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Meaning of "Sabah" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SABAH

Sabah  [ˈsɑːbɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SABAH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sabah is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SABAH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sabah

Sabah

Sabah is one of the 13 member states of Malaysia, and is its easternmost state. It is located on the northern portion of the island of Borneo and known as the second largest state in the country after Sarawak, which it borders on its southwest. It shares a maritime borders with the Federal Territory of Labuan on the west and Philippines to the north and northeast. While land border also share with the province of North Kalimantan of Indonesia in the south. The capital of Sabah is Kota Kinabalu, formerly known as Jesselton. Sabah is often referred to as the "Land Below The Wind", a phrase used by seafarers in the past to describe lands south of the typhoon belt.

Definition of Sabah in the English dictionary

The definition of Sabah in the dictionary is a state of Malaysia, occupying N Borneo and offshore islands in the South China and Sulu Seas: became a British protectorate in 1888; gained independence and joined Malaysia in 1963. Capital: Kota Kinabalu. Pop: 2 603 485. Area: 73 620 sq km Former name : North Borneo.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SABAH


Akbar
ˈækbɑː
baa
bɑː
baba
ˈbɑːbɑː
bah
bɑː
bar
bɑː
Dunbar
dʌnˈbɑː
durbar
ˈdɜːbɑː
foobar
ˈfuːbɑː
fubar
ˈfʊːbɑː
handlebar
ˈhændəlbɑː
Malabar
ˈmæləˌbɑː
minibar
ˈmɪnɪˌbɑː
oba
ˈɔːbɑː
rebar
ˈriːbɑː
sidebar
ˈsaɪdˌbɑː
subah
ˈsuːbɑː
taskbar
ˈtɑːskˌbɑː
toolbar
ˈtuːlˌbɑː
towbar
ˈtəʊˌbɑː
Zanzibar
ˌzænzɪˈbɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SABAH

SAA
Saadi
Saar
SAARC
Saarinen
Saarland
sab
Saba
Sabadell
sabadilla
Sabaean
sabal
Sabaoth
Sabatier
sabaton
sabayon
sabbat
Sabbatarian
Sabbatarianism
Sabbath

WORDS THAT END LIKE SABAH

casbah
coolabah
coolibah
djellabah
goombah
jellabah
jubbah
kasbah
ketubah
khutbah
mastabah
sahibah
shibah

Synonyms and antonyms of Sabah in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Sabah» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SABAH

Find out the translation of Sabah to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Sabah from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Sabah» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

沙巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Sabah
570 millions of speakers

English

Sabah
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सबा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الصباح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Сабах
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Sabah
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাবাহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Sabah
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sabah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sabah
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サバ州
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사바
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sabah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sabah
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாபா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सबा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sabah
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Sabah
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sabah
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Сабах
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sabah
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Sabah
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sabah
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Sabah
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Sabah
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Sabah

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SABAH»

The term «Sabah» is very widely used and occupies the 12.052 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SABAH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Sabah

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SABAH»

Discover the use of Sabah in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Sabah and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Borneo: Sabah - Brunei - Sarawak
This new edition of Borneo provides the most comprehensive information available on the island, from its ethnographic and natural history, to accommodation and tours.
Tamara Thiessen, 2012
2
The Reign of Mubarak-Al-Sabah: Shaikh of Kuwait 1896-1915
This is a critical history of the reign of Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah, widely regarded as the founder of modern Kuwait. The author discusses the Sheikh's seizure of power and the nature of his involvement in tribal politics.
Salwa Alghanim, 1998
3
Geology of North-west Borneo: Sarawak, Brunei and Sabah
The book is a comprehensive compilation of all aspects of the geology of Northwest Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei and Sabah) and the contiguous South China and Sulu Seas.
Charles Strachan Hutchison, 2005
4
Wild Borneo: The Wildlife and Scenery of Sabah, Sarawak, ...
Illustrated throughout with over 200 stunning photographs, Wild Borneo is a celebration of - and a showcase for - the splendour and diversity of the island's natural history.
‎2006
5
Federal-state Relations in Sabah, Malaysia: The Berjaya ...
There was no official explanation given for the Sabah Alliance's suspension of membership but the whole situation lent the Barisan Nasional the benefit of not doing much in sidelining the Sabah Alliance. The Sabah Alliance's vulnerability was ...
Regina Lim, 2008
6
Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah: Amir of Kuwait, 1965-77 : a ...
The full story of these is told here for the first time in English, as is his handling of the subsequent 1973 crisis in Kuwait-Iraq relations, the al-Samta incident.
Robert L. Jarman, 2002
7
The Report: Sabah 2011
With Sabah playing a more prominent role in the nation's politics, thanks to its robust support for the national government, the state is in a good position to channel greaterfederalsupporttoward its developmentalgoals. MALAYSIA'S EASTERN ...
Oxford Business Group
8
Property And Politics In Sabah, Malaysia: Native Struggles ...
Native Struggles Over Land Rights (Culture, Place, and Nature) Amity A. Doolittle . gions. Malay-Muslims dominate the humiputra community in Peninsular Malaysia (with the exception of the small and marginalized group of nonMuslims, the ...
Amity A. Doolittle, 2011
9
Sick Building Syndrome: in Public Buildings and Workplaces
This volume throws light on the Sick Building Syndrome in Libraries and other public buildings, and the extent to which it is influenced by the internal environment of libraries.
Sabah A. Abdul-Wahab, 2011
10
Termites of Sabah (East Malaysia)
INTRODUCTION Sabah, formerly known as North Borneo, lies between approximately 4. 5°and 7°N latitudes and 116° and 1 18 ° E longitudes in the northeastern region of Borneo Island covering an area of about 29,387 sq. miles.
R. S. Thapa, 1981

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SABAH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Sabah is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sabah quake: Tourists get 3 days' jail, $1800 fine and deportation …
A court in Kota Kinabalu, capital of the state of Sabah on Borneo island, sentenced them to three days' jail time starting from when they were arrested on ... «The Straits Times, Jun 15»
2
Sabah quake: 2 missing Singaporeans killed, Malaysian authorities …
The ministry explained that Sabah authorities identified the victims through fingerprinting and their personal belongings, using fingerprint records from the ... «Channel News Asia, Jun 15»
3
Sabah quake: Najib to visit Sabah after being slammed for absence
KUALA LUMPUR — Responding to criticism from lawmakers today (June 8) that he jetted off to the Middle East despite the earthquake situation in Sabah, Prime ... «TODAYonline, Jun 15»
4
Sabah earthquake victims: Day of National Remembrance in …
SINGAPORE - June 8 has been declared a Day of National Remembrance for the victims of the Sabah earthquake. State flags on all government buildings will ... «The Straits Times, Jun 15»
5
Sabah quake: A geologist's perspective
This is because Sabah is still receiving compression forces from the interaction of three main tectonic plates. Sabah is actually located on the southeastern ... «The Star Online, Jun 15»
6
Strong 6.0-magnitude quake strikes Malaysia's Sabah
A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the state of Sabah on Malaysia's Borneo island early Friday, say US geologists said. POSTED: 05 Jun 2015 08:08 ... «Channel News Asia, Jun 15»
7
Sulu police: Armed men in Sabah kidnap may be heading for …
Armed men who reportedly kidnapped at least two people in Sabah on Thursday evening may be heading for the Zamboanga Peninsula or the Autonomous ... «GMA News, May 15»
8
UNHCR: Turkey's generosity has been extraordinary in hosting …
The conference, which will begin with opening remarks by Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah, and be chaired by United Nations Secretary ... «Daily Sabah, Mar 15»
9
RCI Report: Concerns raised over three-fold increase in Sabah
PETALING JAYA: A dramatic spike in the population of Sabah by 301% in three decades was a major concern of witnesses, according to the Royal Commission ... «The Star Online, Dec 14»
10
Sabah, Enduring Star in Arab World Entertainment, Dies at 87
Sabah, a prolific and provocative Lebanese singer and actress whose fame in the Arab world endured for six decades, died on Wednesday in Beirut. She was ... «New York Times, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sabah [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sabah>. Nov 2020 ».
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