xadrez

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

xadrez f

  1. chess

References[edit]


Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested from the 13th century (assederez, açedrẽche, xedrez). From Andalusian Arabic الشَطْرَنْج(aš-šaṭranj), 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 Portuguese xadrez and Spanish ajedrez.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaˈðɾeθ/, (western) /ʃaˈðɾes/

Noun[edit]

xadrez m (plural xadreces)

  1. chess
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 515:
      Et Achiles preçaua todo muy pouco quanto lle eles dizíã, et nõ paraua por eles mentes, nẽ lles rrespondía a cousa que lle disesem, ante sij́a jogando o xedrez cõ hũ seu caualeyro
      And Achiles didn't care about what they said nor did he mind them, nor did he answered anything they said, but rather he was just playing chess with one of his knights

See also[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • xedrez” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • assederez” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • assederez” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • xadrez” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • xadrez” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • xadrez” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.



Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt
tabuleiro de xadrez

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese axadrez, enxadrez, from Andalusian Arabic الشَطْرَنْج(aš-šaṭranj), from Arabic شَطْرَنْج(šaṭranj, chess), from Persian شترنگ(šatrang), from Middle Persian ctlng (čatrang, chess), from Sanskrit चतुरङ्ग (cátur-aṅga, literally 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]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ʃa.ˈdɾe(j)s/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ʃɐ.ˈðɾeʃ/
    • (file)
  • Hyphenation: xa‧drez

Noun[edit]

xadrez m (uncountable)

  1. chess
  2. checkered pattern

Adjective[edit]

xadrez (plural xadrezes, comparable)

  1. checkered
    Synonyms: axadrezado, quadriculado

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

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