slimība

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From slims (sick, ill) +‎ -ība. A neologism, coined already in the late 18th century by G. F. Stenders, but reaching widespread acceptance only in the 19th century.[1]

Noun[edit]

slimība f (4th declension)

  1. (pathology) disease, illness (a disturbance in the normal functioning of the body or of one or some of its parts)
    hroniska, akūta, iedzimta slimība — chronic, acute, hereditary disease
    ginekoloģiska, psihiska, alerģiska slimība — gynecological, mental, allergic disease
    infekcijas, vīrusu slimība — infectious, viral disease
    acu, sirds, nervu slimības — eye, heart, nerve diseases
    augu, mājlopu slimības — plant, livestock diseases
    slimības uzliesmojumsdisease outbreak
    slimību ārstēšanadisease treatment
    slimību profilaksedisease prevention
    sieviešu, vīriešu, bērnu slimības — women's, men's, children's diseases
    profesionāla slimība — occupational disease
    miega slimība — sleeping sickness, beriberi
    jūras slimība — seasickness
    staru slimība — radiation sickness
    gulties, nogulties slimības gultā — to be bedridden (lit. to lie in a sickness bed)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “slims” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN: 9984-700-12-7