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south

noun /sauθ/
the direction to the right of a person facing the rising sun, or any part of the earth lying in that direction
sur
He stood facing towards the south She lives in the south of France.
one of the four main points of the compass
sur
The compass needle is pointing to the south.
southerly /ˈsaðəli/ adjective (of a wind etc) coming from the south
del sur
a southerly wind.
looking, lying etc towards the south
hacia el sur
in a southerly direction.
southern /ˈsaðən/ adjective of the south
meridional
Your speech sounds southern to me Australia is in the southern hemisphere.
southerner /ˈsaðənə/ noun a person who lives, or was born, in a southern region or country.
sureño, meridional
southernmost /ˈsaðənmoust/ adjective being furthest south
más meridional, más austral
the southernmost point on the mainland.
southward adjective towards the south
hacia el sur
in a southward direction.
southward(s) adverb towards the south
hacia el sur
We are heading southwards.
southbound adjective travelling southwards
(con) rumbo al sur
southbound traffic.
south-east / south-west noun the direction midway between south and east or south and west, or any part of the earth lying in that direction.
sudeste; sudoeste
south-easterly / south-westerly adjective (of a wind etc) coming from the south-east or south-west
del sur
a south-easterly wind.
looking, lying etc towards the south-east or south-west
sudeste; sudoeste
a south-westerly direction.
south-eastern / south-western adjective of the south-east or south-west
sudeste; sudoeste
a south-western dialect.
the South Pole noun the southern end of the imaginary line through the earth, round which it turns.
Polo Sur
Translations of “south”
in Korean 남쪽…
in Arabic جَنوب…
in Portuguese sul…
in French sud…
in German der Süden…
in Catalan sud…
in Japanese 南…
in Italian sud…
in Chinese (Traditional) 南, 南方,南部…
in Chinese (Simplified) 南, 南方,南部…
(Definition of south from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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