शतरंज

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian شطرنج (šatranj), from Arabic شطرنج (šaṭranj), from Persian شترنگ (šatrang), from Middle Persian ctlng (čatrang, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग (caturaṅga, four parts of an army: king, elephants, horses, foot soldiers).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

शतरंज (śatrañjf (Urdu spelling شطرنج)

  1. chess
  2. shatranj