Sydney

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
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 Sydney (disambiguation) on Wikipedia

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]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney (countable and uncountable, plural Sydneys)

  1. (uncountable) The state capital of New South Wales, Australia, and the most populous city in Australia.
  2. (uncountable) A seaport and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada, now part of the amalgamated Cape Breton Regional Municipality on Cape Breton Island.
  3. (countable) A surname, from Old English, a spelling variant of Sidney.
  4. (countable) A unisex given name transferred from the surname.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Nova Scotia): SYD, Syd, Syd. (abbreviation)
  • (given name): Syd (diminutive)

Derived terms[edit]

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)

Hungarian[edit]

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 Sydney on Hungarian Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsidni]
  • Hyphenation: Syd‧ney

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney

  1. A city in Australia

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Sydney
accusative Sydney-t
dative Sydney-nek
instrumental Sydney-vel
causal-final Sydney-ért
translative Sydney-vé
terminative Sydney-ig
essive-formal Sydney-ként
essive-modal
inessive Sydney-ben
superessive Sydney-n
adessive Sydney-nél
illative Sydney-be
sublative Sydney-re
allative Sydney-hez
elative Sydney-ből
delative Sydney-ről
ablative Sydney-től
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Sydney-é
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Sydney-éi
Possessive forms of Sydney
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Sydney-m
2nd person sing. Sydney-d
3rd person sing. Sydney-je
1st person plural Sydney-nk
2nd person plural Sydney-tek
3rd person plural Sydney-jük

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

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)

References[edit]

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

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From English Sydney.

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)

Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English Sydney.

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)

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]


Welsh[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Sydney

  1. Sydney (a major port city, the state capital of New South Wales, Australia)