围棋 Chinese Terms

* 白 bái – white*
* 白方 bái fāng – white player*
* 败 (敗) bài – failure*
* 败着 (敗著) bài zhāo – losing move
* 扳 bān – hane
* 扳断 bān duàn – hane through
* 板六 bǎn liù – rectangular six
* 半劫 bàn jié – half-point ko
* 棒接 bàng jiē – pole connection
* 包围 (包圍) bāo wéi – surround*
* 薄 báo – thin*

* 保留 bǎoliú – retain; preserve*
* 抱吃 bào chī – capturing technique by atari
* 本身劫 běn shēn jié – local ko threat
* 本身劫材 běn shēn jié cái – local ko threat
* 本手 běn shǒu – proper move
* 笨重 bèn zhòng – heavy*
* 崩 bēng – collapse*
* 崩溃 (崩潰) bēng kuì – collapse*
* 逼 bī – checking extension
* 鼻顶 (鼻頂) bí dǐng – nose tesuji
* 比气 (比氣) bǐ qì – capturing race
* 比赛 (比賽) bǐ sài – tournament*
* 边 (邊) biān – side*
* 变化 (變化) biàn huà – variation*
* 变相中国流 (變相中国流) biàn xiàng zhōng guó liǔ – mini chinese opening
* 变形中国流 (變形中國流) biàn xíng zhōng guó liǔ – mini chinese opening
* 变着 (變著) biàn zhāo – unusual play
* 并 (並) bìng – horizontal stretch
* 步调 bù diào – logical order of moves (moving reasonably, beneficially, and with restraint)
* 补强 (補强) bǔ qiáng – reinforce*
* 布局 (佈局) bù jú – opening
* 不利 bù lì – disadvantageous*
* 不入 bù rù – suicide
* 不入子 bù rù zǐ – suicide
* 不提三目 bù tí sān mù – three points without capturing
* 不提五目 bù tí wǔ mù – five points without capturing
* 猜先 cāi xiān – guessing the stones (Nigiri: random color choice before the game)
* 猜子 cāi zǐ – guessing the stones (Nigiri: random color choice before the game)
* 参考 (參考) cān kǎo – reference*
* 残忍 cánrěn – bloody or merciless*
* 拆 chāi – extension
* 拆逼 chāi bī – checking extension
* 拆二 chāi èr – two-space extension
* 拆三 chāi sān – three-space extension
* 拆四 chāi sì – four-space extension
* 拆五 chāi wǔ – five-space extension
* 拆一 chāi yī – one-space extension
* 缠绕 (纏繞) chánrǎo – harassment technique
* 长 (長) cháng – stretch
* 长考 (長考) cháng kǎo – think for a long time
* 长气 (長氣) cháng qì – increase liberties
* 长生 (長生) cháng shēng – eternal life
* 场合定式 (場合定式) chǎng hé dìng shì – situational joseki
* 超大飞 (超大飛) chāo dà fēi – very large knight’s move
* 超高目 chāo gāo mù – 4-6 point
* 超时负 / 超时 (超時) chāo shí fù ​ – lose by time
* 超时胜 chāo​ shí​ shèng​ – win on time
* 成功 chéng gōng – success*
* 成立 chéng lì – possible*
* 秤砣 chèng tuó – two-stone edge squeeze
* 吃 chī – capture
* 吃亏 (吃虧) chī kuī – loss*
* 持棋 chí qí – jigo
* 冲 (衝) chōng – push through
* 重复 (重複) chóng fù – overconcentrated
* 初段 chū duàn – 1 dan
* 初级 (初級) chū jí – beginner level*
* 出头 (出頭) chū tóu – getting ahead
* 刺 cì – peep
* 次序 cì xù – sequence*
* 错误 (錯誤) cuò wù – mistake*
* 错小目 (錯小目) cuò xiǎo mù – rotating 3-4 points
* 搭 dā – attach
* 打 dǎ – atari
* 打吃 dǎ chī – atari
* 打二还一 (打二還一) dǎ èr huán yī – capture two recapture one
* 打挂 (打掛) dǎ guà – adjourn game
* 打劫 dǎ jié – ko
* 打入 dǎ rù – invasion
* 打三还一 (打三還一) dǎ sān huán yī – capture three recapture one
* 大 dà – large*
