竜王

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
りゅう
Grade: S
おう
Grade: 1
on’yomi
竜王

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

竜王 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 龍王, hiragana りゅうおう, rōmaji ryūō, historical hiragana りゆうわう)

  1. (shogi) A Japanese shogi tournament, and the title conferred to its winner.
  2. (shogi) the name of the promoted piece that moves as the move of both rook and king in western chess

See also[edit]

Shogi pieces
Unpromoted pieces (生駒 (なまごま)) name  (おう) (しょう)
 (ぎょく) (しょう)
 (きん) (しょう)  (ぎん) (しょう)  (けい) ()  (きょう) (しゃ)  () (しゃ)  (かく) (ぎょう)  () (ひょう)
abbr.
Promoted pieces (成駒 (なりごま)) name - -  (なり) (ぎん)  (なり) (けい)  (なり) (きょう)  (りゅう) (おう)  (りゅう) ()  (きん)
abbr. - -