王手

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おう
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
jūbakoyomi

Noun[edit]

王手 (hiragana おうて, romaji ōte)

  1. (shogi, chess) check (move threatening the king, or announcement of this threat)
  2. having the opponent within one's grasp

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.