Tuerm

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German turn, torn; a borrowing from Old French, ultimately from Latin turris, which itself was a borrowing from Ancient Greek τύρρις ‎(túrrhis). Germanic cognates include German Turm, Dutch toren.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Tuerm m (plural Tierm)

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook, castle

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Luxembourgish · Schachfiguren (Schach + Figuren) (layout · text)
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Bauer Sprénger Leefer Tuerm Damm Kinnek