* 大场 (大場) dà chǎng – big point
* 大飞 (大飛) dà fēi – large knight’s move
* 大局感 dà jú gǎn – whole board thinking
* 大龙 (大龍) dà lóng – dragon*
* 大模样 (大模樣) dà mó yàng – large-scale framework
* 大盘 (大盤) dà pán – large board (19×19)
* 大棋盘 (大棋盤) dà qí pán – large board (19×19)
* 大伸腿 dà shēn tuǐ – large monkey jump
* 大头鬼 (大頭鬼) dà tóu guǐ – two-stone edge squeeze
* 大雪崩 (da4 xue3 beng1) – large avalanche
* 大压梁 (dà yā liáng) – Da Ya Liang
* 大眼 dà yǎn – eye with two or more spaces
* 大猪嘴 (大豬嘴) dà zhū zuǐ – j group
* 带钩 (帶鈎) dài gōu – long l group
* 单关 (單關) dān guān – one-space jump
* 单官 (單官) dān guān – neutral point
* 单劫 (單劫) dān jié – half-point ko
* 单行道 (單行道) dān xíng dào – one-way street*
* 挡 (擋) dǎng – block*
* 刀把五 dāo bǎ wǔ – bulky five
* 刀板五 dāo bǎn wǔ – bulky five
* 刀柄五 dāo bìng wǔ – bulky five
* 刀五 dāo wǔ – bulky five
* 倒扑 (倒撲) dào pū – snapback
* 倒贴 (倒貼) dào tiē – reverse komi
* 倒脱靴 (倒脫靴) dào tuō xuē – under the stones
* 低 dī – low*
* 敌 (敵) dí – enemy*
* 抵 dĭ – hold up; push against, to support, to resist*
* 抵抗 dǐkàng – to resist; resistance*
* 敌人 (敵人) dí rén – enemy*
* 地 dì – territory*
* 地盘 (地盤) dì pán – territory*
* 地域 dì yù – territory*
* 点 (點) diǎn – placement; point
* 点方 (點方) diǎn fāng – eye-stealing tesuji
* 点角 (點角) diǎn jiǎo – corner invasion
* 点目 (點目) diǎn mù – counting
* 点眼 (點眼) diǎn yǎn – placement inside opponent’s eye
* 调子(調子) diào zi – choshi
* 丁四 dīng sì – farmer’s hat; pyramid four
* 顶 (頂) dǐng – bump
* 定式 dìng shì – joseki
* 定型 dìng xíng – settle
* 东坡棋 (東坡棋) dōng pō qí – mirror go
* 斗方 (鬥方) dǒu fāng – carpenter’s square
* 读秒 (讀秒) dú miǎo – byo-yomi
* 渡 dù – bridge under
* 断 (斷) duàn – cut*
* 段 duàn – dan
* 对策 (對策) duìcè – countermeasure*
* 对局 (對局) duì jú – play game*
* 对杀 (對殺) duì shā – capturing race
* 对弈 (對弈) duì yì – play game*
* 遁 dùn – to escape, flee (逃遁 táodùn); (disappear)*
* 多元劫 duō yuán jié – multiple ko
* 恶手 (惡手) è shǒu – bad move
* 二间拆 (二間拆) èr jiān chāi – two-space extension
* 二间跳 (二間跳) èr jiān tiào – two-space jump
* 二连星 (二連星) èr lián xīng – ni ren sei
* 二手劫 èr shǒu jié – two-step ko
* 发展 (發展) fā zhǎn – develop*
* 法 fǎ method, way (also 下法 xiàfǎ)*
* 反扳 fǎn bān – counter hane
* 反打 fǎn dǎ – counter atari
* 反攻 fǎn gōng – counter attack
* 反击 (反擊) fǎn jī – counter attack
* 反夹 (反夾) fǎn jiā – counter pincer
* 反提 fǎn tí – recapture
* 方法 fāng fǎ – technique*
* 方四 fāng sì – square four
* 方向 fāng xiàng – direction*
* 方形 fāng xíng – mouth shape
* 防 fáng – defend*
* 防守 fáng shǒu – defend*
* 飞 (飛) fēi – knight’s move
* 飞刀 (飛刀) – fēi dāo – (question : meaning = joseki hamete? || comment: I think no; this is an exception to a joseki, but quite well-prepared when played in a actual game; usually contains traps if you consider a joseki as “correct”)
* 飞压 (飛壓) fēi yā – press
* 废着 (廢著) fèi zhāo – useless move
* 废子 (廢子) fèi zǐ – useless stones
* 分投 fēn tóu – splitting move
