schack

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Schach from Latin scaccus, from Arabic شَاه ‎(šāh), from Persian شاه ‎(šâh), related to shah.

Noun[edit]

schack n

  1. chess; a game of strategy for two players.
  2. check; a situation in which the king is directly threatened by enemy pieces

Interjection[edit]

schack

  1. check; a claim used in chess to notify the opponent that his/her king is threatened.

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Chess pieces in Swedish · schackpjäser (schack + pjäser) (layout · text)
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kung drottning, dam torn löpare springare, häst bonde