See also: peon and péon

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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)

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

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

peón m ‎(plural peones)

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

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