jaque

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese jaca (jackfruit), from Malayalam ചക്ക (cakka).

Noun[edit]

jaque m, f (plural jaques)

  1. jackfruit
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French jaque; see there for more.

Noun[edit]

jaque m (plural jaques)

  1. (historical) gambison

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Usually linked to the given name Jacques; an alternative origin connects it with jaque de mailles, "coat of arms," which is from Spanish jaco, from Arabic شـَكّ (šakk, breastplate).

Noun[edit]

jaque m (oblique plural jaques, nominative singular jaques, nominative plural jaque)

  1. a gambison; a type of tight-fitting shirt

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شاه (šāh), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠 (mlkʾ, king)

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Noun[edit]

jaque m (plural jaques)

  1. (chess) check
  2. jeopardy

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Verb[edit]

jaque

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of jaquir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of jaquir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of jaquir.