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sudd

 (sŭd)
n.
A floating mass of vegetation that obstructs navigation in tropical rivers, found chiefly in upper portions of the Nile River.

[Arabic, obstruction, sudd, from sadda, to obstruct; see šdd in Semitic roots.]

sudd

(sʌd)
n
(Botany) floating masses of reeds and weeds that occur on the White Nile and obstruct navigation
[C19: from Arabic, literally: obstruction]

sudd

(sʌd)

n.
(in the White Nile) floating vegetable matter that often obstructs navigation.
[1870–75; < Arabic: literally, obstruction]
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Dyma damaid i aros pryd - un o hoff ryseitiau Bryn o'r llyfr: Ham wedi'i rostio a blagur brocoli (digon i 4 ) 2 goesgyn (hock) ham bach 1 nionyn wedi'i blicio a'i dorri yn ei hanner 1 foronen wedi'i phlicio a'i thorri yn ei hanner 1 coesyn seleri wedi'i dorri yn ei hanner 12 pupren 1 sbrigyn teim 4 ewin garlleg wedi'u plicio 8 coesyn blagur brocoli olew rep sudd hanner lemon Ar gyfer y sglein 50g mwstard seisnig 1 llwy fwrdd mel 100g siwgr demerara llond llaw o glofs Dull: Golchwch yr ham o dan ddwr |oer y tap.
Now the JV is called Sudd Petroleum and is owned by Petronas and Sudapet.
The Sudd Petroleum-led White Nile Petroleum Operating Co.
October 6, 2015 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese think tank, The Sudd institute, has issued a policy review in which it warned that the creation of more administrative units without proper procedures and the conduct of all inclusive opinion polls in the country could have negative implications especially if not properly managed by political stakeholders.
In the northern battleground state of Unity, thousands of civilians are trekking through the vast Sudd swamplands to reach the village of Nyal, away from fighting.
Prydau bwyd syml iawn oedd yno - pethau fel cig gafr neu bwdin plaen o ddim ond afalau, sudd lemon a sinamon.
Native to the tropics of East Africa, shoebills mainly live in the northeastern African Sudd, one of the largest and least-explored wetlands in the world.
The story is told of how the American oil giant, Chevron, was the first company to prospect for oil in the South, and in the process discovered that fish actually die of old age in the Sudd region of South Sudan.
Based on the parents' accounts to police, her eyes suddenly flickered open and she was t a po sudd open a given water before being returned to hospital.
Many ordinary people seem to think that it is about time world powers spoke up against the absurdity of this war," said Jok Madut Jok, a former top government official who is now head of the Sudd Institute think tank.
Jok Madut Jok, a former government minister and academic now running Juba's Sudd Institute think tank, warned that while the capital was now calm there had been "ghastly acts of revenge.
Everything is authentic, from the Dinka wrestling, the ash-covered faces in a cattle camp, to the floating villages that inhabit the Sudd swamps.
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