Hun-Yuan Saber Moves

陈氏混元38式太极刀

Initially copied with minor edits from other sites but I have yet to complete the Chinese tonal marking and appropriate literal translations with footnote. Also the sectioning is my own attempt, as far as I know, there isn't any official organization of the form into sections.

Section 1

1. 起式 Qi~ Shi\

Starting Move

2. 护心刀 Hu\ Xin- Dao-

Protecting Heart with Saber

3. 青龙出水 Qing- Long/ Chu- Shui~

Blue Dragon Comes Out of Water

4. 风卷残云 Feng- Juan~ Can/ Yun/

Wind Blows Scatters Clouds

5. 白云盖顶 Bai/ Yun/ Gai\ Ding~

White Clouds Cover the Head

Section 2

6. 黑虎搜山 Hei Hu Sou Shan

Black Tiger Searches Mountain

7. 苏秦背剑 Su Qin Bei Jian

Su-Qin Carries the Sword

8. 金鸡独立 Jin Ji Du Li

Golden Rooster Stands On One Leg

9. 迎风斩草 Ying Feng Zhan Cao

Cut Grass Against the Wind

10.腰斩白蛇 Yao Zhan Bai She

Cut White Snake at the Waist

Section 3

11. 日套三环 Ri Tao San Huan

Capture Sun with Three Rings

12. 拨云望月 Bo Yun Wang Yue

Push Away Clouds to Look at Moon

13. 拨草寻蛇 Bo Cao Xun She

Part Grass to Seek the Snake

14. 青龙出水 Qing Long Chu Shui

Blue Dragon Comes Out of Water

15. 风卷残云 Feng Juan Can Yun

Wind Blows Scatters Clouds

(followed by unnumbered move: 腰斩白蛇

Cut White Snake at the Waist)

Section 4

16. 力劈华山 Li Pi Hua Shan

Forcefully Split Hua-Mountain

17. 雁别金翅 Yan Bie Jin Chi

Goose Tucks Its Golden Wings

18. 夜叉探海 Yie Cha Tan Hai

Night Demon Probes the Sea

19. 翻身砍 Fan Shen Kan

Turn Around and Chop

20. 回身再砍 Hui Shen Zai Kan

Turn Back to Chop Again

Section 5

21. 黄龙三搅水 Huang Long San Jiao Shui

Yellow Dragon Stirs Water Three Times

22. 退步分水式 Tui Bu Fen Shui Shi

Step Back to Part the Water

23. 双震脚 Shuang Zhen Jiao

Double Stomp Feet

24. 玉女穿梭 Yu Nu Chuan Suo

Jade Lady Works At Shuttle

25. 腰斩白蛇 Yao Zhan Bai She

Cut White Snake at the Waist

Section 6

26. 野战八方 Ye Zhan Ba Fang

Battle Eight Directions at Night

27. 连环刀 Lian Huan Dao

Circular Slashing Saber

28. 败势撩阴刀 Bai Shi Liao Yin Dao

Feint Retreat then Low Crotch Cut

29. 护心刀 Hu Xin Dao

Protecting Heart with Saber

30. 白鹤亮翅穿心掌 Bai He Liang Chi Chuan Xin Zhang

White Crane Spreads Wings Palm Strike thru Heart

Section 7

31. 反背刀 Fan Bei Dao

Turn Back and Chop

32. 独立式 Du Li Shi

One Legged Stand Posture

33. 披身斜挂 Pi Shen Xie Gua

Cover Body Chop and Hang Slanted

34. 横扫千军 Heng Sao Qian Jun

Sweep across Thousand Soldiers

Section 8

35. 刺刀开合 Ci Dao Kai He

Saber Thrust and Open Close

(或 指南针开合式 Zi Nan Zhen Kai He Shi

or South Pointing Needle Open and Close)

36. 夜叉探海 Ye Cha Tan Hai

Night Demon Probes the Sea

37. 白猿献果 Bai Yuan Xian Guo

White Ape Presents Fruits

38. 怀中抱月收式 Huai Zhong Bao Yue Shou Shi

Cradle Moon in Bossom Closing Move