mah jongg / ganja

(cave) + (tree)
★★☆☆☆
11 strokes
BETAJERKSTRONG
(literally this means "hemp" but 90% of the time, you'll see it on the store-fronts of ma jongg parlors!)

The former Japanese Prime Minister's name (Aso) is 麻生, which literally means, 'hemp life.'

Onyomi

MA

Mnemonic

Two trees stand in a cave playing MAH jongg.

Jukugo

麻雀(マージャン)

mah jongg ★★☆☆☆

麻酔(ますい)

anesthesia ★☆☆☆☆
(mah jongg / ganja) + (drunk) = 麻酔 (anesthesia)

大麻(たいま)

hemp ☆☆☆☆☆
(big) + (mah jongg / ganja) = 大麻 (hemp)

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