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EtymologyEdit

From Cantonese 麻將麻将 (maa4 zoeng3) (standard Mandarin: 麻將麻将 (májiàng)).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɑːˈdʒɒŋ/, /mɑːˈʒɒŋ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /mɑˈdʒɔŋ/, /mɑˈʒɔŋ/
    • (cot-caught merger) IPA(key): /mɑˈdʒɑŋ/, /mɑˈʒɑŋ/

NounEdit

mahjong (uncountable)

  1. A game (originally Chinese) for four players, using a collection of tiles divided into five or six suits.
  2. A solitaire game using the same tiles, where the player wins by removing pairs of matching exposed tiles until none remain.

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

mahjong

  1. mahjong (game for four)
  2. mahjong (solitaire)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of mahjong (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative mahjong mahjongit
genitive mahjongin mahjongien
partitive mahjongia mahjongeja
illative mahjongiin mahjongeihin
singular plural
nominative mahjong mahjongit
accusative nom. mahjong mahjongit
gen. mahjongin
genitive mahjongin mahjongien
partitive mahjongia mahjongeja
inessive mahjongissa mahjongeissa
elative mahjongista mahjongeista
illative mahjongiin mahjongeihin
adessive mahjongilla mahjongeilla
ablative mahjongilta mahjongeilta
allative mahjongille mahjongeille
essive mahjongina mahjongeina
translative mahjongiksi mahjongeiksi
instructive mahjongein
abessive mahjongitta mahjongeitta
comitative mahjongeineen

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NounEdit

mahjong m (uncountable)

  1. mahjong (Chinese tile game)

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NounEdit

mahjong n

  1. mahjong (Chinese tile game)