国士無双

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Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
こく
Grade: 2

Grade: 4

Grade: 4
そう
Grade: S
on’yomi

Compound of 国士 (patriot, respectable person) +‎ 無双 (unparalleled, without equal).

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Noun[edit]

国士無双 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 國士無雙, hiragana こくしむそう, rōmaji kokushi musō, historical hiragana こくしむさう)

  1. distinguished person
  2. (mahjong) thirteen orphans: a 役満 (yakuman, limit) hand of all 么九牌 (yaochūpai, terminals and honours), plus one more of any of those tiles
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN