Sahara

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See also: sahara, Sàhara, and Sahāra

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَحَارَى(ṣaḥārā, deserts).

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the Sahara

  1. A desert in North Africa, the largest hot desert in the world.
    Synonym: Zaara

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Czech[edit]

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Sahara f

  1. Sahara (desert)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Sahara in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Sahara in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَحْرَاء(ṣaḥrāʾ, desert).

The name of the neighbourhood in Enschede is first attested in 1979. The area was named after the desert because its construction necessitated the use of a lot of sand to build up a foundation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɑˈɦaː.raː/
  • Hyphenation: Sa‧ha‧ra
  • Rhymes: -aː

Proper noun[edit]

Sahara n

  1. Sahara
  2. A neighbourhood of Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
  3. A neighbourhood of Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands.

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَحْرَاء(ṣaḥrāʾ, desert).

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Sahara m

  1. Sahara
    Synonym: désert du Sahara
    Holonym: Afrique
    Hypernym: désert
    Meronyms: désert de Libye, désert Libyque

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic صَحَارَى(ṣaḥārā, deserts).

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die Sahara f (proper noun, usually definite, definite genitive der Sahara)

  1. Sahara (a desert in North Africa)
    Synonym: Saharawüste

Usage notes[edit]

  • Sahara is feminine and takes the definite article die; compare English "the Sahara".
  • Very occasionally, Sahara occurs without a definite article; in such cases a genitive Saharas may occur. In such usages, the gender is unclear.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Sahara” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Sahara” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Sahara” in Duden online

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَحْرَاء(ṣaḥrāʾ, desert).

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Sahara m

  1. Sahara

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sahara in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Latin[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Sahāra f sg (genitive Sahārae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Sahara

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Sahāra
Genitive Sahārae
Dative Sahārae
Accusative Sahāram
Ablative Sahārā
Vocative Sahāra
Locative Sahārae

Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /saˈxa.ra/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ara
  • Syllabification: Sa‧ha‧ra

Proper noun[edit]

Sahara f

  1. Sahara (a desert in Africa)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Sahara in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Sahara in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sahara m

  1. Obsolete form of Saara.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sǎxara/
  • Hyphenation: Sa‧ha‧ra

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Sàhara f (Cyrillic spelling Са̀хара)

  1. Sahara

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Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Sahara m

  1. Sahara (desert)

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَحَارَى(ṣaḥārā).

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Sahara

  1. Sahara (desert)