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See also: شاہ‎, ساہ, and شاة

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ArabicEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Persian شاه‎.

NounEdit

شَاه (šāhm

  1. shah
  2. (chess) king
    شاه مات(šāh māt)checkmate

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

PersianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠(šāh) from Old Persian 𐏋 ( /xšāyaθiya/, king).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian شاه
Iranian Persian شاه
Tajiki Persian шоҳ (šoh)

شاه (šâh) (plural شاهان(šâhân))

  1. king; shah
  2. (chess) king
  3. (in compounds) Something that is the biggest or the best of its kind.

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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)

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