Schach

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian شاه ‎(šāh), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠 ‎(šāh), from Old Persian 𐏋 ‎(xšāyaθiya, king), Logogram from Aramaic king ‎(malkā)., from Proto-Semitic *malk-. Compare Schah.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Schach n ‎(genitive Schachs, no plural)

  1. chess
  2. check; a chess situation in which the king is directly threatened by enemy pieces

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Schach, from Persian شاه ‎(šāh), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠 ‎(šāh), from Old Persian 𐏋 ‎(xšāyaθiya, king), Logogram from Aramaic king ‎(malkā)., from Proto-Semitic *malk-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schach n (uncountable)

  1. chess

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Luxembourgish · Schachfiguren (Schach + Figuren) (layout · text)
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