Emblem of Sudan
Sudan on a globe.

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From Arabicسُودَان(sūdān, black people), plural of ⁧أَسْوَد(ʔaswad).[1]

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Sudan or the Sudan (plural Sudans)

  1. A country in North Africa and East 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).

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

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  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “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, pages 1–16

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Borrowed from Arabicسُودَان(sūdān, literally black men), plural of ⁧أَسْوَد(ʔaswad).

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Sudan m

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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Sudan

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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From Arabicسُودَان(sūdān).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsudɑn/, [ˈs̠udɑ̝n]
  • Rhymes: -udɑn
  • Syllabification(key): Su‧dan

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Sudan

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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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
abessive Sudanitta
instructive
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Sudan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Sudanini
accusative nom. Sudanini
gen. Sudanini
genitive Sudanini
partitive Sudaniani
inessive Sudanissani
elative Sudanistani
illative Sudaniini
adessive Sudanillani
ablative Sudaniltani
allative Sudanilleni
essive Sudaninani
translative Sudanikseni
abessive Sudanittani
instructive
comitative
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Sudanisi
accusative nom. Sudanisi
gen. Sudanisi
genitive Sudanisi
partitive Sudaniasi
inessive Sudanissasi
elative Sudanistasi
illative Sudaniisi
adessive Sudanillasi
ablative Sudaniltasi
allative Sudanillesi
essive Sudaninasi
translative Sudaniksesi
abessive Sudanittasi
instructive
comitative
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Sudanimme
accusative nom. Sudanimme
gen. Sudanimme
genitive Sudanimme
partitive Sudaniamme
inessive Sudanissamme
elative Sudanistamme
illative Sudaniimme
adessive Sudanillamme
ablative Sudaniltamme
allative Sudanillemme
essive Sudaninamme
translative Sudaniksemme
abessive Sudanittamme
instructive
comitative
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Sudaninne
accusative nom. Sudaninne
gen. Sudaninne
genitive Sudaninne
partitive Sudanianne
inessive Sudanissanne
elative Sudanistanne
illative Sudaniinne
adessive Sudanillanne
ablative Sudaniltanne
allative Sudanillenne
essive Sudaninanne
translative Sudaniksenne
abessive Sudanittanne
instructive
comitative
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Sudaninsa
accusative nom. Sudaninsa
gen. Sudaninsa
genitive Sudaninsa
partitive Sudaniaan
Sudaniansa
inessive Sudanissaan
Sudanissansa
elative Sudanistaan
Sudanistansa
illative Sudaniinsa
adessive Sudanillaan
Sudanillansa
ablative Sudaniltaan
Sudaniltansa
allative Sudanilleen
Sudanillensa
essive Sudaninaan
Sudaninansa
translative Sudanikseen
Sudaniksensa
abessive Sudanittaan
Sudanittansa
instructive
comitative

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Sudan

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East 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 quotation)
    • 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 quotation)

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

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Sudan m

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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

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Is-Sudan m

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)
    Synonym: Repubblika tas-Sudan

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Sudan

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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Sudan

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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Sudan m

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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  • Sudan in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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

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Sùdān m (Cyrillic spelling Су̀да̄н)

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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Sudan

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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Borrowed from Spanish Sudán (Sudan).

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

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Sudán (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜓᜇᜈ᜔)

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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Sudan

  1. Sudan (a country in North Africa and East Africa)

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