Sardinia

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See also: Sardinía and Sardínia

English[edit]

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Satellite view of the Italian island Sardinia.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Sardinia and Ancient Greek Σαρδώ (Sardṓ), which in turn derive from a pre-Roman substrate language, *sard, *shard. It is connected by some scholars to the name of the Sherden or Shardana, an ethnic group amongst the Sea Peoples. A Phoenician inscription found in Nora and dated to the 9th century BCE identifies the island as Shardan.[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Sardinia

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Cambridge Ancient History →ISBN, 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), [...]"

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sardinia

  1. Sardinia (a region of Italy)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Sardinia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Sardinia
genitive Sardinian
partitive Sardiniaa
illative Sardiniaan
singular plural
nominative Sardinia
accusative nom. Sardinia
gen. Sardinian
genitive Sardinian
partitive Sardiniaa
inessive Sardiniassa
elative Sardiniasta
illative Sardiniaan
adessive Sardinialla
ablative Sardinialta
allative Sardinialle
essive Sardiniana
translative Sardiniaksi
instructive
abessive Sardiniatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Sardinia (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person Sardiniani Sardiniamme
2nd person Sardiniasi Sardinianne
3rd person Sardiniansa

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σαρδώ (Sardṓ).

Proper noun[edit]

Sardinia f sg (genitive Sardiniae); first declension

  1. Sardinia

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Sardinia
Genitive Sardiniae
Dative Sardiniae
Accusative Sardiniam
Ablative Sardiniā
Vocative Sardinia
Locative Sardiniae

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Sardinia

  1. Sardinia (a region of Italy)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Sardinia

  1. Sardinia (a region of Italy)

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Romanian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Sardinia f

  1. Sardinia (an island and region of Italy, in the Mediterranean Sea)

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