See also:اسود

Arabic edit

Etymology 1 edit

Color or defect adjective from the root ⁧س و د(s-w-d).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʔas.wad/
  • (file)

Adjective edit

أَسْوَد (ʔaswad) (feminineسَوْدَاء(sawdāʔ), common pluralسُود(sūd) orسُودَان(sūdān))

  1. black
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:ar:black
    رَجُل أَسْوَد⁩ ― rajul ʔaswada black man
    عُصْفُورَة سَوْدَاء⁩ ― ʕuṣfūra(t) sawdāʔa black bird
Declension edit
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit
  • Maltese: iswed
  • Ottoman Turkish: ⁧اسود(esved)

Noun edit

أَسْوَد (ʔaswadm (pluralسُود(sūd) orسُودَان(sūdān))

  1. black person
Usage notes edit
  • Inoffensive, especially as an adjective or in the plural.
Declension edit

See also edit

Colors in Arabic · ⁧أَلْوَان(ʔalwān) (layout · text)
    أَبْيَض(ʔabyaḍ), ⁧أَشْيَب(ʔašyab)     رَمَادِيّ(ramādiyy), ⁧أَشْهَب(ʔašhab), ⁧أَغْبَر(ʔaḡbar), ⁧أَعْفَر(ʔaʕfar), ⁧رَصَاصِيّ(raṣāṣiyy)     أَسْوَد(ʔaswad), ⁧غِرْبِيب(ḡirbīb), ⁧أَحَمّ(ʔaḥamm), ⁧أَدْهَم(ʔadham)
            أَحْمَر(ʔaḥmar), ⁧أَصْهَب(ʔaṣhab); ⁧قِرْمِزِيّ(qirmiziyy)             أَمْغَر(ʔamḡar), ⁧بُرْتُقَالِيّ(burtuqāliyy); ⁧بُنِّيّ(bunniyy), ⁧أَسْمَر(ʔasmar), ⁧أَشْعَل(ʔašʕal), ⁧أَشْهَل(ʔašhal)             أَصْفَر(ʔaṣfar), ⁧أَشْقَر(ʔašqar); ⁧قِشْدِيّ(qišdiyy)
            لِيمِيّ(līmiyy)             أَخْضَر(ʔaḵḍar), ⁧أَحْوَى(ʔaḥwā)             نَعْنَاعِيّ(naʕnāʕiyy), ⁧زُمُرُّدِيّ‎(zumurrudiyy)
            سَمَاوِيّ(samāwiyy), ⁧فَيْرُوزِيّ(fayrūziyy); ⁧حَذَفِيّ(ḥaḏafiyy), ⁧شَرْشِيرِيّ(šaršīriyy)             لَازُوَرْدِيّ(lāzuwardiyy), ⁧بَحْرِيّ‎(baḥriyy)             أَزْرَق(ʔazraq)
            بَنَفْسَجِيّ(banafsajiyy), ⁧فِرْفِيرِيّ(firfīriyy); ⁧نِيلِيّ(nīliyy)             فُوشِيّ(fūšiyy); ⁧أُرْجُوَانِيّ(ʔurjuwāniyy)             وَرْدِيّ(wardiyy), ⁧زَهْرِيّ(zahriyy)

Etymology 2 edit

Elative of ⁧سَيِّد(sayyid, liberal, generous; noble, high-born; wise), from the root ⁧س و د(s-w-d).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

أَسْوَد (ʔaswad) (masculine pluralأَسَاوِد(ʔasāwid))

  1. elative degree of سَيِّد(sayyid):
    1. more liberal, more generous; most liberal, most generous
    2. nobler, more high-born; noblest, most high-born
    3. wiser; wisest
Declension edit
Descendants edit
  • Ottoman Turkish: ⁧اسود(esved)

Etymology 3 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

أُسُود (ʔusūdm pl

  1. plural of أَسَد(ʔasad): lions

References edit

South Levantine Arabic edit

Root
س و د
1 term
 
فستان أسود⁩ ― a black dress

Etymology edit

From Arabicأَسْوَد(ʔaswad).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʔas.wad/, [ˈʔas.wad]
  • (file)

Adjective edit

أسود (ʔaswad) (feminineسودا(sōda), common pluralسود(sūd))

  1. black

See also edit

Colors · ⁧الألوان(il-ʔalwān)
    أبيض(ʔabyaḍ, white)     أسود(ʔaswad, black)
         أحمر(ʔaḥmar, red), ⁧خمري(ḵamri, crimson)     رمادي(ramādi, grey), ⁧سكني(sakani, grey)
         بردقاني(burdʔāni, orange), ⁧بني(binni, brown)     أصفر(ʔaṣfar, yellow)
    أخضر(ʔaḵḍar, green)          أزرق(ʔazraʔ, blue), ⁧كحلي(kuḥli, navy)
    بنفسجي(banafsaji, violet), ⁧نهدي(nahdi, purple)     زهري(zahri, pink), ⁧ليلكي(lēlaki, lilac)

Sudanese Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabicأَسْوَد(ʔaswad).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

أسود⁩ (ʔaswadm.

  1. eggplant