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)

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

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

Galician[edit]

buxainas or peóns

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese peon (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Late Latin pedō, pedōnem (footsoldier), from Latin pēs, pedem (foot).

Pronunciation[edit]

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
  6. pillar (of an hórreo)
  7. spinning top

Synonyms[edit]

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See also[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • peon” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • peon” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • peón” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • peón” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • peón” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peón m (plural peones)

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

peón m (plural peones, feminine peona, feminine plural peonas)

  1. laborer, worker
  2. (bullfighting) matador's assistant

Synonyms[edit]

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Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

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