أسود

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Color or defect adjective from the root س و د (s-w-d).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

أَسْوَد (ʾaswad) (feminine سَوْدَاء (sawdāʾ), common plural سُود (sūd))

  1. black
  2. dark-colored
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

أَسْوَد (ʾaswadm (plural سُودَان (sūdān))

  1. black, Negro
    السُّودَان (as-sūdān)Sudan
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

أُسُود (ʾusūdm pl

  1. plural of أَسَد (ʾasad)

Etymology 3[edit]

Elative of سَيِّد (sayyid, liberal, generous; noble, high-born; wise), from the root س و د (s-w-d).

Adjective[edit]

أَسْوَد (ʾaswad) (feminine سُودَى (sūdā), masculine plural أَسَائِد (ʾasāʾid), feminine plural سُودَيَات (sūdayāt))

  1. elative degree of سَيِّد (sayyid):
    1. more liberal, more generous; most liberal, most generous
    2. nobler, more high-born; noblest, most high-born
    3. wiser; wisest
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