échec et mat

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian, literally meaning "the king is conquered"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e.ʃɛk‿e mat/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

échec et mat

  1. checkmate

Interjection[edit]

échec et mat

  1. checkmate