Chinese numbers (1-10, 100 & 1000) for Tai Chi and Qi Gong people

Qi Gong and Taijiquan is full of numbers. 8 brocades, 108 form movements, 3 treasures etc. Thus I want to show you the numbers from China!

Let’s start with the Chinese number 1-10; 100 and 1000. And I added some examples from my Taijiquan & Qi Gong Dictionary!

Chinese numbers 1-10; 100; 1000

1          yī        Yi Lu (First Form in Chen style Taijiquan)

2          èr        Er Lu (Second Form in Chen style Taijiquan)

3          sān     San Bao (Three Treasures)

4         

5          wǔ      Wu Qin Xi (Five Animals Qi Gong)

6          liù       Liu Zi Jue (Six Healing Sounds)

7         

8          bā      Qi Jing Ba Mai (Eight Extraordinary Meridians)

9          jiǔ

10  十     shí

100     bǎi      Bai Hui (“Hundred Convergences”, acupoint Du Mai 20)

1000   qiān  Qian Jin Zhui (Thousand Pound Sinking)

I know that the strangest thing about the Chineses language is the pronunciation. If you want to learn counting in Mandarin Chinese,  have a look at this video and repeat what he says:

 

Or you can also go to this online dictionary and listen to 100 or 1000 or any other Chinese word!

Happy Qi!

Angelika

 

Chinese numbers 1-10 ; 100 ; 1000 for Tai Chi practitioners and Qi Gong enthusiasts

2 thoughts on “Chinese numbers (1-10, 100 & 1000) for Tai Chi and Qi Gong people

  1. Marshall Garland

    Thanks for sharing this video. It’s very useful being able to hear the pronunciation and see the numbers in English characters.

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