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

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian شاه
Iranian Persian شاه
Tajiki Persian 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)
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شاه (šâh) وزیر (vazir) رخ (rox),
قلعه (qal'e)
فیل (fil) اسب (asb) پیاده (piyâde),
سرباز (sarbâz)

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