حصان

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ح ص ن(ḥ-ṣ-n).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ħi.sˤaːn/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

حِصَان (ḥiṣānm (plural أَحْصِنَة(ʾaḥṣina) or حُصُن(ḥuṣun))

  1. horse
  2. stallion, stud, sire
  3. (chess) knight
  4. horsepower

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Yoruba: ẹṣin

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Arabic · (layout · text)
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شَاه(šāh) وَزِير(wazīr) رُخّ(ruḵḵ) فِيل(fīl) حِصَان (ḥiṣān) بَيْدَق(baydaq) – جُنْدِيّ(jundiyy)

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

حصان (ḥúṣānm, أحصنة‎ (ʾaḥṣína) pl

  1. horse

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

حُصان

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حِصَان(ḥiṣān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

حُصَان (ḥuṣānm (plural أحصنة‎ (ʾaḥṣina))

  1. horse
  2. stallion
  3. (chess) knight

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حِصَان(ḥiṣān).

Noun[edit]

حصان (ḥṣānm (plural حسونة(ḥṣūne) or حسن(ḥuṣon))

  1. horse
    Synonym: (collective) خيل(ḵēl)
  2. (chess) knight

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in South Levantine Arabic · قطع الشطرنج(ʾuṭaʕ iš-šaṭranj) (layout · text)
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ملك(malek) ملكة(malake) قلعة(ʾalʕa) وزير(wazīr) حصان (ḥsān) جندي(jundi)