sura

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سُورَةٌ (sūra, chapter of the Qur'an), from سور (sáwwara, to enclose, to wall in).

Noun[edit]

sura (plural suras or suwar)

  1. Any of the 114 chapters of the Qur'an.

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Hausa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic سُورَةٌ (sūra, chapter of the Qur'an)

Noun[edit]

sūr̃ā̀ f (plural surori)

  1. (Islam) sura

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

sūr̃ā̀ f (plural surori)

  1. image, picture, form, appearance

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

sūra f (genitive sūrae); first declension

  1. calf (of the leg)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sūra sūrae
genitive sūrae sūrārum
dative sūrae sūrīs
accusative sūram sūrās
ablative sūrā sūrīs
vocative sūra sūrae

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صُورَة (ṣūra(t))

Noun[edit]

sura f (pl sur)

  1. picture
  2. photograph
  3. image

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سورة (sú:ra, chapter of the Qur‘an), from سور (sáwwara, to enclose, to wall in).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sura f

  1. (Islam) sura

Declension[edit]


Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Armenian սուր (sur, sword).

Noun[edit]

sura

  1. sword

References[edit]

  • սուր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سُورَةٌ (sūra, chapter of the Qur'an), from سور (sáwwara, to enclose, to wall in).

Noun[edit]

sura (n class, plural sura)

  1. sura (chapter of the Qur'an)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derivation of adjective sur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sura

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of sur

Verb[edit]

sura

  1. to sulk
    • 1920, August Strindberg, Efterslåtter
      Vad går du här ensam omkring och surar för? frågade honom en gammal apa, som satt för sig själv och knäckte nötter.
      "Why are you here alone sulking? he was asked by an old monkey, sitting by himself cracking nuts.
      "Most likely he was sulking because she had told him to be ashamed of himself."
    • 2000, Roger Borgelid, Svenska Dagbladet - Människan bakom miljonleendet
      Det var inte länge sedan [han] framstod som en arrogant diva med taskigt humör, en dålig förlorare som surade över en missad tiometersputt,...
      "It was not long ago that he was seen as an arrogant diva with a bad temper, a poor loser who would sulk if he missed a ten-meterputt, ..."
Conjugation[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

Past participle is basically non-existent on semantic/pragmatic reasons.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Same as English sura above.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sura c

  1. sura, chapter of Qur'an
    • 2004, Göteborgsposten - Nu skall den ene vara den andres fiende
      Koranens 21:a sura berättar att Abraham irriterades över sin pappas och dennes underlydandes avgudadyrkan:...
      "The 21st sura of the Qur'an relates that Abraham was irritated by the idolatry of his daddy and his employees:...
Declension[edit]