Metaphorical Names for the Game of Go
This page lists names for the game of go that are metaphorical in nature.
- Shou tan/shudan: "hand talk", 手談
- Lanke/ranka: "rotted axe handle", 爛柯 (see Rankado Kiwa)
- -/uro: "(black) crow and (white) heron", 烏鷺
- -/houen: "square (board) and circle (stones)", 方円 (see Hoensha and Hoen Shinpo)
- -/zain: "sitting hermits", 坐隠 (see Zain Danso)
- Wangyou/bouyuu: "forgetting worries" 忘憂 (see Wangyou Qingle Ji)