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Chess pieces names in different languages

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Chess piece

Piece names

Language King Queen Rook Bishop Knight Pawn
figurine ♔ ♚ ♕ ♛ ♖ ♜ ♗ ♝ ♘ ♞ ♙ ♟
Afrikaans K Koning
(king)
D Dame
(lady)
T Toring
(tower)
L Loper
(runner)
R Ruiter
(rider)
(P) Pion
Albanian M Mbreti
(king)
Msh Mbretëresha
(queen)
Ku Kulla
(tower)
O Oficeri
(officer)
Ka Kali
(horse)
(U) Ushtari
(soldier)
Arabic م مَلِك
(malik, king)
و وزير
(wazïr, vizier)
ر رخ/طابية
(rukhkh, fortress) / (ṭābiya, castle)
ف فيل
(fīl, elephant)
ح حصان
(ħiṣān, horse)
ب بيدق/عسكري
(baidaq, pawn) / (`askarī, soldier)
Armenian Ա Արքա
(A Ark῾a, king)
Թ Թագուհի
(T T῾agowhi, queen)
Ն Նավակ
(N Navak, ship)
Փ Փիղ
(P P῾ił, elephant)
Ձ Ձի
(Dz Ji, horse)
Զ Զինվոր
(Z Zinvor, soldier)
Basque E Erregea (king) D Dama (lady) G Gaztelua (castle) A Alfila Z Zalduna (knight) (P) Peoia (pawn)
Belarusian К кароль
(king)
Вз візыр
(vizier)
Лд ладзьдзя
(rook)
А афіцэр
(officer)
В вершнік
(rider)
(Л) латнік
(pawn)
Bengali R রাজা
(Raja)
M মন্ত্রী
(Montri)
N নৌকা
(Nouka)
H গজ/হাতি
(Goj)/(Hati)
G ঘোড়া
(Ghora)
B বোড়া/সৈন্য/পেয়াদা
(Bora)/(Sainya)/(Peyada)
Bulgarian Ц цар
(king)
Д дама
(lady)
Т топ
(cannon)
О офицер
(officer)
К кон
(horse)
(П) пешка
Catalan R rei D dama/reina
(lady)/(queen)
T torre
(tower)
A alfil C cavall
(horse)
(P) peó
Chinese K
(wáng, king)
Q
(hòu, queen)
R
(, chariot)
B
(xiàng, elephant)
N
(, horse)
(P)
(bīng, soldier)
Czech K král
(king)
D dáma
(lady)
V věľ
(tower)
S střelec
(shooter)
J jezdec
(rider)
(P) pěąec
(foot soldier)
Danish K konge
(king)
D dronning
(queen)
T tårn
(tower)
L løber
(runner)
S springer
(jumper)
(B) bonde
(peasant)
Dutch K koning
(king)
D dame/koningin
(lady)/(queen)
T toren/kasteel
(tower)/(castle)
L loper/raadsheer
(runner)/(counsellor)
P paard
(horse)
(pi) pion
English K king Q queen R rook, castle B bishop N/Kt knight (P) pawn
Esperanto R reĝo
(king)
D damo
(lady)
T turo
(tower)
K kuriero
(courier)
Ĉ ĉevalo
(horse)
(P) peono
Estonian K kuningas
(king)
L lipp
(flag)
V vanker
(chariot/carriage)
O oda
(spear)
R ratsu
(riding horse)
(E) ettur
Finnish K kuningas
(king)
D daami/kuningatar
(lady)/(queen)
T torni
(tower)
L lähetti
(messenger)
R ratsu
(horse)
(S) sotilas
(soldier)
French R roi
(king)
D dame
(lady)
T tour
(tower)
F fou
(jester)
C cavalier
(rider)
(P) pion
Georgian მეფე
(mep'e, king)
ლაზიერი
(lazieri, queen)
ეტლი
(etli, chariot)
კუ
(ku, tortoise)
მხედარი
(mkhedari, rider)
პაიკი
(paiki, pawn)
German K König
(king)
D Dame, Königin
(lady, queen)
T Turm
(tower)
L Läufer
(runner)
S Springer, Pferd, Rössel
(jumper, horse)
(B) Bauer
(peasant)
Greek Ρ βασιλιάς
(vasiliás, king)
Β βασίλισσα
(vasílissa, queen)
Π πύργος
(pýrgos, tower)
Α αξιωματικός
(axiomatikós, officer)
Ι ίππος
(íppos, horse)
(Σ) πιόνι
(pióni, pawn)
Hindi R राजा
