pneumonia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πνευμονία (pneumonía, lung disease), from πνεύμων (pneúmōn, lung).

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Noun[edit]

pneumonia (usually uncountable, plural pneumonias or pneumoniæ)

  1. An acute or chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms, or sometimes by physical or chemical irritants.
    • 1922, Michael Arlen, “2/9/1”, in “Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days[1]:
      He had always been remarkably immune from such little ailments, and had only once in his life been ill, of a vicious pneumonia long ago at school.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pneumonia

  1. (pathology) pneumonia

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pneumonia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative pneumonia pneumoniat
genitive pneumonian pneumonioiden
pneumonioitten
partitive pneumoniaa pneumonioita
illative pneumoniaan pneumonioihin
singular plural
nominative pneumonia pneumoniat
accusative nom. pneumonia pneumoniat
gen. pneumonian
genitive pneumonian pneumonioiden
pneumonioitten
pneumoniainrare
partitive pneumoniaa pneumonioita
inessive pneumoniassa pneumonioissa
elative pneumoniasta pneumonioista
illative pneumoniaan pneumonioihin
adessive pneumonialla pneumonioilla
ablative pneumonialta pneumonioilta
allative pneumonialle pneumonioille
essive pneumoniana pneumonioina
translative pneumoniaksi pneumonioiksi
instructive pneumonioin
abessive pneumoniatta pneumonioitta
comitative pneumonioineen

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Medieval Latin pneumonia, from Ancient Greek πνευμονία (pneumonía).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌpnew.mo.ˈni.ɐ/, /pi.ˌnew.mo.ˈni.ɐ/

Noun[edit]

pneumonia f (plural pneumonias)

  1. (pathology) pneumonia (inflammation of the lungs)

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:pneumonia.