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EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Arabic سُورَة(sūra, chapter of the Qur'an).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

sura (plural suras or suwar)

  1. Any of the 114 chapters of the Qur'an.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Hindi [Term?]

NounEdit

sura (uncountable)

  1. The sap of the palmyra or of the coconut palm.

AnagramsEdit


BalineseEdit

RomanizationEdit

sura

  1. Romanization of ᬲᬸᬭ
  2. Romanization of ᬲᬸᬭᬵ
  3. Romanization of ᬰᬹᬭ

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُورَة(sūra, chapter of the Qur'an), from سَوَّرَ(sawwara, to enclose, to wall in).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sura f (plural sures)

  1. (Islam) sura

Further readingEdit


CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: su‧ra

VerbEdit

sura

  1. to tease

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُورَة(sūra, chapter of the Qur'an), from سَوَّرَ(sawwara, to enclose, to wall in).

NounEdit

sura c (singular definite suraen, plural indefinite suraer)

  1. (Islam) sura

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


HausaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Arabic سُورَة(sūra, chapter of the Qur'an).

NounEdit

sūr̃ā̀ f (plural sūr̃ōr̃ī, possessed form sūr̃àr̃)

  1. (Islam) sura

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Arabic صُورَة(ṣūra).

NounEdit

sūr̃ā̀ f (plural sūr̃ōr̃ī, possessed form sūr̃àr̃)

  1. image, picture, form, appearance

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

sū̀r̃ā (grade 3)

  1. swoop down to grab something

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

sura m (genitive singular sura)

  1. (textiles) surah (soft twilled silk)

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sura shura
after an, tsura
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin sūra.

NounEdit

sura f (plural sure)

  1. (anatomy) calf

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic سُورَة(sūra, chapter of the Qur'an), from سَوَّرَ(sawwara, to enclose, to wall in).

NounEdit

sura f (plural sure)

  1. (Islam) sura

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly related to sū̆rus (t-branch, stake) or from a Proto-Indo-European root common to Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, part of a sacrificial victim)[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sūra f (genitive sūrae); first declension

  1. calf (of the leg)

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sūra sūrae
Genitive sūrae sūrārum
Dative sūrae sūrīs
Accusative sūram sūrās
Ablative sūrā sūrīs
Vocative sūra sūrae

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “sura”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 634

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صُورَة(ṣūra)

NounEdit

sura f (plural sur)

  1. picture
  2. photograph
  3. image

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُورَة(sūra, chapter of the Qur'an), from سَوَّرَ(sawwara, to enclose, to wall in).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sura f

  1. (Islam) sura

DeclensionEdit


RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Armenian սուր (sur, sword).

NounEdit

sura ? (plural sur)

  1. sword

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “սուր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

sura m (plural suras)

  1. sura

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُورَة(sūra, chapter of the Qur'an), from سَوَّرَ(sawwara, to enclose, to wall in).

NounEdit

sura (n class, plural sura)

  1. chapter
  2. sura (chapter of the Qur'an)

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Derivation of adjective sur.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sura

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of sur.

VerbEdit

sura (present surar, preterite surade, supine surat, imperative sura)

  1. to sulk
    • 1920, August Strindberg, Efterslåtter
      Vad går du här ensam omkring och surar för? frågade honom en gammal apa, som satt för sig själv och knäckte nötter.
      "Why are you here alone sulking? he was asked by an old monkey, sitting by himself cracking nuts.
      "Most likely he was sulking because she had told him to be ashamed of himself."
    • 2000, Roger Borgelid, Svenska Dagbladet - Människan bakom miljonleendet
      Det var inte länge sedan [han] framstod som en arrogant diva med taskigt humör, en dålig förlorare som surade över en missad tiometersputt,...
      "It was not long ago that he was seen as an arrogant diva with a bad temper, a poor loser who would sulk if he missed a ten-meterputt, ..."
Usage notesEdit

Past participle is basically non-existent on semantic/pragmatic reasons.

ConjugationEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic سُورَة(sūra, chapter of the Qur'an), from سَوَّرَ(sawwara, to enclose, to wall in).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sura c

  1. sura (chapter of the Qur'an)
    • 2004, Göteborgsposten - Nu skall den ene vara den andres fiende
      Koranens 21:a sura berättar att Abraham irriterades över sin pappas och dennes underlydandes avgudadyrkan:...
      "The 21st sura of the Qur'an relates that Abraham was irritated by the idolatry of his daddy and his employees:...
DeclensionEdit
Declension of sura 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sura suran suror surorna
Genitive suras surans surors surornas

UzbekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُورَة(sūra, chapter of the Qur'an), from سَوَّرَ(sawwara, to enclose, to wall in).

NounEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic сура
Roman sura
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

sura (plural suralar)

  1. (Islam) sura

DeclensionEdit