Sardinia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Sardinia, from Ancient Greek Σαρδώ (Sardō), from its name in a pre-Roman substrate language, *sard, *shard. It is connected by some scholars to the name of the Sherden or Shardana Sea People. A Phoenician inscription found in Nora and dated to the 9th century BCE identifies the island as shardan.[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Sardinia

  1. An island and region of Italy.
  2. An unincorporated town in Indiana.
  3. A village in Ohio.
  4. A town in New York.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Cambridge Ancient History (ISBN 0521086914), page 369: "In the earliest Phoenician inscription found in Sardinia, that from Nora, probably of the ninth century B.C., although it is incomplete, the name of the island appears as Shardan (be-shardan), [...]"

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Proper noun[edit]

Sardinia

  1. Sardinia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σαρδώ (Sardō).

Proper noun[edit]

Sardinia f (genitive Sardiniae); first declension

  1. Sardinia

Inflection[edit]

First declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Sardinia
genitive Sardiniae
dative Sardiniae
accusative Sardiniam
ablative Sardiniā
vocative Sardinia
locative Sardiniae

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