shogi

[ shoh-gee ]
/ ˈʃoʊ gi /

noun

the Japanese version of chess.

Nearby words

  1. shoestring root rot,
  2. shoestring tackle,
  3. shoetree,
  4. shofar,
  5. shog,
  6. shogun,
  7. shogun bond,
  8. shogunate,
  9. shoguns,
  10. shohet

Origin of shogi

1880–85; < Japanese shōgi < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese jiāng commander + chess

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