It's used as a classifier, like this:




So how to say it in English?


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Generally it's called 'move'.

To be precise, 招 is 'move' and 式 is 'stance' or 'form'.

When it comes to a specific move, you can use words like catch (手 as in 擒拿手), hit (打), reach (长拳), kick (踢) etc.


Every move is imprinted on his mind.

  • I will vote you up when I get 15 reps. :)
    – zwangxian
    Mar 11, 2013 at 7:25

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