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Kanji ノベタン
English Double pair
Fu 2 fu
Tile types waiting 2 sided wait
Tiles available 6 tiles
Pattern example example

Nobetan 「ノベタン」, or nobetanki 「延べ単騎」, is a tile wait pattern that uses two separate tanki waits. With this pattern, the tenpai hand is looking to pair either one of two tiles for completion.


Waiting for:

The pattern is noticeable as four consecutive numbered tiles. When completed, the above example functions as follows:

Win with then it'd look like:
Win with then it'd look like:


The pattern generates 2 fu for the hand. Either tile type produces the pair; and thus, it counts for the waiting pattern of tanki.

External links

Nobetan in Japanese Wikipedia