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)

See also[edit]

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

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Galician · pezas de xadrez (layout · text)
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peón cabalo alfil torre, roque raíña, dama rei

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

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

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