cholera

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See also: Cholera and choléra

English[edit]

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From Latin cholera (bilious disease), from Ancient Greek χολέρα (kholéra, cholera). Doublet of choler.

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cholera (countable and uncountable, plural choleras)

  1. (pathology) Any of several acute infectious diseases of humans and domestic animals, caused by certain strains of the Vibrio cholerae bacterium through ingestion of contaminated water or food, usually marked by severe gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, and dehydration.
    • 1895, H. G. Wells, The Stolen Bacillus
      'This again,' said the Bacteriologist, slipping a glass slide under the microscope, 'is a preparation of the celebrated Bacillus of cholera - the cholera germ.'

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈxolɛra]
  • Hyphenation: cho‧le‧ra

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cholera f

  1. cholera

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cholera, from Ancient Greek [Term?].

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  • IPA(key): /ˈxoː.ləˌraː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cho‧le‧ra

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cholera f or m (uncountable)

  1. cholera

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χολέρᾰ (kholéra).

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cholera f (genitive cholerae); first declension

  1. cholera

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First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cholera cholerae
Genitive cholerae cholerārum
Dative cholerae cholerīs
Accusative choleram cholerās
Ablative cholerā cholerīs
Vocative cholera cholerae

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cholera, from Ancient Greek χολέρᾰ (kholéra).

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cholera f

  1. (pathology) cholera

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cholera

  1. damn!

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Further reading[edit]

  • cholera in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • cholera in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cholera (bilious disease), from Ancient Greek χολή (kholḗ, bile).

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cholera f (genitive singular cholery, nominative plural cholery, genitive plural cholier, declension pattern of žena)

  1. cholera

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  • cholera in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk