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TERMINOLOGY

Numbers

  • One - Isa

  • Two - Dalawa

  • Three - Tatlo

  • Four - Apat

  • Five - Lima

  • Six - Anim

  • Seven - Pito

  • Eight - Walo

  • Nine - Siyam

  • Ten - Sampu

  • Eleven - Labing-isa 

  • Twelve - Labindalawa

  • Thirteen - Labintatlo

  • Fourteen - Labing-apat

  • Fifteen - Labinlima

  • Sixteen - Labing-anim

  • Seventeen - Labimpito

  • Eighteen - Labingwalo

  • Nineteen - Labinsiyam

  • Twenty - Dalawampu

Range

  • Corto - close

  • Medio - medium

  • Largo - long

Technique/Movements Etc.

  • Abanico - fan; also spelled "abaniko"

  • Bara-bara - wild or formless technique

  • de Cadena - "the chain"

  • Gunting - "scissors" or passing block with a limb destruction

  • Redonda - circular; continuous double stick technique

  • Rompida - a downward and upward slash

  • Sangga Patama - Block and strike

  • Sungkite - a technique that emphasizes thrusts

  • Tapi-Tapi - checking; a series of parries & blocks

  • Witik/Pilantik - wrist snap strike

Equipment/Weapons

  • Bahi - a Philipine hardwood used for sticks

  • Balisong - "butterfly knife"

  • Baston - stick

  • Daga - dagger or short stick

  • Espada - sword or long stick

  • Espada y Daga - sword & dagger or long & short stick

  • Garote - stick; usually flat to simulate a blade

  • Kamagoong - Philipine iron wood

  • Sibat - staff

Commands

  • Handa - Get ready

  • Hintay - wait or pause

  • Piktos - snappy

  • Pugay - salute

  • Salamat - Thank you

Others

  • Arnisador/Escrimador - stick fighter

  • Doble Baston - double stick

  • Guro - teacher

  • Punyo - butt of stick or any weapon

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