Mahjong Glossary of terms you'll need to play.
One of three suits in Mahjong, also known as bams or sticks.
Flower or Season tile in Mahjong.
One of the three suits in Mahjong, also known as cracks.
A sequence of three tiles of consecutive ranks in one single suit.
One of the three suits in Mahjong, also known as coins or dots.
Unexposed tiles drawn from the wall.
One of the three suits (see Characters above).
A portion of a wall from which players are dealt replacement tiles.
A rejected tile which can be claimed by other players.
Another name for Circles (see above).
When a player's wind position is set corresponding to the prevailing wind (see below).
A tile belonging to the honor tiles, a green, white or red dragon.
A face-up tile which may be a part of a set or a discard.
One of the four bonus tiles displaying flowers.
Another term for Going Mahjong (see above).
Declaring a hand worth eight points or more. Also known as Going Out.
A pair of ties necessary to go out.
Four identical tiles.
A pair of matching shows in different suits.
A set in Mahjong.
A set of three identical tiles.
Tiles which appear the same inverted.
Chows which are separated by one or two numbers.
The objects which form a Mahjong hand, similar to game cards.
Titles assembled face down at the beginning of a Mahjong game.
A tile belonging to the honor tiles showing a compass direction.