Wing Chun Dictionary

Wing Chun Dictionary

Our goal is to create the most comprehensive online Wing Chun Dictionary. In order to do this, we are considering this a collaborative, community effort to benefit Wing Chun students across the world. This is a work in progress and will be updated often.

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Wing Chun Dictionary Community Effort

Our goal is to create the most comprehensive online Wing Chun Dictionary.  In order to do this,  we are considering this a collaborative, community effort to benefit Wing Chun students across the world.   This is a work in progress and will be updated often.   You can make suggestions to westcoastwingchun@gmail.com

Learn Wing Chun Terminology, Meanings and Vocabulary with Flash Cards,  Games, and Tests.

Cantonese Alternate Spellings English Meaning Simplified Chinese (Characters) Traditional Chinese (Characters)
Baat Cham Dao Batt Jam Dao; Bart Cham Dao; Baat Jaam Dou; Yee Jee Seung Do; Dit Ming Do Eight Slashing Knives; Butterfly Knives; Butterfly Swords; Life-Taking Knives 八斩刀 八斬刀
Biu Juen Piercing Turn 白娟 白娟
Bong Sau Bong Sao Wing Arm 膀手 膀手
Bui Gee Biu Tse; Biu Jee; Biu Ji; Bil Gee Darting Fingers; Thrusting Fingers 標指 鏢指
Bui Ma Biu Ma Thrusting Step/Piercing Step 我什么 標馬
Bui Sau Bui Sao Piercing Hand 镖手 鏢手
Chang Sau Tsang Sau; Chang Sao Spade Hand/Knife Edge 张秀 張秀
Cheung Sin Chung Sin Center Line 张仙 中線
Chi Gerk Sticky Legs 奇克 黐腳
Chi Sau Chi Sao Sticky Hands 迟到 黐手
Chin Na Seize or Grab 金娜 金娜
Chong Ma Bracing Step
Chum Kiu Cham Kiu Seeking The Bridge 尋橋 尋橋
Chum Kiu Ma Seeking The Bridge Stance 春巧马 春巧馬
Da Strike
Dai Bong Sau Dai Bong Sao Low Wing Arm 低膀手
Dan Chi Sau Daan Chi Sau; Dan Chi Sao Single Sticky Hand 单黐手 黐單手
Dit Metal/Iron 这个 這個
Dit Dat Jow Dit Da Jow Iron Hit Wine 那个乔 跌打酒
Fa Jing Whipping Energy 法静 法靜
Fahn Backwards 法恩 法恩
Fahn Jarn Backward Elbow 法恩 法恩
Fak Sau Whisking Arm 福秀 拂手
Fook Sau Fook Sao; Fuk Sau Hand On; Covering Hand 伏手 伏手
Gaun Sau Guan Sao Slicing Hand/Arm 关秀 耕手
Gerk Geork Foot/Leg
Gok Biu Cutting Elbow 猜猜 猜貝
Gong Lik Internal Power
Gum Sau Gum Sao Pinning Hand 揿手 撳手
Hoi Ma Setting Up The Stance 马海 馬海
Huen Bo Circling Leg 圈步
Huen Ma Circling Step
Huen Sau Huen Sao Circling Hand 圈手 圈手
Jarn Elbow(s) 贾恩
Jarn Dai Lik Elbow Power 贾恩力 㬹底力
Jeep Sau Catching Hands 接手 接手
Jeet Intercept 杰特 傑特
Jeet Da Interceptinig Strikes 吉达 吉達
Jek Cheung Upright/Verticle Palm
Ji Si Sau Ji Si Sao Flesh Tearing Hand 吉斯秀 吉斯秀
Jing Front
Ju Yi Attention/Focus
Juen Ma Turning Stance 尤恩玛 轉馬
Jum Kuen Sinking Punch/Fist 朱根 朱根
Jum Ma Sunken Stance 马俊 馬俊
Jum Sau Jum Sao; Jam Sao Sinking Arm 枕手 枕手
Jut Sau Jut Sao Jerking Hand 窒手 窒手
Kuen Fist
