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LuxembourgishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Enhanced form of regular native Tur with -m from German Turm, both from Middle High German turn, from Old High German turn, torn, borrowed from Old French *torn, alternative form of tur, tour, from Latin turris, itself borrowed from Ancient Greek τύρρις (túrrhis). Germanic cognates include Dutch toren.

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NounEdit

Tuerm m (plural Tierm)

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook, castle

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Luxembourgish · Schachfiguren (Schach + Figuren) (layout · text)
           
Kinnek Damm Tuerm Leefer Sprénger Bauer