Meaning of 棋

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English Definition: chess; chess-like game; a game of chess; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ ] his, her, its, their; that
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Example Words
棋手 shǒu chess player
围棋 wéi the game of Go
象棋 xiàng Chinese chess; Classifiers:
国际象棋 guó xiàng chess; Classifiers:
下棋 xià to play chess
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