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xadrez

GalicianEdit

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NounEdit

xadrez m

  1. chess

PortugueseEdit

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tabuleiro de xadrez

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese, from Andalusian Arabic الشطرنج (aš-šaṭranǧ), from Arabic شطرنج (šaṭranǧ, chess), from Persian شترنگ (šatrang), from Middle Persian ctlng (čatrang, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग (chatur-anga, four parts" of an army: king, elephants, horses, foot soldiers).

Cognate with Galician xadrez, Asturian axedrez, Mirandese xadreç, Spanish ajedrez and Aragonese axedrez.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

xadrez m (uncountable)

  1. chess

AdjectiveEdit

xadrez (plural xadrezes, comparable)

  1. checkered

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