influenza

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian influenza (influence), from Latin influentia. Doublet of influence.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪn.flu.ˈɛn.zə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

influenza (countable and uncountable, plural influenzas or influenze)

  1. (medicine) An acute contagious disease of the upper airways and lungs, caused by a virus, which rapidly spreads around the world in seasonal epidemics.
    • 2020 April 8, Dr David Turner, “How railway staff were conduits and victims of a pandemic”, in Rail, page 32:
      In early 1919 the Board also issued a film, Dr Wise on Influenza, in which a character called 'Brown' spreads the disease by enacting poor behaviours.
      This did address transport - by boarding a crowded omnibus, "Brown may be scattering germs throughout the carriage and giving influenza to a number of people".

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Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian influenza, from Latin influentia [1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈiɱfluɛnzɒ]
  • Hyphenation: inf‧lu‧en‧za

Noun[edit]

influenza (plural influenzák)

  1. (medicine) flu, influenza

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative influenza influenzák
accusative influenzát influenzákat
dative influenzának influenzáknak
instrumental influenzával influenzákkal
causal-final influenzáért influenzákért
translative influenzává influenzákká
terminative influenzáig influenzákig
essive-formal influenzaként influenzákként
essive-modal
inessive influenzában influenzákban
superessive influenzán influenzákon
adessive influenzánál influenzáknál
illative influenzába influenzákba
sublative influenzára influenzákra
allative influenzához influenzákhoz
elative influenzából influenzákból
delative influenzáról influenzákról
ablative influenzától influenzáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
influenzáé influenzáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
influenzáéi influenzákéi
Possessive forms of influenza
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. influenzám influenzáim
2nd person sing. influenzád influenzáid
3rd person sing. influenzája influenzái
1st person plural influenzánk influenzáink
2nd person plural influenzátok influenzáitok
3rd person plural influenzájuk influenzáik

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin influentia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [iɱ.fluˈɛn.t̪s̪͡a], /influˈɛntsa/
  • Hyphenation: in‧flu‧èn‧tsa

Noun[edit]

influenza f (plural influenze)

  1. influence
    Synonym: influsso
  2. influenza, flu
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Verb[edit]

influenza

  1. third-person singular present of influenzare
  2. second-person singular imperative of influenzare

Further reading[edit]

  • influenza in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian influenza, from Latin influentia.

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influenza f (plural influenzas)

  1. influenza
    Synonym: gripe

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