mah-jongg


mah–jongg

noun \ˌmä-ˈzhäŋ, -ˈjäŋ, -ˈzhŋ, -ˈjŋ, ˈmä-ˌ\

: a Chinese game that four people play using small pieces of wood with symbols on them

Full Definition of MAH-JONGG

:  a game of Chinese origin usually played by four persons with 144 tiles that are drawn and discarded until one player secures a winning hand

Variants of MAH-JONGG

mah–jongg or mah·jong \ˌmä-ˈzhäŋ, -ˈjäŋ, -ˈzhŋ, -ˈjŋ, ˈmä-ˌ\

Origin of MAH-JONGG

from Mah-Jongg, a trademark
First Known Use: 1920

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