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Bak Mei ("Bak Mei" comes from the Cantonese pronunciation) is said to have been one of the legendary Five Elders — survivors of the destruction of the Shaolin Monastery by the Qing dynasty (1644–1912) — who, according to some accounts, betrayed Shaolin to the imperial government.
The Cantonese language is a variety of Chinese spoken in the city of Guangzhou (historically known as Canton) and its surrounding area in southeastern China.
A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
The Daliang Mountains are in the southern part of the province of Sichuan in China.
In Southern Chinese folklore, the Five Elders of Shaolin, also known as the Five Generals are the survivors of one of the destructions of the Shaolin temple by the Qing Dynasty, variously said to have taken place in 1647, in 1674 or in 1732.
Fong Sai-yuk or Fang Shiyu was a (possibly fictional) Chinese martial artist and folk hero from Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province.
The Forbidden City is a palace complex in central Beijing, China.
Fujian (pronounced), formerly romanised as Foken, Fouken, Fukien, and Hokkien, is a province on the southeast coast of mainland China.
Guangdong is a province in South China, located on the South China Sea coast.
Guangxi (pronounced; Zhuang: Gvangjsih), officially the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is a Chinese autonomous region in South Central China, bordering Vietnam.
Henan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the central part of the country.
Hubei is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the Central China region.
Ip Man, also known as Yip Man, (1 October 1893 – 2 December 1972), was a Chinese martial artist, and a master teacher of Wing Chun.
Jee Sin Sim See, Gee Seen Sim See or "Monk Zhi Shan" is said to have been one of the legendary Five Elders, survivors of the destruction of the Shaolin Temple by the Qing Dynasty (16441912).
The Kangxi Emperor (康熙; 4 May 165420 December 1722), personal name Xuanye, was the fourth emperor of the Qing dynasty, the first to be born on Chinese soil south of the Shanhai Pass near Beijing, and the second Qing emperor to rule over that part of China, from 1661 to 1722.
Kara Hui Ying-hung (born 3 February 1960), also romanized as Kara Wai Ying-hung, is a Hong Kong actress of Manchu ethnicity.
Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng (born 6 August 1962) is a Malaysian actress who achieved fame in the early 1990s, after starring in a series of popular Hong Kong action films in which she performed her own stunts.
The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.
Mount Emei is a mountain in Sichuan Province, China, and is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China.
Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.
Qigong, qi gong, chi kung, or chi gung is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used in the belief that it promotes health, spirituality, and martial arts training.
The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.
Shaolin Kung Fu, also called Shaolin Wushu or Shaolin quan, is one of the oldest, largest, and most famous styles of wushu or kungfu.
The Shaolin Monastery, also known as the Shaolin Temple, is a Chan ("Zen") Buddhist temple in Dengfeng County, Henan Province, China.
Sichuan, formerly romanized as Szechuan or Szechwan, is a province in southwest China occupying most of the Sichuan Basin and the easternmost part of the Tibetan Plateau between the Jinsha River on the west, the Daba Mountains in the north, and the Yungui Plateau to the south.
The movements of the Southern Dragon style of Shaolin Boxing are based on the mythical Chinese dragon.
Tibetan Buddhism is the form of Buddhist doctrine and institutions named after the lands of Tibet, but also found in the regions surrounding the Himalayas and much of Central Asia.
Traditional Chinese characters (Pinyin) are Chinese characters in any character set that does not contain newly created characters or character substitutions performed after 1946.
Wing Chun is a traditional Southern Chinese Kung fu (wushu) specializing in close range combat.
Wing Chun is a 1994 Hong Kong martial arts action drama film produced and directed by Yuen Woo-ping, starring Michelle Yeoh and Yen Chi-tan.
The Wudang Mountains consist of a small mountain range in the northwestern part of Hubei, China, just south of Shiyan.
Wudang quan is a class of Chinese martial arts.
The Yale romanization of Cantonese was developed by Gerard P. Kok for his and Parker Po-fei Huang's textbook Speak Cantonese initially circulated in looseleaf form in 1952 but later published in 1958.
Yim Wing Chun is a Chinese legendary character, often cited in Wing Chun legends as the first master of the martial art bearing her name.
Yue Fei (24 March 1103 – 27 January 1142), courtesy name Pengju, was a Han Chinese military general who lived during the Southern Song dynasty.
Yuejiaquan (岳家拳, literally Yue Family Fist, alternately Yue Ch'uan) is a style of Chinese martial arts attributed to Yue Fei, a noted General and patriot from the Song Dynasty.
Yunnan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the far southwest of the country.