beriberi

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See also: béribéri and beri-beri

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Possibly borrowed from Sinhalese phrase බැරි බැරි ‎(bæri bæri, I cannot, I cannot) due to weakness.

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beriberi ‎(uncountable)

  1. (pathology) An ailment caused by a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1), leading to lethargy and organ complications.

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beriberi

  1. (pathology) beriberi

Declension[edit]

Inflection of beriberi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative beriberi
genitive beriberin
partitive beriberiä
illative beriberiin
singular plural
nominative beriberi
accusative nom.? beriberi
gen. beriberin
genitive beriberin
partitive beriberiä
inessive beriberissä
elative beriberistä
illative beriberiin
adessive beriberillä
ablative beriberiltä
allative beriberilleˣ
essive beriberinä
translative beriberiksi
instructive
abessive beriberittä
comitative