peón

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin pedō, pedōnem ‎(footsoldier), from Latin pēs, pedem ‎(foot).

Noun[edit]

peón m ‎(plural peones)

  1. (chess) pawn (chess piece)

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

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese peon, from Late Latin pedō, pedōnem ‎(footsoldier), from Latin pēs, pedem ‎(foot).

Noun[edit]

peón m ‎(plural peóns)

  1. laborer, worker
  2. pedestrian
  3. foot soldier, infantryman
  4. pawn
  5. piece, token, or man in board games
    1. (chess) pawn
    2. (checkers) piece, checker, draughtsman

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin pedō, pedōnem ‎(footsoldier), from Latin pēs, pedem ‎(foot). Compare Portuguese peão, French pion, Italian pedone.

Noun[edit]

peón m ‎(plural peones)

  1. laborer, worker
  2. foot soldier, infantryman
  3. child's toy top
  4. piece, token, or man in board games
    1. (chess) pawn
    2. (checkers) piece, checker, draughtsman
  5. (mechanical) axle, spindle
  6. beehive
  7. (bullfighting) matador's assistant

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