
Shoulder/Lean
Mǎbùkào
Lean-in Horse Stance
kuà
ride, straddle
退
Tuìbù Kuàhǔ
Step Back & Mount the Tiger
lán
obstruct, impede, hinder
Jìnbù Bānlánchuí
Step Up, Parry & Punch
Zhuănshēn Bānlánchuí
Turn around, block, parry & punch
to stand, set up
Dúlì Dǎhǔ
Stand on One Leg & Hit Tiger
Dúlì Tuōzhǎng
Stand on One Leg & Lift the Hand
Jīnjī Dúlì
Golden Cock Stands on One Leg
Yòu Xiàshì Dúlì
Snake creeps down - right form
Zuŏ Xiàshì Dúlì
Snake creeps down - left form
lōu
drag, pull, gather, collect
Lōuxī Àobù
Brush knee twist steps
Zuŏyòu Lōuxī Àobù
Brush knee twist steps
lǎn
grasp, take hold of, seize
Yòu Lǎnquèwěi
Grasp the bird's tail - right style
Zuŏ Lǎnquèwěi
Grasp the bird's tail - left style
lǎn
lazy, languid, listless
Jìnbù Lǎn Zhā Yī
Step Forward & Tuck in Robes
Lǎn Zhā Yī
Tuck in Robes
lǎo
experienced, old, venerable
Lǎoshī Hǎo
Hello Teacher
Lǎoshī Zàijiàn
Goodbye Teacher
stroke, pluck
Roll Back
Lǚjǐshì
Roll Back & Press
Zhuǎnshēn Dàlǚ
Turn the Body with Large Rollback
láo
toil, labor, do manual work
Láo Gōng
Lao Gong
líng
spirit, soul
Xū Líng Dǐng Jìn
Head Upright so Spirit can reach the Crown
force, strength, power
Yòng Yì Bù Yòng Lì
Use the Mind & not Force
liàng
bright, light, radiant
Báihè Liàngchì
White Crane Spreads its Wings
lián
lotus
Zhuǎnjiǎo Bǎilián
Turn the Body & Lotus Kick
Zhuǎnshēn Bǎilián
Turn the Body for Lotus Kick
lián
join, connect, continuous, even
Xiāng Lián Bù Duàn
Move with Continuity
liè
split
Liè
Split
horse
Gāotànmă
High pat on the horse
Mǎbùkào
Lean-in Horse Stance
Yémǎ Fēnzōng
Parting the Wild Horse's Mane
Zuǒyòu Yémǎ Fēnzōng
Parting the horse's mane
mén
gate, door, entrance, opening
Bāmén
Eight Gates
Mìngmén
Ming Men
mìng
fate, destiny, life
Mìngmén
Ming Men
men
indicates plural
Tóng Xué Men Hǎo
Hello Students
Tóng Xué Men Zài Jiàn
Goodbye Students
woman, girl, female
穿
Yòuzuŏ Yùnǚ Chuānsuō
Fair lady works on shuttles
穿
Yùnǚ Chuānsuō
Fair lady works at the Shuttle
nèi
internal, inner, inside
Nèi Wài Xiāng Hé
Harmonize the Internal & External
Nèijiā
Internal Martial Arts
niǎn
drive away, expel
Dào Niǎn Hóu
Repulse the Monkey
musical instrument, guitar-like instrument
Shǒuhuī Pípā
Play the lute
musical instrument, guitar-like instrument
Shǒuhuī Pípā
Play the lute
pāi
pat, slap, beat
Zhuǎnshēn Pāijiǎo
Turn the Body & Pat the Foot
pàn
gaze, look, expect
Yòupàn
Move to the Right
péng
ward off, matching force, boat on water
Péng
Ward Off
piē
cast away, throw away
Piēshēnchuí
Turn & Punch
seven
Shàngbù Qīxīng
Step Up to Form Seven Star
to rise, raise, get up
Qǐshì
Opening Stance
Yòu Qǐjiǎo
Separate Legs (Right)
Zuǒ Qǐjiǎo
Separate Legs (Left)
qín
seize, capture
Xiēbù Qíndǎ
Grab & Hit in Resting Stance
vital breath, air, life force
Qìgōng
Qi Gong
qiú
seek, look for
Dòng Zhōng Qiú Jìng
Stillness within Motion
què
bird, sparrow
Yòu Lǎnquèwěi
Grasp the bird's tail - right style
Zuŏ Lǎnquèwěi
Grasp the bird's tail - left style
