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شَطْرَنْج

EtymologyEdit

From Persian شترنگ(šatrang), from Middle Persian ctlng (čatrang, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग (caturaṅga, four parts" of an army: king, elephants, horses, foot soldiers).

NounEdit

شِطْرَنْج or شَطْرَنْج (šiṭranj or šaṭranjm

  1. shatranj
  2. chess

DeclensionEdit


PersianEdit

 
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Dari Persian شطرنج
Iranian Persian شطرنج
Tajiki Persian шатранҷ (šatranj)

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic شَطْرَنْج(šaṭranj, shatranj, chess), Middle Persian ctlng (čatrang, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग (cátur-aṅga, four parts" of an army: king, elephants, horses, foot soldiers).

NounEdit

شطرنج (šatranj)

  1. shatranj
  2. chess
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)

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic شَطْرَنْج(šaṭranj).

NounEdit

شطرنج (šatranjf (Hindi spelling शतरंज)

  1. shatranj
  2. chess