skak

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skak/, [sɡ̊ɑɡ̊]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch scaec, from Old French eschec, from Vulgar Latin *scaccus, from Arabic شَاه ‎(šāh, king in chess), from Persian شاه ‎(šāh, shah, king), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠 ‎(šāh), from Old Persian 𐏋 ‎(xšāyaθiya).

Noun[edit]

skak c (singular definite skakken, plural indefinite skakker)

  1. (uncountable) chess
  2. (chess) check

Inflection[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Danish · skakbrikken (skak + brikken) (layout · text)
♟ ♞ ♝ ♜ ♛ ♚
bonde springer løber tårn dronning konge

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skak n ‎(genitive singular skaks, no plural)

  1. shaking

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