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See also: قلعہand قلعة

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Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian قلعه(qal'e), from Arabic قَلْعَة‎(qalʿa).

NounEdit

قلعه (kal'e)

  1. fortress
  2. castle

DescendantsEdit


PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reborrowed from Arabic قَلْعَة(qalʿa), from Persian کلات(kalât, fortress). Akin to Mazanderani کلا(kalâ, borough).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

قلعه (qal'e) (plural قلعه‌ها(qal'e-hâ) or قلاع(qelâ'))

  1. fortress, castle, stronghold
  2. (chess) rook

SynonymsEdit

  • (fortress, castle): دژ(dež), قصر(qasr)
  • (rook): رخ(rox)

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)