Type Political Subdivision & Island
Usage Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Uzbek
Scripts سومطرة(Arabic) Սումատրա(Armenian) Суматра(Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Uzbek Cyrillic) სუმატრა(Georgian) सुमात्रा(Hindi, Nepali) سۋماترا(Kazakh Arabic) سوماترا(Persian) สุมาตรา(Thai)
Pronounced Pron. SOO-ma-tra(Arabic) soo-mah-TRAH(Armenian) suy-MA-tra(Dutch) soo-MAH-trə(English) SUY-MA-TRA(French) zoo-MA-tra(German) ZOO-ma-tra(German) suw-MAHT-rah(Hindi) soo-MA-tra(Polish) suw-MA-trə(Russian) soo-ma-TRA(Thai) [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsSumatrah (Arabic)
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Meaning & History
From Sanskrit समुद्र (samudrá) meaning "sea, ocean". This is the name of an island in Indonesia as well as three Indonesian provinces.