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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English south, from Old English sūþ, from Proto-Germanic *sunþrą. Compare West Frisian súd, Dutch zuid, German Süd, Danish syd.

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south (uncountable)

  1. One of the four major compass points, specifically 180°, directed toward the South Pole, and conventionally downwards on a map, abbreviated as S.

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Also see Appendix:Cardinal directions for translations of all compass points

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south (not comparable)

  1. Toward the south; southward.
  2. (meteorology, of wind) from the south.
  3. Of or pertaining to the south; southern.
  4. Pertaining to the part of a corridor used by southbound traffic.
    south highway 1

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south (not comparable)

  1. Toward the south; southward.
  2. Downward.
  3. In an adverse direction or trend.
  4. (meteorology) Of wind, from the south.

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south (third-person singular simple present souths, present participle southing, simple past and past participle southed)

  1. To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the south.
  2. (astronomy) To come to the meridian; to cross the north and south line.
    The moon souths at nine.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English sūþ, in turn from Proto-Germanic *sunþrą.

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south

  1. south, southernness
  2. A location to the south; the south
  3. The south wind

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south

  1. south, southern
  2. At the south

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south

  1. To the south, southwards, southbound
  2. From the south, southern
  3. In the south

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