Schach

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian شاه (šāh), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠 (šāh), from Old Persian 𐏋 (xšāyaθiya, king), Logogram from Aramaic 𐡌𐡋𐡊𐡀 (malkā, king)., from Proto-Semitic *malk-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Schach n (genitive Schachs, no plural)

  1. chess
  2. check; a chess situation in which the king is directly threatened by enemy pieces

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Etymology[edit]

From German Schach, from Persian شاه (šāh), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠 (šāh), from Old Persian 𐏋 (xšāyaθiya, king), Logogram from Aramaic 𐡌𐡋𐡊𐡀 (malkā, king)., from Proto-Semitic *malk-.

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Noun[edit]

Schach n (uncountable)

  1. chess