Definition of wei qi in English:

wei qi

noun

(also wei ch'i)
  • 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.’

Pronunciation

wei qi

/wā CHē/ /weɪ tʃi/

Origin

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