chorea

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See also: choreá

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χορεία (khoreía).

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Noun[edit]

chorea (countable and uncountable, plural choreas or choreae or choreæ)

  1. An Ancient Greek circular dance accompanied by a chorus.
  2. (pathology) Any of the various diseases of the nervous system characterized by involuntary muscular movements of the face and extremities; St. Vitus's dance.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χορεία (khoreía, dance; circling motion).

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Noun[edit]

chorēa f (genitive chorēae); first declension

  1. (usually in the plural) A dance in a ring, round dance.
  2. (metonymically) A round dance of the circular motions of the stars.

Declension[edit]

In prosody, chorēa is sometimes written as chorea without a macron. First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative chorēa chorēae
Genitive chorēae chorēārum
Dative chorēae chorēīs
Accusative chorēam chorēās
Ablative chorēā chorēīs
Vocative chorēa chorēae

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Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: corea
  • French: chorée
  • Italian: corea
  • Portuguese: coreia
  • Spanish: corea

References[edit]

  • chorea”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • chorea”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • chorea in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • chorea in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • chorea”, in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]

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Verb[edit]

chorea

  1. inflection of chorear:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative