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Type Country
Scripts سُودان(Arabic) Судан(Russian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian) 苏丹(Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. soo-DAN(Arabic)
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Meaning & History

From Arabic سُود (sud) meaning "black", referring to the darker skin of the inhabitants. This is the name of a country in Africa. In Arabic it is properly written with the definite article: السُودان (al-Sudan).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSúdán(Czech) Soedan(Dutch) Soudan(French) Soudan(Greek) Sudão(Portuguese) Sudán(Slovak) Sudán(Spanish)
Same SpellingSúdán, Sudán
User SubmissionSûdan
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