Tinnitus

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tinnītus. The first-syllable stress is from a generalisation of the tendency that penultimate Latin -i- is short; compare the same in Libido.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɪnitʊs/ (usual for both singular and plural)
  • IPA(key): /ˈtɪniˌtuːs/ (learned variant for the plural)
  • IPA(key): /ˈtiːnitʊs/ (rare, nonstandard)
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Noun[edit]

Tinnitus m (genitive Tinnitus, plural Tinnitus or Tinnitusse)

  1. tinnitus

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