Arabic

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Root
ح ص ن (ḥ-ṣ-n)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ħi.sˤaːn/
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Noun

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حِصَان (ḥiṣānm (plural أَحْصِنَة (ʔaḥṣina) or حُصُن (ḥuṣun))

  1. horse
  2. stallion, stud, sire
  3. (chess) knight
  4. horsepower

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Descendants

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  • Yoruba: ẹṣin

See also

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Chess pieces in Arabic · (layout · text)
           
شَاه (šāh) وَزِير (wazīr) رُخّ (ruḵḵ) – قَلْعَة (qalʕa) فِيل (fīl) حِصَان (ḥiṣān) بَيْدَق (baydaq) – جُنْدِيّ (jundiyy)

Egyptian Arabic

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Noun

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حصان (ḥúṣānm, أحصنة (ʾaḥṣína) pl

  1. horse

Hijazi Arabic

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Root
ح ص ن
1 term
 
حُصان

Etymology

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From Arabic حِصَان (ḥiṣān).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ħu.ˈsˤaːn/, [ħʊ.ˈsˤaːn]

Noun

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حصان (ḥuṣānm (plural أحصنة (ʔaḥṣina))

  1. horse
  2. stallion
  3. (chess) knight

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South Levantine Arabic

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Etymology

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From Arabic حِصَان (ḥiṣān).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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حصان (ḥṣānm (plural أحصنة (ʔaḥṣine) or حصن (ḥuṣon))

  1. horse
    Synonym: (collective) خيل (ḵēl)
  2. (chess) knight

See also

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Chess pieces in South Levantine Arabic · قطع الشطرنج (ʔuṭaʕ iš-šaṭranj) (layout · text)
           
ملك (malik) ملكة (malike) قلعة (ʔalʕa) وزير (wazīr) حصان (ḥsān) جندي (jundi)