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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin pedō, pedōnem (footsoldier), from Latin pēs, pedem (foot).

NounEdit

peón m (plural peones)

  1. (chess) pawn (chess piece)

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Asturian · pieces d'axedrez (layout · text)
           
rei dama, reina torre alfil caballu peón

GalicianEdit

 
buxainas or peóns

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese peon (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Late Latin pedō, pedōnem (footsoldier), from Latin pēs, pedem (foot).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peón m (plural peóns)

  1. laborer, worker
  2. pedestrian
  3. foot soldier, infantryman
  4. pawn
  5. piece, token, or man in board games
    1. (chess) pawn
    2. (checkers) piece, checker, draughtsman
  6. pillar (of an hórreo)
  7. spinning top

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Chess pieces in Galician · pezas de xadrez (layout · text)
           
rei raíña, dama torre, roque alfil cabalo peón

ReferencesEdit

  • peon” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • peon” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • peón” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • peón” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • peón” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin pedō, pedōnem (footsoldier), from Latin pēs, pedem (foot). Compare Portuguese peão, French pion, Italian pedone.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peón m (plural peones)

  1. foot soldier, infantryman
  2. child's toy top
  3. piece, token, or man in board games
    1. (chess) pawn
    2. (checkers) piece, checker, draughtsman
  4. (mechanical) axle, spindle
  5. beehive

peón m (plural peones, feminine peona, feminine plural peonas)

  1. laborer, worker
  2. (bullfighting) matador's assistant

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See alsoEdit

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