ches

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See also: chès

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French eschés, plural of eschéc, from Vulgar Latin scaccus, from Arabic شَاه(šāh), from Persian شاه(šāh, shah, king), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠(šāh), from Old Persian 𐏋 ( /xšāyaθiya/).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ches (plural chesses)

  1. A set for playing chess; a chess board and chess pieces.
  2. The Medieval English game of chess, or a related game (which is slightly different from the modern standard)
  3. (rare) A chessboard; a board for playing chess.
  4. (rare) A set of chess pieces; a pieces for playing chess.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: chess
  • Scots: chess

References[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ches f pl

  1. plural of che

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ches

  1. Aspirate mutation of ces.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ces ges nghes ches
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.