* 分先 fēn xiān – even game
* 封 fēng – seal in*
* 封手 fēng shǒu – sealed move
* 封锁 (封鎖) fēng suǒ – seal in*
* 浮棋 fú qí – floating stones
* 浮子 fú zǐ – floating stones
* 负 (負) fù – lose*
* 复盘 (復盤) fù pán – game review
* 概念 gài niàn – concept*
* 感觉 (感覺) gǎn jué – feeling*
* 高 gāo – high*
* 高级 (高級) gāo jí – advanced level*
* 高目 gāo mù – 4-5 point
* 根据 (根據) gēn jù – base*
* 根据地 (根據地) gēn jù dì – base*
* 攻 gōng – attack*
* 攻击 (攻擊) gōng jī – attack*
* 共气 (gòng​qì​) – shared liberty
* 公气 (公氣) gōng qì – shared liberty
* 攻守 gōng shǒu – attack and defence*
* 共活 gòng huó – seki
* 孤棋 gū qí – floating stones
* 挂角 (掛角) guà jiǎo – corner approach
* 拐 guǎi – bend*
* 怪着 (怪著) guài zhāo – ghost move
* 关 (關) guān – one-space jump
* 官子 guān zǐ – endgame
* 龟甲 (龜甲) guī jiǎ – tortoise shell
* 规则 (規則) guī zé – rules*
* 鬼手 guǐ shǒu – ghost move
* 滚包 (滾包) gǔn bāo – squeeze
* 滚打 (滾打) gǔn dǎ – squeeze
* 滚打包收 (滾打包收) gǔn dǎ bāo shōu – squeeze
* 过分 (過分) guò fèn – overplay
* 国手 (國手) guóshǒu – national champion*
* 韩国流布局 (Hán​guó​liú​bù​jú​) – Korean Fuseki
* 好点 (好點) hǎo diǎn – good point
* 和棋 hé qí – draw*
* 黑 hēi – black*
* 黑方 hēi fāng – black player*
* 黑先 hēi xiān – Black plays first*
* 厚 hòu – thick*
* 后悔 (後悔) hòu huǐ – regret*
* 后面推车 (後面推車) hòu miàn tuī chē – pushing from behind
* 厚实 (厚實) hòu shí – thick*
* 厚势 (厚勢) hòu shì – influence*
* 后 (後) hòu – after; later*
* 后手 (後手) hòu shǒu – gote
* 后手劫 (後手劫) hòu shǒu jié – a ko in which the opponent makes the first capture
* 后续手段 (後續手段) hòu xù shǒu duàn – follow-up
* 后中先 (後中先) hòu zhōng xiān – gote with hidden sente
* 虎 hǔ – tiger’s mouth
* 虎口 hǔ kǒu – tiger’s mouth
* 互破 hù pò – mutual damage
* 互围 (互圍) hù wéi – mutual surrounding of territory
* 花见劫 (花見劫) huā jiàn jié – picnic ko
* 花六 huā liù – rabbity six
* 花五 huā wǔ – crossed five
* 还原 (還原) huán yuán – transposition
* 缓 (緩) huǎn – slow*
* 缓慢 (緩慢) huǎn màn – slow*
* 缓气劫 (緩氣劫) huǎn qì jié – approach ko
* 缓气征吃 (huǎnqì zhēngchī) – loose ladder (full name)
* 缓手 (緩手) huǎn shǒu – slow
* 缓征 (緩徵) huǎn zhēng – loose ladder
* 缓征子 (緩徵子) huǎn zhēng zǐ – loose ladder
* 黄莺 扑 蝶 huángyīng pū dié – a yellow oriole captures the butterly = a 1st-line capturing technique
* 回手 huí shǒu – take back*
* 回提 huí tí – recapture
* 悔棋 huǐ qí – take back*
* 活棋 huó qí – living group
* 急 jí – urgent*
* 级 (級) jí – kyu
* 急所 jí suǒ – urgent point
* 挤 (擠) jǐ – bump into diagonal; choke; atekomi
* 技巧 jì qiào – technique*
* 计算 (計算) jìsuàn: to count / to calculate / to compute; calculation; (reading/analysis)*
* 佳 jiā – excellent*
* 夹 (夾) jiā – clamp; pincer
* 枷 jiā – net
* 枷吃 jiā chī – net
* 夹攻 jiā​ gōng​ – pincer
* 假劫 jiǎ jié – false ko threat
* 假双活 (假雙活) jiǎ shuāng huó – false seki
* 假眼 jiǎ yǎn – false eye
* 假眼活 jiǎ yǎn huó – two-headed dragon
* 尖 jiān – diagonal
* 尖冲 (尖衝) jiān chōng – shoulder hit
* 尖顶 (尖頂) jiān dǐng – diagonal attachment
