See also: Roque and roqué

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Coined 1899 by removing the first and last letters from croquet.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

roque (uncountable)

  1. (US) a form of croquet using short-handled mallets, and played on a hard surface

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The American Roque League, 1958–59, Official Rules of Roque. Retrieved 2014-10-18.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From roquer

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁɔk/
  • (file)

NounEdit

roque m (plural roques)

  1. (chess) an instance of castling

VerbEdit

roque

  1. first-person singular present indicative of roquer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of roquer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of roquer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of roquer
  5. second-person singular imperative of roquer

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

NounEdit

roque m (plural roques)

  1. (chess) rook

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French roc.

NounEdit

roque m (plural roques)

  1. (chess) castling (move in chess)

VerbEdit

roque

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of rocar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of rocar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of rocar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of rocar

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English rock.

NounEdit

roque m (plural roques)

  1. Alternative form of rock

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic رخ‎, from Arabic رُخّ(ruḵḵ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

roque m (plural roques)

  1. (chess) rook
    Synonym: torre

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

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

Further readingEdit