skak

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Danish[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skak/, [sɡ̊ɑɡ̊]

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 · skakbrikker (skak + brikker) (layout · text)
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konge dronning tårn løber springer bonde

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skak n (genitive singular skaks, no plural)

  1. shaking

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