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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian fianchetto, diminutive of fianco (flank).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɪənˈt͡ʃɛtəʊ/, /fɪənˈkɛtəʊ/

NounEdit

fianchetto (plural fianchetti)

  1. (chess) The development of a bishop by moving it one square to a long diagonal; specifically, a set of opening moves where a bishop is developed to the second rank of the adjacent knight file.
    • 1994, Jeanette Winterson, Art & Lies, →ISBN:
      I’m not a hero, I’m not even a chessboard knight. Trying to be a priest was something of a fianchetto wasn’t it? Clever move by a poor player.

VerbEdit

fianchetto (third-person singular simple present fianchettos, present participle fianchettoing, simple past and past participle fianchettoed)

  1. (chess) To play a fianchetto.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fianco (flank) +‎ -etto.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fjaŋˈkɛtto/
  • Hyphenation: fian‧chèt‧to

NounEdit

fianchetto m (plural fianchetti)

  1. (chess) fianchetto
  2. (automotive) body panel

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian fianchetto, diminutive of fianco (flank).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fjanˈt͡ʃeto/, [fjãnʲˈt͡ʃet̪o]

NounEdit

fianchetto m (plural fianchettos)

  1. (chess) fianchetto