alfil

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

alfil m ‎(plural alfiles)

  1. (chess) bishop

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Asturian · pieces d'axedrez (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei dama, reina torre alfil caballu peón

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

alfil m ‎(plural alfils)

  1. (chess) bishop

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Catalan · peces d'escacs (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei reina, dama torre alfil cavall peó

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فِيل(fīl, elephant), used as a name for the chess piece, from Persian پیل(pīl); see Akkadian 𒄠𒋛(pīru).

Noun[edit]

alfil m ‎(plural alfís)

  1. (chess) bishop

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Galician · pezas de xadrez (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei raíña, dama torre, roque alfil cabalo peón

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فِيل(fīl, elephant), used as a name for the chess piece, from Persian پیل(pīl); see Akkadian 𒄠𒋛(pīru).

Noun[edit]

alfil m ‎(plural alfiles)

  1. (chess) bishop

See also[edit]

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