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English[уреди]

a knight (warrior)
a knight (chess)

Изговор[уреди]

Етимологија 1[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески knight, knyght, kniht, from Стари Енглески cniht (boy, servant), from Пра-Германски *knehtaz. Cognate with Западни Фризијски knjocht, Холандски knecht, and Немачки Knecht, all meaning 'servant'.

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Именица[уреди]

knight (plural knights)

  1. (historical) A young servant or follower; a trained military attendant in service of a lord.
  2. (historical) A minor nobleman with an honourable military rank who had served as a page and squire.
  3. (by extension) An armored and mounted warrior of the Middle Ages.
    King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
  4. (modern) A person on whom a knighthood has been conferred by a monarch.
  5. (literary) A brave, chivalrous and honorable man devoted to a noble cause or love interest.
  6. (шах) A chess piece, often in the shape of a horse's head, that is moved two squares in one direction and one at right angles to that direction in a single move, leaping over any intervening pieces.
  7. (card games, dated) A playing card bearing the figure of a knight; the knave or jack.
  8. (entomology) Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genus Ypthima.
Синоними[уреди]
  • (chess piece): horse (informal)
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Шаховске фигуре in Енглески · chess pieces, chessmen (see also: chess) (layout · text)
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king queen castle, rook bishop knight pawn

Етимологија 2[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески knighten, kniȝten, from the noun. Cognate with Middle High German knehten.

Глагол[уреди]

knight (third-person singular simple present knights, present participle knighting, simple past and past participle knighted)

  1. (транзитивно) To confer knighthood upon.
    The king knighted the young squire.
  2. (шах, транзитивно) To promote (a pawn) to a knight.
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Средњи Енглески[уреди]

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Етимологија[уреди]

From Стари Енглески cniht, from Пра-Германски *knehtaz.

Изговор[уреди]

Именица[уреди]

knight (plural knights)

  1. knight

Descendants[уреди]

  • Шкотски: knicht
  • Енглески: knight