backgammon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from back + Middle English gamen, from Old English gamen (amusement, game).

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Noun[edit]

A backgammon board shown in starting position.

backgammon (uncountable)

  1. A board game for two players in which each has 15 stones which move between 24 triangular points according to the roll of a pair of dice; the object is to move all of one's pieces around, and bear them off the board.
  2. (backgammon) A victory in the game when the loser has not borne off a stone, and still has one or more stones in the winner's inner home row or on the bar.

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backgammon (third-person singular simple present backgammons, present participle backgammoning, simple past and past participle backgammoned)

  1. To win at a backgammon game with the opponent having one or more pieces in the winner’s inner home row or on the bar.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English backgammon.

Noun[edit]

backgammon m (uncountable)

  1. backgammon (board game)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English backgammon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbækɡɑmːon/, IPA(key): /ˈbækɡɑmon/
  • Hyphenation: back‧gam‧mon

Noun[edit]

backgammon

  1. backgammon

Declension[edit]

Inflection of backgammon (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative backgammon backgammonit
genitive backgammonin backgammonien
backgammoneiden
backgammoneitten
partitive backgammonia backgammoneita
backgammoneja
illative backgammoniin backgammoneihin
singular plural
nominative backgammon backgammonit
accusative nom. backgammon backgammonit
gen. backgammonin
genitive backgammonin backgammonien
backgammoneiden
backgammoneitten
partitive backgammonia backgammoneita
backgammoneja
inessive backgammonissa backgammoneissa
elative backgammonista backgammoneista
illative backgammoniin backgammoneihin
adessive backgammonilla backgammoneilla
ablative backgammonilta backgammoneilta
allative backgammonille backgammoneille
essive backgammonina backgammoneina
translative backgammoniksi backgammoneiksi
instructive backgammonein
abessive backgammonitta backgammoneitta
comitative backgammoneineen

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English backgammon.

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backgammon m (uncountable)

  1. backgammon

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English backgammon.

Noun[edit]

backgammon m (invariable)

  1. backgammon

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

backgammon m (uncountable)

  1. backgammon

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