後手

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

後手 (hiragana ごて, romaji gote)

  1. (go) Not having the initiative; moving last in an area; responding to the opponent's threats.
  2. (go) A move that causes one to lose the initiative.
  3. (go) A position where one or both players have such a move.
  4. (shogi) The second player.

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