* 坚实 (堅實) jiān shí – solid
* 见合 (見合) jiàn hé – miai
* 教 jiāo – teach*
* 交叉点 (交叉點) jiāo chā diǎn – point
* 交点 (交點) jiāo diǎn – point
* 焦点 (焦點) jiāo diǎn – focal point*
* 交换 (交換) jiāo huàn – exchange*
* 角 jiǎo corner (angle, horn-shaped)*
* 叫吃 jiào chī – atari
* 教师 (教師) jiào shī – teacher*
* 教室 jiào shì – classroom*
* 基本功 jī běn gōng – fundamentals*
* 接不归 (接不歸) jiē bù guī – connect and die
* 劫 jié – ko
* 劫材 jié cái – ko threat
* 结果 (結果) jié guǒ – result*
* 劫活 jié huó – live by ko
* 诘棋 (詰棋) jié qí – life and death problem
* 劫杀 (劫殺) jié shā – kill by ko
* 劫争 jié zhēng – ko fight
* 解答 (jiě dá) – answer, solution*
* 金柜角 (金櫃角) jīn guì jiǎo – carpenter’s square
* 金鸡独立 (金雞獨立) jīn jī dú lì – double shortage of liberties also known as Golden Chicken Standing on One Leg
* 紧 (緊) jǐn – tight*
* 紧带钩 (緊帶鈎) jǐn dài gōu – long l group without outside liberties
* 紧劫 (緊劫) jǐn jié – direct ko
* 紧气 (緊氣) jǐn qì – reduce liberties
* 紧气劫 (緊氣劫) jǐn qì jié – direct ko
* 禁着点 (禁著點) jìn zhāo​ diǎn – illegal point
* 净吃 (淨吃) jìng chī – unconditional kill (净= clean, only)
* 净活 (淨活) jìng huó – unconditional life
* 净杀 (淨殺) jìng shā – unconditional death
* 净死 (淨死) jìng sǐ – unconditional death
* 救 jiù – rescue; save*
* 聚 jù – placement inside opponent’s eye
* 俱乐部 (俱樂部) jù lè bù – club*
* 聚六 jù liù – six-space killable eye shape
* 聚三 jù sān – three-space killable eye shape
* 聚四 jù sì – four-space killable eye shape
* 聚五 jù wǔ – five-space killable eye shape
* 决战 juézhàn – decisive battle*
* 诀窍 ( 訣竅 ) jué qiào – secrets of success / tricks of the trade*
* 卡眼 kǎ yǎn – falsify eye
* 开拆 (開拆) kāi chāi – extension
* 开花 (開花) kāi huā – ponnuki
* 开劫 (開劫) kāi jié – create ko
* 开局 (開局) kāi jú – opening
* 看花劫 kàn huā jié – picnic ko
* 抗 kàng – to resist, fight; to oppose to defy*
* 靠 kào – attach one line higher than enemy stone
* 空 kōng – empty*
* 空间 (空間) kōng jiān – space*
* 空三角 kōng sān jiǎo – empty triangle
* 空 kòng – territory*
* 跨 kuā – attach at waist of knight’s move
* 跨断 (跨斷) kuā duàn – waist cut
* 快 kuài – fast*
* 快棋 kuài qí – blitz game
* 宽 (寬) kuān – loose; wide*
* 宽带钩 (寬帶鈎) kuān dài gōu – long l group with outside liberties
* 宽气 (寬氣) kuān qì – increase liberties
* 宽气劫 (寬氣劫) kuān qì jié – approach ko
* 亏 (虧) kuī – loss*
* 亏损 (虧損) kuī sǔn – loss*
* 扩大 (擴大) kuò dà – enlarge; expand*
* 扩张 (擴張) kuò zhāng – enlarge; expand*
* 赖皮劫 (賴皮劫) lài pí jié – many move approach ko
* 拦 (攔) lán – checking extension; prevent opponent’s advance*
* 拦逼 (攔逼) lán bī – checking extension
* 烂柯 (爛柯) làn kē – ranka
* 老师 (老師) lǎo shī – teacher*
* 类型 (類型) lèixíng – pattern, type*
* 冷着 (冷著) lěng zhāo – unexpected move
* 利 lì – profit*
* 立 lì – descent; stand
* 利用 lì yòng – make use*
* 连 (連) lián – connect; continuous*
* 连扳 (連扳) lián bān – double hane
* 连环劫 (連環劫) lián huán jié – double ko
* 连接 (連接) lián jiē – connect*
* 联棋 (聯棋) lián qí – pair go
