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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)
           
rei raíña, dama torre, roque alfil cabalo peón

PortugueseEdit

 
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tabuleiro de xadrez

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese [Term?], 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)
           
rei rainha, dama torre bispo cavalo peão