List of terminology by alphabetical order
From Japanese mahjong wiki
Naturally, the featured game is Japanese mahjong. Therefore, a multitude number of Japanese terminology are used. The following list includes the Japanese terminology, English equivalent, and the terminology usage.
|ari||in effect||States that the preceding rule is used, as in akadora ari for playing with red fives. Opposite of nashi.|
|nashi||invalid||States that the preceding rule is not in effect, as in kuikae nashi for disallowing players to call a tile and immediately discard another tile which would have also completed the called meld.|
|shuntsu||sequence||Three tiles of the same suit in sequence, used as one of the four melds in a regular hand. Chii is used to call a tile to complete a shuntsu and set it aside as a minjun, i.e., an open shuntsu. A concealed shuntsu is an anjun.|