See also: skák and skåk

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch scaec, from Old French eschec, from Vulgar Latin *scaccus, from Arabic شَاه(šāh, king in chess), from Persian شاه(šāh, shah, king), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠(šāh), from Old Persian 𐏋 ( /xšāyaθiya/).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skak/, [sɡ̊ɑɡ̊]

NounEdit

skak c (singular definite skakken, plural indefinite skakker)

  1. (uncountable) chess
  2. (chess) check

InflectionEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Danish · skakbrikker (skak + brikker) (layout · text)
           
konge dronning tårn løber springer bonde

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skak n (genitive singular skaks, no plural)

  1. shaking

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

skak

  1. imperative of skaka

Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

skak n

  1. scolding

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

skak

  1. second-person singular imperative of skaka

ReferencesEdit

  • skak in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

WestrobothnianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

skak

  1. afraid