* 两分 (兩分) liǎng fēn – equal*
* 两頭蛇 (兩頭蛇) liǎng tóu shé – two-headed dragon (literally, “two-headed snake”)
* 劣势 (劣勢) liè shì – inferior*
* 裂型 (裂型) liè xíng – split shape
* 龙 (龍) lóng – dragon*
* 漏着 (漏著) lòu zhāo – oversight
* 落子 luò zǐ – playing stone on board
* 内气 (內氣) nèi qì – liberties surrounded exclusively by one player’s stones
* 逆官子 nì guān zǐ – reverse endgame move
* 逆先 nì xiān – reverse sente
* 逆先手 nì xiān shǒu – reverse sente
* 逆转 (逆轉) nì zhuǎn – overturn game
* 粘 nián – connect*
* 凝形 níng xíng – overconcentrated shape
* 扭断 (扭斷) niǔ duàn – crosscut
* 扭十字 niǔ shí zì – crosscut
* 扭十字长一方 (扭十字長一方) niǔshízì cháng yīfāng – extend in a crosscut
* 扭羊头 (扭羊頭) niǔ yáng tóu – ladder
* 爬 pá – crawl*
* 盘渡 (盤渡) pán dù – bridge under
* 盘角板六 (盤角板六) pán jiǎo bǎn liù – rectangular six in the corner
* 盘角曲四 (盤角曲四) pán jiǎo qǔ sì – bent four in the corner
* 抛劫 (拋劫) pāo jié – throw-in ko
* 配合 pèi hé – coordination*
* 碰 pèng – attach to the side
* 便宜 pián yí – profit*
* 骗着 (騙著) piàn zhāo – trick play, hamete
* 平衡 píng héng – balance*
* 破 pò – break*
* 剖析 – pōuxī dissection / self-analysis
* 破解 pòjiè – solution, answer to a problem*
* 扑 (撲) pū – throw in
* 葡萄六 pú tao liù – rabbity six
* 谱 (譜) pǔ – game record
* 普通 pǔ tōng – common*
* 欺着 (欺著) qī zhāo – trick play, hamete
* 棋板 qí bǎn – go board
* 棋风 (棋風) qí fēng – playing style
* 棋盒 qí hé – stone container
* 棋筋 qí jīn – key stones
* 棋精 qí jīng – key stones
* 棋理 qí lǐ – go theory
* 棋力 qí lì – strength in go
* 棋盘 (棋盤) qí pán – go board
* 棋谱 (棋譜) qí pǔ – game record
* 棋石 qí shí – stone
* 棋手 qí shǒu – player*
* 棋书 (棋書) qí shū – go book
* 棋院 qí yuàn – go institute
* 棋钟 (棋鐘) qí zhōng – clock*
* 棋子 qí zǐ – stone
* 弃 (棄) qì – abandon, to discard, throw away
* 弃子(棄子) qìzǐ – sacrifice
* 气 (氣) qì – liberty
* 气合 (氣合) qì hé – fighting spirit
* 气紧 (氣緊) qì jǐn – shortage of liberties
* 浅消 (淺消) qiǎn xiāo – erasure
* 墙 (牆) qiáng – wall*
* 强 (強) qiáng – strong
* 墙壁 (牆壁) qiáng bì – wall*
* 强棋 (強棋) qiáng qí – strong group
* 巧手 qiǎo shǒu – clever move
* 巧着 (巧著) qiǎo zhāo – clever move
* 切断 (切斷) qiè duàn – cut*
* 侵消 qīn xiāo – erasure
* 轻 (輕) qīng – light*
* 侵入 qīng rù – invasion
* 轻盈 (輕盈) qīng yíng – light*
* 求活 qiú huó – make life
* 曲 qǔ – bend
* 曲尺 qǔ chě – carpenter’s square
* 曲三 qǔ sān – bent three
* 曲四 qǔ sì – bent four
* 觑 (覷) qù – peep
* 权利 quán lì – privilege
* 确认 quèrèn – confirm/verify (indicates a diagram showing why the correct answer works)*
* 让子 (讓子) ràng zǐ – handicap
* 让子棋 (讓子棋) ràng zǐ qí – handicap game
* 认输 (認輸) rèn shū – resign*
* 弱 ruò – weak*
* 弱棋 ruò qí – weak group
* 三间拆 (三間拆) sān jiān chāi – three-space extension
* 三间跳 (三間跳) sān jiān tiào – three-space jump
* 三劫 sān jié – triple ko
* 三劫循环 (三劫循環) sān jié xún huán – triple ko
* 三连星 (三連星) sān lián xīng – san ren sei
* 三目正中 sān mù zhèng zhōng – center of three stones
