Emblem of Sudan

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُودَان(sūdān, black people), plural of أَسْوَد(ʾaswad).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /suːˈdɑːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /suˈdæn/, /suˈdɑn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːn, -æn

Proper nounEdit

Sudan (plural Sudans)

  1. Country in Northeast Africa
    Often used with the definite article "the".
    1. Turkish Sudan; autonym Turkiyyah; Sudan under the Eyalet of Egypt, from 1820 to 1885
    2. Mahdist State, also known as Mahdist Sudan or the Sudanese Mahdiyya, from 1885 to 1898
    3. Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, a condominium of the United Kingdom and Egypt from 1899 to 1955
    4. Republic of the Sudan, since 1955
  2. A climatic zone characterized by savannas and mosaic forests running in a belt just south of the Sahel in West and East Africa
  3. (historical) Mali (when it was under French colonial rule as Soudan).

Usage notesEdit

The country is traditionally referred to with the definite article the, though this construction has declined in use.[2]

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TranslationsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “Sudan”, in Online Etymology Dictionary, retrieved 7 July 2019.
  2. ^ Motschenbacher, Heiko (2020), “Greece, the Netherlands and (the) Ukraine: A Corpus-Based Study of Definite Article Use with Country Names”, in A Journal of Onomastics, volume 68, issue 1, DOI:10.1080/00277738.2020.1731241, pages 1–16

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic أَسْوَد(ʾaswad, black man), plural سُودَان(sūdān).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sudan m

  1. Sudan

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Central NahuatlEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sudan

  1. Sudan (a country in Africa)

FinnishEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Sudan

  1. Sudan

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Sudan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Sudan
genitive Sudanin
partitive Sudania
illative Sudaniin
singular plural
nominative Sudan
accusative nom. Sudan
gen. Sudanin
genitive Sudanin
partitive Sudania
inessive Sudanissa
elative Sudanista
illative Sudaniin
adessive Sudanilla
ablative Sudanilta
allative Sudanille
essive Sudanina
translative Sudaniksi
instructive
abessive Sudanitta
comitative
Possessive forms of Sudan (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Sudanini Sudanimme
2nd person Sudanisi Sudaninne
3rd person Sudaninsa

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GagauzEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Sudan

  1. Sudan (a country in Africa)

GermanEdit

 
German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sudan m (proper noun, strong, genitive Sudans or Sudan, plural Sudan)

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa)
    • 1839, Fr. von Rougemont, Ch. H. Hugendubel, Geographie des Menschen, ethnographisch, statistisch und historisch. Erster Band, page 28:
      Hoch- und Nieder-Sudan [....] Die Araber haben mit ihrer Religion ihre obwohl sehr unvollkommene Gesittung verbreitet; durch sie wurden nicht bloß in Aegypten und auf dem Atlas, sondern auch in den beiden Sudan Schulen gegründet [...]
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 1855, R. Nievergelt, Leitfaden der Geographie für Sekundarschulen, page 41:
      Die Ureinwohner sind Neger in Hochafrika und den beiden Sudan [...]
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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ItalianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsu.dan/, (traditional) /suˈdan/[1]
  • Rhymes: -udan, (traditional) -an
  • Hyphenation: Sù‧dan, (traditional) Su‧dàn

Proper nounEdit

Sudan m

  1. Sudan

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Sudan

  1. Sudan

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Sudan

  1. Sudan

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sudan m

  1. Sudan

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

nouns
adjective

Further readingEdit

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

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sǔdaːn/
  • Hyphenation: Su‧dan

Proper nounEdit

Sùdān m (Cyrillic spelling Су̀да̄н)

  1. Sudan

DeclensionEdit


SwahiliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sudan

  1. Sudan

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish Sudán (Sudan).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: Su‧dan
  • IPA(key): /suˈdan/, [sʊˈdan]

Proper nounEdit

Sudán

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa)

TurkishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Sudan

  1. Sudan