dyspnoea

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See also: dyspnœa

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dys- +‎ -pnoea, from Latin dyspnoea, from Ancient Greek δύσπνοια (dúspnoia, bad breathing), compound of δυσ- (dus-, bad, unfortunate) and πνοή (pnoḗ, breeze).

Pronunciation[edit]

See full workup of the variants at Wikipedia > Shortness of breath > Collation of -pnea transcriptions.

Noun[edit]

dyspnoea (countable and uncountable, plural dyspnoeas)

  1. (British spelling) Alternative spelling of dyspnea

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δύσπνοια (dúspnoia)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dyspnoea f (genitive dyspnoeae); first declension

  1. dyspnea (difficulty breathing)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dyspnoea dyspnoeae
Genitive dyspnoeae dyspnoeārum
Dative dyspnoeae dyspnoeīs
Accusative dyspnoeam dyspnoeās
Ablative dyspnoeā dyspnoeīs
Vocative dyspnoea dyspnoeae

References[edit]

  • dyspnoea in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • dyspnoea in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934