* 三三 sān sān – 3-3 point
* 三手劫 sān shǒu jié – two-move approach ko
* 三子正中 sān zǐ zhèng zhōng – center of three stones
* 杀 (殺) shā – kill*
* 杀棋 (殺棋) shā qí – kill
* 杀气 (殺氣) shā qì – capturing race
* 上 shàng – upper*
* 上级 (上級) shàng jí – advanced level*
* 上下同形 shàng xià tóng xíng – symmetrical position
* 稍 shāo – somewhat; a little*
* 伸气 (伸氣) shēn qì – increase liberties
* 伸腿 shēn tuǐ – monkey jump
* 生死劫 shēng sǐ jié – all-dominating ko
* 胜 (勝) shèng – win*
* 胜负手 (勝負手) shèng fù shǒu – all-or-nothing move
* 胜着 (勝著) shèng zhāo – winning move
* 失败 (失敗) shī bài – failure*
* 实地 (實地) shí dì – solid territory
* 十番棋 shí fān qí – ten-game match
* 实接 (實接) shí jiē – solid connection
* 石塔 shí tǎ – two-stone edge squeeze
* 实战 (實戰) shí zhàn – actual game situation
* 实战手 (實戰手) shí zhàn shǒu – situational move
* 势 (勢) shì – influence*
* 室 shì – house; room*
* 势力 (勢力) shì lì – influence*
* 试应手 (試應手) shì yìng shǒu – probe
* 收官 shōu guān – play endgame
* 收官子 shōu guān zǐ – play endgame
* 收后 (收後) shōu hòu – last play
* 收气 (收氣) shōu qì – reduce liberties
* 守 shǒu – defend*
* 手 shǒu – move
* 手段 shǒu duàn – technique*
* 手割 shǒu gē – reorder sequence
* 守角 shǒu jiǎo – corner enclosure
* 手筋 shǒu jīn – tesuji
* 手顺 (手順) shǒu shùn – sequence
* 手谈 (手談) shǒu tán – hand talk
* 授子 shǒu zǐ – handicap
* 授子棋 shǒu zǐ qí – handicap game
* 书 (書) shū – book*
* 输 (輸) shū – lose*
* 书本 (書本) shū běn – book*
* 数目法 shǔmù​​fǎ​ – territory scoring
* 数子法 shǔ​zǐ​fǎ​ – area scoring
* 梳形 shū xíng – comb formation
* 梳形板六 shū xíng bǎn liù – comb formation
* 双 (雙) shuāng – bamboo joint
* 双吃 (雙吃) shuāng chī – double atari
* 双打 (雙打) shuāng dǎ – double atari
* 双打吃 (雙打吃) shuāng dǎ chī – double atari
* 双倒扑 (雙倒撲) shuāng dào pū – double snapback
* 双方 (雙方) shuāng fāng – both sides*
* 双飞燕 (雙飛燕) shuāng fēi yàn – 4-4 point double low approach
* 双挂 (雙掛) shuāng guà – double approach
* 双活 (雙活) shuāng huó – seki
* 双叫吃 (雙叫吃) shuāng jiào chī – double atari
* 双劫 (雙劫) shuāng jié – double ko
* 双征 (shuāng zhēng) – double ladder
* 顺序 (順序) shùn xù – sequence*
* 死活 sǐ huó – life and death
* 死活题 (死活題) sǐ huó tí – life and death problem
* 死棋 sǐ qí – dead group
* 死子 sǐ zǐ – dead stone
* 四间拆 (四間拆) sì jiān chāi – four-space extension
* 四角穿心 sì jiǎo chuān xīng – occupying four corners and center
* 四劫 sì jié – quadruple ko
* 四劫循环 (四劫循環) sì jié xún huán – quadruple ko
* 四连星 (四連星) sì lián xīng – yon ren sei
* 松 (鬆) sōng – slack*
* 松气 (鬆氣) sōng qì – increase liberties
* 松气劫 (鬆氣劫) sōng qì jié – approach ko
* 俗手 sú shǒu – crude move
* 随手 (隨手) suí shǒu – hasty move
* 随手棋 (隨手棋) suí shǒu qí – hasty move
* 损 (損) sǔn – loss*
* 损劫 (損劫) sǔn jié – losing ko threat
* 损失 (損失) sǔn shī – loss*
* 顺序 (順序) sùn xù – sequence*
* 弹性 (彈性) tán xìng – flexibility*
* 搪 táng – block*
* 套劫 tāo jié – two stage ko
* 逃 táo – escape*
* 逃遁 táodùn – to escape, to run away, flee*
* 逃生 táo shēng – escape*
