قلعه

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See also: قلعہ and قلعة

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قلعه(qal'a).

Noun[edit]

قلعه ‎(kal'e)

  1. fort
  2. castle

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reborrowed from Arabic قَلْعَة(qalʿa), from Persian کلات(kalât, fortress). Akin to Mazanderani کلا(kalâ, borough).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قلعه ‎(qal'e) ‎(plural قلعه‌ها(qal'e-hâ) or قلاع(qelâ'))

  1. fortress, castle, stronghold
  2. (chess) rook

Synonyms[edit]

  • (fortress, castle): دژ(dež), قصر(qasr)
  • (rook): رخ(rox)

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)