шахматы

RussianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Russian шахматы (šaxmaty), probably from Middle High German schāch unde mat (compare German Schachmatt (checkmate)), from Persian شاه مات (šâh mât, the king is conquered).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ша́хматы (šáxmatyf ? pl (plurale tantum) (only plural)

  1. chess

Related termsEdit

  • мат
  • шах
  • шахматист
  • шахматный
  • шахматная фигура

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 11:30