Dame

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See also: Damɛ, dame, and dáme

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Noun[edit]

Dame ‎(plural Dames)

  1. (Britain) The titular prefix given to a female knight

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French dame, from Latin domina ‎(mistress, lady).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaːmə/
  • Hyphenation: Da‧me

Noun[edit]

Dame f ‎(genitive Dame, plural Damen)

  1. lady
  2. (chess, card games) queen

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Chess pieces in German · Schachfiguren, Schachsteine (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
König Dame, Königin Turm Läufer Springer, Pferd, Ross, Rössel Bauer

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Dame n ‎(genitive Damespiels or Damespieles, no plural)

  1. (board games) draughts, checkers

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