Sardinia

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English[edit]

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Satellite view of the Italian island Sardinia.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Sardinia, from Ancient Greek Σαρδώ ‎(Sardṓ), 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), [...]"

Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sardinia

  1. Sardinia

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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σαρδώ ‎(Sardṓ).

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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