diabetes

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdaɪəˈbiːtiːz/, /ˌdaɪəˈbiːtɪs/

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek διαβαίνω (diabaínō, to pass through), via the participle διαβήτης (diabḗtēs, passing through). This refers to the excessive amounts of urine produced by sufferers.

Noun[edit]

diabetes (uncountable)

  1. A group of metabolic diseases whereby a person (or other animal) has high blood sugar due to an inability to produce, or inability to metabolize, sufficient quantities of the hormone insulin.
  2. Diabetes insipidus, a condition characterized by excessive thirst and excretion of large amounts of severely diluted urine.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek διαβαίνω (diabaínō, to pass through), via the participle διαβήτης (diabḗtēs, passing through). This refers to the excessive amounts of urine produced by sufferers.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: di‧a‧be‧tes

Noun[edit]

diabetes m (uncountable)

  1. diabetes

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Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: di‧a‧be‧tes
  • Often pronounced IPA(key): /ˈdiɑˌbeːtːes/.
  • IPA(key): /ˈdiɑˌbetes/ would be consistent with the spelling, and thus perceived as more correct by some.

Noun[edit]

diabetes

  1. diabetes (type I)
  2. diabetes (type II)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of diabetes (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative diabetes diabetekset
genitive diabeteksen diabetesten
diabeteksien
partitive diabetesta diabeteksia
illative diabetekseen diabeteksiin
singular plural
nominative diabetes diabetekset
accusative nom.? diabetes diabetekset
gen. diabeteksen
genitive diabeteksen diabetesten
diabeteksien
partitive diabetesta diabeteksia
inessive diabeteksessa diabeteksissa
elative diabeteksesta diabeteksista
illative diabetekseen diabeteksiin
adessive diabeteksella diabeteksilla
ablative diabetekselta diabeteksilta
allative diabetekselleˣ diabeteksilleˣ
essive diabeteksena diabeteksina
translative diabetekseksi diabeteksiksi
instructive diabeteksin
abessive diabeteksetta diabeteksitta
comitative diabeteksineen

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Noun[edit]

diabetes m or f (in variation) (uncountable)

  1. diabetes (a group of metabolic diseases)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The gender of this Portuguese noun varies from speaker to speaker. Some use it as a masculine noun and others as a feminine noun.

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Noun[edit]

diabetes f (plural diabetes)

  1. diabetes

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