Kuen Do Kuen To Boxing Form 昆多 拳套
Kung Fu Gong Fu, Gung Fu Hard Work/Achievement 坤卦符 坤卦符
Kwan Sau Kwan Sao Rotating Arm; Rolling Hands 捆手
Lan Sau Lan Sao Bar Arm 拦手 攔手
Lin Drill
Lin Wan Kuen Chain Punches 林万宽 連環拳
Loi Inside
Loi Jum Sau Indoor Sinking Hand 来珍秀 來珍秀
Loi Seen Wa Inside Facing Footwork/Inside Step 不好了 不好了
Look Sau Luk Sau; Luk Sao Rolling Arms 碌手 碌手
Lop Sau Lop Sao; Lap Sao Pulling Hand/Arm 拉手 拉手
Luk Dim Boon Kwun Luhk Dim Bun Gwan; Lok Dim Boon Kwan 6 and A Half Point Pole; Long Pole; Dragon Pole 六点半棍 六點半棍
Ma Stance
Man Sau Man Sao Asking Hand/Inquisitive hand 问手 問手
Muk Yan Jong Mok Jong Wooden Dummy 木人桩 木人樁
Ng Mui 吴梅 五枚
Noi Outside 我们 我們
Noi Doi Gok Kuen Outside Diagonal Fist
Noi Seen Wa Outside Facing Footwork/Outside Step 对不起 對不起
Pai Jarn Hacking Elbows 贾恩神父 批㬹
Pak Sau Pak Sao; Paak Sau Slapping Hand 拍手 拍手
Qi Chi Life Force Energy
Qi Gung Qigong; Qi Gong; Chi Kung; Chi Gung Internal Energy Exercises 气功 氣功
Sam Gok Ma Three Point Stepping/Triangle Stepping
Sam Kuen Sun Fist/Punch 山姆·库恩 山姆·庫恩
Sam Pai Fut Praying Thrice 三百富 三百富
Sau Sao Hand/Arm
Sau Sik Closing Position In The Forms 秀植 收式
Seung Double
Seung Jum Sau Double Sinking Hand 胜俊秀 勝俊秀
Seung Jum Tan Sau Double Sinking Palm-Up Hand 郑俊秀 鄭俊秀
Seung Ma Double Step 马胜 上馬
Sifu Shifu Kung Fu Father/Master 师傅 師傅
Sigung Kung Fu Grandfather/ Master’s Master 西贡 師公
Sip Ma Intercepting Step
Siu Lim Tao Siu Nim Tao; Siu Leem Tao Little Idea; Tiny Idea 小念頭 小念頭
Sot Kuen Chamber
Sut Knee
Tai Kuen Raising Fist/Punch
Tai Sau Tai Sao Raising Arms 提手 提手
Tan Sau Tan Sao Palm Up Hand/Dispersing Hand/Dismantling Hand 摊手 攤手
Tan Tien Dan Tin Internal Center 谭天 譚天
Tao Doe The Way
Tek Kick 泰克
Toi Ma Evading Stance 妳妈 妳媽
Tok Sau Tok Sao Holding Up Hand 托手 托手
Took Sau Took Sao Hooking Hand 秀秀 秀秀
Tut Sau Tut Sao Freeing Arm 图骚 脫手
Wang Bui Ma Horizontal Piercing Step
Wang Wa Chueng Low Horizontal Palm 万克哇克 萬哇
Wing Chun Ving Tsun, Wing Chun Kuen, Wing Tsun, Ving Chun Beautiful Springtime 咏春 詠春拳
Wu Sau Wu Sao Protective Hand 护手 護手
Yat Chi Cheung Kuen Vertical Sun Thrusting Fist 逸智昌 逸智祥
Yee Gee Kim Yeung Ma Yee Ji Kim Yeung Ma; Yee Chee Kim Yeung Ma; Yee Jee Kim Yeung Ma Character Two Frontal Adduction Stance, Character Two Goat Clamping Stance 二字钳羊马 二字拑羊馬
Yim Wing Chun 严咏春 嚴詠春
Yin Yang Yin Yang 陰陽
Yip Man Ip Man 叶问 葉問
Yui Ma Yiu Ma Waist Turning Stance/Hip Power 麻衣 腰馬合一
Muk Fung Kuen Phoenix Eye Fist 慕克权 慕克權
Gang Kuen Ginger Fist
Noi Moon Chow Kuen Outside Gate Whipping Fist 周文权 周文權
Dai Chow Kuen Low Whipping Fist 戴周权 戴周權
Noi Chow Gang Kuen Outside Whipping Ginger Fist
Gou Kuen Hooking Fist 苟权 苟權
Cheung Kuen Center Fist

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