diabetes

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See also: Diabetes and diabètes

English[edit]

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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]

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

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.
  3. (slang, humorous) Any food or beverage with a high amount of sugar.
    • 2017 August 6, “The craziest things you have to eat in New York City”, in Silver Stories[1]:
      This milkshake is pure diabetes, as my friends and I agreed on as a joke when we first came to Black Tap.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

diabetes m

  1. diabetes
    Synonym: cukrovka

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin diabetes mellitus, from Ancient Greek διαβαίνω (diabaínō, to pass through), via the agent noun διαβήτης (diabḗtēs, passing through). This refers to the excessive amounts of urine produced by sufferers. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdi.aːˈbeː.təs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: di‧a‧be‧tes
  • Rhymes: -eːtəs

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diabetes m (uncountable)

  1. diabetes

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Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiɑbe(ː)t(ː)es/, [ˈdiɑˌbe̞(ː)t̪(ː)e̞s̠]
  • Rhymes: -etes
  • Syllabification: di‧a‧be‧tes

Noun[edit]

diabetes

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

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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 diabetekselle diabeteksille
essive diabeteksena diabeteksina
translative diabetekseksi diabeteksiksi
instructive diabeteksin
abessive diabeteksetta diabeteksitta
comitative diabeteksineen
Possessive forms of diabetes (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person diabetekseni diabeteksemme
2nd person diabeteksesi diabeteksenne
3rd person diabeteksensa

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek participle διαβήτης (diabḗtēs, passing through).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /di.a.be.tes/, [dɪ.ɑ.ˈbeː.teːs]

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diabetes m (singular definite diabetesen) (uncountable)

  1. diabetes (a group of metabolic diseases)

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References[edit]

“diabetes” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek participle διαβήτης (diabḗtēs, passing through).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /di.a.beː.teːs/, [dɪ.ɑ.ˈbeː.teːs]

Noun[edit]

diabetes m (singular definite diabetesen) (uncountable)

  1. diabetes (a group of metabolic diseases)

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“diabetes” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


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diabetes m or f (in variation) (uncountable)

  1. diabetes (a group of metabolic diseases)

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

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /djaˈbetes/, [d̪jaˈβet̪es]

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diabetes f (plural diabetes)

  1. diabetes

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