* 腾挪 (騰挪) téng nuó – sabaki
* 提 tí – remove from board
* 提劫 tí jié – taking the ko
* 提子 tí zǐ – remove from board
* 天王山 tiān wáng shān – tennouzan
* 天下大劫 tiān xià dà jié – all-dominating ko
* 天下劫 tiān xià jié – all-dominating ko
* 天元 tiān yuán – tengen
* 跳 tiào – jump*
* 贴目 (貼目) tiē mù – komi
* 铁柱 (鐵柱) tiě zhù – iron pillar*
* 挺 tǐng – push up; stand*
* 投降 tóu xiáng – resign*
* 投子 tóu zǐ – resign
* 透点 (透點) tòu diǎn – placement
* 图 (圖) tú – diagram*
* 退 tuì – pull back
* 托 tuō – underneath attachment
* 脱出 tuō​chū​ – escape, break out
* 脱骨 (脫骨) tuò gǔ – under the stones
* 脱先 (脫先) tuò xiān – tenuki
* 挖 wā – wedge
* 外目 wài mù – 3-5 point
* 外气 (外氣) wài qì – outside liberty
* 弯三 (彎三) wān sān – bent three
* 弯四 (彎四) wān sì – bent four
* 万年劫 (萬年劫) wàn nián jié – ten thousand year ko
* 围 (圍) wéi – surround*
* 围棋 (圍棋) wéi qí – go
* 尾巴 wěi bā – tail*
* 味道 wèi dào – aji
* 文凭 (文憑) wén píng – diploma
* 稳当 (穩當) wěndang – stable; firm*
* 问应手 (問應手) wèn yìng shǒu – probe
* 乌龟不出头 (烏龜不出頭) wū guī bù chū tóu – crane’s nest
* 无理 (無理) wú lǐ – overplay
* 无忧劫 (無憂劫) wú yōu jiě – picnic ko
* 五子棋 wú zǐ qí – gomoku narabe
* 五间拆 (五間拆) wǔ jiān chāi – five-space extension
* 五连星 (五連星) wǔ lián xīng – go ren sei
* 五五 wǔ wǔ – 5-5 point
* 细棋 (細棋) xì qí – close game
* 瞎劫 xiā jié – false ko threat
* 下 xià – lower*
* 下法 xiàfǎ – method*
* 先 xiān – before; first*
* 先手 xiān shǒu – sente
* 先手劫 xiān shǒu jié – a ko in which the player makes the first capture
* 先手利 xiān shǒu lì – forcing move
* 先中后 (先中後) xiān zhōng hòu – sente with hidden gote
* 陷阱 xiànjǐng – a trap*
* 象步 xiàng bù – elephant’s move
* 象步飞 (象步飛) xiàng bù fēi – elephant’s move
* 象飞 (象飛) xiàng fēi – elephant’s move
* 向小目 xiàng xiǎo mù – facing 3-4 points
* 象眼 xiàng yǎn – center of elephant’s move
* 消劫 xiāo jié – ending the ko
* 小 xiǎo – small*
* 小飞 (小飛) xiǎo fēi – knight’s move
* 小尖 xiǎo jiān – diagonal
* 小林流 xiǎo lín liú – kobayashi opening
* 小目 xiǎo mù – 3-4 point
* 小盘 (小盤) xiǎo pán – small board (13×13 or smaller)
* 小棋盘 (小棋盤) xiǎo qí pán – small board (13×13 or smaller)
* 小伸腿 xiǎo shēn tuǐ – small monkey jump
* 小猪嘴 (小豬嘴) xiǎo zhū zuǐ – tripod group with extra leg
* 效果 xiào guǒ – effect; result*
* 效率 xiào lǜ – efficiency*
* 新布局 (新佈局) xīn bù jú – new opening
* 新手 xīn shǒu – new move
* 星 xīng – star point
* 星位 xīng wèi – star point
* 形 xíng – shape*
* 形势 (形勢) xíng shì – situation*
* 形势判断 (形勢判斷) xíng shì pàn duàn – positional judgement
* 形状 (形狀) xíng zhuàng – shape*
* 秀策流 xiù cè liú – shusaku opening
* 虚手 (虛手) xū shǒu – pass
* 虚着 (虛著) xū zháo – pass
* 序盘 (序盤) xù pán – opening
* 学生 (學生) xué shēng – student*
* 雪崩 xuě bēng – avalanche*
* 循环劫 (循環劫) xún huán jié – double ko
* 压 (壓) yā – push down*
* 压力 (壓力) yā lì – pressure*
* 延气 (延氣) yán qì – increase liberties
* 眼 yǎn – eye*
* 眼位 yǎn wèi – eye potential; eye space
* 眼气 (yǎn qì) – eye liberties
