xadrez

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Galician[edit]

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Noun[edit]

xadrez m

  1. chess

See also[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

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tabuleiro de xadrez

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Andalusian Arabic الشطرنج ‎(aš-šaṭranǧ), from Arabic شَطْرَنْج ‎(šaṭranj, chess), from Persian شترنگ ‎(šatrang), from Middle Persian ctlng ‎(čatrang, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग ‎(cátur-aṅga, four parts" of an army: king, elephants, horses, foot soldiers).

Cognate with Galician xadrez, Asturian axedrez, Mirandese xadreç, Spanish ajedrez and Aragonese axedrez.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

xadrez m (uncountable)

  1. chess
  2. checkered pattern

Adjective[edit]

xadrez ‎(plural xadrezes, comparable)

  1. checkered

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Portuguese · peças de xadrez (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei rainha, dama torre bispo cavalo peão