ajedrez

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic الشَطْرَنْج(aš-šaṭranj), from Arabic شَطْرَنْج(šaṭranj), from Middle Persian [script needed] (ctlng /čatrang/), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग (caturaṅga).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /axeˈdɾeθ/, [a.xeˈð̞ɾeθ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /axeˈdɾes/, [a.xeˈð̞ɾes]
  • Rhymes: -eθ

Noun[edit]

ajedrez m (plural ajedreces)

  1. chess

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Bikol Central: ahedres
  • Cebuano: ahedres
  • Hiligaynon: ahedres
  • Tagalog: ahedres

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Spanish · piezas de ajedrez (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rey dama, reina torre, roque alfil caballo peón

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