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wei qi

Syllabification: wei qi
Pronunciation: /wā CHē
 
/
(also wei ch'i)

Definition of wei qi in English:

noun

A traditional Chinese board game of territorial possession and capture.
Example sentences
  • Originally a Chinese game, wei ch'i (its Chinese name) or ‘go’ (its Japanese name) is said to be the oldest surviving board game in the world.

Origin

Chinese, from wéi 'surround' + 'chess'.

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