Definition of T'ai chi

1. Noun. A Chinese system of slow meditative physical exercise designed for relaxation and balance and health.

Exact synonyms: T'ai Chi Chuan, Tai Chi, Tai Chi Chuan, Taichi, Taichichuan
Generic synonyms: Martial Art



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Literary usage of T'ai chi

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal (1887)
"Therefore it is called Wu chi erh t'ai chi, not that outside of 2"ai chi there ... Notice also in passing, that the illustrations are called T'ai chi wit, ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1907)
"Here, however, the term t'ai chi does not seem to have had a very weighty significance. It merely meant what it literally means, "great limit. ..."

3. Women-Owned and Home-Based Businesses: Hearing Before the Committee on Small edited by Christopher S. Bond (1999)
"In 1996, there were 300 students enrolled at Peaceful Dragon School of T'ai Chi Ch'an and my sales were $ 52000. Thanks to the support, advice, and guidance ..."

4. Journal of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society by Shanghai Literary and Scientific Society, North-China Branch, China Branch (1920)
"Ch'eng is what is called T'ai Chi.—Holy is merely Ch'eng. He who possesses Ch'eng entirely comprises within himself the spontaneousness of all true ..."

5. Radiant Healing: The Many Paths to Personal Harmony and Planetary Wholeness by Isabel Bellamy, Donald MacLean (2005)
"The popular legend concerning the origins of T'ai Chi tells of a 13th century Taoist monk watching a fight between a crane and a snake. ..."

6. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1909)
"A. Concerning T'ai Chi. B. Concerning Li Ch'i (The fountain of knowledge. ... Evolution founded upon T'ai Chi, and Li Chi. E. Concerning Heaven and Earth, ..."

7. Essays on the Chinese Language by Thomas Watters (1889)
"The T'ai-chi is the "pervading spiritual law " of the universe, not to be defined or described, ... Some Taoists identify the t'ai-chi with their tan (JJ), ..."

8. The Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal (1887)
"Therefore it is called Wu chi erh t'ai chi, not that outside of 2"ai chi there ... Notice also in passing, that the illustrations are called T'ai chi wit, ..."

9. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1907)
"Here, however, the term t'ai chi does not seem to have had a very weighty significance. It merely meant what it literally means, "great limit. ..."

10. Women-Owned and Home-Based Businesses: Hearing Before the Committee on Small edited by Christopher S. Bond (1999)
"In 1996, there were 300 students enrolled at Peaceful Dragon School of T'ai Chi Ch'an and my sales were $ 52000. Thanks to the support, advice, and guidance ..."

11. Journal of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society by Shanghai Literary and Scientific Society, North-China Branch, China Branch (1920)
"Ch'eng is what is called T'ai Chi.—Holy is merely Ch'eng. He who possesses Ch'eng entirely comprises within himself the spontaneousness of all true ..."

12. Radiant Healing: The Many Paths to Personal Harmony and Planetary Wholeness by Isabel Bellamy, Donald MacLean (2005)
"The popular legend concerning the origins of T'ai Chi tells of a 13th century Taoist monk watching a fight between a crane and a snake. ..."

13. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1909)
"A. Concerning T'ai Chi. B. Concerning Li Ch'i (The fountain of knowledge. ... Evolution founded upon T'ai Chi, and Li Chi. E. Concerning Heaven and Earth, ..."

14. Essays on the Chinese Language by Thomas Watters (1889)
"The T'ai-chi is the "pervading spiritual law " of the universe, not to be defined or described, ... Some Taoists identify the t'ai-chi with their tan (JJ), ..."

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