torre

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin turris.

Noun[edit]

torre f ‎(plural torres)

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Asturian · pieces d'axedrez (layout · text)
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peón caballu alfil torre dama, reina rei

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin turris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

torre f ‎(plural torres)

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook or castle

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Catalan · peces d'escacs (layout · text)
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peó cavall alfil torre reina, dama rei

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin turris.

Noun[edit]

torre f ‎(plural torres)

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook

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

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin turris.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtorre/, [ˈt̪or.re]
  • Hyphenation: tór‧re

Noun[edit]

torre f ‎(plural torri)

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook or castle

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Italian · pezzi degli scacchi (layout · text)
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pedone cavallo alfiere torre regina,
donna
re

Anagrams[edit]


Kinikinao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese torre.

Noun[edit]

torre

  1. tower (tall structure)
    • Pitiwoko, A Cidade in 2008, Ilda de Souza, Koenukunoe emo'u: A língua dos índios Kinikinau, page 187:
      [] , muyopeti mopo'e torre kemomoati wanuke aoeti muyopeti.
      [] , and it wasn’t one of those important churches, stone walls with towers pointing to the sky.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

torrē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of torreō

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin turris.

Noun[edit]

torre f (plural torres)

  1. tower

Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin turris.

Noun[edit]

torre f ‎(oblique plural torres, nominative singular torre, nominative plural torres)

  1. tower

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

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torre

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese torre ‎(tower), from Latin turrem ‎(tower), accusative singular of turris, from Ancient Greek τύρσις ‎(túrsis, tower, bastion).

Cognate with Galician torre, Spanish torre, Catalan torre, Occitan torre, French tour and Italian torre.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

torre f (plural torres)

  1. tower
    A torre oferece uma vista panorâmica da cidade.
    The tower provides a panoramic view of the city.
  2. (chess) rook
  3. skyscraper
Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Portuguese · peças de xadrez (layout · text)
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peão cavalo bispo torre rainha, dama rei

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

torre

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of torrar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of torrar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of torrar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of torrar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish torre, from Latin turrem, accusative singular of turris, from Ancient Greek τύρσις ‎(túrsis, tower, bastion).

Noun[edit]

torre f ‎(plural torres)

  1. tower
  2. (chess) rook
  3. skyscraper (high building)

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Spanish · piezas de ajedrez (layout · text)
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peón caballo alfil torre, roque reina, dama rey