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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

رَخَّ (raḵḵa) I, non-past يَرُخُّ‎‎ (yaruḵḵu)

  1. to dilute, to mix with water
  2. to break or crush so as to make soft
ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

رَخّ (raḵḵm (collective, singulative رَخَّة(raḵḵa))

  1. light shower
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

رَخّ (raḵḵm

  1. verbal noun of رَخَّ (raḵḵa) (form I)
DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

رَخّ (raḵḵ)

  1. soft, relaxed, irresolute
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Persian رخ(rook).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

رُخّ (ruḵḵm (plural رِخَاخ(riḵāḵ) or رِخَخَة(riḵaḵa))

  1. (chess) castle, rook
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Persian رخ(roc).

NounEdit

رُخّ (ruḵḵm

  1. roc (mythical bird)
DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

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

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian lhw' (rox, rook, castle (chess)), possibly from Sanskrit रथ (ratha, chariot).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

رخ (rox)

  1. (chess) rook
DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Persian · مهره‌های شطرنج(mohre-hâye šatranj) (layout · text)
           
شاه(šâh) وزیر(vazir) رخ (rox),
قلعه(qal'e)
فیل(fil) اسب(asb) پیاده(piyâde),
سرباز(sarbâz)

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with Yagnobi рах (rax).

NounEdit

رخ (rox)

  1. cheek
  2. face

ReferencesEdit

  • Hastings (1855): British Miscellany and Chess Player's Chronicle, Volume 16, p. 44