Usage Indonesian, English, Javanese, Sundanese, Acehnese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Croatian, Dutch, Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian
Scripts Суматра (Russian, Serbian Cyrillic, Bulgarian)
Pronounced Pron. /suˈ.ma.tra/ (Polish), /suˈ.maː.trɑ/ (Dutch), /sʊ.ˈma.trə/ (Russian)
Other Forms FormsSumatera
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 4/23/2017
Last Editor EditorMike C on 2/13/2020
Derived from Sanskrit समुद्र (samudrá) meaning "sea, ocean". This has been one of the names for the largest island of western INDONESIA since the 14th century.