شطرنج

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Arabic[edit]

شَطْرَنْج

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شترنگ(šatrang), from Middle Persian [script needed] (ctlng /čatrang/, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग (caturaṅga, “four parts” of an army: king, elephants, horses, foot soldiers).

Noun[edit]

شِطْرَنْج or شَطْرَنْج (šiṭranj or šaṭranjm

  1. shatranj
  2. chess

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Persian[edit]

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Dari Persian شطرنج
Iranian Persian
Tajik шатранҷ (šatranj)

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَطْرَنْج(šaṭranj, shatranj, chess), from Middle Persian [script needed] (ctlng /čatrang/, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग (cátur-aṅga, “four parts” of an army: king, elephants, horses, foot soldiers).

Noun[edit]

شطرنج (šatranj)

  1. shatranj
  2. chess
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)

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَطْرَنْج(šaṭranj).

Noun[edit]

شطرنج (šaṭranjm

  1. chess

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)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَطْرَنْج(šaṭranj).

Noun[edit]

شطرنج (šatranjf (Hindi spelling शतरंज)

  1. shatranj
  2. chess