xadrez

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GalicianEdit

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NounEdit

xadrez m

  1. chess

See alsoEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

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tabuleiro de xadrez

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese, from Andalusian Arabic الشطرنج ‎(aš-šaṭranǧ), from Arabic شَطْرَنْج ‎(šaṭranj, chess), from Persian شترنگ ‎(šatrang), from Middle Persian ctlng ‎(čatrang, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग ‎(cátur-aṅga, four parts" of an army: king, elephants, horses, foot soldiers).

Cognate with Galician xadrez, Asturian axedrez, Mirandese xadreç, Spanish ajedrez and Aragonese axedrez.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

xadrez m (uncountable)

  1. chess
  2. checkered pattern

AdjectiveEdit

xadrez ‎(plural xadrezes, comparable)

  1. checkered

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Portuguese · peças de xadrez (layout · text)
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peão cavalo bispo torre rainha, dama rei
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