Definition of wei qi in English:

wei qi

(also wei ch'i)

noun

  • A traditional Chinese board game of territorial possession and capture.

    • ‘Originally a Chinese game, wei ch'i (its Chinese name) or ‘go’ (its Japanese name) is said to be the oldest surviving board game in the world.’

Origin

Chinese, from wei ‘surround’ + ch'i ‘chess’.

Pronunciation

wei qi

/wā CHē/