quán
fist
Èrshísì Shì Tàijíquán
24 Step Taijiquan
Sìshíèr Shì Tàijíquán
42 Step Taijiquan
Tàijíquán
Tai Chi Ch'uan
like, as if, as
Rúfēng Sìbì
Apparent Close-up
as if, similar to, like
Rúfēng Sìbì
Apparent Close-up
sān
three
Sān Tōng Bèi
Flash Through Back
Sūn Shì Sānshíbā
38 Step Sun Style
Shísān Shì
The Thirteen Methods
sōng
loosen, relax
Sōng Yāo
Relax the Waist
sūn
(surname), grandchild, descendent
Sūn Shì Sānshíbā
38 Step Sun Style
four
Èrshísì Shì Tàijíquán
24 Step Taijiquan
Sìshíèr Shì Tàijíquán
42 Step Taijiquan
shí
ten, complete
Èrshísì Shì Tàijíquán
24 Step Taijiquan
Sūn Shì Sānshíbā
38 Step Sun Style
Sìshíèr Shì Tàijíquán
42 Step Taijiquan
Shízìshŏu
Cross hands
Shísān Shì
The Thirteen Methods
shān
mountain, hill, peak
Bàohǔ Guīshān
Embrace Tiger Return to Mountain
shēn
body, torso, trunk
Piēshēnchuí
Turn & Punch
Zhuănshēn Bānlánchuí
Turn around, block, parry & punch
Zhuănshēn Zuŏ Dēngjiăo
Turn around, left heel kick
Zhuǎnshēn Bǎilián
Turn the Body for Lotus Kick
Zhuǎnshēn Dàlǚ
Turn the Body with Large Rollback
Zhuǎnshēn Pāijiǎo
Turn the Body & Pat the Foot
Zhuǎnshēn Tuīzhǎng
Turn the Body & Thrust the Palm
shī
teacher, master, expert
Lǎoshī Hǎo
Hello Teacher
Lǎoshī Zàijiàn
Goodbye Teacher
shōu
gather together, collect
Shōushì
Closing form
shǎn
flash, lightning
Shăntōngbì
Fan through back
shǒu
hand, hands
Hé Shǒu
Close Hands
Kāi Shǒu
Open Hands
Kāihé Shǒu
Open & Close the Hands
Shízìshŏu
Cross hands
Shǒuhuī Pípā
Play the lute
Tíshǒu
Lift the Hands
Tíshǒu Shàngshì
Raise Hand Posture
Tuīshǒu
Pushing Hands
Yúnshǒu
Wave hands
Yǎnshǒu Gōngchuí
Conceal Hands, Bend Arm & Punch
Yúnshǒu Xiàshì
Wave Hands and Push Down
shàng
up, top, send up
Shàng Xià Xiāng Suí
Coordinate the Upper & Lower Body
Shàngbù Qīxīng
Step Up to Form Seven Star
Tíshǒu Shàngshì
Raise Hand Posture
shè
shoot
Wāngōng Shèhǔ
Curved Bow Shoots Tiger
shí
real, solid, true
Fēn Xū Shí
Distinguish between Empty & Full
shì
conditions, tendency
穿
Chuānzhǎng Xiàshì
Lower the Body & Thread Palm-hand
Dānbiān Xiàshì
Single Bian Downward
Lǚjǐshì
Roll Back & Press
Qǐshì
Opening Stance
Shōushì
Closing form
Tíshǒu Shàngshì
Raise Hand Posture
Xiéfēishì
Diagonal Flying Posture
Yòu Xiàshì Dúlì
Snake creeps down - right form
Yúnshǒu Xiàshì
Wave Hands and Push Down
Zuŏ Xiàshì Dúlì
Snake creeps down - left form
shì
form, style, pattern
Èrshísì Shì Tàijíquán
24 Step Taijiquan
Sūn Shì Sānshíbā
38 Step Sun Style
Sìshíèr Shì Tàijíquán
42 Step Taijiquan
Shísān Shì
The Thirteen Methods
shuāng
double, both, pair
Shuāng Zhuàng Chuí
Clout with Both Fists
Shuāngfēng Guàn'ĕr
Double punch to the ears
suō
shuttle, weavers shuttle, go to and fro
穿
Yòuzuŏ Yùnǚ Chuānsuō
Fair lady works on shuttles
穿
Yùnǚ Chuānsuō
Fair lady works at the Shuttle
suō
sea, ocean
Hăidĭ Zhēn
Needle at sea bottom
suí
follow, comply with
Shàng Xià Xiāng Suí
Coordinate the Upper & Lower Body
tàn
find, guage, locate, search
