قلعه

See also: قلعہand قلعة

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

قلعه (kalʼa or kalʼe or kale)

  1. fortress
  2. castle
  3. (military) square (body of troops drawn up in a square formation)

DescendantsEdit

  • Turkish: kale
  • Albanian: kala

ReferencesEdit


PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic قَلْعَة(qalʿa).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

Dari Persian قلعه
Iranian Persian
Tajik қалъа (qalʾa)
  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)