Sydney

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

For the surname and given name, see Sidney. The cities in Australia and Canada are named after British politician Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney (1733–1800).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: sĭd'ni, IPA(key): /ˈsɪd.ni/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Syd‧ney

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney (countable and uncountable, plural Sydneys)

  1. (countable) A surname, a spelling variant of Sidney.
  2. (countable) A unisex given name transferred from the surname.
  3. (uncountable) A major port city, the state capital of New South Wales, Australia.
  4. (uncountable) A seaport and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada, now part of the amalgamated Cape Breton Regional Municipality on Cape Breton Island.
  5. Dharuk, an Aboriginal language of Australia.

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Translations[edit]

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Catalan[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney m

  1. Sydney (a major port city, the state capital of New South Wales, Australia)
  2. Sydney (a seaport and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada)

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsidni/, [ˈs̠idni]
  • Syllabification: syd‧ney

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney

  1. Sydney (city)

Declension[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney ?

  1. Sydney (a major port city, the state capital of New South Wales, Australia)
  2. Sydney (a seaport and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada)

Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney f

  1. Sydney (a major port city, the state capital of New South Wales, Australia)
  2. Sydney (a seaport and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada)

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɨd.ni/, (nonstandard but common) /ˈsɨd.nɛj/

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney n (indeclinable)

  1. Sydney (a major port city, the state capital of New South Wales, Australia)
  2. Sydney (a seaport and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada)

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Sydney.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney f

  1. Sydney (a major port city, the state capital of New South Wales, Australia)
  2. Sydney (a seaport and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada)

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney m

  1. A male given name from English, equivalent to English Sydney

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sy̑dney m inan

  1. Sydney (a major port city, the state capital of New South Wales, Australia)
  2. Sydney (a seaport and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada)

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., soft o-stem
nominative Sydney
genitive Sydneyja
singular
nominative Sydney
accusative Sydney
genitive Sydneyja
dative Sydneyju
locative Sydneyju
instrumental Sydneyjem

Related terms[edit]