lepra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin. See leper.

Noun[edit]

lepra (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, archaic) leprosy

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term was formerly given to various skin diseases, the leprosy of modern authors being Lepra Arabum.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

lepra f

  1. leprosy

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: le‧pra

Noun[edit]

lepra m (uncountable)

  1. leprosy

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Finnish[edit]

(index le)

Noun[edit]

lepra

  1. (pathology) leprosy

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Hungarian[edit]

Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin lepra, from Ancient Greek λέπρα (lépra, leprosy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛprɒ/
  • Hyphenation: lep‧ra

Adjective[edit]

lepra (comparative leprább, superlative legleprább)

  1. (slang) stinking (very bad)

Noun[edit]

lepra (plural leprák)

  1. leprosy (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae)

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lepra f (genitive leprae); first declension

  1. leprosy

Usage notes[edit]

This word is usually plural in Classical Latin, but primarily used in the singular in Late Latin.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lepra leprae
genitive leprae leprārum
dative leprae leprīs
accusative lepram leprās
ablative leprā leprīs
vocative lepra leprae

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Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lepra f

  1. leprosy

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lepra (leprosy), from Ancient Greek λέπρα (lépra, leprosy), from λεπίς (lepís, scale), from λέπω (lépō, I peel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lepra f (uncountable)

  1. leprosy (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae)

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lepra, from Ancient Greek λέπρα (lépra), from λεπίς (lepís) "scale".

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Noun[edit]

lepra f (uncountable)

  1. leprosy

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