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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Portuguese jaca (jackfruit), from Malayalam ചക്ക (cakka).

NounEdit

jaque m or f (plural jaques)

  1. jackfruit
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old French jaque; see there for more.

NounEdit

jaque m (plural jaques)

  1. (historical) gambison

Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Usually linked to the given name Jacques; an alternative origin connects it with jaque de mailles, "coat of arms," which is from Spanish jaco, from Arabic شـَكّ(šakk, breastplate).

NounEdit

jaque m (oblique plural jaques, nominative singular jaques, nominative plural jaque)

  1. a gambison; a type of tight-fitting shirt

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic شاه(šāh), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠(mlkʾ, king)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jaque m (plural jaques)

  1. (chess) check
  2. jeopardy

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VerbEdit

jaque

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of jaquir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of jaquir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of jaquir.