ajedrez

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish axedrez, from Andalusian Arabic الشَطْرَنْج(aš-šaṭranj), from Arabic شَطْرَنْج(šaṭranj), from Middle Persian [script needed] (ctlng /čatrang/), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग (caturaṅga).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /axeˈdɾeθ/, [a.xeˈð̞ɾeθ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /axeˈdɾes/, [a.xeˈð̞ɾes]
  • Rhymes: -eθ

NounEdit

ajedrez m (plural ajedreces)

  1. chess

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Bikol Central: ahedres
  • Cebuano: ahedres
  • Hiligaynon: ahedres
  • Tagalog: ahedres

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Spanish · piezas de ajedrez (layout · text)
           
rey dama, reina torre, roque alfil caballo peón

Further readingEdit