Cantonese Names of Body Parts - Chinese Martial Arts

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Cantonese Names of Body Parts - Chinese Martial Arts

Here is a list of Cantonese (Chinese) words used in southern style Chinese Martial Arts (i.e. Wing Chun) in order to identify various body parts (i.e. head, foot and neck). These Chinese words are often used during training in order to identify targets to strike or areas to defend. In addition, below are a couple of instructional videos that will help you to properly pronounce these Cantonese words.

For other Chinese words & commands (Cantonese & Mandarin), please visit the main Martial Arts Terminology section.

Kung Fu Names for Body Parts - English to Cantonese

  • Back - Bui
  • Bone - Gwat
  • Ear - Ji
  • Eye - Ngaan
  • Finger - Sau Ji
  • Foot - Geuk Baan
  • Hair - Faat
  • Hand - Sau
  • Head - Tau
  • Leg - Geuk
  • Mouth - Hau
  • Neck - Geng
  • Nose - Bei
  • Shoulder - Bok
  • Stomach - Tou

Chinese (Cantonese) Instructional Videos - Body Parts Vocabulary

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