rabies

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See also: rabiés and ràbies

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A dog infected with rabies

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From Latin rabiēs (rage, madness, fury), from rabiō (I am angry, I am mad, I rave).

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rabies (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) An infectious disease caused by species of Lyssavirus that causes acute encephalitis in warm-blooded animals and people, characterised by abnormal behaviour such as biting, excitement, aggressiveness, and dementia, followed by paralysis and death.

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rabies c (singular definite rabiesen, not used in plural form)

  1. rabies

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Etymology[edit]

From rabiō +‎ -iēs.

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rabiēs f (genitive rabiēī); fifth declension

  1. rage
  2. madness

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  • The genitive singular appears as rabiēs in Lucretius. The nominative, accusative and ablative singular are the only attested forms in Classical Latin.

Fifth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rabiēs rabiēs
Genitive rabiēī rabiērum
Dative rabiēī rabiēbus
Accusative rabiem rabiēs
Ablative rabiē rabiēbus
Vocative rabiēs rabiēs

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  • English: rabies, rage
  • Catalan: ràbia
  • French: rage
  • Italian: rabbia

References[edit]

  • rabies in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rabies in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rabies in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

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rabies

  1. Informal second-person singular () negative imperative form of rabiar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of rabiar.