Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Root
س و د (s w d)
17 terms

Diminutive of the feminine سَوْدَاء (sawdāʔ) of أَسْوَد (ʔaswad, black) with the pattern as in صُفَيْرَاء (ṣufayrāʔ) and غُبَيْرَاء (ḡubayrāʔ).

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Noun

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سُوَيْدَاء (suwaydāʔf

  1. seepweed (Suaeda gen. et spp.)
    Synonyms: قُلَّام (qullām), قَاقُلَّة (qāqulla), مُلَّاح (mullāḥ)
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  • → Translingual: Suaeda
  • Italian: soda (see there for further descendants)

Etymology 2

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Noun

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سُوَيْدَاء (suwaydāʔf

  1. only used in السُوَيْدَاء (as-suwaydāʔ, As-Suwayda; As-Suwayda Governorate)
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