enema

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See also: ènema and ę́nemą

English[edit]

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An enema bucket and an enema bag

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Late Latin enema, itself borrowed from Ancient Greek ἔνεμα (énema, injection), from ἐνίημι (eníēmi, to send in, inject).

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɛn.ə.mə/
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Noun[edit]

enema (plural enemas or enemata)

  1. An injection of fluid into the large intestine by way of the rectum, usually for medical purposes.
  2. The fluid so injected.
  3. A device for administering such an injection.

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin enema, from Ancient Greek ἔνεμα (énema, injection), from ἐνίημι (eníēmi, to send in, inject).

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  • Hyphenation: e‧ne‧ma

Noun[edit]

enema m (plural enemas)

  1. enema (injection of fluid into the rectum)
    Synonyms: clister, enteroclisma, (Brazil) chuca
  2. enema (the injected fluid)
    Synonym: clister

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin enema, from Ancient Greek ἔνεμα (énema, injection), from ἐνίημι (eníēmi, to send in, inject).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eˈnema/ [eˈne.ma]
  • Rhymes: -ema
  • Syllabification: e‧ne‧ma

Noun[edit]

enema m (plural enemas)

  1. enema (injection of fluid into the rectum)
    Synonyms: clister, lavado, lavativa
  2. enema (the injected fluid)

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Ye'kwana[edit]

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enema

  1. (transitive) to abide by (a ritual prohibition)

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References[edit]

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011), “enema”, in Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana, Lyon