شطرنج

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شترنگ (šatrang), from Middle Persian 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]


Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَطْرَنْج (šaṭranj, shatranj, chess), Middle Persian ctlng (čatrang, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग (cátur-aṅga, four parts" of an army: king, elephants, horses, foot soldiers).

Noun[edit]

شطرنج (shatranj)

  1. shatranj
  2. chess
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)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَطْرَنْج (šaṭranj).

Noun[edit]

شطرنج (šatranjf (Hindi spelling शतरंज)

  1. shatranj
  2. chess