(rājā, king)
V वज़ीर
(vazīr, vizier)
H हाथी
(hāthī, elephant)
O ऊँट
(ūṁṭ, camel)
G घोड़ा
(ghoṛā, horse)
(P) प्यादा
(pyādā, infantryman)
Hebrew מ מלך
(Melech, king)
מה מלכה
(Malka, queen)
צ צריח
(Tzariach, tower)
ר רץ
(Ratz, runner)
פ פרש
(Parash, rider)
רגלי
(Regli, foot-soldier)
Hausa S sarki
(king)
Q sarauniya
(queen)
R sansanin
(fortress)
G giwa
(elephant)
J jarumi
(mounted warrior)
(P) soja
(soldier)
Hungarian K király
(king)
V vezér/királynő
(vizier)/(queen)
B bástya
(bastion)
F futó
(runner)
H huszár/ló
(hussar)/(horse)
(Gy) gyalog/paraszt
(footman)/(peasant)
Ido R rejo
(king)
D damo
(lady)
T turmo
(tower)
E episkopo
(bishop)
K kavalo
(horse)
(P) piono
Icelandic K kóngur
(king)
D drottning
(queen)
H hrókur
(rook)
B biskup
(bishop)
R riddari
(knight)
(P) peð
(pawn)
Indonesian R raja
(king)
M menteri
(minister/vizier)
B benteng
(castle/fortress)
G gajah
(elephant)
K kuda
(horse)
(P) pion
Irish R
(king)
B banríon
(queen)
C caiseal
(bulwark)
E easpag
(bishop)
D ridire
(knight)
(F) fichillín/ceithearnach
(little chess piece/kern)
Italian R re
(king)
D donna/regina
(lady/queen)
T torre
(tower)
A alfiere
(standard-bearer)
C cavallo
(horse)
(P) pedone
(footsoldier)
Japanese K キング
(kingu)
Q クイーン
(kuīn)
R ルーク
(rūku)
B ビショップ
(bishoppu)
N ナイト
(naito)
(P) ポーン
(pōn)
Javanese R raja
(king)
Q ratu/perdhana mentri
(queen/prime minister)
B bèntèng
(fortress)
M mentri
(minister)
K jaran
(horse)
(P) pion
Korean K
(king)
Q
(kwin)
R
(rug)
B 비숍
(bi syob)
N 나이트
(na i teu)
(P)
(pon)
Latin rex
(king)
regina
(queen)
turris
(tower)
signifer, cursor
(standard-bearer, messenger)
eques
(knight)
pedes
(footsoldier)
Latvian K karalis
(king)
D dāma
(lady)
T tornis
(tower)
L laidnis
(bishop)
Z zirgs
(cavallo)
(B) bandinieks
(peasant)
Lithuanian K karalius (king) V valdovė (queen) B bokątas (tower) R rikis (Lithuanian military commander) ® ľirgas (horse) (P) pėstininkas (pawn)
Lojban N nolraitru (king) Nu nolraitruni'u (queen) B badydi'u (castle) X xanto (elephant) Xi xirma (horse) (S) sonci (soldier)
Luxembourgish K Kinnek
(king)
D Damm
(lady)
T Tuerm
(tower)
L Leefer
(runner)
P Päerd
(horse)
(B) Bauer
(farmer)
Macedonian K Крал
(king)
D Кралица/Дама
(queen/lady)
T Топ
(tower)
L Ловец
(hunter)
S Коњ
(horse)
P Пион
(pawn)
Malayalam K രാജാവ്
(rajavu, king)
Q മന്ത്രി
(manthri, minister)
R തേര്
(theru, chariot)
B ആന
(anaa, elephant)
N/Kt കുതിര
(kuthira, horse)
(P) കാലാള്‍ / പടയാളി
(kalal)/(padayali, foot soldier)
Marathi R राजा
(rājā, king)
V वज़ीर
(vajīr, vizier)
H हत्ती
(hātti, elephant)
O उंट
(Uant, camel)
G घोड़ा
(ghoda, horse)
(P) प्यादे
(pyāde, foot soldier)
Mongolian Н ноён
(noyan)
Б бэрс
(fers, vizier)
т тэрэг
(tereg, chariot)
Т тэмээ
(temee, camel)
М морь
(mor, rider)
(Х) хүү
(hüü, infantryman)
Norwegian Bokmål K konge
(king)
D dronning
(queen)
T tårn
(tower)
L løper
(runner)
S springer
(jumper)
(B) bonde
(peasant)