* 眼形 yǎn xíng – eye shape; eye space
* 妖刀 yāo dāo – magic sword
* 摇橹劫 (搖櫓劫) yáo lǔ jié – double ko
* 要点 (要點) yào diǎn – vital point
* 要子 yào zǐ – key stones
* 业余 (業餘) yè yú – amateur*
* 一方地 yī fāng dì – one-sided territory
* 一间拆 (一間拆) yī jiān chāi – one-space extension
* 一间跳 (一間跳) yī jiān tiào – one-space jump
* 一手劫 yī shǒu jié – direct ko
* 一子解双征 (一子雙双征) yī zǐ jiě shuāng zhēng – dual ladder breaker
* 疑问手 (疑問手) yí wèn shǒu – questionable move
* 弈棋 yì qí – play game*
* 引征 yǐn zhēng – ladder breaker
* 赢 (贏) yíng – win*
* 应氏 (應氏) yìng shì – ing’s
* 硬腿 yìng tuǐ – first line descent
* 优势 (優勢) yōu shì – superior*
* 有利 yǒu lì – advantageous*
* 有眼杀无眼 (有眼殺無眼) yǒu yǎn shā wú yǎn – eye kills no eye
* 有眼杀瞎 (有眼殺瞎) yǒu yǎn shā xiā – eye kills no eye
* 右 yòu – right*
* 余味 (餘味) yú wèi – aji
* 愚形 yú xíng – dumpling shape
* 宇宙流 yǔ zhòu liú – cosmic style
* 原则 (原則) yuán zé – principle*
* 院生 yuàn shēng – insei
* 枣 (zǎo) – jujube (Chinese Date Wood)*
* 扎钉 (扎釘) zhá dīng – iron pillar*
* 长 (cháng​) – stretch
* 胀牯牛 (脹牯牛) zhàng gǔ niú – oshitsubushi
* 胀死牛 (脹死牛) zhàng sǐ niú – oshitsubushi
* 着 (著) zhāo – move
* 真眼 zhēn yǎn – real eye
* 镇 (鎮) zhèn – capping play
* 镇神头 (鎮神頭) zhèn shén tóu – dual ladder breaker
* 镇头 (鎮頭) zhèn tóu – capping play
* 证 , 证书 ; zhèng, zhèngshū – (Dan grade) certificate, rank diploma
* 征 zhēng – ladder
* 争棋 (爭棋) zhēng qí – official challenge match
* 征子 zhēng zǐ – ladder
* 征子劫 zhēng zǐ jié – ladder ko
* 整体 (整體) zhěng tǐ – chain
* 整型 zhěng xíng – settle
* 正解 zhèng jiě – solution*
* 正确 (正確) zhèng què – correct*
* 证书 (證書) zhèng shū – certificate*
* 正着 (正著) zhèng zhāo – proper move
* 指导棋 (指導棋) zhí dǎo qí – teaching game
* 直二 zhí èr – straight two
* 直三 zhí sān – straight three
* 直四 zhí sì – straight four
* 职业 (職業) zhí yè – professional*
* 只此一手 zhǐ cǐ yī shǒu – only move
* 治孤 zhì gū – managing isolated weak group
* 中 zhōng – center*
* 钟 (鐘) zhōng – clock*
* 中腹 zhōng fù – center*
* 中国流 (中國流) zhōng guó liǔ – chinese opening
* 中级 (中級) zhōng jí – intermediate level*
* 中盘 (中盤) zhōng pán – middle game
* 终盘 (終盤) zhōng pán – endgame
* 中心 zhōng xīn – center*
* 中央 zhōng yāng – center*
* 中原 zhōng yuán – center*
* 重 zhòng – heavy*
* 主动 (主動) zhǔdòng – (to take the) initiative*
* 专业 (專業) zhuān yè – professional*
* 转换 (轉換) zhuǎn huàn – exchange*
* 装倒扑 (裝倒撲) zhuāng dào pū – a move that threatens a snapback
* 装劫 (裝劫) zhuāng jié – a move that threatens a ko
* 撞气 (撞氣) zhuàng qì – reduce self liberties
* 追 zhuī – chase*
* 追捕 zhuī bǔ – chase*
* 子 zǐ – stone; unit in chinese counting
* 自然流 zì rán liú – natural style
* 自杀 (自殺) zì shā – suicide*
* 左 zuǒ – left*
* 左右同形 zuǒ yòu tóng xíng – symmetrical position
* 做活 zuò huó – make life
* 做劫 zuò jié – create ko
* 作战 zuòzhàn – combat*
* 做棋 zuo4 qi2 – ‘arranging stones’ – phase for counting (Chinese Rules)

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