Gāotànmă
High pat on the horse
tōng
go through, connect, pass through
Sān Tōng Bèi
Flash Through Back
Shăntōngbì
Fan through back
tài
highest, greatest
Èrshísì Shì Tàijíquán
24 Step Taijiquan
Sìshíèr Shì Tàijíquán
42 Step Taijiquan
Tàijíquán
Tai Chi Ch'uan
lift, lift in hand
Tíshǒu
Lift the Hands
Tíshǒu Shàngshì
Raise Hand Posture
tóng
together, same, with, alike
Tóng Xué Men Hǎo
Hello Students
Tóng Xué Men Zài Jiàn
Goodbye Students
tián
field, arable land
Dāntián
Dantian
tuī
push, shove
Tuīshǒu
Pushing Hands
Zhuǎnshēn Tuīzhǎng
Turn the Body & Thrust the Palm
tuō
hold up with palm, support
Dúlì Tuōzhǎng
Stand on One Leg & Lift the Hand
退
tuì
step back, retreat, withdraw
退
Tuībù
Step Back
退穿
Tuìbù Chuānzhǎng
Step Back & Thrust Open Palm Hand
退
Tuìbù Kuàhǔ
Step Back & Mount the Tiger
wān
curve, bent, bend
Wāngōng Shèhǔ
Curved Bow Shoots Tiger
wěi
tail, end
Yòu Lǎnquèwěi
Grasp the bird's tail - right style
Zuŏ Lǎnquèwěi
Grasp the bird's tail - left style
five, (surname)
Wǔbù
Five Steps
Wǔxíng
Five Elements
wài
external, outside
Nèi Wài Xiāng Hé
Harmonize the Internal & External
wéi
do, act
Wú Wéi
Effortless Action
without, no, not having, negative
Wú Wéi
Effortless Action
Wújí
Wuji
knee
Lōuxī Àobù
Brush knee twist steps
Zuŏyòu Lōuxī Àobù
Brush knee twist steps
xīng
star
Shàngbù Qīxīng
Step Up to Form Seven Star
empty, false
Fēn Xū Shí
Distinguish between Empty & Full
Xū Líng Dǐng Jìn
Head Upright so Spirit can reach the Crown
Xūbù Yāzhǎng
Press Palms Down in Empty Stance
xíng
move, process, travel, walk
Wǔxíng
Five Elements
xià
go down, under, below, down
穿
Chuānzhǎng Xiàshì
Lower the Body & Thread Palm-hand
Dānbiān Xiàshì
Single Bian Downward
Shàng Xià Xiāng Suí
Coordinate the Upper & Lower Body
Yòu Xiàshì Dúlì
Snake creeps down - right form
Yúnshǒu Xiàshì
Wave Hands and Push Down
Zuŏ Xiàshì Dúlì
Snake creeps down - left form
xiāng
mutual, reciprocal, each other
Nèi Wài Xiāng Hé
Harmonize the Internal & External
Shàng Xià Xiāng Suí
Coordinate the Upper & Lower Body
Xiāng Lián Bù Duàn
Move with Continuity
xiē
to rest
Xiēbù Qíndǎ
Grab & Hit in Resting Stance
xiōng
chest, thorax, bosom
Hán Xiōng Bá Bèi
Sink the Chest & draw up the Back
xié
slanting, sloping, inclined
Xiéfēishì
Diagonal Flying Posture
xué
school, learn, study
Tóng Xué Men Hǎo
Hello Students
Tóng Xué Men Zài Jiàn
Goodbye Students
wild, wilderness, open space
Yémǎ Fēnzōng
Parting the Wild Horse's Mane
Zuǒyòu Yémǎ Fēnzōng
Parting the horse's mane
yòu
right, right-hand
Yòu Dānbiān
Single Whip - Right Side
Yòu Dēngjiăo
Right heel kick
Yòu Lǎnquèwěi
Grasp the bird's tail - right style
Yòu Xiàshì Dúlì
Snake creeps down - right form
Yòupàn
Move to the Right
Yòuzuŏ Dēngjiăo
Kick Right & Left
穿
Yòuzuŏ Yùnǚ Chuānsuō
Fair lady works on shuttles
Yòu Fēnjiǎo
Separate the Foot, Right
Yòu Qǐjiǎo
Separate Legs (Right)
Zuŏyòu Dàojuǎngōng
Repulse monkey
Zuŏyòu Lōuxī Àobù