Norwegian Nynorsk K konge
(king)
D dronning
(queen)
T tårn
(tower)
L løpar
(runner)
S springar
(jumper)
(B) bonde
(peasant)
Persian ش شاه
(king)
و وزیر
(vizier, minister)
ق/ر قلعه/رخ
(castle)
ف فیل
(elephant)
ا اسب
(horse)
س سرباز
(soldier)
Polish K król
(king)
H hetman W wieża
(tower)
G goniec
(courier)
S skoczek
(jumper)
(P) pion
(pawn)
Portuguese R rei
(king)
D dama/rainha
(lady)/(queen)
T torre
(tower)
B bispo
(bishop)
C cavalo
(horse)
(P) peão
Romanian R rege
(king)
D damă/regină
(lady)/(queen)
T turn
(tower)
N nebun
(fool, jester)
C cal
(horse)
(P) pion
Russian Кр король (king)
Kr korol'
Ф ферзь (vizier)
F ferz'
Л ладья (boat)
L ladya
С слон (elephant)
S slon
К конь (horse)
K kon'
(П) пешка
P peshka
Scottish Gaelic R righ (king) B bànrigh (queen) T tùr (tower) E easbaig (bishop) D ridir (knight) (P) pàn (pawn)
Serbo-Croatian К/K краљ / kralj Д/D краљицa / kraljica Т/T топ / top Л/L ловац / lovac С/S (скaкaч/коњ) / (skakac/konj) (П) (пjешак/пион) / (pjeąak/pion)
Northern Sotho К Kgoąi Kg Kgoąigadi N Ntlosebô/Moshate Mp Mopiąopo M Mogale S Seitąhireletąo
Sicilian R re
(king)
D riggina
(queen)
T turru
(tower)
A alferu S scecc[h]u
(donkey)
(P) pidinu
(footsoldier)
Slovak K kráµ (king) D dáma (lady) V veľa (tower) S strelec (shooter) J jazdec (horseman) (P) peąiak (infantryman, pawn)
Slovene K kralj (king) D dama (lady) T trdnjava (castle) L lovec (hunter) S skakač (jumper) (P) kmet (farmer)
Spanish R rey
(king)
D dama/reina
(lady/queen)
T torre
(tower)
A alfil C caballo
(horse)
(P) peón
(foot-soldier)
Swedish K kung D dam/drottning
(lady)/(queen)
T torn
(tower)
L löpare
(runner)
S springare/häst
(horse)
(B) bonde
(peasant)
Tamil K அரசன்
(arasaṉ, king)
Q அரசி
(araci, queen)
R கோட்டை
(kōṭṭai, castle)
B அமைச்சர் / மந்திரி
(amaicchar, minister) / (manthiri, minister)
N/Kt குதிரை
(kutirai, horse)
(P) காலாள் / சிப்பாய்
(kālāḷ, fotsoldier) / (cippāy, sepoy)
Telugu రాజు
(rāju, king)
మంత్రి
(maṃtri, minister)
ఏనుగు
(ēnugu, elephant)
శకటు
(¶akaţu)
గుర్రం
(gurraṃ, horse)
బంటు
(baṃţu, soldier)
Thai ขุน
(khun, king)
เม็ด (ตรี/มนตรี)
(met (trī/montrī), counselor)
เรือ
(reūa, ship)
โคน
(khōn, elephant)
ม้า
(, horse)
(บ) เบี้ย
(bīa, menial)
Turkish Ş/K şah/kral (shah/king) V vezir (vizier) K kale (castle) F fil (elephant) A at (horse) (P) er/piyon (soldier/pawn)
Ukrainian король
(korol, king)
Ф ферзь
(ferz, vizier)
T тура
(tura, tower)
C слон
(slon, elephant)
K кінь
(kin, horse)
(П) пішак, пішка
(pishak/pishka, footsoldier)
Urdu بادشاہ
(bādshāh)
وزیر
(vazīr)
رخ
(rukh)
فيلہ
(fiyalah)
گھوڑا
(ghōṛā)
پیادہ
(pyādah)
Vietnamese V vua (king) H hậu (queen) X xe (chariot) T tượng (statue) M mã (horse) _ tốt (soldier)
Welsh T teyrn/brenin (lord/king) B brenhines ( queen) C castell (castle) E esgob (bishop) M marchog (rider) (G) gwerinwr (peasant)

Sources: Wikipedia

 



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