Kung Fu Terminology

These are important terms for addressing elders and other students in our traditional Kung Fu system.

師父 (Si Fu) Master/Teaching Father
師母(Si Mouh) Master’s wife
師伯 (Si Baak) Master’s older kung fu Brother
師伯娘 (Si Baak Leung) Master’s older kung fu brother’s wife
師叔 (Si Suk) Master’s younger kung fu brother
師嬸(Si Sum) Master’s younger kung fu brother’s Wife

師太公 (Si Tai Gong) Great Grandmaster
師太婆 (Si Tai Po) Great Grandmaster’s Wife

師公 (Si Gong) Grandmaster
師太 (Si Tai) Grandmaster’s wife
師伯公 (Si Baak Gong) Grandmaster’s older kung fu brother/sister
師伯婆 (Si Baak Po) Grandmaster’s older kung fu brother’s wife
師叔公 (Si Suk Gong) Grandmaster’s younger kung fu brother/sister
師叔婆 (Si Suk Po) Grandmaster’s young kung fu brother’s wife

徒弟 (Tou Dai) – Student / Disciple
入室弟子 (Yup Sut Dai Dzi) Indoor Disciple
徒孫 (Tou Syun) – Grand student
師侄 (Si Jut) – Kung fu Nephew / Niece

師父 (Si Fu) Master/Teaching Father
師母(Si Mou) Master’s wife
師伯 (Si Baak) Master’s elder kung fu brother/sister
師伯娘 (Si Baak Leung) Master’s elder kung fu brother’s wife
師叔 (Si Suk) Master’s younger kung fu brother/sister
師嬸(Si Sum) Master’s younger kung fu brother’s Wife

師兄 (Si Hing) Elder kung fu brother
師姐 (Si Jie) Elder kung fu sister
師弟 (Si Dai) Younger kung fu brother
師妹 (Si Mui) Younger kung fu sister