nagana

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See also: nagȧna

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Zulu ulunakane, unakane.

Noun[edit]

nagana (uncountable)

  1. (veterinary medicine) A disease of vertebrates in southern Africa, characterised by swelling and lethargy and caused by trypanosomes transmitted by tsetse flies. [from 19th c.]
    • 1997, Roy Porter, The Greatest Benefit to Mankind, Folio Society 2016, p. 460:
      In 1894 Major David Bruce was sent to Zululand to investigate the cattle disease nagana.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

nagana

  1. (pathology) nagana (sleeping disease occurring in animals)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of nagana (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative nagana
genitive naganan
partitive naganaa
illative naganaan
singular plural
nominative nagana
accusative nom. nagana
gen. naganan
genitive naganan
partitive naganaa
inessive naganassa
elative naganasta
illative naganaan
adessive naganalla
ablative naganalta
allative naganalle
essive naganana
translative naganaksi
instructive
abessive naganatta
comitative