coma

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek κῶμα (kôma, deep sleep).

Noun[edit]

coma (plural comas)

  1. A state of sleep from which one may not wake up, usually induced by some form of trauma.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin coma (hair of the head), from Ancient Greek κόμη (kómē, hair).

Noun[edit]

  • coma (plural comae)
  1. (astronomy) A cloud of dust surrounding the nucleus of a comet.
  2. (optics) A defect characterized by diffuse, pear-shaped images that should be points.
  3. (botany) A tuft or bunch, such as the assemblage of branches forming the head of a tree, a cluster of bracts when empty and terminating the inflorescence of a plant, or a tuft of long hairs on certain seeds.
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Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

coma

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of comer
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of comer

Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek κῶμα (kôma, deep sleep).

Noun[edit]

coma m (plural comes)

  1. coma (deep sleep)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin comma, from Ancient Greek κόμμα (kómma).

Noun[edit]

coma f (plural comes)

  1. comma (punctuation mark)
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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: co‧ma

Noun[edit]

coma n (plural coma's)

  1. coma (state of unconsciousness)

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coma f (plural coma's, diminutive comaatje n)

  1. coma (head of a comet)

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

coma m (plural comas)

  1. coma (state of unconciousness)
    • 1825, Etienne-Marin Bailly, Traité anatomico-pathologique des fièvres intermittentes simples et pernicieuses
      Le coma suivi de symptômes convulsifs, est moins dangereux que lorsqu'il leur succède, à moins que dans ce dernier cas il soit nerveux, et que le malade se réveille facilement, on exécute, sinon des mouvements volontaires, au moins des mouvements automatiques.

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

coma

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of comer
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of comer

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κῶμα (kôma, deep sleep).

Noun[edit]

coma m (invariable)

  1. coma (sleep)

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Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

coma f (plural comes)

  1. (Val di Fassa, law) subsection
  2. (Val di Fassa, orthography) comma

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόμη (kómē, hair of the head)

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Noun[edit]

coma f (genitive comae); first declension

  1. The hair of the head.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative coma comae
genitive comae comārum
dative comae comīs
accusative comam comās
ablative comā comīs
vocative coma comae

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkomɐ/
  • Hyphenation: co‧ma

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek κῶμα (kôma, deep sleep).

Noun[edit]

coma m (plural comas)

  1. coma, state of unconsciousness

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin coma.

Noun[edit]

coma f (plural comas)

  1. abundant hair of the head
  2. mane
  3. (astronomy) comet coma
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

coma

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of comer
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of comer
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of comer
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of comer

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cummae, from Proto-Indo-European *kom-smiyo-, from Proto-Indo-European *kom (beside, with, by) + Proto-Indo-European *sem- (one, as one).

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Adjective[edit]

coma

  1. indifferent, unconcerned
    • Tha e coma.
      • He couldn't care less.
    • 'S mi a tha coma dè thachras.
      • I don't give a damn what happens.
    • Coma de sin!
      • Never mind that! Forget that!
  2. reckless, careless

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin comma.

Noun[edit]

coma f (plural comas)

  1. comma
  2. (church) misericord
  3. (music) section
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek κῶμα (kôma, deep sleep).

Noun[edit]

coma f (plural comas)

  1. coma

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin coma.

Noun[edit]

coma f (plural comas)

  1. (rare) mane
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Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

coma

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of comer.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of comer.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of comer.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of comer.

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English comma.

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Noun[edit]

coma m (plural comas)

  1. comma

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
coma goma nghoma choma

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