Sudanic

adjective
Su·​dan·​ic | \ -ēk\

Definition of Sudanic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: sudanese

Sudanic

noun
\ "\

Definition of Sudanic (Entry 2 of 2)

: the languages neither Bantu nor Hamitic spoken in a belt extending from Senegal to South Sudan one large part of which has been shown to be related and with Bantu to form the Niger-Congo family and another large part of which forms the Chari-Nile family

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Sudanic

Adjective

from the Sudan + English -ic

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on Sudanic

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Sudanic

Britannica English: Translation of Sudanic for Arabic Speakers

Comments on Sudanic

What made you want to look up Sudanic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak slightingly about or to degrade

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!