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See also: turm and türm

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GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German turn, turm, from Old High German torn, borrowed via Old French from Latin turris. Compare German Low German Toren, Toorn.

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NounEdit

Turm m (genitive Turmes or Turms, plural Türme, diminutive Türmchen n or Türmlein n)

  1. (architecture) tower, spire
  2. (architecture) steeple (church)
  3. (chess) rook
  4. (sports) diving platform

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Chess pieces in German · Schachfiguren, Schachsteine (layout · text)
           
König Dame, Königin Turm Läufer Springer, Pferd, Ross, Rössel Bauer

Further readingEdit

  • Turm” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Turm in Duden online