شاه

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian شاه

Noun[edit]

شَاه ‎(šāhm

  1. shah
  2. (chess) king
    شاه مات ‎(šāh māt) — checkmate

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠 ‎(šāh) from Old Persian 𐏋 ‎(xšāyaθiya, king).

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Noun[edit]

Dari شاه
Iranian Persian شاه
Tajik шоҳ ‎(šoh)

شاه ‎(šâh) ‎(plural شاهان ‎(šâhân))

  1. king; shah
  2. (chess) king
  3. (in compounds) Something that is the biggest or the best of its kind.

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See also[edit]
Chess pieces in Persian · مهره‌های شطرنج ‎(mohre-hâ šatranj) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
شاه ‎(šâh) وزیر ‎(vazir) رخ ‎(rox),
قلعه ‎(qal'e)
فیل ‎(fil) اسب ‎(asb) پیاده ‎(piyâde),
سرباز ‎(sarbâz)

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