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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhɜː(ɹ).piz/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɝ.piz/

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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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

herpes m (plural herpes)

  1. herpes

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

herpes m inan

  1. herpes
    Synonym: opar

Further reading[edit]

  • herpes in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • herpes in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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
Possessive forms of herpes (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person herpekseni herpeksemme
2nd person herpeksesi herpeksenne
3rd person herpeksensä

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Greenlandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative herpēs herpētēs
Genitive herpētis herpētum
Dative herpētī herpētibus
Accusative herpētem herpētēs
Ablative herpēte herpētibus
Vocative herpēs herpētēs

References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (medicine) herpes (viral disease)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French herpès, from Latin herpes.

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herpes n (plural herpesuri)

  1. herpes

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

herpes m or f (plural herpes)

  1. herpes
  2. cold sore