Singapore Mahjong Rules

Tiles Bonus Tiles Setting Up Game Play 
Winning Hands Special Hands Mahjong Terms
Types of Tiles

A complete mahjong set usually contains 144 tiles (136 playable tiles and 8 flower bonus tiles). The Singapore mahjong set contains 4 additional animal suit tiles making 148 tiles in total.

The 148 Tiles can be divided as follows: 

Simples

Circles (饼/筒子)

Numbered from 1 to 9, four tiles of each number, for a total of thirty-six.



 

Bamboos (条/索子)

Numbered from 1 to 9, four tiles of each number, for a total of thirty-six. 



 

Characters (万/万子)

Numbered from 1 to 9, four tiles of each number, for a total of thirty-six. 


 

Honors

Dragons (箭牌)

Dragons consists of Hong Zhong/中 (Red Dragon), Qing Fa/发(Green Dragon) and Bai Ban/白 (White Dragon). There are four of each tile, totaling twelve. 

 

Winds (风牌)

The 4 Winds are Dong/东 (East wind), Nan/南 (South wind), Xi/西 (West wind) and Bei/北 (North wind). There are four of each tile, for a total of sixteen.