شاه

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See also: شاہ, ساہ, and شاة

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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-hâye šatranj) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
شاه(šâh) وزیر(vazir) رخ(rox),
قلعه(qal'e)
فیل(fil) اسب(asb) پیاده(piyâde),
سرباز(sarbâz)

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