Wing Chun Glossary
For pronunciation refer back to the Glossary.
YaHt jeeH chóng sàm kyòoHn [sun / character / ? / heart / fist] - sun punch.
YaHt jeeH kyòoHn [sun / character / fist].
Yàm [female, negative, false, soft, etc.] - opposite of yèuHng; in Mandarin: yin.
Yan cheung see: yan jòong
Yan jòong [press, stamp / palm] - pressing with the palm.
Yang see: yèuHng
YaoH máH [right side / stance] - opposite of: jó máH.
Yat chi kuen see: yaHt jeeH kyòoHn
Yau mar see: yaoH máH
Ye chi kim yeung mar see: yeeH jeeH kim yèuHng máH
Ye ge kim yeung ma see: yeeH jeeH kim yèuHng máH
Yee gee kim yeung ma see: yeeH jeeH kim yèuHng máH
Yee jee keem yeung ma see: yeeH jeeH kim yèuHng máH
Yee jee kim yang mah see: yeeH jeeH kim yèuHng máH
Yee kim yang mah see: yeeH jeeH kim yèuHng máH
YeeH dyooHn jeeHt dá [two / section / intercept / strike (yeeH dyooHn together mean "forearm")] - controlling the opponent's arm with your forearm while attacking.
YeeH jeeH kim yèuHng máH [two / character / grab, pinch, seize firmly / goat, sheep / stance] - character two stance, goat stance, basic WíHng Chèun stance.
YèuHng [male, positive, true, hard, etc.] - opposite of yàm,in Mandarin: yang.
Yeung see: yèuHng
Yi thung jeet da see: yeeH dyooHn jeeHt dá
YiHp Gai MaHn [Yip (a family name)/ continue / asking] - born in 1898 in Fat Shan, died in 1972 in Hong Kong. He brought the WíHng Chèun system to Hong Kong, where he taught it to the public, teacher of Bruce Lee.
Yim WíHng Chèun [Yim (a family name) / chant / springtime] - a student of NgH Mòi and the girl for whom this system is named; see also: wíHng chèun.
Yim Wing Chun see: yim wíHng chèun
Yin see: yàm
Yip Man see: YiHp Gai MaHn
Yuen see: yóoHn
Yum see: yàm
Yun jàng [? / palm] - straight (ahead) palm (fingers up), vertical palm (strike).
Yun jeong see: yun jàng
Yut ge chon kuen see: yaHt jeeH chóng sàm kyòoHn
Yut jee choong kuen see: yaHt jeeH chóng sàm kyòoHn
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