See also: sahara, Sàhara, and Sahāra

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صَحَارَى(ṣaḥārā, deserts).

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the Sahara

  1. A desert in North Africa, the largest hot desert in the world.
    Synonym: Zaara

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CzechEdit

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Sahara f

  1. Sahara (desert)

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Further readingEdit

  • Sahara in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Sahara in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صَحْرَاء(ṣaḥrāʾ, desert).

The name of the neighbourhood in Enschede is first attested in 1979. The area was named after the desert because its construction necessitated the use of a lot of sand to build up a foundation.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɑˈɦaː.raː/
  • Hyphenation: Sa‧ha‧ra
  • Rhymes: -aː

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Sahara n

  1. Sahara
  2. A neighbourhood of Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  3. A neighbourhood of Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands.

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صَحْرَاء(ṣaḥrāʾ, desert).

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Sahara m

  1. Sahara
    Synonym: désert du Sahara
    Holonym: Afrique
    Hypernym: désert
    Meronyms: désert de Libye, désert Libyque

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic صَحَارَى(ṣaḥārā, deserts).

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die Sahara f (proper noun, usually definite, definite genitive der Sahara)

  1. Sahara (a desert in North Africa)
    Synonym: Saharawüste

Usage notesEdit

  • Sahara is feminine and takes the definite article die; compare English "the Sahara".
  • Very occasionally, Sahara occurs without a definite article; in such cases a genitive Saharas may occur. In such usages, the gender is unclear.

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Further readingEdit

  • Sahara” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Sahara” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Sahara” in Duden online

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صَحْرَاء(ṣaḥrāʾ, desert).

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Sahara m

  1. Sahara

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sahara in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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Proper nounEdit

Sahāra f sg (genitive Sahārae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Sahara

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Sahāra
Genitive Sahārae
Dative Sahārae
Accusative Sahāram
Ablative Sahārā
Vocative Sahāra
Locative Sahārae

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /saˈxa.ra/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ara
  • Syllabification: Sa‧ha‧ra

Proper nounEdit

Sahara f

  1. Sahara (a desert in Africa)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Sahara in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Sahara in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sahara m

  1. Obsolete form of Saara.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sǎxara/
  • Hyphenation: Sa‧ha‧ra

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Sàhara f (Cyrillic spelling Са̀хара)

  1. Sahara

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SpanishEdit

 
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Sahara m

  1. Sahara (desert)

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SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صَحَارَى(ṣaḥārā).

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Sahara

  1. Sahara (desert)