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ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 將棋 (“shogi; janggi”).
(This term, 将棋, is the simplified form of 將棋.)
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Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 6

Grade: S
on’yomi

NounEdit

将棋 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 將棋, hiragana しょうぎ, rōmaji shōgi, historical hiragana しやうぎ)

  1. shogi (Japanese chess)
    • 2000 July 7 [May 17 2000], Amagi, Seimaru; Sato, Fumiya, “FILE 3 しゃのチェックメイト The Great Chess Player Akechi 〈もんだいへん1〉 [FILE 3: Dead Man’s Checkmate: The Great Chess Player Akechi ‹Problem 1›]”, in 明智警視の優雅なる事件簿 [Superintendent Akechi Elegant Case Files] (fiction, in Japanese), 3rd edition, Tokyo: Kodansha, ISBN 4-06-334303-0:
      これは (おれ)とオッサンの (ひる)メシ ()けた (しょう) ()なんだぜ?それにチェックメイトは「チェス」の (よう) ()じゃん! (おれ) (しょう) ()やってんだぜ⁉
      Kore wa ore to ossan no hirumeshi kaketa shōbu nan da ze? Sore ni chekkumeito wa “chesu” no yōgo jan! Orera shōgi yatten da ze⁉
      I was playing betting on lunch with pops, damn it! And isn’t checkmate a “chess” term? We were playing shōgi‼
       (しょう) ()もチェスも (もと) (おな)じインド (しょう) ()からきてるんですよ! () (ほん) (てき)なルールは ()わりません‼
      Shōgi mo chesu mo moto wa onaji Indo shōgi kara kiterun desu yo! Kihonteki na rūru wa kawarimasen‼
      Both shōgi and chess originate from Indian chess! The core rules aren’t really so different‼
  2. any of several shogi variants that are (or have been) played in Japan and elsewhere
  3. any other chess variant such as western chess, xiangqi (Chinese chess) chaturanga, janggi (Korean chess), shatranj, makruk, etc.
    • 2000 July 7 [May 17 2000], Amagi, Seimaru; Satō, Fumiya, “FILE 3 しゃのチェックメイト The Great Chess Player Akechi 〈もんだいへん1〉 [FILE 3: Dead Man’s Checkmate: The Great Chess Player Akechi ‹Problem 1›]”, in 明智警視の優雅なる事件簿 [Superintendent Akechi Elegant Case Files] (fiction, in Japanese), 3rd edition, Tokyo: Kodansha, ISBN 4-06-334303-0:
      これは (おれ)とオッサンの (ひる)メシ ()けた (しょう) ()なんだぜ?それにチェックメイトは「チェス」の (よう) ()じゃん! (おれ) (しょう) ()やってんだぜ⁉
      Kore wa ore to ossan no hirumeshi kaketa shōbu nan da ze? Sore ni chekkumeito wa “chesu” no yōgo jan! Orera shōgi yatten da ze⁉
      I was playing betting on lunch with pops, damn it! And isn’t checkmate a “chess” term? We were playing shōgi‼
       (しょう) ()もチェスも (もと) (おな)インド (しょう) ()からきてるんですよ! () (ほん) (てき)なルールは ()わりません‼
      Shōgi mo chesu mo moto wa onaji Indo shōgi kara kiterun desu yo! Kihonteki na rūru wa kawarimasen‼
      Both shōgi and chess originate from Indian chess! The core rules aren’t really so different‼

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