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Meaning of "t'ai chi ch'uan" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD T'AI CHI CH'UAN

Chinese, literally: great art of boxing.
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PRONUNCIATION OF T'AI CHI CH'UAN

t'ai chi ch'uan  [ˈtaɪ dʒiː ˈtʃwɑːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF T'AI CHI CH'UAN

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
T'ai chi ch'uan is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES T'AI CHI CH'UAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

T'ai chi ch'uan

Styles of Chinese martial arts ————— List of Chinese martial arts Terms Kung fu (功夫) Shifu (師傅) Waijia (外家) Chin Na (擒拿) Fa jin (發勁) Neigong (內功) Neijia (內家) Qi (氣) Qigong (氣功) Yin and yang Wushu in the world Historical locations Chen Village (陳家溝) Kunlun Mountains (崑崙山) Mount Emei (峨嵋山) Mount Hua (華山) Shaolin Monastery (少林寺) Wudang Mountains (武當山) Wushu athletes/practitioners Legendary figures Bodhidharma (菩提達摩) Eight immortals (八仙) Five Elders (五祖) Fong Sai-yuk (方世玉) Yim Wing-chun (嚴詠春) Zhang Sanfeng (張三丰) Li Ching-Yuen (李清雲) Historical individuals Yue Fei (岳飛; 1103—1142) Hung Hei-gun (洪熙官; 1745—1825) Dong Haichuan (董海川; 1797/1813—1882) Yang Lu-ch'an (楊露禪; 1799—1872) Chan Heung (陳享; 1806—1875) Wu Quanyou (吳全佑; 1834—1902) Wong Fei-hung (黃飛鴻; 1847—1924) Sun...

Definition of t'ai chi ch'uan in the English dictionary

The definition of t'ai chi ch'uan in the dictionary is a Chinese system of callisthenics characterized by coordinated and rhythmic movements Often shortened to: t'ai chi,.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH T'AI CHI CH'UAN


Assouan
ɑːsˈwɑːn
Assuan
ɑːsˈwɑːn
Aswan
ɑːsˈwɑːn
deewan
dɪˈwɑːn
dewan
dɪˈwɑːn
diwan
dɪˈwɑːn
guan
ɡwɑːn
hwan
hwɑːn
Jawan
dʒəˈwɑːn
Kwangchowan
ˈkwæŋˈtʃaʊˈwɑːn
macedoine
ˌmæsɪˈdwɑːn
Qairwan
kaɪəˈwɑːn
Sichuan
ˈsɪtʃwɑːn
Szechuan
ˈsɪtʃwɑːn
Szechwan
ˌseɪˈtʃwɑːn
Taiwan
ˈtaɪˈwɑːn
Tsingyuan
ˈtsɪŋˈjwɑːn
Yinchuan
ˈjɪnˈtʃwɑːn
Yinchwan
ˈjɪnˈtʃwɑːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE T'AI CHI CH'UAN

t.
t.d.c.
t.i.d.
t´ai chi
ien-ching
s
T&G
ta
ta-ra
ta-ta
ta´en
taal
taata
tab

WORDS THAT END LIKE T'AI CHI CH'UAN

Antiguan
Don Juan
duan
gargantuan
Hung Hsiu-ch´uan
Kairouan
Labuan
lauan
Nauruan
Nicaraguan
Papuan
renminbi yuan
San Juan
Siouan
taguan
Taiyuan
tuan
Tuvaluan
Wan-ch´uan
yuan

Synonyms and antonyms of t'ai chi ch'uan in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «t'ai chi ch'uan» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF T'AI CHI CH'UAN

Find out the translation of t'ai chi ch'uan to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of t'ai chi ch'uan from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «t'ai chi ch'uan» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

太极拴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tai chi chuan
570 millions of speakers

English

t´ai chi ch´uan
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

T´ai ची ch´uan
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

تاي تشي إن Ch´uan
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Тай чи цюань
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Tai Chi Chuan
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তাই চৈ চিয়ান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Tai Chi Chuan
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

T´ai chi ch´uan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

T´ai Chi Ch´uan
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

太極拳のch´uan
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

태극권 의 ch´uan
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

T´ai chi ch´uan
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

t´ai chi ch´uan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டாய் கை சியான்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ताई ची शिआन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tai chi ch´uan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

T´ai Chi Ch´uan
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tai Chi Chuan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Тай чи цюань
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tai chi ch´uan
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Τάι Τσι Τσουάν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

t´ai chi ch´uan
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

tai chi ch´uan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Tai Chi Chuan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of t'ai chi ch'uan

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «T'AI CHI CH'UAN»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «T'AI CHI CH'UAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «t'ai chi ch'uan» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «t'ai chi ch'uan» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about t'ai chi ch'uan

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «T'AI CHI CH'UAN»