Brush knee twist steps
Zuǒyòu Yémǎ Fēnzōng
Parting the horse's mane
jade, precious stone
穿
Yòuzuŏ Yùnǚ Chuānsuō
Fair lady works on shuttles
穿
Yùnǚ Chuānsuō
Fair lady works at the Shuttle
yún
cloud, clouds
Yúnshǒu
Wave hands
Yúnshǒu Xiàshì
Wave Hands and Push Down
press, push down
Xūbù Yāzhǎng
Press Palms Down in Empty Stance
yāo
waist, lower back, middle
Sōng Yāo
Relax the Waist
clothes, clothing
Jìnbù Lǎn Zhā Yī
Step Forward & Tuck in Robes
Lǎn Zhā Yī
Tuck in Robes
one
Yīn Yáng Hún Yī
Combine Yin & Yang into One
yīn
yin, negative
Yīn Yáng Hún Yī
Combine Yin & Yang into One
yǎn
conceal, cover (with the hand)
Yǎnshǒu Gōngchuí
Conceal Hands, Bend Arm & Punch
yáng
yang, positive
Yīn Yáng Hún Yī
Combine Yin & Yang into One
thought, idea, wish, desire
Yòng Yì Bù Yòng Lì
Use the Mind & not Force
yòng
use, employ, apply
Yòng Yì Bù Yòng Lì
Use the Mind & not Force
Yòng Yì Bù Yòng Lì
Use the Mind & not Force
symbol, letter, character
Shízìshŏu
Cross hands
zāi
plant, force, stick in
Jìnbù Zāichuí
Step In & Punch Downward
zōng
mane
Yémǎ Fēnzōng
Parting the Wild Horse's Mane
Zuǒyòu Yémǎ Fēnzōng
Parting the horse's mane
zài
again, once more
Lǎoshī Zàijiàn
Goodbye Teacher
Tóng Xué Men Zài Jiàn
Goodbye Students
zhā
pull up, pierce
Jìnbù Lǎn Zhā Yī
Step Forward & Tuck in Robes
Lǎn Zhā Yī
Tuck in Robes
zhēn
needle, pin
Hăidĭ Zhēn
Needle at sea bottom
zhōng
centre, middle
Dòng Zhōng Qiú Jìng
Stillness within Motion
Zhōngdìng
Keep to the Central Position
zhǎng
palm of hand
穿
Chuānzhǎng Xiàshì
Lower the Body & Thread Palm-hand
Dúlì Tuōzhǎng
Stand on One Leg & Lift the Hand
退穿
Tuìbù Chuānzhǎng
Step Back & Thrust Open Palm Hand
Xūbù Yāzhǎng
Press Palms Down in Empty Stance
Zhuǎnshēn Tuīzhǎng
Turn the Body & Thrust the Palm
zhǒu
elbow
Chén Jiān Zhuì Zhǒu
Sink the Shoulders & drop the Elbows
Zhǒu
Elbow Strike
Zhǒudǐchuí
Fist Under the Elbow
zhuǎn
turn, shift, move
Zhuănshēn Bānlánchuí
Turn around, block, parry & punch
Zhuănshēn Zuŏ Dēngjiăo
Turn around, left heel kick
Zhuǎnjiǎo Bǎilián
Turn the Body & Lotus Kick
Zhuǎnshēn Bǎilián
Turn the Body for Lotus Kick
Zhuǎnshēn Dàlǚ
Turn the Body with Large Rollback
Zhuǎnshēn Pāijiǎo
Turn the Body & Pat the Foot
Zhuǎnshēn Tuīzhǎng
Turn the Body & Thrust the Palm
zhuàng
strike, hit
Shuāng Zhuàng Chuí
Clout with Both Fists
zhuì
drop, sink, fall
Chén Jiān Zhuì Zhǒu
Sink the Shoulders & drop the Elbows
zuǒ
left
Yòuzuŏ Dēngjiăo
Kick Right & Left
穿
Yòuzuŏ Yùnǚ Chuānsuō
Fair lady works on shuttles
Zhuănshēn Zuŏ Dēngjiăo
Turn around, left heel kick
Zuŏ Dānbiān
Single whip, Left Side
Zuŏ Fēnjiǎo
Separate the Foot, Left
Zuŏ Lǎnquèwěi
Grasp the bird's tail - left style
Zuŏ Xiàshì Dúlì
Snake creeps down - left form
Zuŏyòu Dàojuǎngōng
Repulse monkey
Zuŏyòu Lōuxī Àobù
Brush knee twist steps
Zuǒ Qǐjiǎo
Separate Legs (Left)
Zuǒgù
Move to the Left
Zuǒyòu Yémǎ Fēnzōng
Parting the horse's mane
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