ладья

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Варяжские ладьи

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *oldī, cognate with modern Russian ло́дка (lódka).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ладья́ (ladʹjáf inan (genitive ладьи́, nominative plural ладьи́, genitive plural ладе́й)

  1. (archaic) boat, longship (a type of medieval vessel propelled by oars and a sail)
  2. vase or other vessel in the form of a boat
  3. (chess) rook, castle (Russian abbreviation: Л)

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See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Russian · ша́хматные фигу́ры (šáxmatnyje figúry) (layout · text)
           
коро́ль (korólʹ) ферзь (ferzʹ) ладья́ (ladʹjá) слон (slon) конь (konʹ) пе́шка (péška)

Further readingEdit

  • Vasmer, Max, “ладья”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language]‎[1] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress, 1964–1973