Discover the use of t'ai chi ch'uan in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to t'ai chi ch'uan and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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T'Ai Chi Ch'uan for Health and Self-Defense
For the student who has already mastered the basic postures, this book addresses itself to the philosophy behind the system of movements and to all the variations possible. From the Trade Paperback edition.
T.T. Liang, 2011
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T'ai Chi Ch'uan: Becoming One with the Tao
A guide to the classical Yang style of t'ai chi ch'uan provides explanations and instructions of the thirty-seven positions and basic partner exercises.
Petra Kobayashi, Toyo Kobayashi, 2006
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T'ai Chi Ch'uan: The Internal Tradition
T'ai Chi Ch'uan: The Internal Tradition is a clear and insightful approach to T'ai Chi, weaving mindfulness and body presence through stages of training and development of technique.
Ron Sieh, 1992
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T'ai Chi Ch'uan: A Simplified Method of Calisthenics for ...
This is the original classic about Short Form, the most popular and widespread form of T'ai Chi in the West. T'ai Chi Ch'uan is a must-read for every serious T'ai Chi student.
Manqing Zheng, 1981
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The Essence of T'ai Chi Ch'uan: The Literary Tradition
A handbook of the classical Chinese literature on which the art of t'ai chi is based. First English translation of the classic texts of T'ai Chi Ch'uan. This is required reading for practitioners of every style.
Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo, 1979
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Yang Style Traditional Long Form T'ai Chi Ch'uan: As Taught ...
Explains the mechanics of t'ai chi, focusing on the unique and complex methods of the correct movement, using the traditional long form.
Gordon Muir, 2008
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T'ai Chi Ch'uan Ta Wen: Questions and Answers on T'ai
"This book, T'ai Chi Ch'uan Ta Wen, was written sixty years ago by Professor Ch'en Wei-ming, who was a famous exponent of the Yang style T'ai Chi Ch'uan and a student of the great master, Yang Cheng-fu.
Wei-Ming Chen, 1985
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Handbook of T'Ai Chi Ch'Uan Exercises
Zhang provides easy-to-understand descriptions of the postures and movements used in each of the three forms, and outlines key points of general practice.
Fuxing Zhang, 1996
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Hwa Yu Tai Chi Ch'uan: Unlocking the Mysteries of the ...
"A complete philosophical, theoretical, and practical guide to the Hwa Yu Tai Chi Ch'uan (a temple style), and its unique and sophisticated kinesthetic practice form that promotes optimal health and dynamic hand fighting skills"--Provided ...
Glenn D. Newth, 2006
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Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on T'ai Chi Ch'uan
This edition of the classic text contains 13 major essays; oral secrets from Cheng’s teacher Yang Cheng’fu; a Q&A with commentary on martial arts classics; the author’s application and functions of each of the 37 postures of the short ...
Cheng Man-Ch'ing, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «T'AI CHI CH'UAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term t'ai chi ch'uan is used in the context of the following news items.
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Community calendar (July 28)
Curbside Consulting: 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday at CHI Offices, 902 Santa Rita St. Free ... Dye is a 20-year student of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Grandmaster Tung Kai-Ying. «Silver City Sun-News, Jul 15»
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Community notices (July 21)
Introduction to Tai Chi with John Dye from 9 to 10 a.m. July 30 in the Courtyard ... John Dye is a 20-year student of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Grandmaster Tung Kai-Ying. «Silver City Sun-News, Jul 15»
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Fitness Calendar for Tuesday, July 21
Tai Chi for Arthritis – Class offered 9:15 a.m. Mondays at the Missoula Senior Citizens ... Tai Chi – The Missoula Academy of T'ai Chi Ch'uan offers classes and ... «The Missoulian, Jul 15»
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Silent Mind celebrates over 10 years of martial arts and meditation
The Silent Mind opened at 9076 Church Street in Twinsburg in January 2005 and offers three black belt programs, on-site massage, meditation, T'ai Chi Ch'uan, ... «Twinsburg Bulletin, Jul 15»
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Learn T'ai Chi with a free class, this Monday night at the Elm Grove …
T'ai Chi is the perfect exercise system, as it can be done by both young and old, and it promotes vibrant health, self-defense and spiritual growth. T'ai Chi Ch'uan ... «ElmGroveNOW, Jul 15»
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Fitness Calendar for Tuesday, July 7
Tai Chi for Arthritis – Class offered 9:15 a.m. Mondays at the Missoula Senior Citizens ... Tai Chi – The Missoula Academy of T'ai Chi Ch'uan offers classes and ... «The Missoulian, Jul 15»
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Brookfield and Elm Grove Weekly Planner: July 9
T'ai Chi Ch'uan demonstration and class: Master instructor Jim Bayer will lead this program at 6:30 p.m. at the Elm Grove Public Library, 13600 Juneau Blvd. «Brookfield Elm Grove Now, Jul 15»
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Collinsville news and events for the week of July 1
T'ai Chi Ch'uan (tai chi) is a Chinese martial art form well known for its health benefits. The gentle tai chi movements are low impact and provide the benefits of ... «STLtoday.com, Jun 15»
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T'ai Chi part of Silver City community
Today is World T'ai Chi and Qigong Day, and Tai Chi Instructors John and Anna Dye ... John Dye is a 20-year student of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Grandmaster Tung ... «Silver City Sun-News, Apr 15»
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Fitness Calendar for Missoula, Nov. 4, 2014
Ongoing classes include “T'ai Chi Ch'uan” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $10 or $45 for six weeks; “Yoga for Wellness” at noon Mondays, $10 or $45 for six weeks; ... «The Missoulian, Nov 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. T'ai chi ch'uan [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/tai-chi-chuan>. May 2019 ».
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