xadrez

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Galician[edit]

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Noun[edit]

xadrez m

  1. chess

Portuguese[edit]

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tabuleiro de xadrez

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic الشطرنج (aš-šaṭranǧ), from Arabic شطرنج (šaṭranǧ, chess), from Persian شترنگ (šatrang), from Middle Persian ctlng (čatrang, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङग (chatur-anga, four parts" of an army: king, elephants, horses, foot soldiers). Cognate with Galician xadrez, Asturian axedrez, Mirandese xadreç, Spanish ajedrez and Aragonese axedrez.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

xadrez m (uncountable)

  1. chess

Adjective[edit]

xadrez m, f (plural xadrezes; comparable)

  1. checkered

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