سوداء

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Arabic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

سَوْدَاء (sawdāʾf

  1. feminine singular of أَسْوَد(ʾaswad, black)

Noun[edit]

سَوْدَاء (sawdāʾf

  1. black bile, as one of the four liquids of ancient humor medical theory
  2. by extension, melancholy, sadness, gloom

Descendants[edit]

  • Georgian: სევდა (sevda)
  • >? Portuguese: saudade (possible influence)
  • Swahili: soda
  • Turkish: sevda