قلعه

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian قلعه (qal'e).

Noun[edit]

قلعه (kal'e)

  1. fort
  2. castle

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reborrowed from Arabic قَلْعَة (qalʿa(t)). Related to Persian کلات (kalât, fortress) and Mazanderani کلاته (kalâte), کلا (kolâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قلعه (qal'e) (plural قلعه‌ها (qal'e-hâ) or قلاع (qelâ'))

  1. fortress, castle, stronghold
  2. (chess) rook

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