Etymology 1


aji (uncountable)

A spicy Peruvian sauce, often containing tomatoes, cilantro, hot peppers, and onions.

Etymology 2


aji (uncountable)

A horse mackerel, especially the Japanese horse mackerel, Trachurus japonicus

Etymology 3


aji (uncountable)

(go) bad aji

(go) The ‘flavour’ of a position, i.e. the extent to which it has lingering possibilities such as bad aji which may not be exploitable when they first arise yet still influence further play; good aji generally means there are few weaknesses.

Usage notes

The sense of “lingering possibilities” is more basic but probably less common.


• JIA, Jai, Jia

Source: Wiktionary


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