English

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If either player places a stone at C2, their opponent will be able to capture their stones and live. Therefore, this is a seki.

Etymology

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From Japanese セキ (seki).

Noun

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seki

  1. (go) In the game of Go, a state of impasse where neither player can benefit from playing in a location

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Further reading

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Anagrams

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Japanese

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Romanization

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seki

  1. Rōmaji transcription of せき

Karao

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Noun

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seki

  1. foot; leg

Maranao

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Noun

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seki

  1. leg

Sranan Tongo

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Etymology

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From English shake.

Verb

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seki

  1. to shake, wobble, wag
    • 1996, H. C. Tiendalli, M. Nickel, Leisi Boekoe na ini Sranan Tongo[1], 3rd edition, Paramaribo, Suriname: Instituut voor Taalwetenschap, page 39:
      Di a dagoe kisi meti a seki en tere.
      When the dog gets meat he wags his tail.

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Aukan: seke

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Turkish

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Etymology

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From Ottoman Turkish سكی (sekü, seki), from Proto-Turkic *sekü (stone bench, stage, dais).

Noun

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seki

  1. seat