herpes

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See also: Herpes and herpès

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin herpes, from Ancient Greek ἕρπης (hérpēs, herpes; literally, a creeping), from ἕρπειν (hérpein, to creep).

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Noun[edit]

herpes (plural herpeses)

  1. (medicine) A viral infection, caused by Human alphaherpesvirus 1 and Human alphaherpesvirus 2, marked by painful, watery blisters in the skin or mucous membranes or on the genitals.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

herpes m

  1. herpes

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

herpes

  1. herpes

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

herpes

  1. (pathology) herpes (common language term for herpes simplex)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of herpes (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative herpes
genitive herpeksen
partitive herpestä
illative herpekseen
singular plural
nominative herpes
accusative nom. herpes
gen. herpeksen
genitive herpeksen
partitive herpestä
inessive herpeksessä
elative herpeksestä
illative herpekseen
adessive herpeksellä
ablative herpekseltä
allative herpekselle
essive herpeksenä
translative herpekseksi
instructive
abessive herpeksettä
comitative

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Danish herpes.

Noun[edit]

herpes

  1. herpes
    • 1992, Erik Münster (quoting anonymous), "Kinguaassiuutikkut nappaataava", Atuagagdliutit
      Pasipiluppara kinguaassiuutitigut nappaat herpes pineqarsoralugu, tassami pineqartumut receptimi allassimammat tarnut Zovirax.
      I strongly suspect that the person in question has the venereal disease of herpes, for a prescription for Zovirax cream was written to the person in question.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἕρπης (hérpēs).

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Noun[edit]

herpēs m (genitive herpētis); third declension

  1. herpes
  2. an unknown sort of animal, perhaps a kind of mongoose
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Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative herpēs herpētēs
genitive herpētis herpētum
dative herpētī herpētibus
accusative herpētem herpētēs
ablative herpēte herpētibus
vocative herpēs herpētēs

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Portuguese[edit]

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herpes m or f (in variation) (plural herpes)

  1. (medicine) herpes (viral disease)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

herpes m, f (plural herpes)

  1. herpes