alfil

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فيل (fīl, elephant), used as a name for the chess piece, from Persian پیل (pīl); see Akkadian 𒄠𒋛 (pīru).

Noun[edit]

alfil m (plural alfís)

  1. (chess) bishop

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فيل (fīl, elephant), used as a name for the chess piece, from Persian پیل (pīl); see Akkadian 𒄠𒋛 (pīru).

Noun[edit]

alfil m (plural alfiles)

  1. (chess) bishop

See also[edit]