قلعه

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See also: قلعہand قلعة

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian قلعه(qal'e), from Arabic قَلْعَة‎(qalʿa).

Noun[edit]

قلعه (kalʼa, kalʼe)

  1. fortress
  2. castle

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: kale
  • Albanian: kala

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic قَلْعَة(qalʿa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

Dari Persian قلعه
Iranian Persian
Tajik қалъа (qalʾa)
  1. fortress, castle, stronghold
  2. (chess) rook

Synonyms[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

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)